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Areas that don't want to be in London

Areas that don't want to be in London

We love London, but others aren't so fond.
9 Peep Show Quotes That Sum Up Living In London

9 Peep Show Quotes That Sum Up Living In London

Shopping, relax, juice and then Tussauds.
The London clock that tells the wrong time:

The London clock that tells the wrong time:

Telling the right time seven months out of 12 ain't bad, right?
Mapped: London's Lost Lidos

Mapped: London's Lost Lidos

One's now a foreign embassy, another is a garden centre.
Why Does Croydon Have A Different Postcode System To The Rest Of The Country?

Why Does Croydon Have A Different Postcode System To The Rest Of The Country?

What makes Croydon so special?
Is this the Croydon of the future?

Is this the Croydon of the future?

Brutalist visions.
Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Why You Should Move To Croydon. Or At Least Visit It

Not one but TWO sitcom titles sequences were shot here.
Has Surrey Street Mar Reached A Dead End?

Has Surrey Street Mar Reached A Dead End?

Fings ain't what they used to be.
Croydon Could Be Getting London's Highest Bar

Croydon Could Be Getting London's Highest Bar

Well, Croydon does have a history of controversial skyscrapers
Charming memories of life by the green belt

Charming memories of life by the green belt

To what extent should we be sacrificing adequate and affordable housing in order to maintain this rather unremarkable ring?
The Man Who Created Croydon's Art Quarter

The Man Who Created Croydon's Art Quarter

What do you mean you didn't know Croydon had an art quarter?
Tour Croydon's architectural gems:

Tour Croydon's architectural gems:

Seifert and others.
Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Hadouken!
The True Cost Of Creating Croydon's Creative Hub

The True Cost Of Creating Croydon's Creative Hub

A mental breakdown, near bankruptcy, but it's worth it.
Silly Ways To Remember London Tram Stops

Silly Ways To Remember London Tram Stops

"East Croydon: The East Finchley of Croydon."
Why Amy Johnson's Plane Belongs At Croydon Airport

Why Amy Johnson's Plane Belongs At Croydon Airport

Not the Science Museum, not Hull.
London In 10 Silent Films

London In 10 Silent Films

Including an early Hitchcock
Striking Pictures Show Off Croydon

Striking Pictures Show Off Croydon

Croydon in cartoon form.
A Trip To The Dinosaur Mini Golf

A Trip To The Dinosaur Mini Golf

Teeing off in style.
Where To Eat And Drink In… Croydon

Where To Eat And Drink In… Croydon

From breakfasts to bars and beyond.
London LOOP: 9. Hamsey Green To Banstead

London LOOP: 9. Hamsey Green To Banstead

Ever visited the White Cliffs of Croydon?
These guys are all professional Elvis Presleys

These guys are all professional Elvis Presleys

Viva south London! Meet the Elvis impersonators
Weekend Walk: Hayes To Shirley

Weekend Walk: Hayes To Shirley

Take a hike through the boroughs of Bromley and Croydon.
A Farewell Tour Of The Whitgift Centre

A Farewell Tour Of The Whitgift Centre

Landmark will be demolished next year.
Video: Where Can You Visit Four Boroughs In Less Than A Minute?

Video: Where Can You Visit Four Boroughs In Less Than A Minute?

London's equivalent to the USA's Four Corners.
Video: Secrets Of The Trams

Video: Secrets Of The Trams

Croydon, baby!
Time Travel London: Return Of The Crystal Palace

Time Travel London: Return Of The Crystal Palace

The giant glass building burned down in 1936. But now it's back.
Football: The Crystal Palace - Brighton & Hove Albion Rivalry Explained

Football: The Crystal Palace - Brighton & Hove Albion Rivalry Explained

Understanding one of football's most mystifying derby matches.
Croydon On Course For A New Westfield

Croydon On Course For A New Westfield

Mayor throws his weight behind a plan to redevelop Croydon's centre.
London Riots: How You Can Donate To The Victims

London Riots: How You Can Donate To The Victims

Kind-hearted Londoners are organising ways to donate to the victims of the riots - here's a round-up of how you can help.
Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Is This Man Trying To Undermine Sadiq Khan?

Rumours, opportunism and Croydon.
London Beer Festival Round-Up: October

London Beer Festival Round-Up: October

Our monthly look at the capital's beer festivals, including the last of ze Oktoberfest-themed events.
Scoring Cannabis In Croydon: A Cut-Out-And-Keep Guide

Scoring Cannabis In Croydon: A Cut-Out-And-Keep Guide

Cyclist Dies In Croydon, Another Seriously Injured In Kennington

Cyclist Dies In Croydon, Another Seriously Injured In Kennington

The third cyclist to die in a week.
Review: Croydon School Gives War Museums Run For Their Money

