Coordinates: Selhurst is a suburban development in the London Borough of Croydon 7.8 miles (12.6 km) south-south-east of Charing Cross. A relatively small area, Selhurst is bounded by South Norwood, Croydon and Thornton Heath. The BRIT School, a performing arts school operated by The BRIT foundation, more commonly known for the BRIT Awards, is located in Selhurst. Selhurst Park, the ground of Crystal Palace Football Club, is sited at the northern end of the neighbourhood.
White British is the largest ethnic group as of the 2011 census, forming 26% of the population. The second and third largest were Black Caribbean and Black African, both 14% each.
Selhurst railway station has frequent trains to London Victoria, and London Bridge at peak times, and south to Sutton, Caterham and Epsom Downs via East Croydon and West Croydon. There are also hourly train services to London Bridge from West Croydon, and nearby Norwood Junction provides many more services, including the new East London Line. Selhurst Depot is a depot for mainly Southern
Selhurst is in Zone 4 of the London Transport Network.