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Firefighters battle Sydenham fire for more than three hours

22/09/2020
London Fire Brigade is fighting the blaze on Newlands Park Road More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/firefighters-battle-building-fire-sydenham-18980479

Footzie Social Club scheme to face planning board for sixth time

18/09/2020
The proposal for 254 units at the site of the former Footzie Social Club was lodged by developers West and Partners earlier this year – their latest attempt to build on the area. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18731302.footzie-social-club-scheme-face-planning-board-sixth-time/

Coronavirus outbreak confirmed at a Sydenham school

10/09/2020
On Wednesday (September 9), parents of pupils in Year 4 at Adamsrill Primary School received an email informing them of a positive Covid-19 test. The email, seen by MyLondon on social media, was titled: "URGENT INFORMATION FOR YEAR 4 PARENT & CARER" More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/coronavirus-outbreak-confirmed-sydenham-school-18910150

New homes proposed for Sydenham Hill Estate

27/08/2020
Between two and four storeys, Mais House is a block of 63 flats designed for older people that has been empty since 2018 when residents were relocated. The proposals would see the height of the building rise to seven storeys and include 99 flats. More: https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/18679828.new-homes-proposed-sydenham-hill-estate/

Killer South London road where passersby 'breathe a sigh of relief' when they get home

21/08/2020
One of these is Mayow Road in Sydenham - the road between Sydenham Road and Perry Vale. Over the last decade, the road has seen a number of very serious accidents. More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/killer-south-london-road-passersby-18773140

Go-ahead given to outdoor theatre production in Sydenham

07/08/2020
Puss in Boots, adapted for the stage from the classic fairytale will take place in Mayow Park, Sydenham, running for eight days from August 15. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/go-ahead-given-to-outdoor-theatre-production-in-sydenham/

Work begins on Victorian-era Crystal Palace Subway

04/08/2020
Now the first major on-the-ground steps of the multi-million pound restoration of Crystal Palace Subway have begun, with detailed survey work on the condition of the venue underway. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18627355.work-begins-victorian-era-crystal-palace-subway-restoration/

Forgotten palace that was right in the middle of Hyde Park

25/05/2020
It's new location was chosen as Penge Common, close to Sydenham Hill where there was an affluent residential area, and it was relocated there in 1854. More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/forgotten-palace-right-middle-hyde-18604630

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