TQ3469 : Recreation at South Norwood Lake

taken 4 years ago, near to South Norwood, Croydon, Great Britain

Recreation at South Norwood Lake
Recreation at South Norwood Lake
Fishing and sailing are the main recreational uses of the lake.
South Norwood Lake and Grounds :: TQ3369
South Norwood Lake and Grounds is a park of 11.5 hectares.
The lake itself once served as a reservoir for the Croydon Canal. It is now used by local anglers, who fish for carp, bream and perch among others, and Croydon Sailing Club. The lake is also home to a variety of aquatic birds including a number of great crested grebes as well as regularly-sighted herons.
As well as the lake there is a bowling green, tennis and basketball courts, football pitches, a cricket pitch, a playground and a trim trail. The grounds are managed by Croydon Council.
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TQ3469, 76 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
South Norwood 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3403 6933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.4299N 0:4.4618W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3408 6926
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Lake  Sailing Boat  Fishing 

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