About Croydon

About Croydon

Located in the London Borough of Croydon, which was formed in 1965. For those interested in history, the origin of the name if from Saxon times and it means “valley of the crocuses”. The area has always been considered to be a leader in the financial sectors, and it is known for being a well balanced area with great living and working opportunities, which are mixed with a busy town centre and many green areas.

About Croydon - public transportation

Moving to Croydon

Being a great alternative arts scene, living in Croydon has become a great opportunity for those who like to lead a cultural life but want to avoid the higher prices. With several art venues and a lively music scene. The area is a great place to rent a place in, and if your’e on a tight budget, then to find a room in friendly flatshare with like minded people looking to enjoy the many activities in the area.


If you are a commuter working in the central areas, rest assured, because Croydon is just over 9 miles away from Charing Cross. You can see more details information about public services and jobs in the Welcom to Croydon.