Croydon Area Guide

Croydon is a large town in south London, England, 9.4 miles (15.1 km) south of Charing Cross. The principal settlement in the London Borough of Croydon, it is one of the largest commercial districts outside Central London, with an extensive shopping district and night-time economy. The entire town had a population of 192,064 as of 2011, whilst the wider borough had a population of 384,837.

Croydon Rental Overview

Apartment Type Rental in Pound Sterling
studio £196
1BHK £269
2BHK £339
3BHK £331
4BHK £398

Public Transport in Croydon


Arriva London: ROUTE 50, 60, 64, 157, 166, 194, 198, 250, 264, 289, 410, 450, 468, 689, N250
Stagecoach London:
Abellio London:
ROUTE 109, 367, 407, 433, N68, N109
London General:
ROUTE 154, Express X68
Go Ahead London (Metrobus):
ROUTE 403, 455, Express X26
ROUTE 405:
Go-Ahead London (Metrobus)/Arriva London (School journeys).

  • RAIL SERVICES: London Overground – Southern
  • LONDON TRAMLINK: Line1, Line 2, Line 3, Line 4

Croydon Electoral wards

  • Addiscombe
  • Ashburton
  • Bensham Manor
  • Broad Green
  • Coulsdon East
  • Coulsdon West
  • Croham
  • Fairfield
  • Fieldway
  • Heathfield
  • Kenley
  • New Addington
  • Norbury
  • Purley
  • Sanderstead
  • Selhurst
  • Selsdon and Ballards
  • Shirley
  • South Norwood
  • Thornton Heath
  • Upper Norwood
  • Waddon
  • West Thornton
  • Woodside

Schools near Croydon

Coloma Convent Girls’ School Shirley High School St Andrew’s C of E School
Krishna Avanti Primary School​ Coombe Wood School The Minster Nursery & Infant School
Purley Oaks Primary School Broadmead Primary School Forestdale Primary School

Hospitals near Croydon

West Valley Hospital BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital Croydon GP VTS
Yeoman House Bethlem Royal Hospital Mind in Croydon

Beaches near Croydon

Beaches and Cream West Wittering Beach St. Leonards On Sea Beach
Pevensey Bay Beach

Park near Croydon

Wandle Park, Croydon South Croydon Recreation Ground Park Hill Recreation Ground
Queen’s Gardens, Croydon Lloyd Park Coombe Park
Addington Park Ashburton Park Spring Park, Croydon

Malls near Croydon

Centrale Shopping Centre Whitgift Centre Trinty House
Ikea Delivery Point Wip Yip Rita

Restaurants near Croydon

Tulsi Dining Ferry Lounge Restaurant Yumn Brasserie
Bagatti’s Italian Little Bay Croydon Thanh’s Bistro
Tre Fratelli Ponte Nuovo Indi-go Croydon

Hotels near Croydon

Jurys Inn Croydon Hilton London Croydon EasyHotel Croydon Town Centre
Hampton by Hilton London Croydon Croydon Park Hotel Travelodge Croydon Central

Nightlife / Clubs / Bars near Croydon

Dice Bar & Club The Norbury Night Club London The Tree House
The Granaries Slug & Lettuce Croydon The Spread Eagle, Croydon


Worship place in Croydon

The Kingdom Church – Bishop Climate Ministries Croydon Minster All Saints Church, Oxted
St Mary the Blessed Virgin Addington Croydon Mosque

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