Croydon’s town centre is undergoing a £5.25 billion regeneration programme. The new Westfield shopping centre and the £30m refurbishment of the Fairfield Halls alongside the development of the College Green cultural quarter will transform the town’s shopping and leisure experience. New transport infrastructure will link these new facilities to surrounding areas, as well as improving travel times to the south coast and central London.

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Fairfield Halls

The £30 million transformation of Fairfield Halls into a modern performance venue at the heart of Croydon includes a new art gallery and public square, alongside the revitalised theatre and performance spaces. The project, due to be completed in 2018, will become a vibrant new cultural landmark for the arts in south London. For more information see the Fairfield Halls regeneration website

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Croydon Partnership (Westfield & Hammerson)

The £1 billion redevelopment of the Whitgift Centre will bring a major new retail destination to south London, rivalling the Westfield centres in Stratford and Shepherd’s Bush. The build will bring 5,000 new jobs to the area, as well as up to 1,000 new homes.

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Taberner House

The former home of Croydon Council’s offices is being developed into a new residential-led project including more than 500 new homes by one of London’s leading residential developers HUB. The project, due to start on site in autumn 2017, also includes the revitalisation of Queen’s Gardens.

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Ruskin Square

Ruskin Square is a state-of-the-art £500 million development of office space, homes and retail, all sitting right next to East Croydon station. The first phase of the development is now complete, including a new office building for HMRC’s 2,500 regional centre staff, alongside the Vita residential development and a new public space. A partnership between Stanhope and Schroders is behind the scheme.

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District centre regeneration

Tree planting, new pavements and seating, improved road layouts and facilities for cyclists are all part of a multi-million pound regeneration programme for six district centres. New Addington, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, Ashburton, Purley and Coulsdon will all get a boost from these works, which may also include a facelift for shop frontages and the creation of street art murals

A multi-million pound regeneration programme is being delivered across six district centres in the borough – New Addington, South Norwood, Thornton Heath, Ashburton, Purley and Coulsdon.

A new leisure centre, including swimming pool, sports halls, café and performance space, will also open in New Addington later this year.

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Croydon Urban Edge

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