Croydon Isn’t Bleak Enough for Black Mirror

The desolate, brutalist, and occasionally space-age buildings of Croydon aren't old and battered enough for popular thinkpiece sci-fi show Black Mirror, as the Netflix programme is bringing back some 1980s shop fronts to the town to make it look more rundown and unloved than usual. Read More >>

Croydon’s Getting a Skyscraper All of its Own

This weird tower here will soon be poking up into the clouds of Croydon, with the design of the One Lansdowne Road site now signed off by the mayor and the planners. Read More >>

Teenager Bravely Continued “Skanking” to Drum & Bass After Ripping Off Finger

A 16-year-old who ripped off a finger trying to pull an alarm off the ceiling during an illegal rave in Croydon's abandoned post office has revealed that it didn't stop him dancing, telling Vice: "I've only been here for an hour, I've paid £10 for this night, I've lost my little finger -- am I seriously going to go?" he said, adding: "Nah, I'm going to skank until I can't skank any more." [Vice] Read More >>