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Tel code: 0208 | code search
Postcode: CRO | code search
Population: 330600
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Birthplace of:
Kate Moss
David Lean

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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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International Playwriting Festival
Witchfest UK
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ibis Styles London Croydon
"The room was adequate and clean, although very hot at night even with the windows open (which made the noise of the extractor fan outside very loud!) The bathroom got extremely ..." More

ibis Styles London Croydon
"Good Points: staff friendly Bad Points: dusty rooms bathroom not clean, shower glass filthy, sink had old toothpaste from previous user.

Date visited: 2008-11-07 ..." More

Express by Holiday Inn London Croydon
"Good Points: Clean rooms with a good standard and space. Clean toilets(very important) Bad Points: Carpets in stairways was dirty/old. General review: Good hospitality, and a hotel I maby will come back ..." More

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Although Croydon is best known as a major business and shopping centre, visitors may be surprised to discover the diversity of its character. Historical buildings, cultural venues and placid green spaces co-exist happily with the multinational stores, office blocks and bustling nightlife of this town in the south of Greater London. Remarkably, Croydon has its own windmill. Built in the 1850s, Shirley Windmill replaced the original post mill which was razed by fire. The whole history of the area is explained at the Museum of Croydon, found at the Clocktower arts centre, which also contains art galleries, a library and a cinema. Live music, comedy and theatre are presented here too. Other venues include the Fairfield Halls and the Warehouse Theatre. Croydon's past lives on in some of its buildings: the Whitgift Almshouses, dating back to the 16th Century; the 1000-year-old Croydon Palace, once home to Archbishops of Canterbury; and the ancient Parish Church, rebuilt in 1867. Not far away, the beautiful Palladian-style mansion of Addington Palace, with its landscaped grounds and golf course, is well worth visiting. Croydon acts as a gateway to Surrey in the south, Kent to the south east and Berkshire to the west.

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Anthony Mackintosh & Associates
Averillo & Associates
Macs & Co
Simpson House

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Travelodge Croydon Central *book online*

Dentist

Addiscombe Dental Practice
Brighton Road Dental Practice

Doctor

Ashburton Park Medical Centre
Birdhurst Medical Practice
East Croydon Medical Centre
Greenside Surgery
Parkway Health Centre

Golf Club

Croham Hurst
Shirley Park Golf Club

Market

Surrey Street Market

Restaurant

Conchitas

Il Cavallino
Il Ponte Ristorante
Mae Ping Thai Restaurant
Old Viceroy
Selsdon Park Hotel

Self-Catering

Camden Place Serviced Apartments
Elite Properties
Park Lane Apartments
Roomspace Serviced Apartments - Park Lane

Taxi

Croydon Cars
Embassy Car Service

Theatre

Ashcroft Theatre
Fairfield Halls
Warehouse Theatre

Shops

County Bookshops
Boots
Rymans
Scallywags
Evans Cycles
High and Mighty

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Lafford Chemist
Croydon Eye Centre
Goody 11 Shoes
Go-Chic
Majestic Wine
Viyella
Specsavers

Antiques

Witham Norman
Sutherland Antiques

Activities

Ministry of Paintball(Adventure)

Places to Stay near Croydon

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South Park Hotel (0.46 miles)

South Park Hotel

This newly refurbished hotel has 30 bedrooms with a superior level of luxury throughout each room and throughout the hotel, so that you can be rest assured of a relaxed and comfortable stay.All bedrooms have ... More | visit website

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Hampton by Hilton (0.54 miles)

Hampton by Hilton
Choose the brand new Hampton by Hilton™ London Croydon for excellent road and rail links. The Hampton by Hilton London Croydon is located in Croydon town centre, just 16 minutes from London Victoria and 14 ... More | visit website
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Kirkdale Hotel (0.58 miles)

Kirkdale Hotel
Set in a residential area and surrounded by property built in the Victorian era, The Kirkdale Hotel is within easy walking distance of Croydon Town Centre, famous for its superb shops and restaurants, making it ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Croydon Central (0.61 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Lansdowne Hotel (0.70 miles)

The Lansdowne Hotel
The new ‘budgetique’ hotel in Croydon boasts 42 deluxe guest bedrooms each featuring hypnos beds, free internet access, iPod docking station, flat screen TV with a range of channels, hairdryer, ironing facilities, complimentary luxury toiletries ... More | visit website
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ATINI Guest House (0.72 miles)

ATINI Guest House

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ATINI Guest House offers - affordable, spacious and comfortable accomodation, in a clean, peaceful and private atmosphere, close to East Croydon Train Station, the Fairfield Halls and Croydon Town Centre. ... More

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Camden Place Serviced Apartments (0.77 miles)

Camden Place Serviced Apartments
In the Business district, Camden Place apartments are spacious, stylishly decorated and ideally located, being just 12 minutes by train from Central London and a few minutes walk to shopping, restaurants, cinemas, pubs and theatre. ... More | visit website
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Express by Holiday Inn London Croydon (0.78 miles)

Express by Holiday Inn London Croydon

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The Express by Holiday Inn London Croydon is the perfect choice for any visit to London. Centrally located in the town centre within walking distance of East Croydon Station, High Street ... More

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Premier Inn Croydon South (0.81 miles)

Premier Inn Croydon South
Local attractions include numerous Golf courses. Conveniently located for East Croydon train station. For shops and local amenities Croydon town centre is only 1.5 miles away. Our Croydon South Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website
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Henry Guest House (1.01 miles)

Henry Guest House

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WELCOMEHome from Home our semi-detached 1900, 4 STAR RATING Guest House is welcoming, affordable and very clean. It offers a relaxed atmosphere and a comfortable night sleep. Our emphasis remains ... More

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