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SYDENHAM (/ˈsɪdnəm/ ) is a district within the south east London Boroughs of Lewisham
Lewisham
, Bromley
Bromley
and Southwark
Southwark
. Prior to the creation of the County of London in 1889, Sydenham
Sydenham
was located in Kent
Kent
, bordering Surrey
Surrey
. Historically, the area was very affluent, with the Crystal Palace being relocated to Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
in 1854. Today Sydenham
Sydenham
is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 (2011 census) and borders Forest Hill , Dulwich , Crystal Palace , Penge , Beckenham , Catford and Bellingham .

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 2 Local area

* 2.1 Commercial area * 2.2 Community * 2.3 Conservation areas * 2.4 Recreation * 2.5 Sydenham
Sydenham
Arts * 2.6 Notable buildings and structures

* 3 Education

* 4 Population

* 4.1 Famous residents

* 5 Transport

* 5.1 Railway stations * 5.2 Buses * 5.3 Roads

* 6 Geography

* 6.1 Climate * 6.2 Location

* 7 Trivia * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links

HISTORY

A map showing the Sydenham
Sydenham
ward of Lewisham
Lewisham
Metropolitan Borough as it appeared in 1916.

Originally known as SHIPPENHAM, Sydenham
Sydenham
began as a small settlement, a few cottages among the woods, whose inhabitants grazed their animals and collected wood. In the 1640s, springs of water in what is now Wells Park were discovered to have medicinal properties, attracting crowds of people to the area. Sydenham
Sydenham
grew rapidly in the 19th century after the introduction of the Croydon Canal
Croydon Canal
in 1809 which linked the Grand Surrey
Surrey
Canal to Croydon
Croydon
and a reservoir was constructed in Sydenham. However, the canal was never successful and closed in 1836 resulting in it being the first canal to be abandoned by an Act of Parliament. The London
London
a retail park now occupies most of the site. The Crystal Palace

In 1851 the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park was housed in an immense glass building, called the Crystal Palace . In 1854 the building was bought by a private company, dismantled and re-erected in Sydenham Park (now called Crystal Palace Park ). Exhibitions, concerts, conferences and sporting events were held at the Crystal Palace (until it burned down in 1936), and Sydenham
Sydenham
became a fashionable area; many new houses were built. In 1872, the Children's Hospital, Sydenham opened. It closed in 1991, its services being now part of the University Hospital Lewisham .

In 1860, the Walter Cobb department store at Lawrie Place, Kirkdale (now known as Cobbs Corner) opened, lasting until the 1980s. In 1884, Upper Sydenham railway station opened on the Crystal Palace and South London
London
Junction Railway linking Crystal Palace to London
London
Victoria via Peckham Rye. The station and the line were poorly used despite new houses being built in the area, as passengers preferred to use other stations near-by Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
(opening in 1863), Crystal Palace (Lower Level) and Sydenham
Sydenham
which were on more direct routes. The ill fate of the Crystal Palace in 1936 saw patronage reduced and the route finally closed in 1954.

Sydenham
Sydenham
was attacked by enemies during the Second World War . The gas works were a target, but were never damaged. The railway which ran through Upper Sydenham
Sydenham
station was damaged, and some homes in the area were destroyed.

LOCAL AREA

Sydenham
Sydenham
is divided into several localities: Apartment building on Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill

SYDENHAM HILL in the Boroughs of Lewisham
Lewisham
and Southwark
Southwark
runs alongside Dulwich and Sydenham
Sydenham
Woods on one of the highest points of Greater London
Greater London
being 112 metres above sea level. From here, the City of London
London
skyline is visible. Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
has an abandoned railway tunnel from the Crystal Palace and South London Junction Railway located within the Woods. Another railway tunnel (one of the longest in Britain being 1,958 metres) goes beneath on the Chatham Main Line with Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
station at the London
London
end serving both Sydenham Hill and the College area of Dulwich.

