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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 24 Mar 2008
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Location notes
As of June 2017 the car park is due to be demolished and the road bridge adapted for pedestrian use.

This location is a road bridge just to the south of the station.
Railway type and traffic
The nearby station is very busy, and sees regular services including London-Gatwick-Brighton, Gatwick-Bedford, and London Bridge-Uckfield. You can expect to see trains operated by Southern, South Eastern, Virgin, Gatwick Express, and First Capital Connect.
You may feel more comfortable if you had company here.
Road directions
From Fairfield road head west, and turn left into Addiscombe road. Then take the first left, and keep going until you reach Hazledean road.

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East Croydon, Hazledean Road map co-ordinates
There are a number of car-parks near to the station.
There are also numerous pay and display places in the surronding streets, and a large car-park right at the end of Hazledean road itself.

Main car-park prices Dec 2007:
2.60 upto 2 hours
4.20 upto 4 hours

Most other roads have a 2 hour limit.
Public transport
The area is well served by regular buses and the excellent Tramlink. Tram and bus stops are opposite the station entrance.

On Foot:From the station entrance, cross the tram-lines and the road, and bear left past the bus station. Then make your way down Altyre road. When you reach the cross-roads, turn right into Hazledean road, and follow this to the bridge.

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There is a lot on offer in Croydon. East Croydon itself has a cafe and a shop where snacks can be purchased.
There are lots of large hotels in Croydon.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
East Croydon, Hazledean Road

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Streetmap links
East Croydon, Hazledean Road general view map
East Croydon, Hazledean Road close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
East Croydon, Hazledean Road

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Photographic notes
As of June 2017 the car park is due to be demolished and the road bridge adapted for pedestrian use.

Shadows from the nearby flats can be troublesome at times. However, reasonable shots can be had of trains departing East Croydon from Lunchtime onwards.
Shots can also be had from the bridge immediately outside the station entrance.

General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

From the west of the line

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

From the west of the line.

Fig 3 - Looking north

Fig 3 - Looking north

From the east of the line.

Fig 4 - Looking south

Fig 4 - Looking south

From the east of the line.

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