Old Coulsdon

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Old Coulsdon
Bradmore Green Pond - Old Coulsdon - Surrey - geograph.org.uk - 234864.jpg
Bradmore Green Pond - Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon is located in Greater London
Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon
Old Coulsdon shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ315575
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COULSDON
Postcode district CR5
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
London Assembly
List of places
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.


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.


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.


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


The village is home to the Purley John Fisher Rugby Football Club.

There are currently two youth football teams active in Old Coulsdon; the Old Coulsdon Jets and the Old Coulsdon Colts.

Coulsdon is also home to a hashing club, the Old Coulsdon Hash House Harriers .

There is a thriving bowls club with both outdoor and indoor facilities [1]

Scout Groups[edit]

The following Scout Groups are based in Old Coulsdon:

12th Caterham Parson's Pightle are based at Parson's Pightle 466 Coulsdon Road (next to the Rugby Club) - 12thcaterham


There are two pubs in Old Coulsdon:

  • Tudor Rose (Mitchell & Butlers Premium Country Dining Pub/Restaurant)
  • The Fox (Mitchell & Butlers Vintage Inn)


There are three Dental Surgeries in Old Coulsdon.

There are three parades of shops in Old Coulsdon:

  • Lacey Green Shops
  • Taunton Lane Shops
  • Tudor Parade

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