A local guide to move in Sydenham

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Sydenham is a district of south-east London, England, which is shared between the London boroughs of Lewisham, Bromley and Southwark. Prior to the creation of the County of London in 1889, Sydenham was located in Kent, bordering Surrey. Historically, the area was very affluent, with the Crystal Palace being relocated to Sydenham Hill in 1854. Today, Sydenham is a diverse area, with a population of 28,378 and borders Forest Hill, Dulwich, Crystal Palace, Penge, Beckenham, Catford and Bellingham. “

What type of amenities may you need in Sydenham?

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

Tube & Train stations within the region of Sydenham

We assembled the train and tube stations of Sydenham in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sydenham London 3.9 59
Penge West Penge West Station, Anerley Park, London 3.8 33
Penge East Penge East Station, Station Road, London 4 50

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Sydenham

Sydenham 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
Sam healthcare Care Services Limited Unit 129, Regent House Business Centre, 291-307 Kirkdale, London N/A N/A

In Sydenham, what schools are nearby?

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Cornerstone All Saints Hall, Trewsbury Road, London 3 2
Kirkdale Learning Centre 84 Kirkdale, London N/A N/A
Medua’s Bilingual Play School 111 Longton Grove, London 1 1
The Science Centre of Excellence 291 Kirkdale, London 5 1
Cello Lessons in London 37 Lyric Mews, London N/A N/A
Musik Creation Ltd 4 Westwood Hill, Sydenham N/A N/A
Sydenham High School GDST 19 Westwood Hill, London 2.9 10
Witty Kiddies Sydenham Sydenham Lawn Tennis Club, Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham 5 23
Diddy Dinos Ltd 27 Crystal Palace Park Road, London 4.8 12
St Bartholomews Pre-school St Bartholomew’s Church Hall, Sydenham, London N/A N/A
Charlotte Taylor Yoga & Reiki The Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Road, London 5 32
Cherish Day Nursery 2 Jews Walk, London 5 4
Flute Teacher 21 Earlsthorpe Road, London 1 1
Ladybird Nursery Penge Penge East Railway Station, Station House, Station Road, London N/A N/A
Sydenham After School Club 105 Sydenham Road, London N/A N/A
Violin Teacher and Violinist 17 Kingsthorpe Road, London 5 1
Alexandra Junior School Cator Road, London 2.3 3
father larkin nursery & pre school Coombe Road, London N/A N/A
Kelvin Grove Children & Family Centre Kelvin Grove, London N/A N/A
St Bartholomew’s Primary School The Peak, London 4.7 3

Post offices in Sydenham

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Sydenham branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sydenham Post Office 44 Sydenham Road, London 3.7 150

What to do in the area of Sydenham

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Sydenham. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Sydenham listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Sydenham offerings.

Some great things about Sydenham

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

Parks and green spaces in Sydenham

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Sydenham offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Crystal Palace Park Thicket Road, London 4.5 12152
Crystal Palace Caravan and Motorhome Club Campsite Old Cople Lane, Crystal Palace Parade, London 4.5 514
Sydenham Wells Park Taylor’s Lane, London 4.5 689
Lawrie Park Ancient Oak Tree Lawrie Park Avenue, London 5 1
Sydenham Gate Crystal Palace Park Road, London 4 2
Workmen’s Grave Westwood Hill, London 5 1
Crystal Palace skate park Sydenham Gate, Crystal Palace Park Road, London N/A N/A
Amberley Grove Green 27 Westwood Hill, London N/A N/A
Chulsa Green Agate House, Crystal Palace Park Road, London N/A N/A
Fishermen’s Gate 51 Crystal Palace Park Road, London 4.7 3
The Secret Garden Thicket Road, London 5 1
Fishing Lake Crystal Palace Park Road, London 4.5 6
Smart bench 55 Sydenham Road, London 5 1
The Maze Fisherman’s Rise, London 4.6 18
Penge Gate Penge, London 5 4
Bowl Lake Fisherman’s Rise, London 4.5 4
Palace Lawn London N/A N/A
Alexandra Recreation Ground Alexandra Road, London 4.2 317
Wells park -woodland trail 43 Longton Avenue, London 4.8 5
Westwood Hill Gate 104 Westwood Hill, London 4 1

