Waddon

…Waddon, Croydon The western side of Croydon, noted for its business and retail parks Waddon’s name was first recorded in the twelfth century and…

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Broad Green

…Broad Green, Croydon A tarnished gateway to Croydon, Broad Green straddles the London Road south of Thornton Heath Broad Green’s name, which is self-explanatory,…

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Selsdon

…Selsdon, Croydon A prosperous southerly outpost of Croydon situated in an elevated position to the east of Sanderstead Selsdon’s name could have meant ‘dwelling…

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New Addington

…New Addington, Croydon A disadvantaged settlement situated in the far east of the borough of Croydon, set on a steep hillside rising into the…

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Croham

…Croham, Croydon A former manor and now an electoral ward covering most of South Croydon Croham’s name was first recorded in 1225 as Craweham,…

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Anerley

…and uninhabited part of Penge Common until the Croydon canal wound its way through in 1809. The common was enclosed in 1827 and the turnpike…

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Forestdale

…Forestdale, Croydon A privately developed housing estate situated on the eastern edge of Selsdon, and sometimes considered to be part of Addington Gateway to…

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Addiscombe

…Addiscombe, Croydon A Victorian and interwar extension of Croydon, which lies to the west The junction of Lower Addiscombe Road and Bingham Road* Although there…

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Addington

…Addington, Croydon A North Downs village situated two-and-a-half miles east of South Croydon Addington’s name relates to a Saxon landowner and the manor was…

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Norbury

…Norbury, Croydon A multi-ethnic district consisting mainly of former council houses, situated between Thornton Heath and Streatham The existence of a manor house was…

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