Review: Croydon School Gives War Museums Run For Their Money

One of the best exhibitions of the year.
In Praise Of Croydon

In Praise Of Croydon

Authors aim to pop your preconceptions.
Londonist Out Loud: Rebranding Croydon

Londonist Out Loud: Rebranding Croydon

You don't know Croydon.
Croydon's Rooftop Cinema Is Back

Croydon's Rooftop Cinema Is Back

But hurry - they're demolishing the car park!
The Best Museum Exhibitions Of 2015

The Best Museum Exhibitions Of 2015

What do you think of our top 10?
Visit The World's Oldest Air Traffic Control Tower At Croydon Festival

Visit The World's Oldest Air Traffic Control Tower At Croydon Festival

Or meet fairies and Sherlock Holmes.
Introducing The East London Line: Norwood Junction

Introducing The East London Line: Norwood Junction

Five Injured In Blast At Croydon Police Station

Five Injured In Blast At Croydon Police Station

Cause unknown at this point.
Alex Removed From Big Brother House; Watch Out Croydon

Alex Removed From Big Brother House; Watch Out Croydon

Mammoths And Mayday: Delve Into Croydon's Heritage

Mammoths And Mayday: Delve Into Croydon's Heritage

Croydon Heritage Festival is back.
London News Roundup: £5k Reward For Capture Of Croydon Cat Killer

London News Roundup: £5k Reward For Capture Of Croydon Cat Killer

Animal charity has had enough.
Over 48,000 London Households Are Homeless And Living In Temporary Accommodation

Over 48,000 London Households Are Homeless And Living In Temporary Accommodation

Homelessness still rising here in the capital.
Aliens Invade South London

Aliens Invade South London

Well, kind of.
The Next Stop Is...Stoats Nest Village

The Next Stop Is...Stoats Nest Village

Bus stops and mammals in Coulsdon, oh my.
London News Roundup: Croydon To Get 14-Storey-High Public Swimming Pool

London News Roundup: Croydon To Get 14-Storey-High Public Swimming Pool

Hopefully.
What's The Red Baron Got To Do With Croydon?

What's The Red Baron Got To Do With Croydon?

Quite a bit, explains new exhibition.
School Proposes Hermetically Sealing Children From Air Pollution

School Proposes Hermetically Sealing Children From Air Pollution

Why build a primary school on the A23?
What's Going On In Croydon Today?!

What's Going On In Croydon Today?!

London's Tallest Residential Tower To Be Built In Croydon?

London's Tallest Residential Tower To Be Built In Croydon?

Book Review: River Wandle Companion By Bob Steel

Book Review: River Wandle Companion By Bob Steel

A new guide to the south London river.
Introducing The East London Line: West Croydon

Introducing The East London Line: West Croydon

Last Chance To Question Boris Johnson, This Time In Croydon

Last Chance To Question Boris Johnson, This Time In Croydon

People's Question Time comes to Fairfield Halls.
Deal Of The Day: Moscow State Circus On Mitcham Common

Deal Of The Day: Moscow State Circus On Mitcham Common

Incredible feats from extraordinary performers.
More London Councils Vote-In Huge Spending Cuts

More London Councils Vote-In Huge Spending Cuts

Protest across London last night, as five more councils vote in cuts.
Free Tram Travel To Put Croydon Back In Business

Free Tram Travel To Put Croydon Back In Business

Help make it 'business as usual' this weekend
Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Council Cuts: Croydon And Lewisham Work Out Their Budgets

Croydon is cutting money from youth services but might save their libraries; Lewisham is so scared of protest they moved their council meetings to mornings.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

News. Because not everything grinds to a halt in the snow.
London Entrepreneurs: Neelofar Khan of Chilli Chutney

London Entrepreneurs: Neelofar Khan of Chilli Chutney

Crystal Palace Could Be Moving To... Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace Could Be Moving To... Crystal Palace

A new suitor has joined the increasingly complex story around the future of the Olympic stadium: Crystal Palace F.C.
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News for a frosty day.
Sweltering Weekend Round-Up

Sweltering Weekend Round-Up

Because not ALL of London has been sunbathing this weekend.
New Restaurant Review: Chai Corner in Croydon

New Restaurant Review: Chai Corner in Croydon

Crystal Palace FC Advertised In Financial Times

Crystal Palace FC Advertised In Financial Times

River Wandle To Be Unearthed In Croydon

River Wandle To Be Unearthed In Croydon

A buried section of the River Wandle will be reinstated in a Croydon Park, thanks to lottery money.
Croydon's Mystery Jet

Croydon's Mystery Jet

Kick-Ass Croydon

Kick-Ass Croydon

Listen Up: Polly Scattergood

Listen Up: Polly Scattergood

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

A rather crime-ridden, violent round-up today. Let's work harder for good news next week.
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London news for you.
School Approved On Site That Breaks Air Pollution Limits

School Approved On Site That Breaks Air Pollution Limits

Croydon greenlights school for Purley Way.
Soldier Soldier Not Welcome In Tiger Tiger

Soldier Soldier Not Welcome In Tiger Tiger

Preview: LeeFest 2011, 12-13 August

Preview: LeeFest 2011, 12-13 August

Music and general fun at Highams Hill Farm, near Croydon and Bromley.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Been catching the last of the sun? Here's what you missed.
Travel Better London: Words From A Poet

