capability-image2Outstanding national and international transport connections enable Croydon to draw on a wide catchment of highly skilled talent from across London, the South East and beyond.

Of the local working age population, 40% possess a degree qualification or higher.

Over 80% of the population are economically active, which is greater than the averages for London and the UK, and the local education standards are also higher.

Croydon’s excellent transport links considerably widens the highly skilled talent pool to include nearly 3 million people who hold a degree qualification or higher in the wider London area.


Croydon Works was set-up to assist businesses in and around the Croydon area who are looking to find skilled and experienced candidates. It is a free-to-use professional recruitment service. For more information on how Croydon Works can help resource your business with high quality staff please visit