Is Crofton Park a nice place to live in?

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Crofton Park is a mainly residential suburb and electoral ward in the London Borough of Lewisham. “

Some great things about Crofton Park

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Crofton Park has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Crofton Park.

Museums & Galleries in the region

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Crofton Park we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

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Public houses of Crofton Park

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Crofton Park. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Crofton Park

Pub name Name Address Description
Brockley Barge 184 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2RR Formerly the Breakspear Arms. Ex-Courage, closed in 1994. A wedge shaped corner pub reopened in 2000 by Wetherspoon. New name derives from the nearby Croydon Canal. Spacious interior, with restrained modern décor. All facilities are on the same level here. Popular, good range of ages from 20s to 70s, very good community mix. 10 handpumps on the bar counter in 2 banks, each of 5.
Brockley Brewery & Taproom 31 Harcourt Road Brockley SE4 2AJ Former small local brewery, now just one of their tap rooms open Wednesday to Sunday for both on and off trade. Both cask and bottled beers are available.
Brockley Jack 410 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2DH Centuries-old coaching inn, this building dates from 1898. Ex-Courage, from 1994 Magic Pub Co, from 1996 Greene King. Imposing building, red brick with fancy stonework, a whale’s shoulder bone near the top which used to be the pub sign, stone and granite ground floor frontage with large front bay window. Fairly spacious interior, refurbished in 2013. One nice fancy wall of dark wood and mirrors, mix of modern upholstered furniture. The Jack Studio Theatre at rear has been here since the 1990s, see its website Flame Grill chain menu. Nice rear patio with shelter and fairy lights, where smoking is not permitted. Separate small yard behind to the left, where smoking is permitted. 4 handpumps. Greene King house beer “The Brockley Jack” is sold here.
London Beer Dispensary 389 Brockley Road Brockley SE4 2PH Converted from the Mr Lawrence Wine Bar, this pub originally re-opened in 2014 under the ownership of Late Knights Brewery of Penge. With Late Knights Brewery ceasing trading in August 2016 the beer range here changed to include one of that brewery’s reincarnation as Southey, along with brews from other micro-breweries plus ciders. Wines, spirits and soft drinks are also available. Food is available from the next door Pizza operation. Real ale and cider are sold from 5 handpumps against the rear left hand wall. This is a narrow deep venue, wooden boarded throughout. The front room is attractively dark wood wall panelled to head height, a large on-end barrel provides the bar counter and pay point and is fitted with a T bar dispensing keg beers. It is a deep step down to a long corridor with a shelf which accommodates upright drinking and this leads to the rear room which provides more traditional seating. There is a small covered patio garden at the back which is ideal for smokers. The real ale and cider menu is provided on a blackboard high on the wall above the handpumps. Pub policy is to dispense ales and ciders by default in handled pint and half pint mugs so ask if you want a straight glass. Card payment only here, cash not accepted.
Orchard 5 Harefield Road Brockley SE4 1LW Breakfast is served until 12 in addition to lunch and evening meals. No real ale is available on draught, however, there are many bottled beers from local breweries including Brockley Pale Ale.
Talbot 2 Tyrwhitt Road Brockley SE4 1QG A fine Victorian suburban pub that underwent a significant refurbishment over winter 2021/2022 and re-opened in late May 2022. The expanded, airy interior bar area has a rustic feel, including wooden cladding and vintage light fittings. The first floor former function room is now laid out for dining. In addition to the food hours shown bar snacks are available Monday to Thursday between 3pm and 5pm. Has a spacious outdoor terrace.
Wickham Arms 69 Upper Brockley Road Brockley SE4 1TF Popular ungentrified local. It was a Courage pub from 1853, now Enterprise Inns. Fairly big building. Medium-sized interior, in several areas, plus a separate back room. Off-white ceiling with plasterwork, dark wood panelling, old local photos, red patterned carpet, red upholstered banquettes. Juke box. Quiz Tues. Entertainments Thurs to Sun. Popular with ordinary local custom, range of ages. Two changing real ales, e.g. Adnams Bitter, Brockley Golden and Pale, Fuller London Pride, Harvey Sussex Bitter, Timothy Taylor Landlord. As of Feb 2014 a kitchen is planned and should be in operation by end of March.

