The 30m refurbishment was part of the first phase of Croydon’s College Green development, which will see Fairfield Halls and the area next to
East Croydon station developed into a new centre for arts, education
New seating and modernised backstage and servicing areas will be built, with the rest of the 1962 building including the Ashcroft Theatre to be refurbished to create performance, arts and conference spaces.
A mezzanine-level restaurant, bar and seating areas will be added on the ground floor and a glazed extension will be built onto the College Green public space.
The project team also includes Rick Mather Architects, Gleeds and