South Norwood

Transport: Norwood Junction Train Station is a national rail station with lines into London Bridge, London Victoria, Highbury & Islington and East & West Croydon, managed by Thameslink and Southern. Situated in travel card zone 4. A little note for all you bookworms, it is from this station that Jonas Oldacre takes his train to London Bridge in Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder”.

Harrington Road Tram Stop is part of the popular Tramlink network and is available to hop on at Harrington Road, which takes you to either Central Croydon or Beckenham Junction.

Norwood Lakes: 28 acres of land made up of football pitches, bowls green, playground, trim trail, tennis and basketball courts and a big lake. The lake offers a great opportunity to spot a variety of aquatic birds such as great crested grebes, heron and ring necked parakeets. Keen Anglers can also fish the lake for Carp and Bream. The lake was original created as a reservoir back in 1809.

South Norwood Country Park: A huge 116 acre green space, perfect for dog walking, jogging and tranquil walks around the duck pond. The perfect time to reflect and find calm within London town.

Stanley Halls & Screen 25: A 250 seat and 60 seat theatre venues home to a local theatre school. Hosting productions for theatre clubs. A lovely coffee shop is also operating at the venue serving scrummy cakes and treats. Screen 25 is a nonprofit community cinema based at Harris Academy offering independent and cultural films on a weekly basis.