Tag Archives: Shirley Windmill

Brick by Brick to open its doors for Open House weekend

Croydon’s Council Tax-payers will get the chance to see how loss-making Brick by Brick has managed to piss away at least £1million on new office furniture and a real estate sales showroom this weekend. The Brick by Brick shop and … Continue reading

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Shirley Windmill 2019 open days, starting on May 12

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Reader with windmills on his mind wins our tourist prize

Inside Croydon loyal reader Tony Skrzypczyk will be able to lead his guided tours around Shirley Windmill through the rest of this summer proudly wearing a South Norwood Tourist Board T-shirt, as the winner of our latest competition. There were … Continue reading

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Shirley’s surprises hidden in the heath on Addington Hills

WANDLE WANDERINGS: Under gin-blue skies, KEN TOWL headed for the hills and encountered views that could rival a New England Fall Advertisements in the Sunday newspaper supplements for trips to Boston to see the glories of the New England “Fall”, … Continue reading

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Shirley Windmill announces open days dates for 2017

The open days for Shirley Windmill have been published, beginning with National Mills Day on May 14. Guided tours of Shirley Windmill are free, though the organisers do seek donations towards the heritage site’s maintenance. There has been a windmill … Continue reading

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Shirley Windmill 2015 summer open days begin this Sunday

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Shirley Windmill open day this Sunday, July 6

This Sunday sees one of the handful of open days this year at Shirley Windmill, the 150-year-old working mill and piece of living history. Shirley Windmill is one of only four remaining working windmills in the Great London area. Shirley … Continue reading

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