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Wed 30 Nov 2022 at 4:44pm

Croydon BID Street Ranger team on hand to support businesses and keep town centre safe

Ultimately, the Croydon BID Street Rangers serve as the eyes and ears of Croydon town centre, working closely with the Metropolitan Police and business network to make Croydon a safer environment for people to enjoy, Their friendly and professional approach to deterring crime and anti-social behaviour has yielded tangible results ...

Tue 29 Nov 2022 at 4:32pm

Time out with the Chief Executive – November 2022

For most of us, December is a race against the clock as we look to achieve the hopes and aspirations of our businesses during what is often the busiest trading period of the year. In amongst it, we are battling against the cost of living and the need to recover ...

Tue 29 Nov 2022 at 4:32pm

Croydon BID funds additional police patrols in the town centre to support the Christmas season

An additional 32 hours of policing per week has been drafted in to provide extra presence, practical assistance, advice, and reassurance to members of the public and local businesses in Croydon town centre at key times during the festive season. Beginning the week of 28th November and continuing until Christmas, these ...

Tue 29 Nov 2022 at 2:20pm

Croydon Council issues section 114 notice

Croydon Council has stated that it will be unable to balance its books next year without additional assistance from the government due to the ongoing impact of historic financial mismanagement, which has rendered the authority financially and operationally unsustainable. The borough's Executive Mayor, Jason Perry, has written to Secretary of ...

Tue 29 Nov 2022 at 12:08pm

Spreading Christmas Cheer with Random Acts of Kindness

To help keep spirits bright in Croydon this festive season, Croydon Business Improvement District (BID) will work with local businesses to host an activity which gives back to the local community and puts a smile on many faces across the borough. We will be spreading Christmas cheer every weekend from 26...

Mon 28 Nov 2022 at 11:53am

BOXPARK expands Playbox leisure concept to Croydon

Featuring UV pool tables, table tennis, shuffleboard, glow-pong, air hockey and a fully functioning bar, the Croydon space will be the biggest PlayBox to date at 3,000 square feet. Simon Champion, BOXPARK chief executive, said: “The events we run across our various Boxpark locations continue to perform really well and ...

Fri 25 Nov 2022 at 11:17am

Win a £250 gift card for your work Christmas party at Turtle Bay Croydon!

To be in with a chance to win a £250 gift for you and your office, simply answer this question... Where does jerk chicken originate from? A) Australia B) Jamaica C) France Click here to answer and enter There's countless reasons why you should host your Christmas party at Turtle ...

Fri 25 Nov 2022 at 11:17am

Employee Spotlight: Q&A with our new Operations Executive

We sat down with Daniel for a quick-fire Q&A: Q. How did you first learn about Croydon BID? I first stumbled across Croydon BID via LinkedIn and I began researching into what the BID does and represents. I knew instantly that this is where I want to be. Q. ...

Thu 17 Nov 2022 at 5:41pm

Popeyes UK to open new restaurant in Croydon town centre

It comes as the restaurant saw a record-breaking opening day in Oxford, with food lovers queuing around the block as early as 5am to get their hands on Popeyes’ iconic fried chicken. Popeyes, which was founded in New Orleans in 1972, has a distinct New Orleans-style menu that includes spicy ...

Tue 15 Nov 2022 at 6:26pm

Centrale & Whitgift reveal FREE Croydon roller event for Christmas

Suitable for ages 5 and over, the roller rink will be 11m x 8m in size and will host skating sessions on the hour everyday from 12pm – 6pm Monday – Saturday and 12pm – 5pm on Sundays. The event, sponsored by Croydon BID, forms part of the Croydon Partnership’...