The modernisation of the Fairfield Halls with its concert hall, theatre and arts centre, and Croydon College, green space and car park, to provide the opportunity for new homes, jobs and leisure amenities, and to become Croydens new cultural and educational quarter.
Delivery Body: London Borough of Croydon
Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £14.23m
Match Funding Contribution: £103.34m
Project Status: Delivering
Summary of Project
As one of the most in demand areas for office space, Croydon is integral to overall economic growth. Redevelopments and improvements to infrastructure are planned in relation to the Whitgift Centre, Ruskin Square and Fairfield Halls in the Cultural Quarter. All improvements will contribute to Croydon’s general appeal and success.
The Local Growth Funds will contribute to construction and consultancy of infrastructure and enabling, the creation of new underground gallery space with a new high quality public realm enabling step free access from East Croydon station.
- 1,300 jobs
- 218 homes
- 16,000sqm refurbished commercial floor space
- 20,000 new training / learning floor space
- 52,977sqm constructed floor space