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Council forgets to clean up Croydon’s listed war memorial

For all the platitudes proffered about honouring the dead from two world wars and other conflicts, Croydon’s civic leaders have done very little… well, nothing, to maintain and clean the war memorial outside the Town Hall. The Croydon war memorial, … Continue reading

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War memorial’s special status recognised by Historic England

Croydon’s War Memorial, by the Town Hall on Katharine Street, has had its listed status upgraded to Grade II* for reasons including its historical, sculptural and architectural interest. The aftermath of the First World War saw an unprecedented wave of … Continue reading

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