Tag Archives: Sydenham Hill

Going Underground: historians want your Subway memories

Do you have memories of Crystal Palace subway? Did you use the subway as part of the old High Level railway station or when it was an air raid shelter during the war? Maybe you played there as a child, … Continue reading

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Brown’s ghost train ride offers a twin track approach

STEVEN DOWNES reviews a novel set in our part of south London that straddles three centuries You don’t need a Tardis to embark on a bit of time travel if you are out and about in Crystal Palace. The area … Continue reading

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Community group rejects Crystal Palace plan as “a fantasy”

The leadership of a respected local community group has dismissed the sketchy scheme by a Chinese businessman to build a vast new Crystal Palace over part of the park as “a fantasy”. They have also expressed the fear that while … Continue reading

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