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Anerley Area Guide
Our area guide to Anerley gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include SE20
Dominating the area is the Crystal Palace Park, with its museum on Anerley Hill recording the areas rich heritage from the rein of Queen Victoria, when the Crystal Palace was moved here from Hyde Park and remained until 1936 when it was tragically destroyed by fire.
Property Types & Architecture
The area has a diverse mixture of flats and houses from Victorian detached and terraced properties converted into flats, to sixties town houses and council estates. Larger detached houses fringe the south side of Crystal Palace Park along Thicket Road. And Trenholme Road has some cottage style homes.
Shopping & Entertainment
There are lots of fast food outlets and convenience shops off the main Anerley and Croydon Roads. And the Anerley area fringes nearby Crystal Palace with a choice of trendy gastro pubs, bars and eateries.
Parks & Commons
Crystal Palace Park is near Anerley with its large green open spaces, grand ruins, maze and Dinosaur Park. The park hosts summer time concerts and sporting events providing great entertainment for both children and adults.
Who lives here?
The Anerley neighbourhood is multi cultural and made up of first time buyers, families looking for value for money and established locals.
Anerley Local Authorities
Anerley is represented by Bromley Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
Anerley Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Anerley area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Local Area Website Links:
Below is a collection of links of local interest.
Schools in Anerley & Exam Results
Schools in Anerley fall under the Bromley Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Anerley by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Anerley
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