Things to know about Selhurst before buying a house

Buying a house in south London

Selhurst is a bustling neighborhood in the heart of Croydon, renowned for its strong community spirit and diverse cultural influences. Home to the iconic Selhurst Park, the area is a mecca for football enthusiasts who flock to watch the beloved Crystal Palace F.C. play their home matches. Beyond the stadium, Selhurst boasts a lively high street lined with an array of independent businesses, from cozy cafes and traditional pubs to vibrant international eateries that cater to the area’s multicultural population. With excellent transport links to central London and a strong sense of local pride, Selhurst is a true embodiment of the city’s rich tapestry of cultures and communities.

Estate agents in Selhurst

This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t let you know where to find the best estate agents in the area that you can contact to help yo ubuy, sell or rent a property. However, before you consider the list, if you’re committed to buying, selling or renting in South London, contact Jukes. We have been in the estate agency business for over 40 years and have extensive knowledge of the local marketplace.

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Mascot 351 Whitehorse Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 020 8665 6683 no website
Samuel Estates United Kingdom N/A N/A No phone number no website
Times Properties LTD 13 Station Road, London N/A N/A 020 7447 5000 Visit website
Benson & Partners 4-6 Station Road, London 5 10 020 8653 3444 Visit website
Kingsbury Estate Agents 48 High Street, Thornton Heath 4.8 51 020 8689 0808 Visit website
Aston James Associates Surveyors 69 Lancaster Road, London 4.8 6 0800 035 6473 Visit website
Jukes Estate Agents 76 High Street, London 4.4 132 020 8653 9393 You are already here
Conqueror Homes 43 High Street, Thornton Heath 2.5 4 020 8684 8133 no website
Millers Financial & Property Services 345 Whitehorse Road, Croydon 1 4 020 8665 7755 no website
House Trader United Kingdom 1 1 No phone number no website

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Have look at nearby areas

If you are not certain about buying or living in Selhurst, maybe take a quick look at the other areas around, and you may find the right vibe you want to live in.

Check our deep dive analysis on property prices around Selhurst

If you are about to buy a house or a flat in Selhurst you might want to have a quick look at the price analysis we have worked on at Jukes. The analysis provides a great insight into the dynamics of prices in South London.

Share your opinion of Selhurst

We are always keen to hear what people living in Selhurst have to say about the area. Feel free to share your thoughts, your tips and the places you love the most in the comment sections. We do read them and will update these pages if your contribution provides genuine and great recommendations.

Places you might need in Selhurst

When moving to a new neighbourhood, you might want to check where the main facilities around the area are before you make the big decision. Using the resource below, you will be able to find the information to contact places like dentists, general practitioners, hospitals and even the local amenities nearby your future home.

Hospitals and medical facilities in Selhurst

Hospitals within Selhurst

There are There is/are 1 hospital(s) in Selhurst in Selhurst. Here are the details of the nearby hospitals within a 1000m radius of the area, which is essential information when buying a house:

Hospital’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Mersham Medical Centre 30 Norbury Road, Thornton Heath 4.1 49 020 8653 1869 Visit website

Doctor Offices Close to Your New Home in Selhurst

There are There is/are 16 doctor(s) in Selhurst in Selhurst. Here are the details of the nearby doctor offices within a 1000m radius of the area:

