Over the last few years, a number of attempts have been made by various residents and traders’ groups to put some local street art in Coulsdon town centre to make […]
Land and Building ownership
The land was purchased in 1783, which included Hartley Farm which was later demolished, and Hartley Old Road was closed, so that it would not go to […]
Want to know how your street used to look? You can compare old and new maps of the HADRA area HERE.
Current status – An area proposed for Local Heritage Area designation during the consultation of the Croydon Local Plan: Detailed Policies and Proposals, based on its heritage value.
The character […]
“The Asylum for Fatherless Children” was founded in 1844 by Rev. Andrew Reed, an English Congregational minister and hymn writer, who became a prominent philanthropist and social reformer.
The farms of the area, now no more, were situated either on the slopes of the dissecting valleys, or in the bottom of the valleys themselves avoiding the plateau. As […]
This article lists some of the streets in our area, together with a few notes on the origin of the names. The most common name source is a descriptive physical […]
On Thursday the 26th of July the Bourne Society unveiled a Blue Plaque on the wall of the flats at the top of Station Approach Road, to mark the site […]
2018 is 100 years since the end of the First World War and the Royal British Legion are launching a ‘Thank You Movement’ from 8th August to run through 100 […]
On the 15th of April 2017 the Grange Park Centenary Field Plaque was unveiled. This will mean that Grange Park will never be built on and will remain a space for […]