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Croydon is a large town in South London, England located within the London Borough of Croydon to which it gives its name. It is situated 15.3 km south of Charing Cross. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 11 metropolitan centres in Greater London.
Croydon is located on a natural transport corridor between London and England's south coast, to the north of two gaps in the North Downs, one followed by the A23 Brighton Road through Purley and Merstham and the other followed by the A22 from Purley to the M25 Godstone interchange.
The town is expected to see changes under changed as part of Croydon Vision 2020, an urban planning initiative.
There are several arts venues. Foremost amongst these is the Fairfield Halls, opened in 1962, which consists of a large concert hall frequently used for BBC recordings, the Ashcroft Theatre and the Arnhem Gallery
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