Doctor’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Dr Attard & Ojo South Norwood Medical Centre, 103 South Norwood Hill, London 1 1 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Thornton Heath Medical Practice 61A Gillett Road, Thornton Heath 1.6 64 020 8664 1590 Visit website
Dr S Anandarajah – Mersham Medical Centre 30 Norbury Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 020 8653 1869 no website
South Norwood Hill Medical Centre 103 South Norwood Hill, London 2 104 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Dr D Malhotra – South Norwood Medical Centre 93 Whitehorse Lane, London N/A N/A 020 8771 9779 no website
Dr K N Tarrant – South Norwood Medical Centre 93 Whitehorse Lane, London N/A N/A 020 8771 9779 no website
Dr S Sathananthan – South Norwood Medical Centre 93 Whitehorse Lane, London N/A N/A 020 8771 9779 no website
O’Hara Dr S 9 Whitworth Road, London N/A N/A 020 8662 1233 no website
Medicspot Clinic Thornton Heath Gillett Road, Grosvenor House 160, London 5 1 020 3637 8398 Visit website
Dr M Abdi – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre South Norwood Hill Medct, 103a South Norwood Hill, London N/A N/A 020 8771 0742 no website
Dr A Alatishe – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre South Norwood Hill Medct, 103a South Norwood Hill, London N/A N/A 020 8771 0742 no website
Dr J Ojo – South Norwood Hill Medical Centre 103 South Norwood Hill, London 2.7 6 020 8771 0742 Visit website
Dr D Oti – Thornton Heath Health Centre 61A Gillett Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 020 8664 1590 no website
Dr M O Ogakwu – Thornton Heath Health Centre 61A Gillett Road, Thornton Heath 1.5 2 020 8664 1590 no website
Dr Barretto – Thornton Heath Health Centre 61A Gillett Road, Thornton Heath 4.7 3 0844 576 9121 no website
Dr N Oppong – Mersham Medical Centre 30 Norbury Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 020 8653 1869 no website

Dental Practices to keep in mind in Selhurst

When looking at the details of the nearby dentists within a 1000m radius of the area, there are There is/are 3 dentist(s) in Selhurst in Selhurst.

Dentist’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Croydon Community Dental Service 61a Gillett Road, Thornton Heath 1 2 020 8714 2708 no website
Lancaster House Dental Practice 7 Lancaster Road, London 4.5 170 020 8771 2020 Visit website
Natureza Dental Practice 9 Portland Road, Croydon 4.7 89 020 8654 3984 Visit website

Post offices in Selhurst

Amongst the public services we expect to have when living somewhere, post offices are high up in the list. Simply because they allow us to send and receive parcels or mail and even with a more digitalised world we still love being able to receive a nice holiday card from our friends and family.

There is/are 2 post office(s) in Selhurst.

Name of the Post Office Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Thornton Heath Sub Post Office 3-7 High Street, Thornton Heath 4 84 020 8684 3676 Visit website
South Norwood Post Office 85-87 High Street, London 3.3 38 020 8771 1105 Visit website

Tube & Train stations nearby Selhurst

It is pretty common to prioritise living near a transportation facility. In our experience, having to walk more than 10 to 15 minutes from a train or tube station can be a deal-breaker when buying a house because commuting to work or getting about is a priority for a lot of people.

Check out the stations around Selhurst to see if you’ll be living close to a station when looking in the area.

There is/are 2 train station(s) in Selhurst

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Norwood Junction Station Road, London 4 118 N/A Visit website
Selhurst United Kingdom 3.8 178 N/A Visit website

There is no data available on tube stations in Selhurst

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on tube stations in this location

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Educational facilities to consider in Selhurst

If you have children or are studying, it’s essential to know the different educational facilities in your area when trying to move. We are currently working on an analysis of the educational data in Selhurst and will soon provide you with a comprehensive overview of the school system, which will be invaluable when buying a house in the area or looking to rent.

Primary schools in Selhurst

There are 8 schools in Selhurst. Have a look at the list below and don’t hesitate to reach out to the school team for more information.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
St Chad’s RC Primary School, South Norwood 75 Alverston Gardens, London 4.7 12 020 8771 3470 Visit website
Heavers Farm Primary School 58 Dinsdale Gardens, London 2.7 35 020 8653 5434 Visit website
The Crescent Primary School The Crescent, London 3.2 18 020 8684 8283 Visit website
Whitehorse Manor Junior School Whitehorse Road, Thornton Heath 4.2 17 020 8684 3929 Visit website
South Norwood Primary School 34 Crowther Road, London 4.2 10 020 8654 2983 Visit website
Cypress Primary School – Upper School Site 32 Cypress Road, London 3.5 15 020 8653 2618 Visit website
Whitehorse Manor Infant School Whitehorse Road, Thornton Heath 4.8 4 020 8689 7679 Visit website
St Mark’s C of E Primary School Albert Road, London 2.9 10 020 8654 3570 Visit website