UPPER SYDENHAM is also located on Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
and is a part of the Parish of St Bartholomew . It is diverse both racially and in terms of income; the central section of Kirkdale was Sydenham's original High Street. Renamed "Kirkdale" in 1936, the area now has a small range of shops including Costcutter , Tesco Express , local pubs and off-licences. Sydenham School is located on Dartmouth Road with Forest Hill Library and Forest Hill Pools alongside Thorpewood Avenue. Green Flag awarded Sydenham Wells Park , the location of the once famous Springs is one of the largest parks within the postcode. Upper Sydenham
Sydenham
is also the location of the Sydenham
Sydenham
Park allotments, the Sydenham
Sydenham
electricity sub station which had a major fire in 2008 and the Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
estate.

LOWER SYDENHAM & BELL GREEN is the location of the Sydenham
Sydenham
Community Library, formally run and funded by the local council. Alongside to the library is Home Park and the Home Park estate. The Bridge Leisure Centre is located on Kangley Bridge Road, near to Lower Sydenham railway station and Sydenham
Sydenham
industrial estate. The industrial estate is home to the Clarkes of London
London
coach company, Beckenham
Beckenham
and Sydenham Cricket Ground and many other businesses. Bell Green retail park houses the Sydenham
Sydenham
Gas Works and a large Sainsbury\'s superstore, formally part of the Savacentre brand. Other retailers include B"> Mayow Park
Mayow Park
was originally known as Sydenham
Sydenham
Recreational Ground

Sydenham
Sydenham
has seven Conservation Areas : Cobbs Corner, Dulwich Village (covering Crescent Wood Road), Halifax Street, Sydenham Hill/Kirkdale, Sydenham
Sydenham
Park and Sydenham
Sydenham
Thorpes. Sydenham
Sydenham
has the highest concentration of conservation areas in the London
London
Borough of Lewisham
Lewisham

RECREATION

A number of parks are within the Sydenham
Sydenham
postcode. Mayow Park
Mayow Park
, Lewisham's oldest municipal park and Sydenham Wells Park are both Green Flag Awarded. Other open spaces in Sydenham
Sydenham
include Alexandra Recreation Ground, Baxters Field, Home Park and Kirkdale Green. Riverview Walk is a nature conservation area which runs along the River Pool from Catford. Additionally, located along the borders of Sydenham, there are Crystal Palace Park , Dulwich Woods , Southend Park and Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Woods .

Alongside Dulwich and Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Woods is the Dulwich and Sydenham Golf course, dating back to 1893. Located on Lawrie Park Road, there is the Sydenham
Sydenham
Tennis Club, while the Beckenham
Beckenham
and Sydenham
Sydenham
Cricket Ground and the Lewisham
Lewisham
Indoor Bowls Centre are both located in the Lower Sydenham industrial estate.

SYDENHAM ARTS

Sydenham
Sydenham
Arts is a local charitable organisation, promoting the arts for the local community, which provides free and ticketed cultural events at several festivals through the year. In June 2016, former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion , who spoke at Sydenham
Sydenham
Arts Festival in 2011, was quoted saying " Sydenham
Sydenham
Arts Festival is exemplary: packed with high-quality speakers from elsewhere, but also fully alive to and supportive of things growing close to home. It means that imaginable adventures can combine with imaginative confirmations - just as they should. Long may it flourish."

NOTABLE BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

Drinking fountain erected to commemorate the 1897 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

