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South Norwood, Croydon

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South Norwood, Croydon

South Norwood is an urban district situated in South London, England, in the London Borough of Croydon. It is located towards the northern end of the borough, and borders the London Borough of Bromley. It lies 7.8 miles (12.5 km) south-east of Charing Cross. Together with Norwood New Town, it forms the ward of South Norwood in the local authority of Croydon. South Norwood is an electoral ward with a resident population in 2001 of just over 14,000.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyCroydon
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3368
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
Population14,835 (South Norwood ward 2007)

Other names by which South Norwood, Croydon has been known in the past

Norwood ~ Norwood Junction ~ Norwood South ~ Norwood St Mark

South Norwood, Croydon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Norwood, South, eccl. dist. (ry. sta. Norwood Junction), Croydon par., Surrey, pop. 8188. See NORWOOD.

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