Serviced Apartments Crofton Park
Top Serviced Apartments in Crofton Park
Crofton Park is a pristine and primarily residential suburb cum electoral ward that is housed within the Lewisham London Borough. The tranquil surroundings, abundant greenery and fresh air make it a preferred place to find serviced apartments Crofton Park for both leisure and business travelers. They prefer staying away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst picture-perfect environs with friendly neighbors and a welcoming ambiance to match. It lies beside the original site where Brockley, the famous agricultural hamlet, once stood. Charing Cross is just 5.3 miles eastwards while Honour Oak lies northwards. Key attractions include the Brockley Jack Theatre, Arts and Crafts Gothic Church of St. Hilda and Rivoli Ballroom.
Top Serviced Apartments in Crofton Park:
- Crofton Park
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Where to Stay in Crofton Park
There are several areas where people prefer staying within Crofton Park. Some of the nearby destinations include East Dulwich, Brockley, Honour Oak, Lewisham, Ladywell, Nunhead, Greenwich and Forest Hill.
Facts About Crofton Park
There are several interesting facts about Crofton Park that you should keep in mind. Crofton Park Ward is surrounded by the Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries and the Garthorne Nature Reserve and London to Brighton railway. Here are some more facts about Crofton Park:
- Crofton Park is also bordered by a portion of Ladywell Fields towards the south east.
- The area is well connected to the South East London Green Chain of walking trails.
- Blythe Hill lies nearby between Catford and Honour Oak. There are stunning views of the City of London and Canary Wharf to be enjoyed as well.
- Prior to the area being developed back in the late 19th century, the main structures were Brockley Hall, Brockley Jack public house and Brockley Farm. The area grew swiftly in the 1890s with a new railway line being opened and a railway station coming up in 1892.
- The station was named Crofton Park and the area kept expanding in the pre-First World War period.
- Brockley Hall had a home on this property prior to 1745 or even earlier. The Noakes family, the final owners, are mostly linked with the property, being brewers who sold their ale at several local pubs. They also owned the Brockley Jack just opposite from Brockley Hall.
- The census in 1901 indicates the household owner as Bertram Noakes who resided with five spinster sisters and four staff members. The final survivor was Maude Noakes who had an immense collection of pets. All of them got their own gravestones within the Brockley Hall grounds.
- The property was sold and demolished after she died in April, 1931.
Weather in Crofton Park
The summers are smaller and comfortable while winters are chilly and lengthier. Late June to early September is the best time to visit.