Changing perceptions of Croydon

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Changing perceptions of Croydon

Seven years ago this summer, images of of rioters in the streets of Croydon and the House of Reeves furniture store burning to the ground dominated TV screens and newspaper front pages.

The borough's image took a battering, but its people have since come together to create a more positive image for the area.

Croydon photographer Rob Wilson Jr has been capturing images of how the area's diverse community has worked hard for a more harmonious future.

Visitors can see the exhibition, Who Keeps the Peace? at the Museum of Croydon until the end of July.

More of Rob's work can be found at Festivalofpeacecroydon.org.

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