Spring Park, Croydon

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Spring Park
Spring Park is located in Greater London
Spring Park
Spring Park
Location within Greater London
London borough
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCroydon
Postcode districtCR0
Dialling code020
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51°22′33″N 0°01′52″W / 51.375745°N 0.031049°W / 51.375745; -0.031049Coordinates: 51°22′33″N 0°01′52″W / 51.375745°N 0.031049°W / 51.375745; -0.031049

Spring Park is a small area in London, England. It is within the London Borough of Bromley and the London Borough of Croydon, located between Monks Orchard and West Wickham.[1]

Settlement began in the area at the instigation of the MP John Temple Leader in the 1830s, who employed the agricultural innovator Hewitt Davis to turn what was barren heathland into productive farmland.[2] Large scale residential building began in the 1920s–1930s.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p. 467.
  2. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p. 467.
  3. ^ Willey, Russ. Chambers London Gazetter, p. 467.