Letting Agents in Selhurst London SE25


Area Feature

Selhurst is a suburban development located in the London borough of Croydon and is known for its  inexpensive properties and laid-back lifestyle.

It is a relatively small district and is in close proximity to slightly bigger and more popular areas of the city, such as South Norwood and Thornton Heath.

In fact, many parts of Selhurst are within walking distance of Croydon.

It is also noted for its sporting facilities, green spaces and popular recreational venues, all of which have really helped put the area on the map.

But perhaps the biggest draw for Selhurst is the fact that many residents have a strong involvement in their local communities too.

People take pride in where they live and, as a result, many residential associations have sprung up in the area.

This is one of the many qualities Selhurst has that attracts young families and professionals into the locality.


Selhurst is named after the Anglo Saxon for "dwelling in a wood". Historians believe the area could have been the site of an ancient Saxon settlement after remains were found.

The area has undergone significant changes and been subject to a series of transformations over the last century or so.

Industrial developments, the arrival of factories, and immigration have led to a population explosion in Selhurst over the years and has contributed to its shift from a small, rural village to a suburban hotspot.

Most of the changes that took place in Selhurst occurred in the 1800s, when dwelling-houses were built for London merchants. 

The first wave of employment also took place in this period, when the majority of people were employed in trade, manufacturers or 'handicraft' and others. 

Up until the early 90s, there was still very much a male-dominated social structure in the area and women found it incredibly difficult to get work.


There is a mix of different properties in the locality. These mainly consist of council housing, self-build, terraced housing and apartments.

Most of the homes are equipped with central heating, double glazing and driveways. The average rent for a one bedroom private property is £182 per week.

For council tenants, the average rent is around £87 a week for a two bedroom property.


The transport links in the area are efficient and reliable. A journey into London typically takes between 20 and 30 minutes and it is well served by buses and trains.

The main buses in the area are 75 and 157. A bus journey to Croydon will often take around ten minutes. You can also get buses to Lewisham, Penge, West Croydon, Crystal Palace and Purley Way.

From Selhurst station, trains go to Victoria, London Bridge, Epsom Downs and East Croydon.


The main shopping areas in Selhurst are on Whitehorse Road and Windmill Road. However, for those prepared to travel just a little bit further, Croydon Town Centre and Surrey Street Market are short bus journeys away.

Leisure facilities

Selhurst is well known for its leisure facilities. One of the most obvious is Selhurst Park - an association football stadium and the home ground of Crystal Palace Football Club. 

It brings in athletes from all over the UK, as well as the wider world, and is a focal point of sporting activities in the area.

Some of the other main leisure facilities located near Selhurst include South Norwood Pool and Fitness Centre.

The centre has a gym, pool, aqua gym; children’s play area and family room. Other local leisure facilities include Thornton Heath Pool and Fitness Centre.

In addition, there are also a multi games court and children’s playground at King George's Fields, Gloucester Road.


The area is well-served by local schools and education centres. There are four nurseries and primary schools in Selhurst.

It also has two secondary schools, include Selhurst High School for Boys and Stanley Technical High.

Selhurst & SE25 Travel guides

Willesden Car Travel

Central London M25 Gatwick Airport Heathrow Airport
11 miles - 34 mins 12 miles - 37 mins 25 miles - 52 mins 23 miles - 52 mins

Willesden Train Travel

Nearest Station Zone London Station
Selhurst 4 London Bridge & London Victoria

Property To Rent in Selhurst SE25

£1,195 per month

BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS RECENTLY DECORATED TWO BEDROOM FIRST FLOOR PURPOSE BUILT FLAT. Situated on the borders of Crystal Palace and convenient to transport links.The property is ideal for working professionals and is available from 28th October 2019. CALL US NOW TO AVOID MISSING OUT ON THIS SUPERB FLAT!!

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in South Norwood Hill, South Norwood, London, SE25

£1,700 per month

WELL PRESENTED THREE BEDROOM MODERN SEMI DETACHED HOUSE. Ideally located for Norwood Junction Mainline Station and local shops. Available for viewing now.

Tenant Fees May Apply

3 Bedroom House to rent in Manor Rd, South Norwood, London, SE25

£1,350 per month

*NEW INSTUCTION* Northwoods are pleased to offer for rental this TWO BEDROOM TOP FLOOR PURPOSE BUILT PART FURNISHED FLAT, ideally located for Station and local shops.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Selhurst Road, South Norwood, London, SE25

£1,250 per month

Offered for rental is this TWO BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR PART FURNISHED FLAT, ideally located for Norwood Junction Mainline / Over ground station and Selhurst Station with local shops and bus routes close to hand. Available Nov 19.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Hurlstone Road, South Norwood, London, SE25

£800 per month

GROUND FLOOR DOUBLE ROOM with own separate kitchenette and shower room. The room has double glazing and Gas central heating. Available from 15th October 2019. All bills are inclusive.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Room To Let to rent in Holmewood Road, South Norwood, London, SE25

£750 per month

FIRST FLOOR PURPOSE BUILT FLAT with own entrance door, convenient to shops, transport links and Norwood Junction Mainline / overground station. Available end July 2019.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Studio to rent in Shinners Close, South Norwood, London, SE25

£400 per month

Room to let to the rear in top floor flat, Furnished, would suit single, mature person. Shared bathroom and kitchen. Bills included.

Tenant Fees May Apply

Room To Let to rent in Portland Mansions, South Norwood, London, SE25

£1,200 per month

Ideally located for Norwood Junction Mainline / Overground station is this TWO BEDROOM UN FURNISHED FIRST FLOOR FLAT. Available now.

Tenant Fees May Apply

2 Bedroom Flat to rent in Oliver Grove, South Norwood, London, SE25

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