* Sydenham
Sydenham
is the home of St Bartholomew\'s church, (1827–1832), at the end of Lawrie Park Avenue, featured in Camille Pissarro
Camille Pissarro
's painting of 1871. The building was designed by Lewis Vulliamy . * Park Court Sydenham, (1936), by Frederick Gibberd , pioneering modernist development of residential flats on the estate on Lawrie Park Road adjacent to the famous Crystal Palace Park . * Six Pillars, (1934–35), by Berthold Lubetkin , on Crescent Wood Road, a villa strongly in the spirit of Le Corbusier
Le Corbusier
with eponymous six pillars at street level. * Cobbs Corner, takes its name from a draper’s shop at 291-307 Kirkdale run by Walter Cobb. The shop grew into a large department store catering to the gentry of the area. Interesting imposing dome where you can find the date on the building. * 180 and 182 Kirkdale, built in the 1850s in Gothic style, with Tudor doorcases. * 168–178 Kirkdale, three pairs of Italianate houses built around 1862. Number 174 was briefly the home of the conductor August Manns. * Memorial to Queen Victoria (1897), baroque-style memorial celebrating Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Restored for Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee and designed by Alexander Hennell, a Sydenham
Sydenham
resident and architect. * Jews Walk, it is believed that a wealthy Jewish resident planted a row of trees to define the boundary of his walk from the Common. Numbers 2,4 and 6 are classical villas dating from the 1840s. Karl Marx 's daughter Eleanor lived on Jews Walk. On 9 September 2008 a blue English Heritage plaque was placed on the house to commemorate this fact. * Halifax Street, beautifully preserved street with houses dating from the 1840s. Of notice are in particular the closeness of the houses, the length of the street and the size of the gardens. * The Kirkdale Building, previously the Sydenham
Sydenham
Public Lecture Hall, was built in 1861 by Sydenham
Sydenham
resident Henry Dawson.

EDUCATION

There are five are non-religious primary schools in Sydenham (Alexandra, Adamsrill, Eliot Bank, Haseltine and Kelvin Grove) and three religious schools (St. Michael's, St Philip Neri and St. Bartholomew's Church of England). Sydenham
Sydenham
contains two secondary schools, the private Sydenham High School and the state Sydenham School . Both of these schools are exclusively for girls. Forest Hill (for boys) is just outside Sydenham
Sydenham
across from Mayow Park. Other secondary schools close by include Harris Bromley
Bromley
(for girls), Harris Crystal Palace, Sedgehill and the private Dulwich College . There are no colleges in Sydenham, but Sydenham
Sydenham
and Forest Hill schools have a joint sixth form.

POPULATION

According to the 2011 census, the SE26 postcode area had a population of 28,378, with 13,714 males and 14,664 females.

FAMOUS RESIDENTS

_ Sir George Gove English Heritage Blue Plaque at Westwood Hill

* John Arnott — footballer * John Logie Baird — inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube * George Baxter — inventor of colour printing , lived on Peak Hill from 1860 till his death in 1867. Has a memorial at former Christ Church, Forest Hill . * Bill Bradley — cricketer * Thomas Campbell — poet * Connie Fisher — singer and actress, winner of the BBC
BBC
TV program How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? _ * Bud Flanagan — music hall singer/entertainer, died in Sydenham
Sydenham
* Denis Gifford — comics and film historian * Wilfrid de Glehn — painter, was born in Sydenham
Sydenham
* W. G. Grace — England's greatest cricketer * George Grove
George Grove
— of musical dictionary fame * Rolf Harris — was a key figure in the Sydenham
Sydenham
Society * Norman Hunter — writer and creator of _ Professor Branestawm _ * Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro
— Booker Prize winning novelist, wrote _The Remains of the Day _ in Sydenham. * Shivani Kapoor — Indian model, cousin of famous Bollywood sister actresses Karisma "> Southern and London Overground trains at Sydenham
Sydenham

Sydenham
Sydenham
is served by National Rail
National Rail
and London Buses for its public transport. Sydenham
Sydenham
is located in Travelcard Zones 3 and 4.

RAILWAY STATIONS

* SYDENHAM for London Overground and Southern services to London Bridge , London
London
Victoria , East & West Croydon
Croydon
, Clapham
Clapham
Junction , Caterham , Shoreditch High Street and Highbury & Islington
Islington
. This is the busiest station, with up to 12 trains per hour off peak and a usage of 4 million passengers in year 2015-16 * SYDENHAM HILL and PENGE EAST stations for Southeastern services to London
London
Victoria, Brixton
Brixton
, Bromley
Bromley
South and Orpington
Orpington
. * LOWER SYDENHAM station also is served by Southeastern but with services to London
London
Charing Cross
Charing Cross
, London
London
Waterloo East , London Cannon Street , London
London
Bridge, Hayes and Lewisham
Lewisham
.