Secondary schools in Selhurst

There is/are 3 secundary school(s) in Selhurst. If you are looking to put your teenage childrens in one of the following schools, don’t hesitate to reach out to the teams either by calling the school or by reaching out to them via their website

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Harris Academy South Norwood Cumberlow Avenue, London 3.2 96 020 8405 5070 Visit website
Harris Professional Skills Sixth Form 11 Oliver Grove, London 3.5 4 020 3370 9238 Visit website
Harris Aspire Academy 11 Oliver Grove, London 3 4 020 3370 9238 Visit website

Universities in Selhurst

There is/are 1 university/universities in Selhurst. Check out the list below to see which universities and which special courses they offer.

Name of University Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Spurgeon’s College 189 South Norwood Hill, London 4.4 32 020 8653 0850 Visit website

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Why we think Selhurst is a great place

In this section we try to share with you why Selhurst is such a great place to live. In order to do so, with the Jukes team we tried to understand what would be the vibe, the culture of Selhurst. We decided to come up with the following items and decided to share them with you. Whether you are a true foodie, a gym regular or a religious person, we tried to capture the essence of Selhurst.

Pubs of Selhurst

Where we work at Jukes, we have our favourite pubs, and we usually gather there with the team to celebrate all sorts of news. We believe that pubs play a key role in defining the atmosphere of an area, which is an important factor when buying a house. Have a look at our list below and feel free to share your recommendations in the comments.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

Where to stay in shape in Selhurst

With changes to the way we work after the pandemic, there has been an increase in gym attendance in certain areas. If you’re looking for a gym to work out in in Selhurst, have a look at our list below that covers the places where you can run on a treadmill or lift some weights.

Gym’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Thornton Heath Leisure Centre 100 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.8 749 020 8689 5300 Visit website
Yoga Mela 239 Selhurst Road, London 4.9 21 07460 899766 Visit website
Allen Taekwondo Academy 100 High Street, Thornton Heath 5 13 07947 180154 Visit website
It’s Hot Yoga 192A Selhurst Road, London 5 4 N/A Visit website
Outdoor Gym 139 Ross Road, London 4.7 6 N/A Visit website
Energie Fitness Thornton Heath 1 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 4.1 100 020 3475 0227 Visit website

Where to watch a movie in Selhurst?

This year there have been a lot of cool new movies in the cinema. When buying a house in Selhurst, it’s good to know where you can catch the latest hits in the cinema. Have a look below:

Cinema’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Screen25 Harris Academy South Norwood, Cumberlow Avenue, London 4.7 28 N/A Visit website

Supermarkets in Selhurst

When moving to a new area, it’s important to consider the proximity of grocery stores and supermarkets. Take a quick look at the closest options in Selhurst. Knowing that you’ll have a convenient solution for your groceries is a big plus when living in the area.

Supermarket’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Tesco Superstore 4-32 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 3.5 549 0345 677 9680 Visit website
Sainsbury’s 120-122 Whitehorse Lane, London 4.1 2145 020 8653 7640 Visit website
ALDI 18, 20 Station Road, London 4.2 2464 0800 042 0800 Visit website
Tesco Express 1-9 South Norwood Hill, London 3.2 40 0333 345 2338 Visit website
Poundland 101-103 High Street, Thornton Heath 4.1 702 020 8664 8489 Visit website
Agora Brazilian & Portuguese Grocery Thornton Heath 63 High Street, Thornton Heath 5 5 020 3673 6678 no website
Express Supermarket 26a Portland Road, London 4.4 23 020 8655 0669 no website
kevin syler supermarket style shop 6 Manchester Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 07399 604384 Visit website
Delsunny 47 Portland Road, London 5 1 N/A no website

