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New leisure centre for West Norwood

The planning process for the new leisure centre in West Norwood is underway, according to Virtual Norwood: New leisure / health centre in West Norwood – Virtual Norwood: “It seems that the planning application for the new swimming pool/leisure/community/health centre in West Norwood is about to go to the Lambeth Planning Committee in a few [...]

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Underneath West Norwood Cemetery

The denizens of West Norwood are rightly proud of their magnificent Victorian cemetery, but do they know they are also sitting on top of one of London’s only two sets of catacombs: The Victorian Catacombs of South London: “Thanks to a visit arranged by Subterranea Britannica, I found myself with a fairly rare chance to [...]

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South London Theatre needs cash

The very excellent South London theatre in West Norwood needs cash to keep going: The South London Theatre (SLT), based in a Victorian fire station in Norwood High Street, needs to raise £1m to carry out the renovations necessary to guarantee its survival. While the actors who run the most prolific amateur theatre in the [...]

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West Norwood fire station moving up the hill

West Norwood fire station is moving from its current headquarters on Norwood Road: London Fire Brigade (LFB) intends to relocate to a former doctor’s surgery in Knight’s Hill from its current station in Norwood Road. The 1914 Grade II listed fire station is a protected building and cannot be suitably modernised. via New West Norwood [...]

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