West Norwood

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West Norwood is a largely residential area of south London within the London Borough of Lambeth, located 5.4 miles (8.7 km) south south-east of Charing Cross.wikipedia
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Tulse Hill railway station

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Tulse Hill railway station is in the West Norwood area of the London Borough of Lambeth in south London, between railway bridges over the A205, South Circular Road and the A215, Norwood Road.

London Borough of Lambeth

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West Norwood is a largely residential area of south London within the London Borough of Lambeth, located 5.4 miles (8.7 km) south south-east of Charing Cross.
The largest shopping areas are (in order of size) Streatham, Brixton, Vauxhall, Clapham and West Norwood.

West Norwood railway station

West NorwoodWest Norwood station
West Norwood railway station is in the London Borough of Lambeth in West Norwood, south London.

St Luke's Church, West Norwood

St LukeSt Luke's, West NorwoodSt Luke's Church
The area was over a mile from the nearest parish church (at St Leonard, Streatham), so St. Luke's was provided under the Waterloo church scheme and completed in 1825.
St Luke's Church in West Norwood is an Anglican church that worships in a Grade II* listed building, It stands on a prominent triangular site at the south end of Norwood Road, where the highway forks to become Knights Hill and Norwood High Street.

South London Theatre

Local landmarks such as St Luke's Church, the late Victorian fire station (now the South London Theatre) on Norwood High Street, by the architect Robert Pearsall., The early 20th-century former fire station at Norwood Road and the original public library at Knights Hill are Grade II listed buildings.
The South London Theatre is a Community theatre housed in a Grade II listed former fire station, in West Norwood in the London Borough of Lambeth, England.

Elmgreen School

Elmgreen secondary school
The Elmgreen School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in the West Norwood area of the London Borough of Lambeth, England.

West Norwood Cemetery

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The South Metropolitan Cemetery was laid out in 1837 to provide burial facilities largely for the population of crowded areas that were closer to the centre of London.
West Norwood Cemetery is a 40 acre rural cemetery in West Norwood in London, England.

Picturehouse Cinemas

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In March 2016 planning permission was granted to build a new 4 screen Picturehouse Cinema and cafe in Nettlefold Hall, which had previously closed in 2011.

The Norwood School

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It has always therefore been a quite separate institution from the Norwood School of Industry which dominated Elder Road, West Norwood during most of the 19th century.

Arriva London

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West Norwood bus garage is located at Ernest Avenue.
As at December 2016, Norwood garage operated routes 2, 157, 249, 417, 450, 468, 690, N2, and N137.

Elm Wood Primary School

Elm Wood School
The name was not indicative of the geographic position of the school within South London, given that the school buildings were on the very edge of West Norwood’s border with West Dulwich (with two of the four roads enclosing the block in which the school stands are in West Dulwich).

Norwood (charity)

NorwoodJews' HospitalJews' Orphan Asylum
The charity that operated the orphanage in West Norwood retains an echo of its previous location in its current name Norwood.
Its name comes from its long running home for Jewish children, Norwood Hall, in the south London suburb of West Norwood which opened in 1863 and closed in 1961.

Norwood Park (London)

Norwood ParkNorwood Park, West Norwood
The main open space in West Norwood is Norwood Park.
Norwood Park is a 13.3 hectare (33 acres) park located in West Norwood.

Tulse Hill

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It lies to the south of Brixton, east of Brixton Hill, north of West Norwood and west of West Dulwich.

Adele

Adele AdkinsAdel AntadaAdele’s
The album contains her first song, "Hometown Glory", written when she was 16, which is based on her home suburb of West Norwood in London.

Dulwich and West Norwood (UK Parliament constituency)

Dulwich and West NorwoodDulwich & West NorwoodDulwich and West Norwood constituency
* The better-known area is the residential area and electoral ward to the south west by the road called Knights Hill.
Situated in South East London, the seat is traversed by the South Circular Road; to the north are Herne Hill, Dulwich Village, and the east side of Brixton; to the south, West Norwood.

Maurice Cowling

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Cowling was born in West Norwood, South London, son of Reginald Frederick Cowling (1901–1962), a patent agent, and his wife May (née Roberts).

Gipsy Hill

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Gipsy Hill ward is represented by three elected members of Lambeth Borough Council and includes some areas that are often identified as parts of West Norwood and West Dulwich.

Joan Clarke

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Joan Elisabeth Lowther Clarke was born on 24 June 1917 in West Norwood, London, England.

Sidney Colvin

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He was born on 18 June 1845 in West Norwood, in what is now London, at St. John's Lodge on Knight's Hill, a nine bedroom, twenty-one acre estate, to Bazett David Colvin, an East India merchant, and Mary Steuart, daughter of William Butterworth Bayley, Chairman of the East India Company Both sides of his family were connected to British India, his father as a partner in the trading company of Crawford, Colvin, and Co., with offices in Calcutta and London.

Frederick Nettlefold

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He also dedicated more effort to philanthropy; for example, he gave land for a library and endowed the Nettlefold Hall at West Norwood.

Ken Livingstone

Ken LivingstonMayorKen Livingstone MP
Born in Lambeth, South London, to a working-class family, Livingstone joined Labour in 1968 and was elected to represent Norwood at the GLC in 1973, Hackney North and Stoke Newington in 1977, and Paddington in 1981.

River Effra

Effrathe Effra
The River Effra ran alongside the current Elder Road, in a northerly direction, and was prone to flooding.
The main course of the Effra remained as a sewer and culverts beneath Brixton Road, South London, and seen through a drainage grate in the crypts under St. Luke's Church, West Norwood, South London.

Dulwich

Robert Pearsall (architect)

Robert Pearsall
Local landmarks such as St Luke's Church, the late Victorian fire station (now the South London Theatre) on Norwood High Street, by the architect Robert Pearsall., The early 20th-century former fire station at Norwood Road and the original public library at Knights Hill are Grade II listed buildings.