As Croydon continues its transition into a pulsating creative hub, with its own identity but less than 20 minutes from the City, London Square Croydon will be at the heart of it all.
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Brilliantly connected, when choosing London Square Croydon, you will be amidst it all. Minutes from the high street and set between two key stations, you will have convenient access to all your needs whether it’s popping out for some milk or jetting on holiday from Gatwick Airport.
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London Square Croydon is brilliantly well-connected between two stations offering fast trains, London Overground, trams and buses with great access to the capital and beyond. The excellent links to central London and the South, combined with easy travel links to Gatwick Airport, create an amazing business hub with fast routes to local and international destinations.
Living at London Square Croydon puts you minutes from the town centre. Whether it’s your morning coffee, a run in the park or lunch with friends – it’s all right on your doorstep.
Croydon’s Restaurant Quarter offers something for all, filled with a variety of international cuisines, just a 14 minute walk away. Or for a more relaxed scene, try the buzzy atmosphere at Boxpark Croydon with its exciting mix of street food traders, bars and live events.
You have plenty of choice when it come to fitness facilities, Waddon Leisure Centre is a 10 minute walk away or for ultimate convenience there are three 24 hours gyms in the centre, all around 8 minutes’ walk away.
There is also David Lloyd Health Club in Purley with two pools, 17 tennis courts, a huge gym and spa. Plus South Croydon is just a 10 minute bike ride away with 114-acre Lloyd Park and golf courses, including the stunning Selsdon Estate Golf Club.
You’ll find everything from designer brands and high street favourites to independent stores, all within your neighbourhood.
Shopping giants Westfield have announced their intention to redevelop Whitgift Shopping Centre, replacing it with a retail destination, just a 3 minute walk away. Purley Way is home to a fantastic range of large homeware and furniture stores as well as fashion and beauty.
For shopping on a smaller scale, there’s Surrey Street market, London’s oldest street market with fresh produce, street food and arts and craft.
Croydon is in the top 10% of London town centres for green space
Wandle Park is just a mile from London Square Croydon, with its stretch of river, trim trail and pretty gardens. The historic Park Hill Park is a similar distance away with a walled garden, tennis and basketball courts and paths meandering through the grass and trees.
Just a 10 minute cycle away is leafy south Croydon with its residential streets, 114-acres Lloyd Park and Coombe Wood described as "Croydon’s floral paradise" with beautiful ornamental gardens and woods plus bistro Coach House Café, making it the perfect day out without needing to travel far.
The buzz begins right next door to London Square Croydon with Matthew’s Yard, an independent space with a coffee shop, café, bar and arts space. Part owned by the local community they have regular exhibitions, as well as live music, poetry, craft clubs, theatre and workshops. Start the day here before exploring the rest of Croydon’s cultural scene.
Well known music and cultural venues include The Front Room, The Oval Tavern and the iconic Fairfield Halls that has recently undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment. Crystal Palace FC Stadium is just a 10 minute drive away, famous for possessing one of the best atmospheres in the Premier League.
A simple wander around the town can just be just as fun, taking in all the cool street art, iconic clock tower or hunting down the blue plaques of famous people who have lived in Croydon including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – The creator of Sherlock Holmes!