Category Archives: Surrey Street

Watson plans ‘giveaways’ at ‘launch’ for 700-year-old market

There’s less than a week to go before Croydon Council’s Mark Watson spunks away more public money on a “launch party” for a street market that’s been around for 700 years. Yet still the life and soul of Surrey Street … Continue reading

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Only half the stalls return to Surrey Street after £1.1m scheme

26 That’s how many stalls were trading on Surrey Street on Saturday, the first weekend of trading since the 10-week closure for a £1.1million council revamp of the street market. The market was once the home to more than 100 … Continue reading

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Council unveils grenade sculpture days after terror attack

STEVEN DOWNES, editor of Inside Croydon, on the crass insensitivity of a senior councillor over an ‘artwork’ revealed off Surrey Street Market Residents, business owners and even senior figures on Croydon’s Labour-run council were embarrassed and angry when, within days … Continue reading

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Surrey Street Market set to re-open for business on Jun 5

Surrey Street Market is to re-open next Monday, June 5, stall-holders and shop-keepers have been told by Croydon Council. London’s oldest street market was shut down at the end of March for what was supposed to be a 10-week road … Continue reading

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Dog and Bull regulars get on their bikes for Tale of Two Cities

Three regulars and staff members at the Dog and Bull on Surrey Street are taking part in the gruelling London to Paris cycle ride in September, raising money for St Christopher’s Hospice. And they need your support. Mark Knight, John … Continue reading

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‘Council is destroying my business’ says Surrey St stall-holder

Fewer than 30 traders were allowed to transfer their stalls from Surrey Street to the temporary market on North End while £1.1million road resurfacing works goes on, Inside Croydon has discovered. All other, casual stall-holders were told that they could … Continue reading

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International TableTop Games Day at Project B, Apr 29

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