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South Norwood Country Park is a park in South Norwood, close to Elmers End station, in the London Borough of Croydon. It is located on the site of an old sewage farm that closed in 1967. South Norwood is a place in the London Borough of Croydon. ... Elmers End station is a railway station and tram terminus in Elmers End in South London. ... The London Borough of Croydon is a London borough in South London, England and part of Outer London. ... Sewage (or domestic wastewater) treatment is the process of removing contaminants from sewage. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...

Work began on creating the Country Park in the late 1980s, by landscaping the area and the digging of a lake on the site. It has preserved wetland habitats and many different types of birds and butterflies can be seen at the park. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A subtropical wetland in Florida, USA, with an endangered American Crocodile. ... For other meanings of bird, see bird (disambiguation). ... For other uses of the term butterfly, see butterfly (disambiguation). ...

The Country Park is the source of the Chaffinch Brook, near the Harrington Road tram station. This brook had to be diverted during the construction of Tramlink. The Chaffinch eventually joins the river Beck in Cator Park. Tramlink (initially known as Croydon Tramlink) is a public transport tramway in south London, operated by FirstGroup on behalf of Transport for London. ... The source of the River Beck is on the borders of the London Boroughs of Bromley & Croydon, where West Wickham & Shirley meet. ...

As well as Elmers End station, the Park is served by Arena tram station and Harrington Road tram station. Arena tram station is a stop on the Tramlink in the Woodside area of South Norwood. ...

External link

  • Location and History, from Croydon Council

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