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Community Projects Fund

The Crystal Palace Park Community Projects Fund is a grants fund to support local community groups and organisations to run projects, activities and events in Crystal Palace park to enhance the user/visitor experience and/or the landscape of the Park Available

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Improvement Scheme Update

There is a lot going on in the Park at the moment. Here is a quick update on four capital projects funded by the GLA and L.B. of Bromley   The Sphinxes Work on the South Terrace Sphinxes and Anerley

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Coming Soon, The Park Trust

As you may have seen, adverts have this week been placed in the national press, social media and community networks, inviting applications from local people wishing to serve on the Crystal Palace Park ‘Shadow Trust’. This will lay the foundations

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Have your say on Crystal Palace Park

The Community Stakeholder group are working with the Friends of Crystal Palace Park to make sure you are at the heart of any future plans for the park. We will be holding three listening and sharing events during February and

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150 Subway years – now Gate Project needs help

This is ‘the gate’ – brick infill still there. The Friends of Crystal Palace Subway (and here some of them are): – need your help to complete the project. The FoCPS were at a mini-ceremony to mark the 150th anniversary

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Dinosaurs are go!

Work beginning on the ‘chief dinosaur’ – the iguanadon; take a look at the Bromley press release. Expensive business, restoration; the Friends of the Dinosaurs hope to track the work and release details in due course on what it’s all

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Café Planning Application Passed

On the 19th November Bromley Council’s “Plans Sub-Committee No.2” continued the discussion of the deferred planning application 15/03106/FULL1 Crystal Palace Park Cafe Crystal Palace Park Thicket Road, Penge, London. The vote was decisive, 7 for and 1 against. This puts

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CAFE PLANS – architects drawings

Further details on what the proposed new café building looks like are now available. These are the elevations from all four sides – more complete details including details of the location on the boating lake can be seen here LINK (large

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New Café – tenant sought

The plan for the improvement projects for the park funded from the £2million GLA regeneration budget (LINK) is starting to show results in that planning for the six projects is proceeding apace. Plans for the café refurbishment are well advanced

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GOVERNANCE plans – Park improvements

A recent Bromley Council press release (3 June 2015) has re-iterated their commitment to significant improvements in the fortunes of Crystal Palace Park principally through the development of a new governance model.  At a recent governance seminar organised by the

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