The first HM Revenue and Customs’ centre in Croydon is officially open,

HMRC's executive chair Edward Troup opened the building at at 1 Ruskin Square on Monday.

Mr Troup said: “I’m incredibly proud to be opening our first regional centre.

"It is an exciting and important milestone on a journey to transform the way HMRC operates and interacts with their customers.

“This building is a great place to work. It brings teams together so they have the opportunity to work differently and more effectively, making HMRC a tax authority fit for the future.”

Councillor Mark Watson was delighted to see the building finally open.

"Croydon is rapidly evolving and more and more big companies are moving to the borough reaffirming its reputation as the place to live, work and play,” he said.