1550: 1550: 1550: 1550: 1550:
Saturday, November 18, 2017 09:28 PM
Travel          Hotels Hotels         Tours Tours         Car Rental Cars         Events Events         Flights Flights         Cruises Cruises         Events Refer
Business Name, Category, Keywords
City Name or Zip Code ex: Los Angeles, CA

WowCity Croydon Yellow Pages | Local Search | Business Directory

Top Businesses in Croydon Add Business

Croydon Plumbing 8 Coombe Road Croydon EN CR0 1BP
02081503186
Daltons Business 6th Floor, Davis House, 2 Robert Street Croydon EN CR0 1QQ
2086035141
Kumon Maths and English Methodist Church, Eldon Avenue Croydon EN CR0 8SD
02088193474
Addington Palace Gravel Hill Croydon EN CR0 5BB
01483863356
East Surrey Tile Doctor 34 Mollison Dr, Croydon EN SM6 9BY
08456524652
Englander Line Ltd. 12 Imperial Way Croydon EN CR0 4RR
2034416160
MightBe Recruitment Software Airport House, Purely Way Croydon EN CR0 0XZ
02030028299
Corido Garden Furniture Unit 7, Gateway Business Park, Pipers Road Croydon EN CR5 2AR
2086556242
House removals Croydon 26 Wellesley Road, Croydon, Greater London CR0 9XY, UK Croydon EN CR0 9XY
6061234567
TMJ Business Enterprise 80 Gloucester Road Croydon EN CR0 2DB
07917470648
Add Business Listingclick here to start now!
AlHaq offers best travel agency for hajj and umrah consultants For families in London Reviewed by: Ameer Hamza We booked our Hajj package with Alhaq Travel and received 5 star services. from flights to hotels and then transportation everything was well managed and properly planned by them. Muhammad Saad Brothe
AlHaq offers best travel agency for hajj and umrah consultants For families in London Reviewed by: Memona Insari Wonderful services Wonderful services provided by Nimra shehzadi. She made our trip very comfortable. May Allah bless her with success and the company where she work.
AlHaq offers best travel agency for hajj and umrah consultants For families in London Reviewed by: Fazal Suqlain Hajj Services I used their services during Hajj in this year. Mashallah from every aspect, they are just brilliant with great services. I work for an insurance company and I suggested man

Restaurants in Croydon Submit Article

Food Informations during Pregnancy

Women most of the time faces problems and difficulties because of lack of knowledge regarding food i...

Giving the right Food to your Pet

  Right pet food differs from one another if you have a cat surely you won't give him food fo...

Having Organic Foods in your diet

  Some people prefer Organic Food rather than Non-Organic Food.  What advantages can thi...

Entertainment in Croydon Submit Article

Everyone Loves Live Concerts

  Concert is an event where singers, bands or other performing artist conduct shows for their ...

Movies Changes Lives

  We experience in some part of our lives that we feel so depress because of our life challeng...

Virtual Games to Virtual Learning Online

  What is Virtual Games? Virtual Games is also known as Online Gaming has greatly influenced ...

Nightlife in Croydon Submit Article

Choose the Right Wine

  Wine is simply the fermented juice of fresh grapes, yet the transformations may be infinite....

Fun Night Clubbing

      love the clubbing and party scene? The dancing, drinking, and meeting up oth...

Working Night Shift

  Our bodies are designed to sleep at night. Although many people have already been used to wo...

Stores in Croydon Submit Article

Ways to Market Business Online

Now in our time there is a lot of strategies and ways we could do to market or sell our business o...

Starting and Franchising Business

  Do you want to start your own business or just franchise an existing business? That is the f...

Be Successful in Business Advertising

One of the most important thing to be successful is how you advertise your product. Advertising is a...


Latest Members


Expressions

Vehicles -Rob Ward



Support Wikipedia



About Croydon

Croydon



Croydon is a large town in South London, England, the principal settlement of the London Borough of Croydon. 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Charing Cross. It is identified in the London Planas one of 11 metropolitan centres in Greater London. It has a population of 52,104 in the 2011 census, comprising the AddiscombeBroad Green and Fairfield wards.

Croydon lies on a transport corridor between central London and the south coast of England, to the north of two gaps in the North Downs, one followed by the A23 Brighton Road through Purleyand Merstham and the main railway line and the other by the A22 from Purley to the M25 Godstone interchange.

Historically a part of Surrey, at the time of the Norman conquest of England, Croydon had a church, a mill, and around 365 inhabitants, as recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. Croydon expanded during the Middle Ages as a market town and a centre for charcoal production, leather tanning and brewing. The Surrey Iron Railway from Croydon to Wandsworth opened in 1803 and was the world's first public railway. Later nineteenth century railway building facilitated Croydon's growth as a commuter town for London (including the City of London).

By the early 20th century, Croydon was an important industrial area, known for car manufacture, metal working and its airport. In the mid 20th century these sectors were replaced by retailing and the service economy, brought about by massive redevelopment which saw the rise of office blocks and the Whitgift shopping centre. Croydon was amalgamated into Greater London in 1965, though recent polls suggest most local people still think of Croydon as being in Surrey,which can be caused by the fact that the post town still read Croydon, Surrey, as Royal Mail never updated the names. Note that post counties were abolished by Royal Mail in the 2010s.

Road traffic is now diverted away from a largely pedestrianised town centre, and its main railway station, East Croydon, is a major hub of the national railway transport system, with frequent fast services to central London among other destinations. The town is unique in Greater London for itsTramlink light rail transport system. The town is expected to see changes as part of Croydon Vision 2020, an urban planning initiative. Croydon is now one of the largest commercial districts outside of Central London, bearing one of the largest shopping districts, a developed night-time economy, and a strong cultural identity separate from London. It has also been nominated several times for a city status.





