Norbury Park Vision Event 19 August

Norbury Park Poster

For background information see

The Future of Norbury Park

by Sean Creighton

(History & Social Action Pubications 2017)



Friends of Norbury Park Ideas

The Friends group’s ideas for improvement include:

a small wildlife meadow,

Norbury Brook to be more accessible to wildlife

more seating

an interactive nature trail

posters about the history and geography of the park

more bins that are regularly emptied

the majority of the grass  to be left for informal picnics, sport, etc

16 September Norbury Park Community Day

Inc. book stall, allotment produce, tombola, school art, bric a brac, raffle

Noon – 4pm

Organised by Friends of Norbury Park



About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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