Norbury is a small town located in the borough of Croydon, to the southwest of Charing Cross. The area is mainly residential and has been home to a number of important residents in the past including Will Hay, Robert Prizeman and Deryck Guyler. It is close to some major city landmarks including the Horniman Aquarium and Museum, Nunhead Cemetery and Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. There are many cultural venues around Norbury as well, such as Tate Britain and the Saatchi Gallery.
Buildings in Norbury have a lot of retail and office space that is home to firms such as builders and cleaning services, security agencies, financial service providers and consultants as well as accountants. There are patent offices in the area, as well as pest-control services and tour operators.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Norbury offers plenty of options for entertainment seekers, with live music performances, theatre, cinema and more. Banana Cabaret is a famous comedy club and the Ritzy cinema is all about experiencing movies in a century-old setting. The performing arts enjoy a permanent home at the St. James and Old Vic which are great options for theatre lovers. For those looking for delicious food, Norbury offers a variety of cuisine within a short distance. Gurkha Cottage is a great place to pick up food from Nepal while A Torre has delicious central European cuisine on offer. Numidie is the place to go to for African cuisine and British food fans can head down to The Exhibition Rooms.
Norbury railway station is right in the heart of the area and offers connections to central London and other UK towns and cities. Streatham Common station is just a short distance away and offers additional train services. There are no tube stations in the area but there are many bus routes that link Norbury to the rest of London.