Category Archives: Whitgift Centre

Planning chair prejudices position with speech for developers

The charge that Croydon’s Blairite council leadership is too cosy with property developers and their architect chums has been given even greater weight, after the chair of the borough’s planning committee gave a rousing speech at a launch event for … Continue reading

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Kira Freije exhibition shines new light on Christmas shopping

KEN TOWL went to the Whitgift Centre and got more than he expected I had been doing the sort of soul-destroying Christmas shopping that you do at the Whitgift Centre and I was making my way to Wellesley Road tram … Continue reading

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Orchard Park High wins Centrale poll for £8,000 baby grand

Orchard Park High, in Shirley, has won a baby grand piano worth at least £8,000 following a competition held at Centrale last weekend. The school was one of three Croydon secondaries shortlisted by Centrale and Whitgift shopping centres in the … Continue reading

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Schroders’ £500m Ruskin Square stalls over Westfield doubts

Big business is getting twitchy over the slow pace of developments in Croydon, as KEN LEE reports The agenda for the Croydon Labour group brainstorming weekend in Eastbourne this weekend is said to be “thin”. That may be deliberate to … Continue reading

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Grand giveaway as three schools could win Centrale’s piano

A Croydon school is about to get an early Christmas present in the form of a Yamaha baby grand piano, worth nearly 10 grand, in a special giveaway being staged at the Centrale shopping centre. And it is the Croydon … Continue reading

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Pop-up Business School, Whitgift Centre, Nov 26-Dec 7

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Centrale is getting itself all lit-up for Christmas, Nov 15

Croydon shopping malls Centrale and Whitgift are gearing themselves for the annual Christmas business surge, with a big lights switch-on planned for 6pm at Centrale’s Christmas Tree next Thursday, November 15. This might, just, be the last Christmas when the … Continue reading

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