TQ3470 : National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace

taken 7 years ago, near to Penge, Bromley, Great Britain

National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace
National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace
National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace
A large sports centre and athletics track, opened in 1964, close to the site of the former Crystal Palace.
Originally run by Sport England, but responsibility has been transferred to the London Development Agency. It is a Grade II* listed building.
The athletics stadium has a capacity of 15,500. It hosts international athletics meetings and is the home of an annual event on the athletics Grand Prix circuit. The complex also has a 50m swimming pool. Both are to be superseded by the 2012 Olympic site in East London.
Crystal Palace Park
A 200 acre park set in SE London. The park offers a diverse range of activities and attractions including, The National Sports Centre ( LinkExternal link ), A music bowl, the remains of The Crystal Palace ( LinkExternal link ), a maze, a farm and a pleasant landscape in which to walk. More information is available at LinkExternal link
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TQ3470, 601 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010
Category
Water sports centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 344 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.2222N 0:4.0834W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 343 707
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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