Croydon Clocktower, CR9 1ET
Join us for a guided tour of Croydon Archives. Go behind the scenes and view our store, which are normally closed to the public, with an opportunity to hear about some of the highlights from the collection from an expert.
West Croydon, East Croydon
X26, 507, 157
Only half hour from London.
Visit behind the scenes at Croydon Archives and learn more about the incredible collection and stories we help to safeguard for future generations. Guided by the borough former Archivist this is an opportunity to ask questions and find out more about archive conservation.
We propose to open the Museum of Croydon stores for an intimate guided tour of our stored collections also featuring an overview of collection care. This activity will take approximately 1hr and can cater for a maximum of 8 people.
Charles Henman, 1896
Assembled in the format and spirit of a Saturday School, this session, supported by Theatrum Mundi, will take place in the Croydon Quaker's Adult School Hall and support participants to map out spaces of care & resistance across Croydon.
William Curtis Green, 1908
religious, concert/performance space, civic
Medieval style church rebuilt by Sir George Gilbert Scott after 1867 fire. Tower & south porch are 15C. Large nave with open timber-work roof leads to chancel dominated by superb stained glass window & rich alabaster reredos.
Mediaeval/Sir George Gilbert Scott, 1870
A walking tour with the Twentieth Century Society, exploring the modern architectural and design heritage of Croydon town centre. Croydon is London Borough of Culture 2023 and is home to some of the finest post-war buildings in Britain.
21 houses, in 3 terraces, built by Swiss architects Atelier 5 for Wates. Living areas on the upper floor are approached through a garden court. Bedrooms downstairs open to a lower garden. Pevsner wrote, 'a group with few equals in Britain'.
Atelier 5, 1969
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