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St George's Walk
St George's Walk is a covered shopping parade in the centre of Croydonmarker, Londonmarker that houses many independent stores. It was completed in 1964 by Ronald Ward and Partners, the designers of St George's Housemarker and Millbank Towermarker, but unlike similar precincts such as The Mallmarker in Bromleymarker it has not been modernised or re-developed. It runs parallel to the Croydon Clocktowermarker arts facility runs between the Croydon Grant's entertainment venue and Wellesley Road. Nestlé's UK headquarters, St George's House, forms part of the complex at the Wellesley Road end.

This shopping area is substantially less busy than its competitors in Croydon, Centralemarker, the Whitgift Centremarker and Surrey Street Marketmarker. This is partly because the parade doesn't house any well-known chains other than a branch of discount clothing retailer Madhouse.

There was a plan to tear down St George's Walk by 2011 and replace it with the new Park Placemarker shopping centre which would span from North End to Queen's Gardensmarker. There had been little local opposition, but the owners of the shops facing eviction weren't offered places in the new shopping centre proposed by Minerva plc. Croydon Council terminated the scheme in May 2009 due to planning permission having lapsed on the venture and concerns over funding, and a new redevelopment scheme to attract retailer John Lewis to the town was being investigated.

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