has a 15th-century tower (Bell tower) (rebuilt in 1804) which originally contained four bells cast in 1724. Two were replaced by Thomas Lester of London in 1742; but in 1880 a new set of eight bells were cast and installed by the Croydon-based firm Gillett, Bland & Company.
; In 1891, a racecourse was opened on farmland at Gatwick. Built to replace a steeplechase course at Waddon near Croydon in Surrey, it was used for both steeplechase and flat racing, and held the Grand National during the years of the First World War. The course had its own railway station on the Brighton Main Line. In the early 20th century, many of the large Estate
Town. Crawley New Town: Public services last Hudson first T. P. (ed) year 1987 work Victoria County History of Sussex publisher British History Online pages 89–91 accessdate 18 February 2008 Gas was piped from Croydon, away, and a gasworks at Redhill, while the town's water supply came from the Weir Wood reservoir south of East Grinstead and another at Pease Pottage.
2007-04-08 Newcastle is a member of the English Core Cities Group Core Cities.com, Retrieved on 2007-04-08 and with Gateshead (Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead) the Eurocities network of European cities. Eurocities, Retrieved on 2007-08-19 * ''Greater London'': Croydon (London Borough of Croydon), Tower Hamlets (London Borough of Tower Hamlets) * ''North East
(originally known as Ireland Street). ;Croydon Croydon, or St. Lambert Annex, was a large neighbourhood located along Montée Saint-Hubert from Grande Allée to Boulevard de Maricourt at the railroad tracks. Along the railroad tracks, it stretched from Montée Saint-Hubert to Rue Donat, while its borders became smaller closer to Grande Alleé. It was an English-speaking working-class area.
. Southern services run between London Bridge (London Bridge station) and West Croydon (West Croydon station). Originally, the BBC London and the South East (South East England) region took in the whole of Greater London, together with parts of Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Sussex, Bedfordshire, and Oxfordshire. This meant that sizeable communities which probably deserved dedicated programming
and Birmingham. languages English (English language) Shelta (Shelta language) ;Rail The Brighton Main Line railway route (Rail transport in Great Britain) south from Croydon links the town to Sussex, Surrey, and Kent and to Central London to the north: providing direct services to Hastings, Southampton, Brighton, Portsmouth, Gatwick Airport, Bedford and Luton. The main station for all these services is East
Croydon station in the east part of the town centre. East Croydon station is the largest and busiest railway station in Croydon and the tenth busiest in London. 1919
on the single carriageway stretches; and during the summer with holiday traffic. Because of this, people have described the A21 as "a joke" and businesspeople have been reported to “hate coming down the A21”. There have been many proposals to upgrade parts of the A21 in response to this. Croydon is situated in the centre of the borough of Croydon. To the south are the North Downs, which stretch to the white cliffs of Dover in Kent
, as well as parts of Surrey and the south coast (Southern England). The Pilgrims' Way path is to the south of Croydon. He was very much a Southern English (Southern England) comedian. He preferred being booked in theatres in London or the south, so he could return to his beloved Brighton after a show. But in 1932 he embarked on his only overseas tour, when he sailed to Cape Town to appear in Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. Balmoral Castle Passenger
other as part of the twinning venture, and artists have even come over from Alcalá de Henares to paint Catherine's tombstone. * Aragon Road in Ampthill is named after Catherine, also in Ampthill there is a statue of a cross named "Queen Catherine's Cross" in her honour. During her exile from Henrys life, Katharine lived in one of the country manors in Ampthill. The Brighton Main Line railway route (Rail transport in Great Britain) south from Croydon links the town to Sussex
, Surrey, and Kent and to central London to the north: providing direct services to Hastings, Southampton, Brighton, Portsmouth, Gatwick Airport, Bedford and Luton. The main station for all these services is East Croydon station in the centre of the town centre. East Croydon station is the largest and busiest station in Croydon, third busiest in London, excluding Travelcard Zone 1. The station at West Croydon (West Croydon station) serves all trains travelling west except the fastest
. There are also more regional stations scattered around the borough. Passenger rail services through Croydon are provided by Southern (Southern (train operating company)) and First Capital Connect.
to Portsmouth and for a tramway carrying horse-drawn carriages over the same route. The first part of the proposed Surrey Iron Railway was to be from Wandsworth to Croydon, and Jessop was asked for his opinion on the two opposing schemes. He declared that the tramway was a better scheme, as a canal would require too much water and would unduly reduce the supply in the River Wandle. It was agreed to build a tramway from Wandsworth to Croydon, as well a building a basin at Wandsworth
, to the North. ;Rail The Brighton Main Line railway route (Rail transport in Great Britain) south from Croydon links the town to Sussex, Surrey, and Kent and to Central London to the north: providing direct services to Hastings, Southampton, Brighton, Portsmouth, Gatwick Airport, Bedford and Luton. The main station for all these services is East Croydon station in the east part of the town centre. East Croydon station is the largest and busiest
railway station in Croydon and the tenth busiest in London. thumb alt Hawaiians in theatre box In the royal box at London, 1824 (File:Their Majesties King Rheo Rhio, Queen Tamehamalu, Madame Poke.jpg) They arrived on May 17, 1824 in Portsmouth, and the next day moved into the Caledonian Hotel in London. Foreign Office Secretary George Canning appointed Frederick Gerald Byng (1784–1871) to supervise their visit. Byng was a Gentleman Usher, fifth son of John Byng, 5th Viscount
, Central (Central railway station, Sydney), and Town Hall (Town Hall railway station). Travelling west towards Strathfield, the stops are Ashfield, Croydon (Croydon, New South Wales), Burwood (Burwood, New South Wales), and Strathfield. A recent renovation of the railway station was completed in 2004, after a public outcry about the ugliness and overwhelming size of a proposed overhead pedestrian walkway. Cr. Mark Bonnano, ''
. It has public bus routes to Nowra (Nowra, New South Wales), Albion Park (Albion Park, New South Wales) and Wollongong (Wollongong, New South Wales). A private operator provides a service six days a week from Bowral to Greater Sydney (Campbelltown, Liverpool and Parramatta) and to the Shoalhaven and south coast of New South Wales. The closest CityRail railway stations to Five Dock are Ashfield (Ashfield railway station, Sydney) and Croydon (Croydon railway station, Sydney); both
being just over 2.5 km from the main shopping centre. The major suburban station of Strathfield (Strathfield railway station) is also within fairly close driving distance. ''Croydon Station (Croydon railway station, Sydney)'' was originally named ''Five Dock Station'' when it opened in 1875. The name was changed to ''Croydon'' soon afterwards. There are ferry services to the city from the nearby suburbs of Drummoyne, New South Wales Drummoyne
of the River Thames with stations in the City of London or one of twenty-seven London boroughs. Six London boroughs (Bexley (London Borough of Bexley), Bromley (London Borough of Bromley), Croydon (London Borough of Croydon), Kingston (Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames), Lewisham (London Borough of Lewisham) and Sutton (London Borough of Sutton)) are not served by the Underground. The London Borough of Hackney
centre of Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, It is served by the West Coast Main Line (WCML), the Watford DC Line to . Major redevelopment of the station and its surroundings
of the Phoenix Set Report publisher The Leaky Mug date 24 November 2006 accessdate 24 February 2007 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20070628090632 http: pottercast.the-leaky-cauldron.org transcript show 110?ordernum 1 archivedate June 28, 2007 London London Boroughs (including Croydon and many localities of broadly similar size), Watford, Hemel Hempstead London (London Commuter Belt) In 2002, Keane wrote the songs for Sandi Toksvig's