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Selsdon, Croydon

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Selsdon, Croydon

Selsdon is an area located in the southern suburbs of the London Borough of Croydon. The suburb was developed during the inter-war period during the 1920s and 1930s, and is remarkable for its many Art Deco houses. It is also well known for the Selsdon Park Hotel, the venue of a 1970 meeting of the Conservative Shadow Cabinet to settle the party manifesto for the impending general election.
Administrative CountyCroydon
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3562
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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

Selsdon Road Junction

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

Selsdon Road Junction, ry. sta., Surrey, 3½ miles SE. of Croydon; Selsdon House is the residence of the Bishop of Rochester.

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