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Everything really is political on a stroll around South Norwood

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: This week, KEN TOWL wanders off on a tour of South Norwood, helped with a guide map that is available from one of Croydon’s libraries that is closed for five days of the week… The modern dictum that … Continue reading

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New edition of Nairn takes us on a journey back in time

JOHN GRIDROD reviews a favourite old book, reborn Fancy a spot of mid-century time travel? Well, take a trip back to London in the early 1960s, and go exploring with Ian Nairn, in his recently reissued 1964 guidebook to modern … Continue reading

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Architect offers fresh perspective on our ‘mini-Manhattan’

‘Imagine a world full of towns like Croydon – uniformed commercial utility. Croydon was built by capitalism to reiterate capitalism. It makes people servile. Croydon is deathtown’* The Architecture Foundation know how to sell a thing, don’t they?

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Ghost Town – The Hauntology of Croydon: Apr 5-May 2

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