Purley Way to Wandle Park

16th - 16th Sep 2023 - Purley War Memorial Hospital, 856 Brighton Road, Purley

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View of Croydon Skyline from Wandle Park

Part of Open House Festival 2023



Discover differing architectural styles and buildings that have witnessed key historical moments, including Purley War Memorial Hospital (1909), Croydon’s Victorian industrial past and view of the old power station chimney (1896- now Ikea car park), the interwar years of entertainment and leisure, passing the old Lido and airport terminal building (1928), the legacy of urban town planning and the construction of the Croydon Flyover (1969) as part of the “cities of tomorrow”.


Passing the green spaces of Purley Way playing fields, Waddon Ponds and finishing in the transformed Wandle Park.

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