High Street – The main street Addington Road has changed other the years, the street is currently famous for local shopping, takeaways, restaurants, banks and hair salons. There are a few charity shops to entertain bargain hunters, few pubs to meet local alcohol and social life needs. Large Sainsbury’s supermarket is built above the Community Centre and Library. Famous Selsdon Clock was installed on the former public lavatory place on Selsdon Triangle in front of main entrance to Sainsbury’s.
John Ruskin College is historically known as John Ruskin Boy’s Central School, which opened in the 1920s. Currently, it is a Sixth Form College teaching a variety of skills from Business Services to Technologies, Healthcare and Sports. College is accessible by local buses and trams from Croydon, newly refurbished facilities include the gym, art studio, library, sports hall and many other rooms to meet the educational needs. Well managed landscaped areas and lawns surround buildings. John Ruskin is an essential place for future generations of hard working and educated people.