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  Croydon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Croydon is a major suburban town and commercial centre situated 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Charing Cross and the principal town in the London Borough of Croydon.
In 1965 the County Borough of Croydon was abolished and its former area was transferred to Greater London and combined with that of the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District to form the present-day London Borough of Croydon.
Croydon Clocktower, built by the London Borough of Croydon in the mid-1990s, houses a state-of-the-art library, the David Lean cinema, a performance venue in the old reference library and the town museum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Croydon   (2189 words)

 London Borough of Croydon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Croydon was fomed in 1965 from Coulsdon and Purley Urban District and the County Borough of Croydon.
The London Borough of Croydon is twinned with Arnhem in the Netherlands.
The Mayor of Croydon for 2005-2006 is Councillor Maggie Mansell.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Croydon   (1434 words)

 CROYDON - LoveToKnow Article on CROYDON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The manor of Croydon was presented by William the Conqueror to Archbishop Lanfranc, who is believed to have founded the archiepiscopal palace there, which was the occasional residence of his successors till about 1750, and of which the chapel and hall remain.
Croydon is a suifragan bishopric in the diocese 9f Canterbury.
Croydon was formed into a municipal borough in 1883, a parliamentary borough, returning one member, in 1885, and a county borough in 1888.
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 London Borough of Croydon: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Croydon gateway is the name given to a project to redevelop a block of land between east croydon railway station and the existing town centre of croydon in...
The bishop of croydon is a suffragan bishop in the anglican diocese of southwark....
Croydon airport is in south london on the borders of the london boroughs of croydon and london borough of suttonsutton....
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 Croydon - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
One theory is that the name of Croydon derives originally from the Anglo-Saxon croeas deanas, meaning "the valley of the crocuses", indicating that, like Saffron Walden in Essex, it was a centre for the collection of saffron Brewer's Britain and Ireland, compiled by John Ayto and Ian Crofton, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2005, ISBN 0-304-35385-X.
The arrival of the railways and other communications advances in the 19th century led to a 23-fold increase in Croydon's population between 1801 and 1901.This rapid expansion of the town led to considerable health problems, especially in the damp and overcrowded working class district of the Old Town.
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 Croydon - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Croydon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The manor of Croydon was given by William (I) the Conqueror to Archbishop Lanfranc of Canterbury, and he and subsequent archbishops had their palace here until 1758.
Croydon parish church was rebuilt in 1867 by George Gilbert Scott on the original 15th-century plan; six archbishops are buried here.
Croydon suffered severe bomb damage during World War II, and was subsequently redeveloped with many new houses, a large town centre, and a greatly extended shopping area.
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 Croydon, Victoria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Croydon was first known as White Flats, and the centre of settlement was Brushy Creek which had churches and a hotel.
Croydon was characterised as a rapidly rising outer suburb, with residential development amidst a fruit-growing district.
Croydon city was united with Ringwood city and parts of Lillydale and Doncaster-Templestowe to form Maroondah city on 15 December, 1994.
www.arts.monash.edu.au /ncas/multimedia/gazetteer/list/croydon.html   (713 words)

 Croydon Historic Precinct - Croydon, North Queensland, Australia
During its heyday, Croydon was the fourth largest town in the colony of Queensland.
Croydon is renowned for the flocks of pink and grey galahs that live in and around the town area.
Croydon lies 148 km west of Georgetown and 152 km south east of Normanton on the Savannah Way, the sealed highway from Cairns to Normanton.
www.croydonshire.com.au   (635 words)

 Croydon, New Hampshire
The number of residents in Croydon grew from 349 in 1950 to 661 residents in 2000.
The 2004 Census estimate for Croydon was 712 residents, which ranked 205th among New Hampshire's incorporated cities and towns.
Croydon contains 36.8 square miles of land area and 0.7 square miles of inland water area.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/croydon.html   (318 words)

Croydon is small; with a population of around 672 citizens.
Croydon is also the home of the Blue Mountain Forest Assn. (Corbin Park) A private hunting preserve comprised of 10,000 of Croydon's 25,000 acres.
Also available is a booklet of all of Croydon's military veterans in each cemetery and their location for the purpose of placing flags on Memorial Day.
www.usgennet.org /usa/nh/county/sullivan/croydon.htm   (739 words)

 The Bells of Croydon Parish Church
St John the Baptist is the Parish Church of Croydon, in the Diocese of Southwark.
The new ring of 12 was dedicated by The Right Rev Lord Bishop of Croydon on 12th December 1936 and the first peal on the new 12 was rung for the Coronation of King George VI in 1937.
Croydon is well served by public transport with buses at West Croydon Bus Station and two railway stations (East Croydon and West Croydon).
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 Croydon Passage @ Encyclopedia.LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Encyclopedia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the 16th century the manor house had become a substantial palace used as the main summer home of the archbishops, visited by monarchs and other dignitaries.
A new church was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, one of the greatest architects of the Victorian age, and opened in 1870.
It was decided it would have to close, and the last scheduled flight departed on 30 September 1959.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Croydon   (1632 words)

 croydon laser eye surgery: laser eye clinic croydon, england, uk - Optimax
Your consultation and treatment is carried out by the same highly experienced eye doctor to ensure continuity and maintain the highest possible standards of care before, during and after your treatment.
The Optimax Croydon clinic is located in Croydon city centre, on the corner of the High Streeet and Croydon flyerover (A232).
The Optimax Croydon clinic is a short taxi ride or a 10 minute walk from East Croydon station and a 15 minute walk from West Croydon station.
www.optimax.co.uk /default.aspx?page=6892   (359 words)

