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A locals' guide to SE26

"Everything that you need; a gym and supermarkets by the station, villages bakers, lovely pubs and beautiful parks..."

Michael Schult

"Crystal Palace transmitting station is a beacon for the South."

Simon Darvill

"The dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park are a fantastic site amongst the beautiful greenery."

Michael Schult

What is your favourite place?

Where do SE26 locals go?

Brown & Green Cafe

This charming cafe sells delicious cakes and fried breakfasts. It's a great spot to visit on a lazy Sunday afternoon or after a jog around Mayow Park!

Mayow Park

With a bowling green, play area and cricket pitches, Mayow Park is a great place to chill out at the weekend.

The Shop Revolution Marketplace

The Shop Revolution Marketplace host lots of unique events like poetry and craft nights, with all the items they sell produced by independent designers and jewellery makers. This picture was taken at a Miss Victoria's Floral Emporium flower arranging workshop.

Cherry & Ice

A café serving delicious ice creams and milkshakes with the friendliest staff - they're so lovely and helpful and always make me feel welcome.

Bridge House Theatre

West End-quality performances at outer London prices.

Alexandra Nurseries

Fantastic independent café, home and garden centre.

Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park are a fantastic sight!

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre has everything you would want, from a pool, to a gym, to exercise classes.

Crystal Palace Park

A fantastic spot for enjoying the sunshine!

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A quirky, free, family-friendly museum and gardens.

Brown & Green Cafe

Grab a quick snack and a coffee whilst at Crystal Palace Station.

The Crystal Palace Market

A unique culinary experience - choose your fresh produce from the market and then watch it be prepared into a tasty meal.

The Exhibition Rooms

Beautifully prepared British meals made using the freshest ingredients, this restaurant is perfect for a special occasion!

Pizza at the Palace

Serving great pizzas, I've been going to this restaurant for 25 years!

The Godfather

Run by some chaps from Napoli, this authentic restaurant also uses ingredients brought over from Napoli to give you a genuine Italian experience.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Sydenham, Upper Sydenham, Crystal Palace, Forest Hill, Norwood, East Dulwich, Beckenham, Catford, Dulwich and West Norwood

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"Scottish engineer and inventor of the television, John Logie Baird lived at 3 Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham, SE26."

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    SE26 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Sydenham, Crystal Palace (part) and is covered by the Bromley, Lewisham, Southwark local authorities.

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