Category Archives: Pubs

Geek Con reveals special guests from Doctor Who to Hellraiser

Croydon Geek Con, being staged at The Ship pub on the High Street on March 4 and 5, has announced its line-up of special guests, who include Nicholas Vince, Paul Davis and Mike Tucker, who have acted in, written about … Continue reading

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Another bar closes with a Txt message for Croydon business

Are we witnessing the real impact of Boozepark on the rest of Croydon’s night time economy, with the announcement of the closure of another bar within a mile of the council-subsidised food and drink venue? Bar Txt, on South End, … Continue reading

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Croham loses its View, as pubs face 43% business rate hike

And there goes another one. The View pub, on the Selsdon Road, what was once called the Railway View, because it has a view of, well… has called last orders for a final time, the business crushed by the changing … Continue reading

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Croydon Geek Con, The Ship Croydon High Street, Mar 4-5

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Exclusion of Dog and Bull throws more light on market mess

That’s the problem when you hold public meetings – the public might actually express some opinions. WALTER CRONXITE on how poorly presented plans for Surrey Street appear to be unravelling already Less than 48 hours after senior councillor Mark Watson … Continue reading

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Victorian pub the Waddon Hotel put at risk by planning vote

Officials in Fisher’s Folly, the council’s headquarters offices, are now so short-staffed that they are using  Inside Croydon to check their official documents for them. So it was yesterday, after this website highlighted that an application had been removed from … Continue reading

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Council planners join with developer to block objections

WALTER CRONXITE reports on another instance where the council’s planning department is riding roughshod over local residents and elected councillors – this time potentially jeopardising a £85million road scheme The unrestrained rush to develop any scrap of land into housing … Continue reading

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