The types of restaurants

Sydenham is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Sydenham.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Golden City Chinese Takeaway 58 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 176
Chefs Delight 69 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 403
Subway 83 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 148
The Greyhound Sydenham 313-315 Kirkdale, London 4.3 997
On the Hoof Bistro Sydenham 23 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 226
Morley’s Sydenham 95 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 85
161 Food+Drink 161 Kirkdale, London 4.3 158
Mr Kebabish London 107 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 176
Hibagon Sushi & Grill 124 Kirkdale, London 4.3 209
Craft Metropolis – Penge 47 High Street, London 4.3 249
Home Taste 229 Dartmouth Road, London 4.3 46
Brothers Kebab & Burgers 172 Dartmouth Road, London 4.3 62
Greedy Chef Indian Takeaway 176 Dartmouth Road, London 4.3 62
Penge Masala 75 High Street, London 4.3 130
Tang’s Chinese 4 Parish Lane, Crystal Palace, London 4.3 69
Gurkha’s Nepalese and Indian Cuisine 67 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 424
Bridge House Bridge House, 2 High Street, London 4.3 1052
Healthy Options 142 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 83
Brown & Green Cafe Mayow Park, Sydenham Recreation Ground, London 4.3 291
Mr Pizza Lewisham, 223 Dartmouth Road, London 4.3 39

Galleries and Museums

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Sydenham through its art scene by exploring galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, providing enjoyable weekend activities and contributing to the vibrant community.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Crystal Palace Dinosaurs Thicket Road, London 4.5 986
Mark Wallis Memorial Pier High Street, London 5 1

Pubs in the region

As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Sydenham has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

The range of gyms in Sydenham

In Sydenham, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Darren Tickle – Pilates For Everybody 11c Charleville Circus, London 4.3 2
I B R Fitness 246 Kirkdale, London 4.3 N/A
PureGym London Sydenham 291 Kirkdale, London 4.3 458
Shapers Sydenham 10 Sydenham Station Approach, London 4.3 44
Pilates & Yoga with Adam Murby The Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Road, London 4.3 6
Charlotte Taylor Yoga & Reiki The Sydenham Centre, 44a Sydenham Road, London 4.3 32
Monkey Music 2 Jews Walk, London 4.3 N/A
Gaijin LKB Penge East Community Centre, Station Road, Penge 4.3 N/A
Crystal Palace National Sports Centre Ledrington Road, London 4.3 1650
Crystal Palace Gymnastics Club Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, Ledrington Road, London 4.3 20
Fitbirds Fitness Mayow Park, London 4.3 22
PAULIUS FITNESS 291 Kirkdale, London 4.3 N/A
Dragonfly yoga studio 22a, 24 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 61
Present Pilates 44 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 2
The Gym Group London Sydenham 74-78 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 364
Better Gym Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London 4.3 46
Temple of Strength Fitness Studio 21 High Street, London 4.3 79
Sarah’s Alternative Fitness Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Road, London 4.3 6
Present Pilates 2 Saint John’s Road, London 4.3 4
Green Life Yoga 140 Sydenham Road, London 4.3 N/A

Supermarkets in Sydenham

Out of all the other services in Sydenham, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Sydenham.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Tesco Express Unit 14, 15 Central Square, Wembley 3.1 114
Fudco 184 Ealing Road, Wembley 4.1 198
Iceland Supermarket Wembley 14-19 Central Square, Wembley 4.3 592
Tesco Express 492, 500 High Road, Wembley 3.3 60
Bestfoods Supermarket Wembley 13 Ealing Road, Wembley 4.1 292
Polmar Supermarket 510 High Road, Wembley 4.4 175
Poundland 435/441 High Road, Wembley 4.3 651
Lancelot Road Newsagents United Kingdom 3.4 5
Afghan Bazar & Bakery Wembley 29 Ealing Road, Wembley 5 2
Poundland 401, 403 High Road, Wembley 2 1
Shayona Sweets & Savouries 1-2 Coronet Parade, Ealing Road, Wembley, London 4.1 267
AlPasha Supermarket 428-430 High Road, Wembley 4.2 284
Sainsbury’s Local 349-357 High Road, Wembley 2.7 29
Shree Superstore 11 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley 3.6 14
Bucharest Supermarket Wembley 25 Wembley Hill Road, London, Wembley 4.6 54
FRESHMART 34 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley 4.7 50
Tesco Express Quadrant Court, Empire Way, Wembley 3.5 79
Pataka Superstore 149 Ealing Road, Wembley 4.7 15

What areas are nearby?

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Sydenham. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Elmers End See the guide here
South Norwood See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Beckenham See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
Gipsy Hill See the guide here
West Norwood See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Elmers End See the guide here
South Norwood See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Beckenham See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
Gipsy Hill See the guide here
West Norwood See the guide here
Bellingham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here

Are you looking to buy or sell a property in this area? Have a look at our detailed analysis of the postcodes below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
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