BUSES

The area is served by routes 75 , 122, 176 , 181, 194 , 197 , 202, 227, 352, 356 , 363, 450 and N63 linking Sydenham
Sydenham
to Central London, Lewisham
Lewisham
, Catford , Croydon
Croydon
, Bromley
Bromley
, Shirley , Elephant "> The River Pool at Lower Sydenham

Sydenham
Sydenham
is approximately 7 miles (11 kilometres) to the south east of Charing Cross
Charing Cross
. It is also at the centre of many of south London's major shopping districts being 3 mi (5 km) south of Lewisham, 3.2 mi (5.1 km) north west of Bromley
Bromley
and 3 1⁄2 mi (5.6 km) north of Croydon.

Upper Sydenham
Sydenham
and Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
is located on the large Norwood Ridge formed of London
London
Claygate beds deposits; Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
is one of the highest points in London
London
at 367 feet (112 m). Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Wood is a nine-hectare nature reserve located west of Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Road, along with Dulwich and Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Golf course. The hill was once covered by the Great North Wood
Great North Wood
which covered all of Sydenham, Norwood, Woodside , Gipsy Hill etc. In the 19th Century it was home to the spa and health resort of Sydenham
Sydenham
Wells .

The western parts of Sydenham, from Upper Sydenham
Sydenham
and Forest Hill towards Crystal Palace Park is a more leafy, suburban area with some parts like the _Lawrie Park_ and _Thorpes_ areas being more affluent than others. Lower Sydenham at the bottom of more gentle slopes being east of Upper Sydenham, south of Forest Hill and west of Bellingham. The River Pool , a 5.1 mi (8.2 km) tributary of the River Ravensbourne straddles the east of Lower Sydenham along the Hayes railway line .

CLIMATE

The nearest Met Office
Met Office
climate station is based in Greenwich Park :

CLIMATE DATA FOR LONDON (GREENWICH )

MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEAR

RECORD HIGH °C (°F) 14.0 (57.2) 19.7 (67.5) 21.0 (69.8) 26.9 (80.4) 31.0 (87.8) 35.0 (95) 35.5 (95.9) 37.5 (99.5) 30.0 (86) 28.8 (83.8) 19.9 (67.8) 15.0 (59) 37.5 (99.5)

AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F) 8.3 (46.9) 8.5 (47.3) 11.4 (52.5) 14.2 (57.6) 17.7 (63.9) 20.7 (69.3) 23.2 (73.8) 22.9 (73.2) 20.1 (68.2) 15.6 (60.1) 11.4 (52.5) 8.6 (47.5) 15.2 (59.4)

AVERAGE LOW °C (°F) 2.6 (36.7) 2.4 (36.3) 4.1 (39.4) 5.4 (41.7) 8.4 (47.1) 11.5 (52.7) 13.9 (57) 13.7 (56.7) 11.2 (52.2) 8.3 (46.9) 5.1 (41.2) 2.8 (37) 7.5 (45.5)

RECORD LOW °C (°F) −10.0 (14) −9.0 (15.8) −8.0 (17.6) −2.0 (28.4) −1.0 (30.2) 5.0 (41) 7.0 (44.6) 6.0 (42.8) 3.0 (37.4) −4.0 (24.8) −5.0 (23) −7.0 (19.4) −10.0 (14)

AVERAGE PRECIPITATION MM (INCHES) 51.6 (2.031) 38.2 (1.504) 40.5 (1.594) 45.0 (1.772) 46.5 (1.831) 47.3 (1.862) 41.1 (1.618) 51.6 (2.031) 50.4 (1.984) 68.8 (2.709) 58.0 (2.283) 53.0 (2.087) 591.8 (23.299)

