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Why Croydon

Why Croydon

Croydon is well on its way to becoming London’s biggest growth centre thanks to a £5.25bn investment programme.

The borough offers a unique mix to businesses and residents alike, with its ideal location just 15 minutes on train from central London or Gatwick Airport and surrounded by the green Surrey countryside.

Croydon is proving a viable option to investors from around the world and when you look at the facts, it’s easy to see why:

  • The UK‘s best-connected business hub – 15 minutes to central London or Gatwick
  • Grade A office space at one third of the cost of central London
  • GLA designated opportunity area, with 29,490 new homes planned over the next 10 years
  • Construction on the £1.4bn Westfield/Hammerson retail scheme due to start in 2019
  • 1.1m economically active individuals within 30 minutes commute
  • Skilled work force, exceptional schools and a new university campus

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