08 April 2012

Crystal Palace: An exercise in elevation...

Crystal Palace is a great example of an area being ‘rebranded’.
Penge and Anerley both retain their original names, one ancient and one modern, but both are still the only names those districts have had.
The area we now call ‘Crystal Palace’ was for the majority of its history known as ‘Sydenham Hill’ and was, as many of these parts of South London were, smack bang in the middle of the Great North Wood.

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