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Parkland and peaceful roads make this a great area for families

"Streatham Common is the perfect place to hang out when the sun is shining."

Thomas Howe

"You can be at London Victoria or London Bridge in less than half an hour from West Norwood Station."

Thomas Howe

"St Luke's Church, West Norwood was built in the early 19th century and sits at the top of Norwood High Street."

Thomas Howe

What is your favourite place?

Where do Norbury locals go?

The Rookery

A walled garden that would not look out of place in a BBC costume drama. Stunning throughout the year and still relatively undiscovered by the residents of South London. The gardens are beautifully maintained by a justifiably proud set of volunteers.

Cream's

Classic hot and cold desserts, milkshakes and gelato served in a low-lit, purple and black setting.

Norwood Grove House

Known locally as the "White House", Norwood Grove House and its well-tended formal gardens were opened in 1926 by the future King Edward VIII. It is the centrepiece of Norwood Grove itself; a large expanse of grass from which you can overlook Streatham and its surrounding areas. It is thoroughly underutilised and all the better for it!

The Bull

This gastropub next to Streatham Common is fantastic! The décor is really cool, there's an impressive outdoor seating area with fires and the food is outstanding.

Doyley's A1 Barbers

I have been getting my hair cut here for over 15 years. It's a very nice family-run business and a fantastic place to discuss football and sports with the guys. It also tends to be a social hub too, which is great!

West Norwood Feast

A community market in south London. Community comes together to taste, eat, drink and admire or buy all handmade items and all things that are on offer.

West Norwood Health and Leisure Centre

So many activities for adults and children. I personally love the exercise classes, Zumba and Boxfit.

Four Hundred Rabbits

Head to this pizza restaurant for a delicious gelato on a warm summer's day in the Crystal Palace Triangle!

Crystal Palace Aquarium

Everything you need for your fish and reptile needs, even little critters like locusts!

La Bruschetta

They serve tasty lunchtime salads at this local cafe.

Domali

Vegetarian and pescetarian restaurant with the best fat chips EVER.

Blackbird Bakery

Open early in the morning, pop into this cafe for a delicious coffee and pastry.

Performance 360

Crossfit and personal training gym based in the heart of the Crystal Triangle. Always a hard workout.

Palace Spice

This Indian restaurant's food is delicious. I am constantly ordering too much, but never upset by the bill. They always offer me free drinks too!

Joanna's Restaurant

Mocktails and cocktails whilst enjoying lovely views of the City from the top of Crystal Palace Triangle.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Streatham, West Norwood, Thornton Heath, Norwood, Crystal Palace, Streatham Hill, Upper Sydenham, Mitcham, Tooting and Croydon

What do you love about Norbury?

Why do you find Norbury a great place to live?

Local resident

"A good community spirit. We have resided in Norbury (Pollards Hill) for over 30 years, having raised three children here. We have all benefited from living in a tranquil area with good neighbours, which provides great transport links."

March 2015

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"Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell was born in Streatham in 1901. He became Dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother, as well as designing outfits for other socialites and royalty throughout his long career."

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