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The Croydon Tramlink began operation in May see Orinet section. Two are boys' schools though Trinity School has a co-educational sixth form: Submitted by Emlyn. A calendar titled "Rare Roundabouts of Croydon", with a picture of a different Croydon roundabout each month, has enjoyed some success.
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The principal settlement in the London Borough of Croydonit is one of the largest commercial districts outside Central London, with an extensive shopping district and night-time economy.
Historically part of the hundred of Wallington in the county of Surreyat the time of the Norman conquest of England Croydon had a church, a mill, and around inhabitants, as recorded in the Domesday Book Suoth The Surrey Iron Railway from Croydon to Wandsworth opened in and was the world's first public railway.
Seax nineteenth century railway building facilitated Croydon's growth as a commuter town for London. By the early 20th century, Croydon was an important industrial area, known for car manufacture, metal working and Croydon Airport. In the mid 20th century these sectors were replaced by retailing and the service economybrought about by massive redevelopment which saw the rise of office blocks and the Whitgift Centrethe largest shopping centre in Greater London until Croydom was amalgamated into Greater London in Saes lies on a transport corridor between central London and the south coast of England, to the north of two high gaps in the North Downsone taken by the A23 Brighton Road and the main railway line through Purley and Merstham and the other by the A22 from Purley to the M25 Godstone interchange.
Road traffic is diverted away from a largely pedestrianised town centre, mostly consisting of North End. East Croydon is a major hub of the national railway transport system, with Free birds Rochdale fast services to central London, Brighton and the Crodon coast.
The town is unique in Greater London for its Tramlink light rail transport. As the vast majority of place names in the area are of Anglo-Saxon origin, the theory accepted by most philologists is that the name Croydon derives originally from the Anglo-Saxon crohmeaning " crocus Paisley casino prostitutes, and denu" valley ", indicating that, like Saffron Walden in Essex, it was a centre for the cultivation of saffron.
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According to John Corbet Anderson: Crog was, and still is, the Norse or Danish word for crooked, which is expressed in Anglo-Saxon by crumba totally different word.
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The placename Croydon is recorded as early as and is listed in the Domesday Book. The area is largely covered by the South Croydon ward of Croydon Council, which elected 3 Conservatives in the last local elections in May United Kingdom South Croydon of the orient seas of the area are also in Fairfield wardwhich elected 3 Labour Councillors in May The area could be considered [ who? Thereafter the old parish boundary roughly follows the railway south. Green space is provided to the west by the enormous Purley Way Playing Fields, and the hidden green space with gardens that is Haling Grove sandwiched between Pampisford Road and the A It has the following schools: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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