 Croydon Guardian
Croydon South MP Richard Ottaway wants the way gardens are classified by planning law changed.
Esporta Croydon ladies are the only team to have won all five matches so far in the south-east division of the 2006 Kia National Club League.
Croydon's Bradley Ellis drove a superb race at Donington Park on Sunday to help secure third place for Team RPM in round three of the GTC class of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship.
www.croydonguardian.co.uk   (275 words)

 Croydon Borough Police | Home Page
Croydon is a uniquely diverse Borough with a population of over 333,000 people and has the largest youth population in London with over 170 schools in the Borough.
Croydon has one of the largest night time economies outside of the West End of London and one of the largest retail shopping centres in London with this brings its unique challenges to the police.
It is essential that we continuously build on our understanding of the different needs of the people who live in, work in and visit our town and respond flexibly to meet these needs.
www.met.police.uk /croydon   (438 words)

The three Cornish choughs or "beckits", in the first quarter, from the arms of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, are a reminder of Croydon's long association, through the Manor of Croydon, with the Archbishops of Canterbury.
The embattled fess, in the fourth quarter, is a heraldic representation of a town wall which is appropriate to the arms of a municipality.
This stands for the Croydon Bourne, and the gold-bound tufts of rye-grass are said to allude to the rye-grass of the irrigation meadows of Beddington Farm.
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 Walkabout - Croydon
The railway was built to transport gold and people from Croydon to the port at Normanton.
The area had been settled in the early 1880s by pastoralists and it was W. Brown, the manager of Croydon Downs Station, who, in November 1885, discovered gold.
Mining continued on a small scale until about 1923 and then there was nothing until the early 1980s when a processing plant was established at Tabletop at a cost of about $14 million.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/QLDCroydon.shtml   (512 words)

 Croydon College: History 1
However Croydon College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the programme details including content, dates, times, venues, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.
In response, Croydon founded the Pitlake Technical Institute (which would later become Croydon Polytechnic), which had an initial intake of 162 students.
In fact, the Croydon College story goes back further than 1888, as 20 years earlier in 1868, the School (later the College) of Art had been founded above the Public Halls in George Street.
www.croydon.ac.uk /03g1.html   (238 words)

 Croydon Chess Club
Croydon Chess offers its members an outstanding chess-playing environment that is second to none.
Croydon Christian Church - generous support through their community initiatives program provides our venue.
Encouraging the enjoyment of chess amongst residents of Croydon and surrounding suburbs.
www.croydonchess.com   (308 words)

 Croydon Cars New & Used Motorbikes Motorcycles Scooters Vans
Dees of Wimbledon and Dees of Croydon, form one of the largest Ford dealerships in the country.
Doves have been serving the Croydon communities motoring needs since 1925, the policy of the company is to provide levels of customer service that exceeds their expectations.
The Mercedes-Benz Croydon Sales Team are geared to assist you with any of your motoring requirements, whether it be the funding on a new Mercedes, or locating a specific used vehicle.
members.fortunecity.co.uk /croydoncars4sale   (410 words)

 UK Independence Party UKIP Croydon Branch UKIP
Croydon branch represents the London Borough of Croydon municipality comprising 24 wards within three parliamentary constituencies and has campaigned in all Local and National elections since 1997, gaining new voters and supporters each time.
People are realising that the country is being managed by a Westminster village that doesn't act upon the people's wishes any longer.
Cut Council Tax by ending payment of the Olympics precept that will drain Croydon for years to come, pending complete withdrawal from the London Assembly precept altogether which costs plenty and delivers little to Croydoners.
www.ukipcroydon.co.uk   (518 words)

 Technorati Tag: croydon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 NASUWT Croydon
Local Association takes you to meeting dates, rules, minutes of the last AGM, last year's annual report and details on the local committee.
Croydon info has information particularly relevant to Croydon.
For example there are copies of the LEA's letter on OOSLAs, their advice on the upper pay spine, the results of the six-term year consultation, a list of Croydon schools and local links.
www.croydon.nasuwt.org.uk   (276 words)

 CROYDON - Online Information article about CROYDON
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 Croydon College Programme Search
Last term, Croydon College was awarded Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) status for the second time.
Former Croydon College Access to Nursing student, Rose McGuire, has recently won the prize for Outstanding All-round Performance which was awarded by the South West London Strategic Health Authority.
Rose who works as a Staff Nurse at Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust Hospital was put forward for the prize by Kingston University, where she has just completed the Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing S...
intranet.croydon.ac.uk /all/webnews.cgi?n=23020w&r=11   (245 words)

 Foundation Chapter of the BNI, Croydon, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Business Network International (BNI) Croydon is a group of local businesses that help each other to generate new business.
BNI Croydon is proud to be one of the largest, most successful and longest-running in the UK.
Every Wednesday morning all the members meet before the working day for a relaxed breakfast (full English is on offer but cereal and toast is also available) and to conduct a structured meeting.
www.bni-croydon.co.uk   (357 words)

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