AVERAGE RAINY DAYS (≥ 1.0 MM) 10.8 8.5 9.6 9.4 9.0 8.3 8.0 7.6 8.5 10.7 10.1 9.9 110.4

AVERAGE SNOWY DAYS 4 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 16

AVERAGE RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) 81.0 76.0 69.0 64.0 62.0 60.0 60.0 62.0 67.0 73.0 78.0 82.0 69.5

MEAN MONTHLY SUNSHINE HOURS 49.9 71.4 107.1 159.8 181.2 181.0 192.1 195.1 138.9 108.1 58.5 37.4 1,480.5

Source #1: Record highs and lows from BBC
BBC
Weather , except August and February maximum from Met Office
Met Office

Source #2: All other data from Met Office
Met Office
, except for humidity and snow data which are from NOAA

CLIMATE DATA FOR LONDON (HEATHROW AIRPORT 1981−2010)

MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEAR

AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F) 8.1 (46.6) 8.4 (47.1) 11.3 (52.3) 14.2 (57.6) 17.9 (64.2) 21.0 (69.8) 23.5 (74.3) 23.2 (73.8) 19.9 (67.8) 15.5 (59.9) 11.1 (52) 8.3 (46.9) 15.2 (59.4)

AVERAGE LOW °C (°F) 2.3 (36.1) 2.1 (35.8) 3.9 (39) 5.5 (41.9) 8.7 (47.7) 11.7 (53.1) 13.9 (57) 13.7 (56.7) 11.4 (52.5) 8.4 (47.1) 4.9 (40.8) 2.7 (36.9) 7.4 (45.4)

AVERAGE PRECIPITATION MM (INCHES) 55.2 (2.173) 40.9 (1.61) 41.6 (1.638) 43.7 (1.72) 49.4 (1.945) 45.1 (1.776) 44.5 (1.752) 49.5 (1.949) 49.1 (1.933) 68.5 (2.697) 59.0 (2.323) 55.2 (2.173) 601.7 (23.689)

AVERAGE RAINY DAYS (≥ 1.0 MM) 11.1 8.5 9.3 9.1 8.8 8.2 7.7 7.5 8.1 10.8 10.3 10.2 109.6

MEAN MONTHLY SUNSHINE HOURS 61.5 77.9 114.6 168.7 198.5 204.3 212.0 204.7 149.3 116.5 72.6 52.0 1,632.6

Source: Met Office
Met Office

LOCATION

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DISTRICTS CLOSE TO SYDENHAM

Dulwich Forest Hill , Perry Vale Catford , Lewisham
Lewisham

Crystal Palace

Bellingham , Southend Village

SYDENHAM

Upper Norwood , Anerley Penge , Croydon
Croydon
Beckenham
Beckenham
, Bromley
Bromley

TRIVIA

The Beast of Sydenham
Sydenham
of 2005, was a large, panther-like black animal, named Arak, which had been spotted around the area, and attacked a man. The beast was said to be 6 ft in length and 3 ft in height. According to The Literary Miscellany, "John Hussey of Sydenham
Sydenham
died in 1748 at the age of 116 years. For upwards of fifty years his breakfast had been balm-tea (lemon balm) sweetened with honey; and his dinner had been pudding; by which he acquired regular health".

SEE ALSO

* Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
Wood * Sydenham School * Sydenham High School * Sydenham, Sydney, New South Wales named after Sydenham, London * The Crystal Palace

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Sydenham
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London Borough of Lewisham

DISTRICTS

* Bell Green * Bellingham * Blackheath * Brockley * Catford * Chinbrook * Crofton Park * Crystal Palace * Deptford * Downham
Downham
* Forest Hill * Grove Park * Hither Green * Honor Oak * Ladywell * Lee * Lewisham
Lewisham
* Lower Sydenham * Mottingham * New Cross * Perry Vale * Southend * St Johns * Sydenham * Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
* Upper Sydenham * Telegraph Hill, Lewisham
Lewisham

ATTRACTIONS

* Albany Theatre * Broadway Theatre, Catford * Deptford Market * Honor Oak Gallery * Horniman Museum * Laban Dance Centre * The London
London
Theatre * The Den (Millwall Football Club ) * Rivoli Ballroom * St. Paul\'s, Deptford

PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

* Beckenham
Beckenham
Place Gardens * Bridge House Meadows * Chinbrook Meadows * Deptford Park * Downham
Downham
Park * Folkestone Gardens * Fordham Park * Forster Memorial Park * Hilly Fields Park * Ladywell Fields * Lewisham
Lewisham
Park * Manor House Gardens * Mayow Park
Mayow Park
* Mountsfield Park * Pepys Park * Sydenham Wells Park

CONSTITUENCIES

* Lewisham
Lewisham
West and Penge * Lewisham
Lewisham
East * Lewisham
Lewisham
Deptford

RAIL STATIONS

* Beckenham
Beckenham
Hill * Bellingham * Blackheath * Brockley * Catford * Catford Bridge * Crofton Park * Deptford * Deptford Bridge * Elveson Road * Forest Hill * Grove Park * Hither Green * Honor Oak Park * Ladywell * Lewisham
Lewisham
* Lee * Lower Sydenham * New Cross * New Cross Gate * St Johns * Sydenham
Sydenham

OTHER TOPICS

* Council * Grade I and II* listed buildings * People * Public art * Schools

* v * t * e

London Borough of Bromley

DISTRICTS

* Anerley * Aperfield * Beckenham
Beckenham
* Berry\'s Green * Bickley * Biggin Hill
Biggin Hill
* Bromley
Bromley
* Bromley
Bromley
Common * Broom Hill * Chelsfield * Chislehurst * Crystal Palace * Cudham * Downe
Downe
* Eden Park * Elmers End
Elmers End
* Elmstead * Farnborough * Foxbury * Goddington * Green Street Green * Hayes * Hazelwood * Hockenden * Horns Green * Keston * Leaves Green * Locksbottom * Longlands * Luxted * Mottingham * New Beckenham
Beckenham
* Orpington
Orpington
* Park Langley * Penge * Petts Wood * Plaistow * Poverest * Pratt\'s Bottom * Ruxley * St Mary Cray * St Paul Cray * Shortlands * Single Street * Southborough * South Street * Sundridge * Sydenham * Upper Norwood * West Wickham * Widmore

ATTRACTIONS

* Bromley
Bromley
Museum * Chislehurst Caves * Churchill Theatre * Crofton Roman Villa * Crystal Palace Museum * Down House * Wickham Theatre

PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

* Betts Park * Bromley
Bromley
Wood * Chislehurst Common * Covet Wood * Crystal Palace Park * Cuckoo Wood * Cudham Frith * Darrick Wood * Elmstead Wood * Hayes Common * High Elms Country Park * Jubilee Country Park * Kelsey Park * Norman Park * Poverest Recreation Ground * Scadbury Park * Sundridge Park

PLACES OF WORSHIP

* St George\'s Church, Beckenham
Beckenham
* St John the Evangelist\'s Church, Penge * St Mark\'s Church, Bromley
Bromley
* St Mary\'s Church, Downe
Downe
* St Mary the Virgin, Hayes * St Peter and St Paul\'s Church, Bromley
Bromley

CONSTITUENCIES

* Beckenham
Beckenham
* Bromley
Bromley
and Chislehurst * Lewisham
Lewisham
West and Penge * Orpington
Orpington

Rail stations and tram stops

* _ Anerley * Avenue Road * Beckenham
Beckenham
Road * Beckenham
Beckenham
Junction * Bickley * Birkbeck * Bromley
Bromley
North * Bromley
Bromley
South * Chelsfield * Chislehurst * Clock House * Crystal Palace * Eden Park * Elmers End
Elmers End
* Elmstead Woods * Hayes * Kent
Kent
House * Knockholt * Lower Sydenham * New Beckenham
Beckenham
* Orpington
Orpington
* Penge East * Penge West * Petts Wood * Ravensbourne * St Mary Cray * Shortlands * Sundridge Park * West Wickham

