Purley, London

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Purley is an area of the London Borough of Croydon in London, England.wikipedia
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Croydon

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It is located south of the town of Croydon, and 11.7 miles south of Charing Cross.
Croydon lies on a transport corridor between central London and the south coast of England, to the north of two high gaps in the North Downs, one taken by the A23 Brighton Road and the main railway line through Purley and Merstham and the other by the A22 from Purley to the M25 Godstone interchange.

London Borough of Croydon

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Purley is an area of the London Borough of Croydon in London, England. Purley Cross gyratory connects routes leading south-east to East Grinstead and Eastbourne (the A22), west to Epsom and Kingston (the A2022), south to Redhill and Brighton (the A23), and north to Croydon and Central London (the A23 and A235).
There have also been exhibitions for regional districts of Croydon, including Waddon, South Norwood and Woodside, Purley, New Addington and Coulsdon.

Croydon Airport

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It was one of the most important fighter stations – together with Croydon Airport and Biggin Hill – during World War II.
The two airfields were on each side of Plough Lane (the lane running north from Russell Hill near Purley, in the accompanying old map).

Coulsdon and Purley Urban District

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In 1915 Purley and the neighbouring town of Coulsdon formed the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District which in 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, was abolished and its area transferred to Greater London and used to form part of the London Borough of Croydon.
The new Coulsdon and Purley Urban District consisted of the parish of Coulsdon, including the settlements of Coulsdon and Purley, and the parish of Sanderstead.

A23 road

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The building, on the A23 Brighton Road near Reedham Station, became the property of the London Borough of Croydon and was sold to developers. Purley Cross gyratory connects routes leading south-east to East Grinstead and Eastbourne (the A22), west to Epsom and Kingston (the A2022), south to Redhill and Brighton (the A23), and north to Croydon and Central London (the A23 and A235).

Laleham Lea School

Purley is home to a number of schools; including four notable Catholic schools, two of which are in Peaks Hill, Surrey: these schools are The John Fisher School a high-performing Catholic all boys state school (formerly an independent and then highly selective state school), Laleham Lea School a co-educational prep-school and Oakwood School, a co-educational Catholic primary.
Laleham Lea is a co-educational independent primary school in located Peaks Hill, Purley, Greater London.

Peaks Hill

Peaks Hill, Surrey
Purley is home to a number of schools; including four notable Catholic schools, two of which are in Peaks Hill, Surrey: these schools are The John Fisher School a high-performing Catholic all boys state school (formerly an independent and then highly selective state school), Laleham Lea School a co-educational prep-school and Oakwood School, a co-educational Catholic primary.
Peaks Hill is an area of Purley in the London Borough of Croydon, London, England.

Thomas More Catholic School, Purley

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Thomas More Catholic School is a Roman Catholic secondary school and sixth form, located in the Purley area of the London Borough of Croydon, England.

Terry and June

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The show was largely a reworking of Happy Ever After, and starred Terry Scott and June Whitfield as a middle-aged, middle-class suburban couple, Terry and June Medford, who live in Purley.

Riddlesdown Collegiate

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The school takes its pupils mainly from the Sanderstead, Selsdon, Purley, Kenley, New Addington and South Croydon areas, and specialises in science.

Jay Aston

Jay Hilda Aston (born 4 May 1961 in Purley, Surrey) is an English singer and occasional songwriter.

Derren Brown

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Brown was raised in Purley, a South London town that he describes as "the epitome of middle-class suburbia".

Little Howard's Big Question

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Animated boy Little Howard and his live-action guardian Big Howard live together in Purley, London.

Peter Cushing

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The Cushing family lived in Dulwich during the First World War, but moved to Purley after the war ended in 1918.

Shelagh Fraser

Shelagh Fraser was born in Purley, Surrey, on 25 November 1920.

Michael Arthur (physician)

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Arthur was born in Purley, London, England.

Surrey

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It was part of the county of Surrey until 1965.

Andy Frampton

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Frampton was born in Wimbledon, London and brought up in nearby Purley before being scouted and signed at the age of 11 by the youth Academy of Football League First Division side Crystal Palace whilst he was playing for the Croydon Schools FA.

Archibald Low

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Low was born in Purley, London, the second son of John and Gertrude Low.

Martin Lee (singer)

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Lee was born Martin Barnes in Purley, Surrey, but spent five years of his youth in Australia.

Coulsdon

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In 1915 Purley and the neighbouring town of Coulsdon formed the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District which in 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, was abolished and its area transferred to Greater London and used to form part of the London Borough of Croydon.

Innes Hope Pearse

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She grew up in Purley, Surrey with her parents Catherine Beardsley Pearse née Morley and George Edgar Hope Pearse, an exporter.

Ray Mears

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He attended Downside Preparatory School in Purley and then Reigate Grammar School, where he was a member of the naval cadre of the Combined Cadet Force.

London Government Act 1963

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In 1915 Purley and the neighbouring town of Coulsdon formed the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District which in 1965, under the London Government Act 1963, was abolished and its area transferred to Greater London and used to form part of the London Borough of Croydon.
Charles Doughty, MP for East Surrey (including Coulsdon and Purley), prophesied that "A shotgun marriage of the kind proposed in the Bill between Coulsdon, Purley and [the Borough of] Croydon can never be successful...The affinities of Coulsdon and Purley go south, not to the north and east. This is a very bad part of the Bill."

A roads in Zone 2 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

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Purley Cross gyratory connects routes leading south-east to East Grinstead and Eastbourne (the A22), west to Epsom and Kingston (the A2022), south to Redhill and Brighton (the A23), and north to Croydon and Central London (the A23 and A235).