"Now I know where my little corner
of Boxpark is, I would
still rather a pint and sandwich from the Warehouse
Theatre’s bar though. I remain in mourning for its loss". Rob Preston in 'Croydon Citizen'
lied about the Warehouse –
closed it down
and nothing more was ever done to help it find
a new and better home". The
Croydon Citizen - Liz Sheppard Jones 22/11/17: Recreation: We need to maintain and restore the range
of local amenities for which
Croydon is justly renowned– the closure of the Fairfield Halls and the Ashcroft Theatre
has pulled a pall over a great entertainment venue.
(The hoardings surrounding the re-building works bear the
name ‘the Cultural Quarter’.
This is an ironical misnomer
a more honest and accurate name would be ‘the Cultural
Vacuum’.) The town centre remains in a state of suspended
When will the Warehouse Theatre find its rightful
Pop-up performances at the Spread Eagle and
provide an engaging but inadequate
stop-gap in a town which has had
an illustrious history
and variety of theatres. Barnaby Jones' article in the Croydon Citizen