Restaurants in the area

Crofton Park has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Babur 119 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 974
Brockley Jack 408 Brockley Road, London 4.3 674
Super Pizza Forest Hill 100 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 81
Royal Tandoori 387 Brockley Road, London 4.3 112
Jerk Garden Brockley 394 Brockley Road, London 4.3 322
The Blue Room Manwood Road, London 4.3 25
Malaysian Deli 338 Brockley Road, London 4.3 407
Two Spoons 72 Honor Oak Park, London 4.3 335
Miss Margherita – Sourdough Pizzeria & Cafe 76-78 Honor Oak Park, London 4.3 572
Maxin Chicken 336 Brockley Road, London 4.3 24
Ladywell Kebab & Steak House 109 Ladywell Road, London 4.3 172
Mai Hong 105 Ladywell Road, London 4.3 77
Le Querce Restaurant 66-68 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 244
Xing Long 433 Brockley Road, London 4.3 74
Ravensbourne Restaurant University Hospital Lewisham, Green Zone, 1, Lewisham High Street, London 4.3 70
Babur To Go 443 Brockley Road, London 4.3 212
The Chinese Experience 390 Brockley Road, London 4.3 70
Ebunolacafe Catering Services 32 Ravensbourne Road, London 4.3 3
Brockley’s Rock 317 Brockley Road, London 4.3 934
Wilson Fish & Chip Shop 88 Brockley Rise, London 4.3 46

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Crofton Park, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Morrisons The Grove, London 4.1 5571
Poundland stratford centre, 43-44 Broadway, The 4.3 1023
Waitrose & Partners Ground Floor, The Arcade 1 Lower, London 4.1 820
Sainsbury’s The Stratford Centre, 38-40 The Mall, London 4.2 3075
Lidl Great Eastern Road, London 4.1 3152
Marks and Spencer Montfichet Road Unit D3, Westfield Stratford City, Westfield Shopping Centre, London 4.3 4595
Lituanica Unit 89, Broadway, London 3.7 120
Tesco Express 120 Romford Road, London 3.2 104
Tesco Express 99-105 Leytonstone Road, London 2.6 160
Alma Convenience store 2 Alma Street, London 4.1 95
Maryland supermarket 23-25 Leytonstone Road, London 4.1 154
WaNaHong 華南行 – Stratford 15-19 Penny Brookes Street, London 4.8 222
Mini Price Supermarket UK 41B Leytonstone Road, London 3.2 5
Esiton African and Oriental Superstore 125 The Grove, London 5 2
M.E Onur Supermarket LTD 90 Leytonstone Road, London 3.6 11
Postăvaru Eastern European Foods 2 Leytonstone Road, London 3.8 96
Sainsbury’s Local Plot N 08, 75 Celebration Avenue, East Village, London 2.6 67
BARAKA HALAL BUTCHER 267 High Road Leytonstone, London 5 3
Loon Fung Stratford Stratford Shopping Centre, 33 – 34 The Mall, London 4.2 1239
Embas Express (Leyton) 98-100 High Road Leyton, London 4.2 67

Green space in the city of Crofton Park

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of Crofton Park in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

The range of gyms in Crofton Park

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Crofton Park easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

How’s the local life around Crofton Park

There are always activities happening in lively Crofton Park. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Crofton Park page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Crofton Park snapshot.

What type of amenities may you need in Crofton Park?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Crofton Park name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Post offices in the area of Crofton Park

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Crofton Park can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Honor Oak Park Post Office 70 Brockley Rise, London 3.8 63
Crofton Park Sub Post Office 395 Brockley Road, London 2.8 87
Post box In front of, 395 Brockley Road, London 5 1
Post Box Howson Road, London 5 1

Tube & Train stations in and around Crofton Park

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Crofton Park to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Honor Oak Park Honor Oak Park, London 4.4 39
Crofton Park United Kingdom 3.7 16

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of Crofton Park

Crofton Park has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Hilly Fields Medical Centre 172 Adelaide Avenue, London 1.7 187

Schools in and around the area of Crofton Park

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Crofton Park vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Lampwick’s Racquet Restringing 97 Manwood Road, London 5 48
Trumpet Lessons 94 Chudleigh Road, London N/A N/A
Ladywell Pre-school Early Years Centre, 30 Rushey Mead, London 5 3
Rob Aitken- Composer & Guitarist 71 Brockley Grove, London N/A N/A
The Music Teacher 94 Chudleigh Road, London N/A N/A
Stillness Junior School Brockley Rise, London 4 4
Gordonbrock Primary School Amyruth Road, London 3.5 11
Little Elementary Ravensbourne Park Crescent, London N/A N/A
Songs of Farewell 12 Codrington Hill, London N/A N/A
Ladywell Childrens Centre 30 Rushey Mead, London 4.9 14
Studio 23 Performing Arts Ackroyd Community Centre, Ackroyd Road, London 5 3
Young Oaks Day Nursery Ackroyd Road, London 4.7 15
Prendergast Ladywell School Manwood Road, London 3.9 16
Prendergast School Adelaide Avenue, London 3.1 29
Abbey Manor College 1 Dressington Avenue, London N/A N/A
Sunrise Community Nursery Brockley Way, London 5 9
Beecroft Garden Primary School Beecroft Road, London 3.5 13
Stillness Primary School Brockley Rise, London 4 3
Cheeky Monkeys 28 Otford Crescent, London 5 1
First Class Learning Brockley Crofton Park Baptist Church, Huxbear Street, Honor Oak Park, London N/A N/A

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Sydenham Hill See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Nunhead See the guide here
Blackheath See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Catford See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Nunhead See the guide here
Blackheath See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here

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