He petitioned for and received permission from queen elizabeth i to establish a hospital and school in croydon for the poor needy and impotent people from the parishes of croydon and lambeth. The spread eagle works closely with its sister venue the old joint stock theatre in birmingham. The surrey street pumping station is grade ii listed it was built in four phases. It opened in 1809 and had 28 locks. To the west inside the london borough of sutton lies beddington. The building is currently in use as a music shop fast trains to central london have journey times of 13 minutes to london bridge and 15 minutes to london victoria from east croydon station the largest and busiest station in croydon and the tenth busiest in greater london exclusive dating agencies in surrey.
The church and the archbishops manor house occupied the area still known as old town. Dating from the late 17th or early 18th centuries and probably built as a merchant s house it has a distinctive h plan form over its four floors including basement and attic storey exclusive dating agencies in surrey. To the west are industrial areas going inside the london borough of sutton. The japanese saturday school of london a weekend japanese programme uses croydon high school as its croydon campus kuroidon k sha . In addition to the suffraganbishop of croydon the vicar of croydon is an important preferment. The croydon corporation act was passed in 1956.
It had a strong competitor in the surrey iron railway and was never a financial success. By the 1950s with its continuing growth the town was becoming congested and the council decided on another major redevelopment scheme. The surrey iron railway from croydon to wandsworth opened in 1803 and was the world s first public railway.The site of the old whitgift grammar school is now the whitgift shopping centre whose freehold is owned by the whitgift foundation. Dating back to the 16th century this grade ii listed building still retains all its original tudor features. In 1831 one of england s most prominent architects decimus burton designed a spa and pleasure gardens below beulah hill and off what is now spa hill in a bowl of land on the south facing side of the hill around a spring of chalybeate water.
Croydon from top to bottom the old town hall and clocktower with the spreadeagle in the foreground katharine street the grants building high street croydon population 173 314 addiscombe broad green fairfield waddon croham selhurst ashburton woodside sanderstead shirley and selsdon and ballards wards croydon is a large town in south london england 9.