Croydon is made up of neighbourhoods and communities and while there are many options for eating, and shopping throughout Croydon — Central Croydon, South Croydon, and Northend are the largest areas of business — Croydon derives its personality from hundreds of small communities whose cultures make them feel like towns of their own. Explore below to learn more, and then go see them for yourself.
Central Croydon and NorthendIs the place most people come to when visiting Croydon, it has one of London busiest non-terminal through stations East Croydon, with 22 million trips through its gates in 2014-2015. A short walk and your into the main centre of Croydon with tall buildings and endless shops. It is home of two large shopping centres, Whitgift and Centrale which are soon to be turned into the largest Shopping complex in London by Westfield. It also has plenty of pubs, bars and resturants to visit and also has gyms, cinema and theatre (currently being redeveloped).