Crystal Palace Remembrance Day Service 2019

18th December 2019 - update. HUGE thank you to the EVERYONE who supported the Poppy Tin Appeal this year!  Over 50 poppy tins distributed, collected and counted helped riase the total £6,151.93 for the Poppy Appeal from Gipsy Hill, Upper Norwood and South Norwood. 10th November 2019 The day the Crystal Palace community and traffic … Continue reading Crystal Palace Remembrance Day Service 2019

Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!

The Friends of Gipsy Hill were overwhelmed with the support and local community feedback from the first Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Sunday 14th July on Long Meadow. There were lots of exciting activities including live music with the fabulous Panash Steel Band Orchestra, Palace Acappella and Rob Dugdale, dog show, games, tree trail, wild … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Village Fete – Thank You!

Gipsy Hill Rejuvenation – Summer Cowdfunder!

Help our latest fundraising for Gipsy Hill! This time there are lots of rewards to choose from too! http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/gipsy-hill-rejuvenation As our garden grows from strength to strength we are planning a Gipsy Hill Village Fete on Long Meadow on 14th July 2019. Collaborating with the 1st Crystal Palace Scouts and many other community groups, this is … Continue reading Gipsy Hill Rejuvenation – Summer Cowdfunder!

Improving streets on Gipsy Hill – Decision!

Decision details! Gipsy Hill Our Streets- Neighbourhood Enhancement Programme Phase 3   The following Our Streets initiatives are agreed (here) for Gipsy Hill ward in document Our Streets Gipsy Hill scheme approval ODDR.pdf:- a) Gipsy Road junction with Auckland Hill: new pedestrian refuge, speed table and waiting restrictions. Cost: £31,500. b) Gipsy Road: new zebra … Continue reading Improving streets on Gipsy Hill – Decision!

Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams

In the nineteenth century, until it was diverted underground, the Upper Norwood tributary of the river Effra flowed down Gipsy Hill on its way from Crystal Palace to South Croxted Road, forming the Camberwell parish boundary with Lambeth and also the limit of the Dulwich Estate. The meadow on the Camberwell side of this stream … Continue reading Black Poplars on Long Meadow by Glynis Williams

The Journey Begins… for Gipsy Hill Friends

Welcome to Gispy Hill Friends!  We are friendly local community group to support Gipsy Hill, the local area, the station, and green spaces and uniting our historic street between Lambeth and Southwark, the community from bottom to the top of the hill! However steep we think the hill is today... we need to thank the … Continue reading The Journey Begins… for Gipsy Hill Friends