Old Maps of Upper Norwood

Historic Maps of Upper Norwood and the local area.

I lived in Flat(a) at 144 Church Road in the 1960s. I remember Crystal Palace Park with its pet corner and imitation dinosaurs. I also remember swimming in the new swimming baths with my family. There was a little shop with a toy train that went round its window display, a cinema where we saw Lady and the Tramp with (...Read full memory)

I lived in South Vale until 1963. It was a real community with nice neighbours. I went to Rockmount school and spent hours playing in the park opposite it. The Crystal Palace grounds were fenced off but us kids used to climb over the fence! I remember the maze which was all overgrown and the statues of prehistoric animals (...Read full memory)