BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice

Barbecues have been temporarily banned in Crystal Palace park following advice from the London Fire Brigade. The move follows concerns about grass fires. Barbecues and fires are not normally permitted in any of the other 150 or so parks and greenspaces across Bromley borough so there are no signs in these areas and the council … Continue reading BARBECUES BANNED FROM CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – Temporary move follows London Fire Brigade advice

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PAXTON CENTRE WINS TIME OUT AWARD FOR BEST CULTURE SPOT IN THE AREA – Brown and Green cafe in Crystal Palace station booking hall pick up two awards

The Paxton Centre on Anerley Hill is the winner of this year’s Time Out Love London award for ‘Most loved local culture spot in Crystal Palace.’ Beth Mander told News From Crystal Palace: "We are thrilled to have won the Time Out Love London Awards at The Paxton Centre! "From the very beginning the community … Continue reading PAXTON CENTRE WINS TIME OUT AWARD FOR BEST CULTURE SPOT IN THE AREA – Brown and Green cafe in Crystal Palace station booking hall pick up two awards

CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL LATEST

Crystal Palace Festival brings Stereo MC’s, Rodney P, Polarbear and more to free park event Most of the artists and activities are now announced the festival’s Crystal Palace Park event on 16 June 2018. Festival director Noreen Meehan says: “We learned a great deal from our first year in the park. "We are very much … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL LATEST

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE – BUT WHERE?

CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE - BUT WHERE? Capel Manor College has been successful in an £4.9million capital bid to create new state-of-the-art education facilities at Crystal Palace. The college says it will move from its current location in Crystal Palace park to a brand new facility but their … Continue reading CAPEL MANOR COLLEGE TO BUILD NEW TRAINING CENTRE AT CRYSTAL PALACE – BUT WHERE?

NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

A new Crystal Palace Park Trust is just weeks away, the first meeting of the Crystal Palace Park Community Forum has heard. Laurie Handcock, local resident who chairs the existing shadow trust board which is set to morph into the trust, said its formation would see the start of a series of proper discussions about … Continue reading NEW TRUST FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK JUST WEEKS AWAY  

“MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

Bromley council and the Mayor of London agreed in 2014 to invest £2.4 million in improvements to Crystal Palace Park.   These improvements include: the building of a new cafe (set to open next year) and skatepark (already opened), landscaping and the removal of some disused structures, and the conservation of the Grade I listed … Continue reading “MANY PEOPLE NOT AWARE OF REGENERATION PLAN FOR PARK”  (but they love the ‘rusty laptop’)

DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

The manager of Diddy Dinos nursery on Crystal Palace Park Road had no idea the building had been scheduled for demolition around 10 years ago as part of the controversial MasterPlan for Crystal Palace park. Barbara Boisard who was visiting an information exhibition on the Crystal Palace park regeneration plan in the booking hall of … Continue reading DEMOLITION PLANS SHOCK FOR NURSERY OPERATORS – and a new building for ‘significant events’ on park’s terrace

MAINS REPAIRS ON CENTRAL HILL / FOOD MARKET IS BACK / VICAR’S OAK LEAFLET LAUNCH …AND LOTS MORE!

CENTRAL HILL / WESTOW STREET MAINS REPAIRS Bus routes 417, 432 and 450 along with two night buses are continuing to be diverted along Church Road SE19 while Thames Water carry out repairs on Gipsy Hill. A Thames Water spokesman told News From Crystal Palace: "We're currently working to repair a leak in the road … Continue reading MAINS REPAIRS ON CENTRAL HILL / FOOD MARKET IS BACK / VICAR’S OAK LEAFLET LAUNCH …AND LOTS MORE!

PARK: LATEST PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED

Bromley council are set to unveil their latest plans for Crystal Palace park later this month. A council poster says: Crystal Palace Park Regeneration Plan - Bromley council has prepared a regeneration plan for Crystal Palace park. "The regeneration plan aims to deliver a renovated and vibrant metropolitan park which is an asset to its … Continue reading PARK: LATEST PLANS SET TO BE UNVEILED

THERE’S A NEW LOOK – AND A NEW NAME – FOR

A new look and lots of funding news! After a hugely successful 2017 event that saw 28,500 visitors to Crystal Palace Park and thousands more attending community events across festival week in June 2017, we have been researching what worked and what we need to improve which has led to a new look for the … Continue reading THERE’S A NEW LOOK – AND A NEW NAME – FOR