When you’re staying at Alexander Lodge
, you will find all the local amenities at your convenience and within
easy reach of the High Street stores, along with some of the finest
shopping facilities in the area.
The Apartments are also ideally located for those
wishing to take a Golfing Break or for creating an ideal base to plan a
Wedding from and provide accommodation for your guests during the
event. Many attractions in the local vicinity, whether in London or
Croydon, are only a short distance from the apartments, with Local
Transport facilities providing regular trains to Central London.
If you’re planning to entertain business
colleagues or simply spending a well-earned holiday break, Croydon has
some of the finest restaurants offering a wide variety of food from all
To help plan your stay with us, we have provided
the following information for you to browse at your leisure, which
lists such amenities as Local Attractions, Golf Courses, Wedding Facilities and Dining Alternatives in and around the Croydon Area.
The London Eye
Westminster Bridge Road, County Hall, RiversideBuilding, London SE1 7PB
(Telephone: 0870 5000600)
The impressively large London Eye, known as “the
Millennium Wheel” stands at 135m (443ft) tall. It's the world’s largest
Ferris Wheel and the fourth tallest structure in London. Experience
sitting in one of the 32 enclosed glass gondolas, and enjoy the views
of some 40km on clear days, right across the capital.
Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LR
(Telephone: 0870 999 0046)
Visit the famous wax museum and enjoy the glittering
world of fame for a day where you can get up close to all the stars
including Hollywood’s finest, sport stars and the kingpins of
international politics. You can even perform alongside your favourite
pop stars! You’ll certainly experience a star studded day at Madame
Park Lane, Croydon, Surrey CR9 1DG
(Telephone: 020 8688 9291)
Internationally renowned for its superb natural
acoustics, the Fairfield Concert Hall is one of the finest music venues
within the London and home counties catchment area. A wide range of
world-famous ensembles and soloists perform as part of Fairfield’s
annual International Orchestral Season, while just some of the other
varied artists and events which grace the stage, include stars of
popular music, ballet, opera, ice shows, cabaret, large staged
productions, major comedy performers, films, graduation ceremonies and
many conferences for companies.
The Whitgift Shopping Centre
North End, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1LP
(Telephone: 020 8688 8522)
The Whitgift is one of the South East’s leading
shopping destinations. There are over 140 top high street stores
including Marks & Spencer, Allders, Boots, BHS, and over 30
independent retailers, and all under one roof.
Gravel Hill, AddingtonVillage, Surrey CR0 5BB
(Telephone: 020 8662 5000)
AddingtonPalace has a colourful past that
pre-dates the Domesday book and is set in 163-acres of landscaped
grounds. King Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn and had a hunting lodge
there. The Palace then became the country retreat for six Archbishops
of Canterbury. Subsequently generations of musicians trained there when
the building housed the Royal School of Church Music.
Croydon Airport Visitor Centre
Airport Hourse, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey
(Telephone: 020 8669 1196)
Croydon Airport Visitor Centre takes a nostalgic
look at the world’s first purpose-built international airport during
its heyday in the 1920s and ’30s. Three galleries, London’s
International Airport, Gateway to the World, and the restored Radio
Room, recapture the excitement and former atmosphere.
Old Palace Road, Croydon, Surrey
(Telephone: 01883 742969)
CroydonPalace is the 1000-year-old former
residence of the Archbishops of Canterbury. The guided tour includes
the 15th Century Great Hall, Tudor Long Gallery, Chapel, Norman
Undercroft and the bedroom used by Queen Elizabeth 1st.
South Norwood Country Park
Off Albert Road, SouthNorwood.
Tram service for the park stops at Harrington Road – Route 2
(Telephone: 020 8656 5947)
With wild flower meadows and wet land and lake, South
Norwood Country Park offers a fun place to visit for all the family.
With a new childrens’ playground due to open late 2008, there’s a pitch
and putt and a designated cycle path running through the park.
Dingwall Road, Croydon, Surrey CR0 2NF
(Telephone: 020 8680 4060)
The Warehouse Theatre was founded in 1977and is
housed in a Victorian, oak-beamed former cement warehouse dating back
to 1882. They present challenging new work through its own productions
and also co-produces with other companies.
For further information or to book your accommodation direct, please contact reception on: 0740 5838 113