Croydon is one of the largest commercial districts outside of Central London, bearing one of the largest shopping districts within Greater London and has become a large suburban centre in its own right.
The town has become the second-largest place to shop in the south east, after central London, offering a wide range of shops, department stores and catering establishments, including some upmarket chains not generally seen outside the West End and City. Apart from its very large central shopping district, Croydon has a number of smaller shopping areas, especially towards the southern end of the town, where restaurants are located.
With the transport links on offer in the Croydon area, you can see why so many people choose to live in the area and commute into London.
Fast trains to central London have journey times of 13 minutes to London Bridge and 15 minutes to London Victoria from East Croydon station. Services from East Croydon run both north and south on the Brighton Main Line railway. To the south, trains run to the counties of Sussex, Surrey and Kent with services including through-train to Hastings, Southampton, Brighton, Portsmouth and Gatwick Airport. To the north, through-trains run to Central London stations including Victoria, London Bridge as well as Thameslink services to St Pancras International, Bedford, St Albans and Luton.
West Croydon station is used by routes to the north and west. The East London Line operated by London Overground connects to Surrey Quays, Shoreditch, Dalston and Highbury & Islington. There are also several local rail stations in the borough.
Croydon has a wealth of schools in the area, whether you are looking for private or state schools.
If you are looking for a private school, please follow this link for a list of the local schools www.schoolsnet.com/uk-schools/best-independent-private-secondary-school/top-croydon-schools or for a list of local state schools, this link may help you when choosing the right school for your children www.croydon.gov.uk/education/schools-new.
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