OTHER TOPICS

* Coat of arms * Council * Grade I and II* listed buildings * Parks and open spaces * People * Public art * Schools

* v * t * e

London Borough of Southwark

DISTRICTS

* Bankside
Bankside
* Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Borough/ Southwark
Southwark
* Camberwell
Camberwell
* Crystal Palace * Denmark Hill * Dulwich * Dulwich Village * East Dulwich * Elephant and Castle * Herne Hill
Herne Hill
* Honor Oak * Newington * Nunhead * Peckham * Peckham Rye * Rotherhithe
Rotherhithe
* South Bank
South Bank
* South Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Surrey
Surrey
Quays * Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
* Upper Norwood * Walworth * West Dulwich

ATTRACTIONS

* Bankside
Bankside
Gallery * Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum * Brunel Museum * City Hall * The Clink * Cuming Museum * Design Museum
Design Museum
* Dulwich Picture Gallery * Fire Brigade Museum * Globe Theatre * Greenwood Theatre * Hay\'s Galleria * Herne Hill
Herne Hill
Stadium * HMS Belfast_ * Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum
* Livesey Museum for Children * London Dungeon * Mandela Way T-34 Tank * Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
* The Old Vic
The Old Vic
* OXO Tower
OXO Tower
* Pumphouse Educational Museum * Purdy Hicks Gallery * Rose Theatre * The Sam Wanamaker Theatre * The Shard
The Shard
* South Bank
South Bank
* South London Gallery * Southwark
Southwark
Cathedral * Tate Modern
Tate Modern
* Unicorn Theatre * Winchester Palace

MARKETS

* Borough * East Street

BRIDGES AND TUNNELS

* Blackfriars Bridge * Blackfriars Railway Bridge * Cannon Street Railway Bridge * London Bridge * Millennium Bridge * Rotherhithe
Rotherhithe
Tunnel * Southwark
Southwark
Bridge * Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
* Waterloo Bridge
Waterloo Bridge

PARKS AND OPEN SPACES

* Belair Park * Bermondsey
Bermondsey
Spa Gardens * Brimmington Park * Burgess Park * Dickens Square Park * Dulwich Park * Faraday Gardens * Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park * Little Dorrit Park * Newington Gardens * Southwark
Southwark
Park * Tabard Park

CONSTITUENCIES

* Camberwell
Camberwell
and Peckham * North Southwark
Southwark
and Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Dulwich and West Norwood
West Norwood

TUBE AND RAIL STATIONS

* Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Borough * Canada Water * Denmark Hill * Elephant and Castle * Kennington * London Bridge * Nunhead * Queens Road Peckham * Peckham Rye * Rotherhithe
Rotherhithe
* South Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Southwark
Southwark
* Surrey
Surrey
Quays * Sydenham Hill
Sydenham Hill
* West Dulwich

OTHER TOPICS

* Council * Grade I and II* listed buildings * People * Public art * Schools

* v * t * e

Areas of London
London

CENTRAL ACTIVITIES ZONE

* Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
* City of London
London
wards * Holborn
Holborn
* Mayfair
Mayfair
* Paddington
Paddington
* Soho
Soho
* Vauxhall
Vauxhall
* Waterloo * Westminster
Westminster

TOWN CENTRE NETWORK

INTERNATIONAL

* Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
* West End

METROPOLITAN

* Bromley
Bromley
* Croydon
Croydon
* Ealing
Ealing
* Harrow * Hounslow * Ilford * Kingston * Romford * Shepherd\'s Bush * Stratford * Sutton * Uxbridge
Uxbridge
* Wood Green
Wood Green

MAJOR

* Angel * Barking
Barking
* Bexleyheath
Bexleyheath
* Brixton
Brixton
* Camden Town * Canary Wharf * Catford * Chiswick * Clapham
Clapham
Junction * Dalston
Dalston
* East Ham * Edgware
Edgware
* Eltham
Eltham
* Enfield Town * Fulham
Fulham
* Hammersmith
Hammersmith
* Holloway Nags Head * Kensington High Street * Kilburn * King\'s Road East * Lewisham
Lewisham
* Orpington
Orpington
* Peckham * Putney
Putney
* Queensway / Westbourne Grove
Westbourne Grove
* Richmond * Southall
Southall
* Streatham
Streatham
* Tooting * Walthamstow * Wandsworth
Wandsworth
* Wembley
Wembley
* Whitechapel * Wimbledon * Woolwich
Woolwich