Restaurants in Selhurst

Selhurst boasts a rich culinary culture, and the variety of restaurants is a testament to this. When buying a house in the area, it’s worth considering the dining options available. The food experts on our team have come up with some popular favourites:

Name of the restaurant Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Yeha Noha Cafe Bar Yeha Noha Cafe, 19-21 Station Road, London 4.5 207 020 8771 1666 Visit website
Koover 29 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.4 85 020 8684 9709 Visit website
Yau’s Oriental Delight 173 Whitehorse Lane, London 3.8 46 020 8653 8938 Visit website
Tasty Jerk 88 Whitehorse Lane, London 4.2 930 N/A no website
The Grill 27b High Street, London 3.1 94 020 8653 2331 Visit website
bp South Norwood Hill, London 3.9 108 020 8771 6759 Visit website
Chicken Cottage 37 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.3 163 020 8062 0715 Visit website
Efie Ne Fie 50 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.9 69 020 3062 8710 no website
CHICKEN WORLD NORWOOD 67A High Street, London 3.6 106 020 3874 1620 Visit website
Flavaz First Unit 1, Commercial Buildings, High Street, London 4.4 117 020 8768 0554 Visit website
Adwoa’s Kitchen Ghanaian Restaurant 314 Whitehorse Road, Croydon 4.5 26 020 8771 9444 no website
Mayflower 88 High Street, London 3.7 90 020 8653 6886 no website
Best Choices 17 Woodville Road, Thornton Heath 4 17 020 8653 7688 Visit website
Emek Kebab 19 Whitehorse Lane, London 4.1 447 020 8653 1302 no website
Wong Kei Chinese 49 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.2 86 020 8684 1485 Visit website
New Moon Chinese Restaurant 5-7 Portland Road, London 2.7 86 020 8654 8038 Visit website
Jam Rock Restaurant & Bar 9-11 Woodville Road, Thornton Heath 4.3 176 020 8240 1085 no website
Mammas Pizza – Thornton Heath 16 High Street, Thornton Heath 3.8 329 020 8239 7777 Visit website
Maks Chinese Takeaway 432 Whitehorse Road, Thornton Heath 4 107 020 8689 3355 no website
Mantanah Thai Cuisine, South Norwood 2, Orton Buildings, Portland Road, London 4.4 177 020 8771 1148 Visit website

Green spaces around Selhurst

London, compared to other major cities, is well-equipped with parks and green spaces, which can be a significant selling point when buying a house. Selhurst has 10 parks, making it an attractive option for those who value outdoor spaces. Here is the list of parks and their locations:

Parks’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Whitehorse Meadow Parry Road, London 4.4 17 020 8726 6900 Visit website
Sensible Garden 54 High Street, London 4.1 9 N/A no website
South Norwood Recreation Ground South Norwood 4 516 020 8726 6900 Visit website
Holmesdale Community Gardens 108 Holmesdale Road, London N/A N/A 07721 966637 no website
Pattio Ltd. 14 Charnwood Road, London N/A N/A 07936 119651 no website
Grangewood Park 157 Ross Road, London 4.4 939 020 8726 6900 Visit website
Norwood Junction Community Garden Station Road, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Northbrook Road Playground Northbrook Road, Croydon 3 2 N/A Visit website
Heavers Meadow London N/A N/A N/A no website
South Norwood Grounds Cricket Ground London N/A N/A N/A no website

Places of worship in Selhurst

London is a city with many different faiths and religious backgrounds. Oftentimes, people of different faiths live in Selhurst so if you are considering a move nearby the borough of Selhurst, you might want to check where your local Mandir, church or mosque will be. We’ve made an effort to include a wide range of faiths in this list. However, if you believe that your faith isn’t included, please let us know, and we’ll be sure to add it..

