CHICKEN shops, bookies, loan sharks and off-licences selling cheap booze - all blots on the Croydon landscape? The Advertiser has reported residents' concerns about how each of these establishments are threatening to take over our parades and town centres. Our latest front page story today reveals the new Paddy Power, in London Road, will become Croydon's 66th bookmakers. And whose place is it taking? A fried chicken shop, of course. So, of these 'evils' - in the eyes of many - which does the most damage to Croydon's reputation? Is it fried chicken, the street corner bookies, the 'instant' loan shops or the offies? Have your say by commenting below and voting on our poll. Your responses will form part of a story for Friday's paper, looking at the rise and rise of these types of shops, especially along the London Road.
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