PARK TRUST WANTS YOUR VIEWS ON EVENTS

People are being asked what sort of events they would like to see staged in Crystal Palace park. The invitation comes from Crystal Palace Park trust which expects to take on responsibility for events in the park from next year. In a round-robin email the trust say: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK TRUST: EVENTS POLICY, PUBLIC CONSULTATION … Continue reading PARK TRUST WANTS YOUR VIEWS ON EVENTS

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: PLANS TO BUILD MORE THAN 200 HOMES (none of them affordable housing)

Plans to build more than 200 homes in or adjacent to Crystal Palace park - it's not exactly clear where yet - have been submitted to Bromley council for consideration. The lengthy outline application accompanied by 135 documents - more than 10 of which are listed at minutes before the time of publishing as 'not … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: PLANS TO BUILD MORE THAN 200 HOMES (none of them affordable housing)

PARK PLANS: OVER 150 TREES FACE AXE, CAFE AND VIEWING PLATFORM PLANNED, NO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The 70-page report gives further details on some of the proposals mentioned in our main article: 7.11.15 The Proposed Development does involve the removal of a number of existing trees...  In summary, 158 trees, 21 full tree groups and part of 13 tree groups are to be removed to facilitate the Proposed Development. The majority … Continue reading PARK PLANS: OVER 150 TREES FACE AXE, CAFE AND VIEWING PLATFORM PLANNED, NO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

PARK GROUP “CANNOT SUPPORT” CAPEL MANOR PLANS – Building “directly contrary” to Metropolitan Open Land policy

Crystal Palace Park Trust say they cannot support proposals by Capel Manor College to build on land in the park adjacent to Anerley Hill - or to put up buildings of up to three storeys on the farm in the park. The Trust say in a press release: Crystal Palace park is designated as Metropolitan … Continue reading PARK GROUP “CANNOT SUPPORT” CAPEL MANOR PLANS – Building “directly contrary” to Metropolitan Open Land policy

CAPEL MANOR PLANS NEW LEARNING CENTRE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK AND REBUILDING FARM – Croydon councillors concern over Tramlink route

A public exhibition of plans by Capel Manor for areas of Crystal Palace park is taking place today (Friday) and tomorrow. • Fri 22 November, 3.00-8.00pm at the Paxton Centre, 52 Anerley Hill • Sat 23 November, 10.00am-1.00pm at Crystal Palace Park Farm More Information available: https://capelmanorconsultation.co.uk Proposals include: Re-building the farm, providing a new … Continue reading CAPEL MANOR PLANS NEW LEARNING CENTRE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK AND REBUILDING FARM – Croydon councillors concern over Tramlink route

PLANS FOR ‘DINOSAUR BRIDGE’ IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK SUBMITTED

Plans to build a new 'dinosaur bridge' in Crystal Palace park to allow access to the island where the world-famous statues stand have been submitted to Bromley council for consideration. A design and access statement supporting the application - which is being made by the Friends of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs - says it is … Continue reading PLANS FOR ‘DINOSAUR BRIDGE’ IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK SUBMITTED

THE LODGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK IS CLOSED “Cedar cladding is fire risk” – memories shared on social media

The Lodge in Crystal Palace park has shut. In a terse statement Greenwich Leisure say on their 'Better' website: Closure Of The Lodge At Crystal Palace National Sports Centre Following further assessments of the fire risk associated with the external cedar cladding at The Lodge, the Greater London Authority (GLA) has taken the decision to close … Continue reading THE LODGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK IS CLOSED “Cedar cladding is fire risk” – memories shared on social media

EVENTS: EUROVISION PARTY AT REUNION / MINIS IN PARK / CLIMATE CRISIS WORKSHOP/ AUTHORS AT BOOKSELLER CROW / MOTORSPORT AT THE PALACE / AND MORE….

SATURDAY MAY 18th EUROVISION PARTY AT REUNION Costume optional but prepare for a night of super Euro cheesiness with your favourite song contest of the year! With our very own compere and Mamasutra spinning Euro tunes for you to sing along to, there’s lovely Middle Eastern snacks and a sweepstake with Euro-fab prizes to be … Continue reading EVENTS: EUROVISION PARTY AT REUNION / MINIS IN PARK / CLIMATE CRISIS WORKSHOP/ AUTHORS AT BOOKSELLER CROW / MOTORSPORT AT THE PALACE / AND MORE….

NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

CRYSTAL PALACE PARK: The park Regeneration Plan has seen some delays but every cloud has a silver lining. It's good news for the caravan club who have had their lease extended for another year.  Meanwhile, the new café build is nearly complete and we can’t wait to see the inside and taste the lovely treats the Brown & Green crew are going to … Continue reading NEWS IN BRIEF: CRYSTAL PALACE PARK / FREE ENERGY BILL SAVING ADVICE / DISCO AT THE LIBRARY HUB / SCHOOL STREET PROGRAMME COULD EXPAND….and more

£70,000 TARGET REACHED TO BUILD DINOSAUR BRIDGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK –  WITH GUNS ‘N’ROSES HAT GOING FOR JUST OVER £1,000

The amazing community of Crystal Palace have reached their £70,000 target to  build a 'dinosaur bridge' in Crystal Palace park - with just one day to spare!. Ellinor Michel of Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs told News From Crystal Palace: "Slash's hat went for £1020; a behind the scenes Natural History Museum tour went for … Continue reading £70,000 TARGET REACHED TO BUILD DINOSAUR BRIDGE IN CRYSTAL PALACE PARK –  WITH GUNS ‘N’ROSES HAT GOING FOR JUST OVER £1,000