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Croydon is an important centre for the arts, having several venues such as the Fairfield Halls, the Warehouse Theatre and the Croydon Clocktower Arts Centre. Shoppers are also catered for with the Whitgift Centre and the new, equally large, shopping centre, Centrale. There are plans for another new shopping complex called Park Place.
 
 
 
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Addiscombe Baptist Church
Addiscombe Baptist Church is a well used religious facility on the edge of Croydon, a large suburb in southern London. The church is home to a good sized Christian congregation who pride themselves on having roots all over the...
 
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All Saints Church
All Saints Church is situated in the Shirley area of Croydon in south London. The building is a modern ecclesiastical structure and was constructed in the 1950s. Curtis Green was the architect who oversaw the construction of this...
 
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Ashburton Library
Ashburton Library is based in a larger ‘Learning Village’ on the edge of Croydon in south London. The library provides an important social and educational part in community life. Full of fiction and non fiction books the library...
 
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Ashburton Park
Asburton Park is a large park and grassland area on the edge of Croydon in the southern most reaches of south London. The area has for generations been one of the most popular places for locals and visitors to...
 
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Battle of Britain Monument
Situated on the edge of Croydon on the main road that leads south of London, this monument marks the sacrifice many great airmen made during the Battle of Britain in 1940. Croydon Airport was one of the central bases...
 
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Centrale Shopping
Centrale Shopping Centre is one of the largest indoor shopping centres in the area and is located at the very heart of Croydon. The facility offers a huge range of shopping options for all those who enter. There...
 
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Christians in Action Church
The Christians in Action Church was first established in Britain in the 1960s as a place for the training of missionaries. As the church developed it has become a lively and vibrant community that welcomes all to rejoice in...
 
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Church Gardens
The Church Gardens are situated close to the centre of the oldest part of Croydon and form one of the primary places of rest and relaxation for the people of the south London suburb. Surrounded by a protective layer...
 
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Croham Hurst
Croham Hurst is a large piece of public land situated on the edge of Croydon. It has for many generations been a piece of parkland that has provided rest and relaxation to the people of the borough and the...
 
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Croydon Airport Visitor Centre
Built in 1921, Croydon remained London’s main airport until well after the Second World War. Closed to flights in 1959 all that remains of the airport is its fascinating history. Housed in the old control tower, the visitor...
 
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Croydon Athletic Football Club
Croydon Athletic Football Club is one of the newest football clubs in the country, having not formed until 1986. It was the result of a merger between Norwood Football Club and Wandsworth Football Club. Since its foundation, the...
 
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Croydon Bowling Club
Established over 250 years Croydon Bowling Club is one of the oldest and best established bowling centres in the London area. The facility is quite unique in that it offers both first class indoor and outdoor bowling facilities in...
 
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Croydon Central Library
Croydon Central Library is one of the central facets of town life in the south London borough of Croydon. The centre offers a superb range of lending facilities as well as providing space for a great array of visiting...
 
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Croydon Clocktower
Croydon Clocktower is probably the most recognisable landmark in the town and certainly one of the tallest structures helping to make up the skyline of the area. Originally a simple time piece for the people of the town, today...
 
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Croydon Driving Range
Croydon Golf Driving Range is a great facility located on the edge of Croydon in south London. The driving range has 24 separate bays that allow golfers to come to the centre and practice their shots on a purpose...
 
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Croydon Museum
Croydon has developed in recent times into one of the largest suburban areas to the south of the central parts of London. Once a completely independent place, many don’t realise that the community had a long and interesting history...
 
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Croydon Natural History
The Natural History and Science Society Museum in Croydon is a popular visitor attraction. It carries a large collection of specimens of animals that have been brought together from academic and educational collections over a period of many years....
 
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Croydon Parish Church
Croydon Parish Church has a long and distinguished history. Located at the very heart of the 'old town' it is thought there has been a church on the site since at least Saxon times and the original parts of...
 
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Croydon Road Bandstand
The Croydon Road Bandstand is situated on the edge of Croydon Road Recreation Ground. A simple iron structure the bandstand was built by the local authority to be a meeting place for local people and place where performance could...
 
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Croydon Road Recreation Ground
Although known as a recreation ground, Croydon Road Recreation Ground is far more what one would consider to be a classic London park. It is a large area of green belt that runs along Croydon Road towards the centre...
 
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Croydon Sports Arena
Croydon Sports Arena is a local authority owned community sports stadium on the border between South Norwood and Croydon. The centre has a wealth of athletics facilities available including a large running track and field sports arena. The...
 
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Croydon Town Hall
Croydon Town Hall is a fine old building situated close to the centre of the town and today near to some of the arterial roads leading in and out. The building is a beautiful example of 'public architecture' and...
 
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Croydon War Memorial
Croydon War Memorial is different to the war memorial that is placed outside the parish church because it gives specific thanks to the people of the town who sacrificed so much to help guard freedom and democracy in this country....
 
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Dr. John Fry's House
John Fry lived much of his life in this house on the edge of Croydon. As one of the great doctors of his generation it is quite fitting that the house is now a functioning general practice surgery....
 
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Fairfield
Fairfield is one of the most exciting entertainment facilities in south London. Situated at the heart of Croydon the centre offers a great mix of art forms on display throughout the year. The enormous auditorium and concert hall...
 
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Fairfield Park
Fairfield Park is located close to the Fairfield Concert Halls and is a large public garden at the heart of Croydon. It is a popular spot for both locals and visitors alike to sit and relax away from the...
 
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Haling Park
Haling Park is a large area of public green land on the edge of Croydon in south London. The area has been reserved by the local authority as a place of rest and relaxation for local people and visitors...
 
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Hospital of Holy Trinity
The Hospital of the Holy Trinity is one of the oldest buildings in Croydon and has stood at the centre of town affairs since the middle ages. Originally constructed as a hospital in 1566 the building is open to...
 
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Our Lady of the Annunciation
This fine Roman Catholic Church has for many years been one of the principle places of worship for the large Catholic population of this area of Croydon. The church draws a congregation from a truly ethnically and socially diverse...
 
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Purley AMF Bowling
AMF Bowling Centre in Purley is one of the premier entertainment facilities in the area. Located at the heart of the community the bowling alley offers a good quality ten pin bowling environment. As well as lanes to...
 
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Purley Baptist Church
Purley Baptist Church is one of the central religious and social centres of the small suburb of Purley near Croydon in south west London. The church is built into a modern centre amongst shops on Banstead Road, one of...
 
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Purley Way Centre
The Purley Way Centre is one of south London's premier shopping attractions. The huge business park is home to many of the nation's top shops. The warehouse style units and ample parking allow visitors to browse through a...
 
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Queen's Gardens
Queen's Gardens are a beautiful collection of cultured gardens and water features that make up a good sized public park on the edge of the old town in Croydon. The gardens are situated in the shadow of the town...
 
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Salvation Army Church
Croydon is home to a large community of Christians who identify themselves under the Salvation Army banner. This place of worship is as much a place of meeting and organisation of charitable activities as much as it is a...
 
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Shirley Park Golf Club
Shirley Park Golf Club is located just a mile away from the centre of the busy south London suburb of Croydon. The course is set in beautiful undulating countryside and offers a challenging round to both the beginner and...
 
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St. George's Church
St. George’s Church is a medium sized place of worship in the residential districts of South Croydon. The facility is a popular place for many of the local people to go and pray alone or partake in group worship....
 
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St. Georges Walk Shopping
St. Georges Walk is smaller than the two super-shopping centres located at the heart of Croydon, but that doesn't make it any less appealing to the shoppers of Croydon and is often full of busy shoppers bustling about their business....
 
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St. James' Church
St. James’ Church is located in the Elmers End area of Croydon in south London. The church is one of the principle places of worship for the people of the borough who meet on a regular basis to partake...
 
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St. Jude's Church
St. Jude's Church is a beautiful piece of ecclesiastical architecture positioned on the edge of the suburb of Norbury close to Croydon in south London. The church has a good deal of interesting internal fittings and is built in...
 
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St. Luke's Church
St. Luke’s Church is a beautiful turn of the century ecclesiastical facility situated in the Woodside area of Croydon on the borders with south London and Surrey. The church is one of the principle places of worship in the...
 
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St. Mary Magdalene Church
Without a doubt St. Mary Magdalene Church is one of the most spectacular in the Croydon suburb of south London. Built in 1869 the great architectural monument to religion has developed throughout the early 20th Century. The church...
 
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St. Mary's Church
St. Mary's Church is a Roman Catholic facility located in West Croydon not far from the centre of the historic borough. The church has for many decades served as the primary place of worship for a very large Roman...
 
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St. Matthew's Church
St. Matthew’s Church is a modern facility on the edge of the main town centre in Croydon, south London. The church is home to a large and friendly Christian congregation who welcome newcomers to their church. The people...
 
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St. Michael's Church
St. Michael's Church is a beautiful ecclesiastical structure close to the centre of the old town of Croydon. The church isn't the oldest in Slough but is one of the most beautiful. It has a great series of...
 
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The Arcade Shopping
The Arcade Shopping precinct is a small shopping facility located in a tucked away area at the end of the pedestrianised part of Croydon town centre. The arcade is home to an interesting and eclectic selection of shops....
 
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Thornnton Heath Evangelical
This church prides itself on carrying the spirit of the word of God and attempts to not be too influenced by the spirit of the age. Although it embraces people from all works of life and moves with the...
 
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Tram Network
Croydon is quite unique in its transport services in that it provides trams to the public as part of the normal London Transport Services. Although much of London was once served by trams, the majority of them died away...
 
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Unitarian Church
The Croydon Unitarian Church is an exciting 'free church' facility located at the base of the Croydon flyover, close to the centre of the south London suburb. The Unitarians have been worshipping and meeting in Croydon since the 1870s...
 
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Victoria Statue
This marvellous statue of Queen Victoria is one of the centrepieces of Old Croydon. It stands proudly outside the town hall close to the major parks of the borough. It celebrates a great queen who helped through her...
 
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War Memorial
This beautiful sculpture of stone was placed in the centre of the old town of Croydon to commemorate the great sacrifices that were made by so many people across the world in the defence of the basic rights of freedom...
 
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West Croydon Baptist Church
West Croydon Baptist Church is one of the grander looking ecclesiastical free church structures in Croydon. The church is home to a large and welcoming Christian community that has grown up over a long period of time. The...
 
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West Croydon Methodist Church
West Croydon Methodist Church is a small church situated on the edge of West Croydon. It is a simple place of worship, surrounded by commercial and residential properties. Within, visitors will find a traditional looking Methodist facility that...
 
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Whitgift Centre
The Whitgift Centre is one of the largest in the area and dominates the central shopping area of Croydon in south London. The centre offers a huge range of shopping options ranging from a great selection of high street...
 
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Whyteleafe Free Church
Whyteleafe Free Church is a small Christian facility in the little suburb of Whteleafe on the edge of Croydon. The area straddles the border between Greater London and Surrey and is quite green and leafy. The church itself...
 
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