Synagogues in Selhurst

Name of the Synagogue Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on Synagogues in this location

Mandirs in Selhurst

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
ISKCON South London Temple 42 Enmore Road, London 4.8 65 07574 264973 Visit website
Sakthy Ghanapathy Temple 21 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 4.5 121 020 8689 3466 Visit website
Southnorwood 6 Lakeside Close, Warminster Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

What mosques are in the borough of Selhurst?

Mosque’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Thornton Heath Islamic Centre 150 Gillett Road, Thornton Heath 4.7 145 07728 848757 Visit website
South Norwood Islamic Community Centre (Masjid Uthman) 1-3 Clifford Road, London 4.7 311 N/A Visit website

Churches in Selhurst

Church’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Local Polish Catholic Mission 6-8 Oliver Grove, London 4.7 88 020 8653 8701 Visit website
St Alban the Martyr, South Norwood 1 Whitehorse Lane, London 4.6 20 020 8653 6092 Visit website
Clifton Hall 45 Whitehorse Lane, London 4.4 5 N/A Visit website
Glory Tabernacle 1A Cargreen Road, London N/A N/A 07860 210715 Visit website
Selhurst Evangelical Church 2 Prince Road, London 4.4 19 07424 259532 Visit website
Amazing Grace Ministries KC, Thornton Heath Salvation Army Building, 66 High Street, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 07799 016610 Visit website
Fishers Christian Centre High Street, London 3 2 N/A no website
Pawsons Road Baptist Church Pawsons Road, Croydon 4.4 9 020 8689 3389 Visit website
Croydon Community Church 21-23 Woodville Road, Thornton Heath 4.5 6 020 8689 5187 Visit website
Springfield Baptist Church Spurgeons College, 189 South Norwood Hill, London 5 1 020 8405 1844 Visit website
Elim Pentecostal Church Thornton Heath 12 Mersham Road, Thornton Heath 5 2 07541 650289 Visit website
Winners Chapel International Croydon 245 Whitehorse Road, Croydon 5 22 07800 819956 Visit website
St Chad’s Church, South Norwood 5 Whitworth Road, London 4.6 92 020 8653 2806 Visit website
South Norwood Baptist Church 2 Oliver Avenue, London 4 10 020 3874 9482 Visit website
Croydon Seventh-day Adventist Church 95 Selhurst Road, London 4.5 84 020 3457 5667 Visit website
Holy Innocents, South Norwood 192A Selhurst Road, London 4.3 14 020 8916 1830 Visit website
Rapture Ministries Church of the Open Bible Library, South Norwood Library, 2 Lawrence Road, London 5 2 N/A Visit website
Gathering of the Mighty, Thornton Heath 35 Gilsland Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 07565 016026 no website
South Norwood Methodist Church Suffolk Road Suffolk Road, London 4.3 18 020 8402 2150 Visit website
Born Again Revival Tabernacle International Salvation Army, 66 High Street, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 07951 448216 no website

What can you get up to in Selhurst?

Activities to do in Selhurst

Selhurst continuously boils with life, activities and events to go to. There are a great number of websites and places to find out what you can do, but maybe the best one to look for is TimeOut.

The page we have linked here is updated constantly and shows the most appealing things to do in South London, including in Selhurst.

When on the hunt for your next home, we believe it is key to understand where you are about to step foot into. The night life, the exhibitions, the community events are important for understanding how you could project yourself within the area.

Places to visit in Selhurst

To assist you in your journey of finding out about Selhurst, we have created this comprehensive page that highlights all the places of interest in the area.

Our user-friendly filters allow you to explore a wide array of amenities, including restaurants, pubs, parks, gyms, and other commodities that contribute to how desirable Selhurst is to live in. By familiarising yourself with these local attractions, you can make a more informed decision in this vibrant borough.

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