OPEN MEETING TO DISCUSS PARK PLANS 

The Crystal Palace Community Association are holding an open meeting at the Paxton Centre, Anerley Hill, at 7:30 pm on Thursday 11 October to discuss current developments, including Bromley council's plans for Crystal Palace Park. The CPCA's latest newsletter has all the details. Please Click here to view.

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FIRST MAJOR EVENT AT NEW SKATEPARK (plus other Crystal Palace park news)

The Friends of Crystal Palace Park Skatepark hosted the first major event at the new skatepark in Crystal Palace Park on Saturday 25 August 2018. This community-led event was funded by the council’s Community Projects Fund for the park and featured demonstrations from professional skaters, skate lessons for all ages and abilities and competitions with … Continue reading FIRST MAJOR EVENT AT NEW SKATEPARK (plus other Crystal Palace park news)

A CHANCE TO VISIT DINOSAUR ISLAND IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

What the inside of an Iguanodon really looked like....!!!! On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September, a roaring good time can be had by all as dinosaurs take over Crystal Palace once again. Tours of the enchanting Dinosaur Islands, dinosaur street theatre, short films and talks by science, history and art experts will be held … Continue reading A CHANCE TO VISIT DINOSAUR ISLAND IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK

SKATE PARK’S SUMMER JAM 

There will be a “Summer Jam” event next Saturday 25 August, 11.00-16.00, to celebrate the new skatepark in Crystal Palace Park. It’s going to be very much a family-friendly event, with: • Free skate lessons (11.00-13.00) by Learn to Skateboard. Boards and pads provided. • Prizes for best tricks and other random awards • Demos … Continue reading SKATE PARK’S SUMMER JAM 

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

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’)