Tag Archives: St George’s Walk

Alchemy music venue ‘in imminent danger’, says Trust

Alchemy, the Jamaican bar and restaurant on St George’s Walk in the town centre, is in imminent danger of permanent closure because of lost business due to the covid-19 lockdowns, according to the Music Venue Trust. The Music Venue Trust … Continue reading

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Club Soda music night, The Front Room, Jan 28

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Squatters sighted on roof of £500m Nestlé Tower development

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Photojournalist ARNIE LEIBOVITZ provides evidence that one of the town centre’s biggest projects might have security issues Squatters may have moved into the Nestlé Tower, the Croydon landmark building in the town centre undergoing a £500million redevelopment. The … Continue reading

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Charity Comedy Night for Nightwatch, Front Room, Apr 19

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High Street closure to be permanent, says council consultant

The closure of Croydon High Street, between Park Street and Katharine Street, imposed on the town centre in October after only the briefest of “consultations”, is intended to be permanent, according to correspondence obtained by Inside Croydon. When it was … Continue reading

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Watson’s latest whim will see High Street closed to traffic

WALTER CRONXITE reports on a town centre-changing scheme which has been kept a secret from all but just 10 of the borough’s councillors And now, ladies and gentlemen, from the senior council figure who spent more than £1million on Surrey … Continue reading

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Chinese developers buy Nestlé Tower in £60m property deal

Nestlé Tower, SEGAS House and St George’s Walk in Croydon town centre have been sold to a Chinese development company in a £60million deal. Property Week is reporting that R&F Properties has made the move, its first venture into European … Continue reading

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Hackney Colliery Band, St George’s Walk, Oct 21

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RSA to stage talk on the arts at Braithwaite Hall, Apr 14

The Braithwaite Hall is staging an evening of talks on April 14 about the regenerative influence of the arts, organised by the Royal Society for the Arts. The event is free, and according to the RSA, “the main speaker will … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times II: Hoar’s £300 “health and safety” tax

#thatissocroydon BBC London reporter Angela Walker yesterday nailed Croydon Councillor Simon Hoar over proposals to charge shop-owners and other small businesses a £300 stealth tax over five years for placing boards and banners on the pavement. According to Hoar, looking … Continue reading

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