Exclusive: Boxpark founder pledges to step in to save Croydon redevelopment

Roger Wade, Boxpark CEO

Boxpark founder Roger Wade has expressed interest in forming a consortium to save the redevelopment of Croydon after Westfield and Hammerson walked away from the town centre.

Speaking to Retail Week, Wade called the end of the Croydon Partnership’s plans to redevelop the Whitgift shopping centre in the town “a crying shame” and said he was in discussions with property funds and other stakeholders about the possibility of forming a consortium to take over the redevelopment.

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