Hairdressers, mobile phone shops, and African groceries on London Road and North End

22 Jan 2015


Two new businesses have opened in the Gary Court retail units (on London Road near the junction with Sumner Road) — Option Mobiles at number 187, selling gift items and mobile phone accessories, and Nana’s Hair & Beauty Salon at number 189a.

Another opening on London Road is Kaakyire African Market at number 61.

A new hairdresser called Croydon Hairdresser has opened at 151a North End. This is yet another piece of the old Arkwrights Wheel/Railway Bell pub that’s been divided off into a separate business.


The Croydon Emporium at 86–88 Church Street has come to the end of its six-month run, and hence vacated the building.

eCosway in the Whitgift Centre (Unit 142, lower level) has closed.

Other news

Portre at 30 North End has reopened after a period of closure.

Love London Fashion at 135a North End is now Latest, and Leather Factory at 104 North End is now Fashion Gems.