Old Coulsdon

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Old Coulsdon
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Bradmore Green Pond - Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon is located in Greater London
Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon shown within Greater London
OS grid referenceTQ315575
London borough
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOULSDON
Postcode districtCR5
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EU ParliamentLondon
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51°18′06″N 0°06′51″W / 51.3018°N 0.1143°W / 51.3018; -0.1143Coordinates: 51°18′06″N 0°06′51″W / 51.3018°N 0.1143°W / 51.3018; -0.1143

Old Coulsdon is a village near Coulsdon in the London Borough of Croydon, England, 14.4 miles (23 km) south of Charing Cross. It is the southernmost settlement in all of London.

Schools[edit]

  • Coulsdon Sixth Form College
  • Oasis Academy Coulsdon (Formerly Coulsdon High School)
  • Keston Junior, Primary and Infants
  • Byron Primary School
  • Coulsdon C of E Primary School

Oasis Academy Coulsdon was formerly Coulsdon High School. Before this it was Taunton Manor School. Coulsdon College was formerly Purley College and that was formed from Purley High School for Boys and Purley High School for Girls.

Transport[edit]

There are four regular London bus services in the area: 60, 466, 404, and route N68 which provides a link into Central London every 30 minutes during the night.

The closest train station is Coulsdon South, 0.9 miles away.

Churches[edit]

Old Coulsdon has one Church of England church, St John's the Evangelist. It is also home to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and Old Coulsdon Congregational Church.

Politics[edit]

Old Coulsdon is located in the Parliamentary constituency of Croydon South where the current MP as of May 2015 has been Chris Philp of the Conservative Party. He was re-elected with 33,334 votes at the 2017 General Election. [1]

At a local level, Old Coulsdon has three Conservative councilors on Croydon Borough Council.

Old Coulsdon 2018 (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Margaret Bird 2,099
Conservative Steven Hollands 1,779
Liberal Democrat Gill Hickson 838
Liberal Democrat Richard Howard 572
Labour Alan Donovan 485
Labour Ann Creighton 431
Green Alison Gillett 129
UKIP Hoong-Wai Cheah 129
Green Jonathan Moles 108
Majority 941
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

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