Serving the needs and interests of our business community has been at the heart of everything that we have done over the past five years in order to create a safe, welcoming and appealing environment that enriches and enlivens Croydon town centre and helps it to grow.

Here are just some of the highlights from the past five years of how we have delivered for our business community. 

2017– 2022


40,000 extra hours of dedicated town centre policing

5,100 extra hours of patrolling by our new Ranger teams since October 2020

£84,000 raised to provide direct support to Croydon’s homeless

9,500 hours of additional dedicated deep cleaning, graffiti and gum removal

187,000 square metres of our key thoroughfares deep-cleaned

14,500 items of street furniture cleaned, graffiti and fly posters removed

24,300 plants introduced providing year-round colour

6,000 hours of festive lights across 10+ of our main streets

3,000 hours of diverse events and activities delivered, energising the town

380 event days delivered brimming with energy, vibrancy and talent

16,500 spectators at our big screen Wimbledon LIVE

100+ new pieces of colourful artwork transforming pockets of neglected space

394,000 visitors to our two websites supported by 17,000 social media followers

220,000 of those living, working and visiting greeted by our Street Ambassadors

26,000 extra hours of information, advice and guidance provided by our Ambassadors

54m steps walked by our Ambassadors patrolling our town over the past five years

400,000 communications issued across 200+ campaigns to keep businesses up-dated

£1.9m in grant funding secured for our businesses as a result of our ‘Raise the Bar’campaign

20,000 business engagement visits to support businesses and keep them up-dated

1,000s of hours championing your needs and interests at local, regional and national level