Croydon
 
P1490912 The Old Town Hall,Katherine Street.. Croydon...jpg
Croydon Clock Tower.jpg P1180529 Croydon Minster....07.05.14...jpg
From top, left to right: The Old Town Hall and Spreadeagle, Katherine Street; Croydon Clocktower; the Grade I listedCroydon Parish Church
Croydon is located in Greater London
Croydon
Croydon
 Croydon shown within Greater London






 


"The Grade I listed Croydon Minster





 


Shopping parade in North End Croydon








Saffron Square




luxury apartment development







Culture

 

Arts



There are several arts venues. Foremost is the Fairfield Halls, opened in 1962, which consists of a large concert hall frequently used for BBC recordings, the Ashcroft Theatre and the Arnhem Gallery. Fairfield is the home of the London Mozart Players. Many famous faces have appeared at the Fairfield Halls, includingthe Beatles, Bucks Fizz, Omid Djalili, Robert Cray, JLS, Chuck Berry, BB King, Don McLean, the Monkees,Johnny Cash, Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Morecambe and Wise, Tom Jones, the Stylistics, Status Quo, Level 42, A-HA, John Mayall, Jools Holland, Kenny Rogers, James Last, and Coolio. The main concert hall was used for the conference scene in the Tom Hanks film The Da Vinci Code.



Croydon Clocktower Arts Centre

Croydon Clocktower, built by the London Borough of Croydon in the mid-1990s, houses a state-of-the-art library, a performance venue in the old reference library, the David Lean Cinema and the town museum. The building links into the Town Hall and some areas of the building, most notably the Braithwaite Hall, are part of the original town hall and library complex, built in 1892–1896 to a design by Charles Henman Jun. A bronze statue of Queen Victoria was erected outside the buildings in 1903.

The Warehouse Theatre (which closed in 2012), was a studio theatre known for promoting new writing, comedy and youth theatre. It had to close because of the major Ruskin Square redevelopment, but will re-open in the future in a new larger theatre building within the new development.

The Pembroke Theatre had many productions with well-known actors before its closure in about 1962.

There are several local and small venues for comedy and community events dotted around Croydon and its districts. Croydon Youth Theatre Organisation celebrated its 40th birthday in 2005. There are several community arts groups, particularly in the large Asian community.


 



The Spreadeagle, central Croydon, which also houses the theatre of the same name that opened in 2013





 

The Spread Eagle Theatre ( The Spread Eagle ) is a new 50 seat studio theatre. Opened in October 2013, it is situated in the town centre, 10 minutes walk from East Croydon Station. The Spread Eagle works closely with its sister venue, the Old Joint Stock Theatre in Birmingham. Both venues champion 'big plays for small spaces' with an emphasis on new writing, supporting emerging artists and theatre companies.

A calendar titled "Rare Roundabouts of Croydon", with a picture of a different Croydon roundabout each month, has enjoyed some success.




Sport and leisure

 


 
Queens Gardens in the town centre
 




The borough has many woods for walking in, which together account for 8.5% of London's woodland resource (626.46 hectares).

Among several other parks and open spaces around Croydon, there is an area of landscaped green space in the town centre called Queens Gardens; it is located adjacent to the town hall and Clocktower art centre.

Croydon Amphibians SC plays in Division 2 British Waterpolo League. In 2008, the team won the National League Division 3.

Crystal Palace Football Club was recently promoted to the Premier League and is based at Selhurst Park in the north of the London Borough of Croydon. Palace moved to the purpose-built stadium Selhurst Park in 1924.

Croydon has a Non-League football club, Croydon F.C., who play at Croydon Arena.






SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croydon

 


Classifieds in Croydon

Automotive
   Auto Parts
   Automotive Services
   Autos For Sale

Buy, Sell, Trade

   Antiques For Sale
   Appliances For Sale
   Babies And Kids
   Boats & Motorcycles
   Clothing For Sale
   Electronics
   Free
   Furniture For Sale
   Miscellaneous
   Pets For Sale
   Sports Equipment For Sale
   Tickets For Sale
   Tools For Sale
   Want - Trade
   Yard Sales

Catering

   Dishes

Community

   Childcare
   Classes / Workshops
   Events
   General
   Groups
   Lost & Found
   Volunteers

Jobs (0)

   Accounting / Financial
   Administrative & Office
   Computer / Technical
   Customer Service
   Domestic
   Driver / Delivery / Courier
   Driver Delivery Courier
   Education
   Focus Group / Studies
   Job Wanted / Resume
   Medical / Health
   Mgmt / Professional
   Miscellaneous
   Part-time Jobs
   Rest / Retail / Hotel
   Sales / Mktg
   Salon / Spa
   Show Biz / Audition
   Trades / Labor

Musician

   Available / Wanted
   Equip / Instruments
   Instruction
   Plug The Band
   Services

Real Estate

   Apartments
   Commercial
   House / Condo
   Land For Sale
   Miscellaneous
   Wanted

Rental

   Apartments & Houses For Rent
   Commercial
   Miscellaneous
   Rentals Wanted
   Roommates
   Vacation

Restaurants

   Menu
Services
   Business Opportunities
   Business Services
   Cleaning Services
   Computer
   Creative Services
   Financial
   Health / Beauty Services
   Home Improvement
   Labor / Moving
   Landscape / Lawn Services
   Legal
   Misc.
   Real Estate
   Therapeutic Massage

Travel

   Hotels And Accomodations
   Tour Packages
   Travel Tickets