Districts (principal)

* Acton * Beckenham
Beckenham
* Bethnal Green
Bethnal Green
* Brentford * Camberwell
Camberwell
* Canada Water * Carshalton * Chadwell Heath
Chadwell Heath
* Chingford * Clapham
Clapham
* Crystal Palace * Coulsdon * Cricklewood * Dagenham * Deptford * Dulwich * Edmonton * Elephant and Castle * Erith * Feltham
Feltham
* Finchley
Finchley
* Forest Gate * Forest Hill * Golders Green
Golders Green
* Greenwich
Greenwich
* Harlesden * Hampstead
Hampstead
* Harringay * Hendon
Hendon
* Hornchurch * Kentish Town
Kentish Town
* Leyton * Mill Hill * Mitcham * Morden
Morden
* Muswell Hill * New Cross * New Malden * Northwood * Notting Hill * Penge * Pinner * Purley * Ruislip
Ruislip
* Sidcup * Southgate * South Norwood * Stoke Newington * Surbiton * Sydenham * Teddington
Teddington
* Thamesmead * Tolworth
Tolworth
* Twickenham
Twickenham
* Tulse Hill
Tulse Hill
* Upminster * Upper Norwood * Wanstead * Wealdstone * Welling * West Hampstead
Hampstead
* West Norwood
West Norwood
* Willesden Green * Woodford

Neighbourhoods (principal)

* Abbey Wood * Alperton * Anerley * Barnes * Barnsbury * Battersea
Battersea
* Beckton
Beckton
* Bermondsey
Bermondsey
* Bow * Brent Cross
Brent Cross
* Brockley * Canonbury
Canonbury
* Charlton * Chelsea * Chessington
Chessington
* Chipping Barnet * Chislehurst * Clerkenwell * Elmers End
Elmers End
* Gidea Park * Gunnersbury
Gunnersbury
* Hackbridge
Hackbridge
* Hackney * Harold Wood * Highams Park
Highams Park
* Highbury * Highgate
Highgate
* Hillingdon
Hillingdon
* Hook * Holloway * Hoxton
Hoxton
* Ickenham * Isle of Dogs * Isleworth * Islington
Islington
* Kensal Green
Kensal Green
* Kew
Kew
* Lambeth
Lambeth
* Manor Park * Marylebone
Marylebone
* Mortlake * Northolt
Northolt
* Nunhead * Poplar * Roehampton
Roehampton
* Rotherhithe
Rotherhithe
* Seven Kings
Seven Kings
* Seven Sisters * Shoreditch * Southwark
Southwark
* Stepney
Stepney
* St Helier * Surrey
Surrey
Quays * Tottenham
Tottenham
* Upper Clapton * Walworth * Wapping * West Ham
West Ham
* Worcester Park

LISTS OF ALL AREAS BY BOROUGH

* Barking
Barking
and Dagenham * Barnet * Bexley * Brent * Bromley
Bromley
* Camden * Croydon
Croydon
* Ealing
Ealing
* Enfield * Greenwich
Greenwich
* Hackney * Hammersmith
Hammersmith
and Fulham
Fulham
* Haringey * Harrow * Havering * Hillingdon
Hillingdon
* Hounslow * Islington
Islington
* Kensington and Chelsea * Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames
* Lambeth
Lambeth
* Lewisham
Lewisham
* Merton * Newham * Redbridge * Richmond upon Thames * Southwark
Southwark
* Sutton * Tower Hamlets * Waltham Forest * Wandsworth
Wandsworth
* Westminster
Westminster

London
London
Plan, Annex Two: London\'s Town Centre Network

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