JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

JOE'S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN The traditional Christmas window display - much-loved by local children - which featured in the former Plumbase store on Westow Hill is back on display this year – again in Upper Norwood library. Joe Field, who designed the Christmas window in Plumbase for between eight and … Continue reading JOE’S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK IN THE LIBRARY AGAIN / FATAL ACCIDENT UPDATE / iMOVE HAVEN’T MOVED / WINTERFEST CLOSES

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NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

A new Heritage at Risk register issued by Historic England features several areas of Crystal Palace park; various mausoleums and graves in West Norwood cemetery and Beltwood, a house on Sydenham Hill  with a very colourful history. BROMLEY Crystal Palace park SE19 DESIGNATION: Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 8 LBs, part in CA CONDITION: … Continue reading NEW HERITAGE AT RISK REGISTER ISSUED BY HISTORIC ENGLAND

WORK STARTS ON NEW SKATEBOARDING AREA FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

WORK STARTS ON NEW SKATEBOARDING AREA FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK Work has started on the new skateboarding area in Crystal Palace park The skatepark, funded by the Mayor of London, consists of an extended 100 metre (330 feet) long and 11metre (35 feet) wide curved concrete band, filled with a wide range of rideable terrains. … Continue reading WORK STARTS ON NEW SKATEBOARDING AREA FOR CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society Bromley council are at long last starting the process of regenerating Crystal Palace park. The Masterplan for the park which was finally agreed in 2013, after years of discussion and dispute, is beginning to be implemented. A Shadow Board of Trustees has been working with Bromley … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK REGENERATION by Pat Trembath, Sydenham Society

THOUSANDS EXPECTED AT MAIN OVERGROUND FESTIVAL EVENT Full Saturday and Sunday programme here

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on Crystal Palace tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday for the main event of this year's Overground Festival. (IMPORTANT FOR SATURDAY / SUNDAY: NO TRAINS All weekend there will be no service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon, for Network Rail track work. NO BOOZE: No alcohol; will … Continue reading THOUSANDS EXPECTED AT MAIN OVERGROUND FESTIVAL EVENT Full Saturday and Sunday programme here

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

OVERGROUND FESTIVAL - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS  Some festival FAQs to get you prepared for the big day in Crystal Palace Park on 17 June Access Q. Is the park event on 17 June ticketed? The main park event is NOT ticketed and is FREE to enter, however we ask visitors to confirm their attendance here … Continue reading OVERGROUND FESTIVAL – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL EVENTS THURSDAY JUNE 15TH / FRIDAY JUNE 16TH

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL EVENTS THURSDAY JUNE 15TH (IMPORTANT FOR SATURDAY / SUNDAY: NO TRAINS All weekend there will be no service between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon, for Network Rail track work. NO BOOZE: No alcohol; will be allowed into the park but there will be booze on sale in the park … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL EVENTS THURSDAY JUNE 15TH / FRIDAY JUNE 16TH

MORONS VANDALISE HISTORIC SUBWAY – Crystal Palace FC ask people to name names to police amid Twitter furore

All images from Friends of Crystal Palace Subway Twitter page Crystal Palace FC are calling on people to name names to police of the idiots who caused this mindless damage to the historic subway which runs underneath Crystal Palace Parade after the subway was used for a photoshoot featuring Palace star Wilfred Zaha for the … Continue reading MORONS VANDALISE HISTORIC SUBWAY – Crystal Palace FC ask people to name names to police amid Twitter furore

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Crystal Palace park has been the scene of many a free concert and additionally the bowl has a long history of legendary gigs from the very beginning in 1967 when Pink Floyd performed all the way up to the famous Bob Marley concert in 1980 and finally in 1999 … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE OVERGROUND FESTIVAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK - PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Public Exhibition – Regeneration Plan Update Come and join us at the Information Centre in Crystal Palace Park to find out more about the park’s Regeneration Plan. Over the past year we have been reviewing and refining ideas, consulting with the community … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK – PUBLIC EXHIBITION ON REGENERATION PLANS THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY