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Arts and History

Bourne Society

Hon Membership Secretary, Mrs J Ward


[email protected]

The Arts Society - Croydon Area

All Saints' Church Hall, Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB


Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10.15 am


More Information about The Arts Society


Contact [email protected]


0208 657 2496

The Arts Society, Sanderstead

Sanderstead United Reformed Church, Sanderstead Hill


Meetings on the 4th Tuesday at 10.30am. Coffee from 9.45 - 10.15


Contact [email protected]


020 8660 9122


Website theartssocietysanderstead.org.uk

The Mitre Players

Membership, Julia Ascott


[email protected]



Parlour Players

Sanderstead URC, Sanderstead Hill


[email protected]



Purley Literary Society

Purley United Reformed Church, 906, Brighton Road, Purley




Richard Walker


[email protected]


01737 552654

Sanderstead Dramatic Club

Website www.sdclub.org.uk

Sanderstead Literary Society

Sanderstead URC Church Hall


Alternative Wednesdays 8pm October - March.


Hon Secretary Mrs Janet Brimble


020 8657 2632



Sanderstead Local History Group

All Saints small hall, Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB


Last Wednesday at 2 - 4 pm


[email protected]



Selsdon Camera Club

Hon Secretary, Linda Nitsche




[email protected]

Younger Generation Theatre Group An opportunity for 9-18's to appear on the professional stage

Care for the Community

Neighbourhood Watch

[email protected]

Sanderstead Neighbourhood Care

Co-ordinator, Mrs Debbie Clarke


All Saints' Church Hall, Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB


10 - 12.30 am weekdays, at other times answerphone available


020 8657 8289

Sanderstead Safer Neighbourhood Team

[email protected]


020 8721 2470 or 101

Care for the Environment

Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society General Secretary, Tony Skrzpczyk

020 8406 4676

  [email protected]


Friends of Croham Hurst Woods

Liaison Officer, Councillor Maria Gatland


[email protected]

Friends of King's Wood


Chair, Pam Plouch


020 8567 6302


[email protected]

Friends of Purley Beeches

Contact, Mac Court


[email protected]



Friends of Sanderstead Recreation Ground and Green Spaces

[email protected]



Friends of the Wettern Tree Garden

Co-ordinator, Jean Hain


020 8660 0493

Sanderstead Horticultural Society



[email protected]


Membership Secretary, Gill Matthews


020 8657 8675

South Croydon Allotment Society



Cradiden Masonic Lodge

Freemasonry supporting charities and communities in Surrey


Contact the Lodge Secretary on [email protected]




Purley, Caterham and District Inspectorate


Control Emergency Centre (24 hours)


0300 1234999

Sanderstead Mothers' Union

Meetings monthly at one of our churches


Contact, Mrs Rosemary Kempsell


[email protected]


Croydon Local Group


Contact John Birkett [email protected]




All Saints Parish Church - AD 1230

Team Rector, Vacancy


020 8657 1366


[email protected]


Assistant Priest, Rev'd Jeremy Groombridge


020 8668 7795


[email protected]


Parish Secretary, Paul Shipley


[email protected]


020 8657 0665



St Antony's Church

Wentworth Way, Hamsey Green, CR2 9EW


Contact Sanderstead Parish Office


[email protected]


020 8657 0665



St Edmund's Church

Michley Avenue, Sanderstead, CR2 9HL


Contact Father Grant Cohen at St Mary's



St Mary's Church

Purley Oaks Road, CR2 0NR


Rev'd Grant Cohen



Church of the Holy Family

Limpsfield Road, Sanderstead


Parish Priest, Rev'd Malachy Keegan


020 8657 1728

Sanderstead Methodist Church

102 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EE


Rev'd Faith Nyota


020 8657 7947

  [email protected]


Sanderstead United Reformed Church

Sanderstead Hill


Rev Bill Bowman


020 8406 7607


[email protected]


Contact, Mrs Jenny Russell


[email protected]




020 8657 6509

Sanderstead Evangelical Church

82 Limpsfield Road, CR2 9EB


Pastor, vacant


[email protected]


020 8657 9502

Halls for Letting

All Saints' Church Halls

Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB


Parish Administrator, Paul Shipley


[email protected]


020 8657 0665

St Antony's Hall

Wentworth Way, Hamsey Green


Parish Administrator, Paul Shipley


[email protected]


020 8657 0665

St Mary's Church Hall

Purley Oaks Road


[email protected]


020 8657 9232

Sanderstead Memorial Hall

Purley Oaks Road


Booking Secretary, Mrs Caroline Hubbard


[email protected]


020 8668 2783 or 07775 680087

Sanderstead Methodist Church

Limpsfield Road


Lettings Secretary, Barry Wallbank


07712 472 004


[email protected]

Sanderstead United Reformed Church Hall

Sanderstead Hill


[email protected]

St John's Community Hall

Upper Selsdon Road


020 8657 9466 / 07958 682103


Office open Mon-Thurs 9am-2pm


[email protected]

Trinity Sanderstead Sports and Social Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS


Booking Secretary, Anna Warnock


07582 910 094

  [email protected]



South East Cancer Help Centre

2 Purley Road, Purley, CR8 2HA


[email protected]


020 8668 0974

Croydon Alzheimer's Society Heavers Resource Centre, SE25 6LL
  020 8653 2818
  [email protected]



Farm Fields, Sanderstead, CR2 0HL




020 7884 5165


Opening hours:

  • Monday 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 6pm
  • Friday 10am - 6pm


Cantilena Singers (Ladies' Choir)

Methodist Church, Wednesdays 7.30 - 9 pm


Contact Jill, tel 07957 627783



Soul Symphony Choir

Website www.soulsymphony.co.uk


The Catenians



Contact John Fennell, [email protected]


Tel 07443 833258

Probus Club of Croydon South

Secretary, John Chambers


[email protected]


020 8686 5657

Probus Club of Sanderstead and Purley Oaks

Secretary, Brian Matthews


020 8657 7602


[email protected]

Probus Club of Sanderstead and Riddlesdown

Hon Sec, Chris Babbs


[email protected]


020 8668 2775

Rotary Club of Croydon Jubilee

Hon Secretary, Mr Jonathan Boase


[email protected]

Rotary Club of Sanderstead and Selsdon

Hon Secretary


07774 186 792


[email protected]

Rotary Club of Croydon Whitgift

Contact Bill Ainscow


07533 107 727


[email protected]

Sanderstead Townswomen's Guild

Contact, Pauline Ainscow


All Saints Church Hall, 2nd Weds 2pm


020 8651 4032


[email protected]

Sanderstead Village WI (evenings)

First Monday of the month, 7.30 pm


Sanderstead Methodist Church


President, Sheila Freeman


020 8657 2554


[email protected]

Sanderstead WI (afternoon)

First Wednesday of the month



U3A Croydon Learn, laugh, live
  [email protected]
  07808 723 686

Sport and Games

Arkwright Badminton Club

All Saints Halls, Onslow Gardens.


Every Monday at 8 pm


Club Secretary, Vivienne Marshall



  020 8406 4402
Croydon Active Paddlers Canoe Club

15 Foxearth Road, South Croydon, CR2 8EH




[email protected]

Croham Hurst Golf Club

Croham Road, South Croydon, CR2 7HJ




020 8657 5581

Purley Bury Bowling Club

53, Purley Bury Avenue, CR8 1JF




[email protected]


07311 484 922

Purley Downs Golf Club

106 Purley Downs Road




020 8657 8347

Sanderstead Cricket Club (youth)

Hon Secretary, Kirsty Cunningham


[email protected]

Sanderstead Hall Badminton Club

Chair, David Hills


020 8657 8628

Sanderstead Hockey Club


Sanderstead Lawn Tennis and Social Club

Penwortham Road, Sanderstead




[email protected]

Sanderstead Village Lawn Tennis Club

26a Sanderstead Court Avenue


Chairman Malcolm Nicholls

  Website www.svltc.co.uk

020 8657 2072

Trinity Sanderstead Sports and Social Club

Lime Meadow Avenue, CR2 9AS


Membership: Anna Warnock


07582 910 094

Youth Organisations

Younger Generation Theatre Group An opportunity for 9-18's to appear on the professional stage

Scouts and Beavers

16th Purley (All Saints Church)

Scout HQ, Cranleigh Close, Cranleigh Gardens, CR2 9LD


Group Scout Leader, Kate Balzer


[email protected]


07460 484749


Beavers age 6-8 Thursday 5.30 - 6.30, Gemma Webb


[email protected]


07817 771338


Cubs age 8-11 Wednesday 6.45 - 8.15, David Freeman


[email protected]


020 8657 2554


Scouts age 11-14 Thursday 7.30 - 9 Andrew Brackenbury


[email protected]


07450 888323

18th Purley (URC)

Scout HQ, Farm Fields, CR2 0HQ


Group Scout Leader, tbc


Visit www.18thpurley.org.uk for email addresses


Beavers Thursday 5 - 6.15, Ellie Lawson


07745 839770


Cubs Monday 6.30 - 8, Stephen Gadsby


07968 965146


Scouts Thursday 7.30 - 9, Richard Griffin


07769 781438

2nd Hamsey Green (St Antony's)

King's Walk, CR2 9BS off Cherry Tree Green


Squirrels Tuesday 5-6


Beavers Monday 6-7


Cubs Monday 7.15 - 8.30


Scouts Tuesday 7 - 8.30


Group Scout Leader, Janice Simpson


[email protected]


07941 640302

19th Purley Scout HQ

Dunmail Drive, off Mitchley Hill CR2 9HJ


Group Scout Leader Liz O'Brien


[email protected]


07817 451978


Beavers Monday 5 - 6.15 Chris Scott


07749 042231


Cubs Monday 6.30 - 8 Elaine


07472 736875


Scouts Wednesday 7 - 9 Russ Daws


07775 783503

Guides, Brownies and Rainbows

Official Contact details, www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested

18th Purley Scout Hut, Farm Fields, CR2 0HQ

1st Sanderstead Rainbows, Wednesdays


Wednesday 5 - 6.15 Sue Thomas


[email protected]


07870 318366

All Saints Church

3rd Sanderstead Rainbows, Tuesday


Tuesday 4 - 5.15 pm


[email protected]


07870 318366


9th Sanderstead Brownies. Tuesdays


Tuesday 5.30 - 7 pm


[email protected]


07870 318366

Methodist Church

11th Sanderstead Brownies, Wednesday

Youth Sports

Selsdon Little League Football

Boys and Girls, all abilities, 8 - 13 years


Sanderstead Recreation Ground, CR2 9HS


[email protected]



  Mik Simmonds
  07507 558099
Hamsey Rangers Football Club

Children, boys and girls, under 7s to seniors


John Fisher Sports Ground, 192 Limpsfield Road, CR6 9RD


Secretary, Lisa Courtney


020 8651 1780 / 07711 997793

For Younger Children

Sanderstead Library

Farm Fields, Sanderstead CR2 0HL


020 3700 1015


For Under 5s

  • Rhymetime, Wednesdays, 11am, babies and toddlers
  • Storytime. Returning soon

Sanderstead Toddler Group

United Reformed Church Hall


Mondays at 9.30 am (termtime)


Must book in advance


contact Connie on 07587 143940


[email protected]


Parents and Carers with babies and toddlers welcome

Parent and Child Group

Sanderstead Methodist Church, Limpsfield Road, CR2 9LD


Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9 - 11. Booking required


[email protected]

All Saints Church

Onslow Gardens, CR2 9AB


Tuesday and Friday at 9.30 am (termtime)


020 8657 0665


[email protected]

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