07 09 '19

There were smiles all round this weekend as over 1,800 people celebrated the official opening of Croydon’s Legacy Youth Zone on Saturday 7th September.  The carnival-themed grand opening of offered everyone from across the Croydon community the opportunity to see what is on offer for young people inside the £6.5million facility.  Based on the successful…

15 02 '19

On Friday 15th February, funders and supporters of Croydon’s £6.5million Legacy Youth Zone were given an exclusive tour to see the progress on site, ahead of the official opening this summer.  Just months away from completion, funders and young people were delighted to see the incredible progress being made on site of the new Youth…

27 11 '18

Legacy Youth Zone was delighted to welcome a group of 10 young people from across Croydon as part of the Takeover Challenge. The group took over a number of operations from the Youth Zone’s offices at AMP House, close to East Croydon Station. One group, worked with Chief Executive Barnabas Shelbourne in meetings and delivering…

14 11 '18

It’s been a busy few weeks months down on site at Whitehorse Road. Those passing will have noticed Legacy Youth Zone rapidly progressing with the steel shell of the building erected and really coming to life. External cladding and roof coverings are now being added to the steel frame to form a watertight envelope and…

16 10 '18

Legacy Youth Zone is shooting up out of the ground. The steel frame of the building is now complete as Croydon’s young people move one step closer to setting foot inside this fantastic facility.Our contractors, Armfield Construction, are now at work installing walls, doors and staircases ahead of the cladding being fitted to the exterior of the building. The progress is…

27 09 '18

Legacy Youth Zone, Croydon’s soon-to-be-completed youth facility, hosted an event to welcome local rap star Michael Dapaah to its site on Wednesday 26thof September. The comedian behind fictional character Big Shaq, was born and raised in Croydon and spoke to local young people about his experiences growing up in the area. Dapaah, whose visit was…

05 09 '18

Young people from were proud to reveal their specially-designed hoardings at the site of Legacy Youth Zone. The hoardings displayed around the site showcase young people’s vision for the new £6.5million youth zone, set to open in 2019. Working in collaboration with award-winning design agency ZAK, members of the Youth Zone’s Young People’s Development Group were keen to highlight the amazing opportunities…

10 08 '18

Work on Croydon’s Legacy Youth Zone is rapidly progressing. The steel frame of the structure is set to be installed in the coming weeks following the imminent completion of the foundation and groundworks which have been installed over the last couple of months. The development will then continue with the floors, staircases and roofing being…

06 08 '18

Housing association L&Q is helping to build a brighter future for Croydon’s young people by becoming the latest Founder Patron of Legacy Youth Zone. With funding from L&Q, Legacy will open next year, giving young people between eight and 19 (and up to 25 with additional needs) somewhere safe and affordable to go with many inspiring activities on…

08 05 '18

Croydon’s young people have moved one step closer to walking through the doors of their state-of-the-art £6.5million OnSide Youth Zone, after building work began this week. A special ground-breaking ceremony at the Youth Zone site in Selhurst welcomed many of the project’s funders to witness the first sod being cut by a 10-foot spade. They…

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