Welcome to the Silicon Flyover
Croydon is home to 2,045 digital, data and technology businesses, employing 7,725 people. We are a fast-growing tech ecosystem, with 41% increase in digital businesses between 2013 and 2018.
Croydon is undergoing an exciting transformation with an ambitious regeneration programme investing £5.25 billion in the borough. Delivering impressive new commercial, retail and residential developments, the regeneration is set to create more than 23,000 new jobs and 10,760 new home starts over the next 5 years. A significant infrastructure programme and a Smart City programme are also being delivered to create a truly connected and efficient place for businesses; an exciting and vibrant place to work, live and enjoy.
Croydon’s tech community is made up an incredible variety of innovative businesses offering a huge breadth of services, skills and experience. Computer programming, consultancy, telecommunications, online publishing, data processing, hosting, video, sound and music recording are just some of the types of businesses in Croydon’s tech business community. Join our community to take part in networking opportunities, themed seminars and workshop, and most importantly to build the ecosystem through collaboration and partnership working
Croydon has consistently been one of the UK’s most in-demand locations due to its excellent transport links and offers excellent value for money to businesses, 1/5 of the cost of central London. Croydon is London’s largest business hub outside the West End, the City, and Canary Wharf.
Croydon also offers a range of business accommodation formats and options from flexible, shared workspaces to tech co-working to traditional office and high quality Grade A space currently available and in development, there are options on offer to suit the needs of your business.