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

GUNS N’ROSES STAR BACKS PARK DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL 

Guns N'Roses star Slash is backing the appeal to help raise funds for a dinosaur bridge in Crystal Palace park - he has donated a signed top hat  which is currently being auctioned ONLINE. The online auction complements an earth-bound auction being held at the Tap Room, Hamilton Road, Gipsy Hill this Friday. Helena from … Continue reading GUNS N’ROSES STAR BACKS PARK DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL 

FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

The Friends of Crystal Palace Park held their Annual General Meeting on Sunday 16th November at the Information Centre. They reported on their activities including the Information Centre and Secret Garden as well as other community projects in the park. There were also updates on park projects lead by the London borough of Bromley and … Continue reading FRIENDS OF CRYSTAL PALACE PARK ANNUAL MEETING

HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL

Helena Stroud, a trustee of the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, has run 135 miles in the Rebellion Ultra Marathon  to help build a dinosaur bridge to the prehistoric monsters island in Crystal Palace park. Helena ran the 135 miles over three days along Glyndwr's Way National Trail covering remote paths 25,000 feet in elevation … Continue reading HELENA RUNS 135 MILES FOR DINOSAUR BRIDGE APPEAL