Travel Better London: Words From A Poet

Can you think of a rhyme for Croydon?
London Transport Museum Croydon Flickr Scavenger Hunt

London Transport Museum Croydon Flickr Scavenger Hunt

The Croydon leg of the Overground Uncovered photo scavenger hunt is being rerun by London Transport Museum on Saturday 5th February.
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Some news to peruse over afternoon tea.
Spitalfields and Croydon Pancake Races In Pictures

Spitalfields and Croydon Pancake Races In Pictures

Wills 'n' Kate aren't the only ones who can flip a pancake on the run.
Londonist Out Loud: Bees, Ronnie Corbett And The Archbishop Of Canterbury

Londonist Out Loud: Bees, Ronnie Corbett And The Archbishop Of Canterbury

We're back in Croydon.
Crystal Palace To Be Wound Up By Teatime?

Crystal Palace To Be Wound Up By Teatime?

Civilisation Dies A Little In Croydon

Civilisation Dies A Little In Croydon

Friday Photos: Windmills

Friday Photos: Windmills

London has more than you might think.
BBC Poll Sort-Of-Suggests That Riot Areas Still Feel Unsafe

BBC Poll Sort-Of-Suggests That Riot Areas Still Feel Unsafe

Poll perhaps misleading after boy named in manslaughter case.
London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

London Councils Break B&B Limit For Homeless Families

Wish you were at home for Christmas?
Weekend Round Up

Weekend Round Up

From nasty accidents to fluffy critters: Londonist's pick of the weekend's other news stories.
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News. From grave robbery to credit card fraud: it's a dodgy world we live in, eh?
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Friday's round-up. Offering both good and bad news for Croydon.
Boris Backs Croydon Regeneration

Boris Backs Croydon Regeneration

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The stories that we didn't have time to write about today, including word of a new embassy in London....
Staines Stained

Staines Stained

Dog Toilet Deters Tesco

Dog Toilet Deters Tesco

Croydon To Get Inventors Club

Croydon To Get Inventors Club

These Parakeets Are Serious, Don't Call Them Shirley

These Parakeets Are Serious, Don't Call Them Shirley

God On The Buses

God On The Buses

We Know You Love Croydon

We Know You Love Croydon

Controversy Dogs Croydon Modelling Prize

Controversy Dogs Croydon Modelling Prize

Touching True Stories And Historical Films In All-Day Croydon Film Fest

Touching True Stories And Historical Films In All-Day Croydon Film Fest

The third Croydon International Film Festival.
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Policemen Faced A "Relentless Mob"

Policemen Faced A "Relentless Mob"

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It’s Bloomin’ Autumn Already

It’s Bloomin’ Autumn Already

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The Sun Backs Sports Legacy Campaign: What's In It For London?

The Sun Backs Sports Legacy Campaign: What's In It For London?

The Sun has put its weight behind a major new sports participation campaign.
The Mummy Returns...With a Crowbar

The Mummy Returns...With a Crowbar

Of Inter-ist

Of Inter-ist

Gum Wars

Gum Wars

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Extra, Extra, Extra Chocolate Sauce Edition

Extra, Extra, Extra Chocolate Sauce Edition

Chair of Croydon Athletic Found Dead

Chair of Croydon Athletic Found Dead

Using A Petrol Bomb To Crack A Pistachio

Using A Petrol Bomb To Crack A Pistachio

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Good News in Croydon

Good News in Croydon

Preview: Strictly Saturday At Barbican Late

Preview: Strictly Saturday At Barbican Late

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

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Photo of the Day: fog

Photo of the Day: fog

Croydon Towers Put On Ice

Croydon Towers Put On Ice

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Mapped: London's Lost Lidos

Mapped: London's Lost Lidos

One's now a foreign embassy, another is a garden centre.
QPR Appoint Fifth Manager Of Season

QPR Appoint Fifth Manager Of Season

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May Madness in the Capital

May Madness in the Capital

Photo of the Day: Football in the Park

Photo of the Day: Football in the Park

PFI Deals Get Credit Crunched

PFI Deals Get Credit Crunched

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Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Seasons Greetings From Croydon

Seasons Greetings From Croydon

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Seven Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

Seven Killed In Croydon Tram Crash

50 people taken to hospital.
Croydon Is Losing Its Chicken Shops

Croydon Is Losing Its Chicken Shops

Are they becoming an endangered species?
Boxpark Heads South

Boxpark Heads South

Shipping containers set up south.
The First World War Remembered In Exhibitions

The First World War Remembered In Exhibitions

From Croydon to Greenwich.
Free Cinnamon Pretzels At Boxpark This Valentine's Day

Free Cinnamon Pretzels At Boxpark This Valentine's Day

Valentine's-themed eats.
The Clergyman Who Loves Beer So Much He Blesses It

The Clergyman Who Loves Beer So Much He Blesses It

Saintly south London sups.