Your All In London guide to Sydenham

Sydenham started to become fashionable after the 1851 Great Exhibition took place in Crystal Palace, a futuristic glass and iron building situated in Sydenham Park, now renamed as Crystal Palace Park. The leafy district has a distinctly villagey feel, partly thanks to the numerous shops and eateries that make Sydenham a self-contained neighbourhood - just as well seeing as there is no tube, as with most of South London. There is however a railway service that links to Victoria, London Bridge and Highbury Islington. Unbeknownst to many Londoners, Sydenham has numerous buildings of architectural interest including a Le Corbusier-influenced villa, and Jason Statham and Rolf Harris have lived in the area.

Going out in Sydenham

Sydenham High Street Directory

Food & Drink

Home & Garden

Health & Beauty

Clothes & Fashion

Shops & Amenities

Taxis & Transport

Sydenham Shopping Streets

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