Croydon town centre has a number of pedestrian subways, a legacy of the radical redevelopment of Croydon in the 1960s that focused on vehicle travel. New crossings are now replacing these unfriendly spaces, making them redundant.
A competition is being held to suggest new ways to put them to better use. One of the subways leads to One Croydon from Altyre Road. Ideas for this include a bar and an art gallery.
An exhibition showcasing the shortlisted ideas will go up on the hoardings outside Fairfield Halls and there is a display in the foyer of Croydon Clocktower. View all submissions. The ideas will be reviewed to see if they are viable. Croydon Council will then work with the winning and/or shortlisted individuals or groups to see if they can bring these ideas to life.