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Safer Crossings – Proud and Colourful!

Reimagine the everyday experience of crossing a road, and make them safer! Popping up over Croydon and London, "street art" is taking on a new form... Selhurst school paints crossing to raise safety awareness (Groydon Guardian)... And Safe Steps for Schools launch...

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Air Pollution at Crystal Palace

Five boroughs meet at Crystal Palace, and due to funding priorities changes, in 2010 our cross border automatic air pollution episode monitoring station was closed down on the Parade.   This means the public in this area of London have more limited pollution episode...

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Thames Water & Crystal Palace

Thames Water agrees, Crystal Palace & Upper Norwood has "above average levels of burst frequency when compared with other areas of South London", as well as having many issues from low pressure, and times of no water.  This is partly from our historic old pipe work,...

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Overground in Bloom at Crystal Palace!

Amazing… we did it!  Huge thank you to students from Capel Manor College (based in Crystal Palace Park) and hugely supportive Overground Crystal Palace Station team for inspiration and help… and creating the best healthy engineering and fabulous flowering tubs for...

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Crystal Palace – Find Your Elected Representative

Crystal Palace is a place where... Five London Boroughs meet (Croydon, Bromley, Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham) Five Local Authority Wards that all meet (with a total of thirteen Councilors), Three separate Parliamentary constituency boundaries (for our 3 MPs) all...

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Friends of Gipsy Hill

Would you like to help with a new Friends of group for Gipsy Hill and its station, with potential for some kind of community 'station adoption'.  Some of the ideas being suggested already to take forward... Station garden clean up! Community piano for Gipsy Hill...

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Heritage Mapping Project

  Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood has an amazing rich and diverse heritage. On this interactive map (click here), you can explore Nationally listed assets (by Historic England) and Locally Listed (by each of the 5 boroughs) marked with Blue and Yellow Icons. Shown...

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Local Police Information

Crystal Palace Area Local Police Teams and Contact Information For reporting all emergencies  - Call 999 Reporting non-emergencies to the Police: Call 101 Tweet to @metcc - add details like a photo, date, time, place, and if issue is ongoing (can be a private...

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Southwark Traffic Management Study

Southwark have prepared an online interactive map, listing selected proposals for feedback (support, objection, and other comments). Please follow the link bellow and scroll to the bottom of the page to access the engagement page....

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Small Business Saturday on December 2nd

Help support Small Business Saturday on December 2nd in and around Crystal Palace! Find your Christmas presents locally on Small Business Saturday One of the special things about Crystal Palace is its excellent selection of independent shops, restaurants and...

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GREAT FIRE destroys CRYSTAL PALACE

On the evening of 30th November, look towards the top of Crystal Palace Park to mark the Great Fire of 1936, or visit the top of the park to pay your own tribute. Richard Dimbleby was the BBC’s first out-and-about roving radio reporter to capture the event live, and...

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Upper Norwood Remembrance Day Service

Lest We Forget. There will be the Crystal Palace Remembrance Day Service on Sunday 12th November 2017, at the Upper Norwood War Memorial (Westow Street, in front of Sainsbury's). The Salvation Army Service will be supported by the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts and...

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Section 215 Notices

If the Local Planning Authority considers that the condition of land or buildings is having a harmful effect, or is adversely affecting the amenity of the area, they may serve a Notice under Section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. LPAs should use s215...

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Lambeth Healthy Routes

What are the key routes for improving walking and cycling in Lambeth? Lambeth want to create an attractive, convenient and safe environment for walking and cycling. Have your say on their draft "healthy routes" on their interactive map!  Where do you feel unsafe, or a...

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Guide to Planning

About the planning system Planning control is the process of managing the development of land and buildings. The purposes of this process is to save what is best of our heritage and improve the infrastructure upon which we depend for a civilised existence.  Your local...

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Lambeth Local Plan Review 2017

Lambeth are consulting on a partial review of their Local Plan to 4 December 2017 News update from Lambeth: 10th October 2017 Lambeth is a great place to live, work and invest because of its location, its people, its character and assets. The existing Lambeth Local...

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Croydon North – Ward Boundary Changes

Its all change for the Croydon North Ward boundaries. The Boundary Commission published their final report and changes here.  Look closely at the local ward changes here on this interacive map and impact to Upper Norwood and South Norwood Wards.  New boundary for...

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