Southgate is located in the south of Crawley within walking distance of the town centre. Most of the area was built between the 1950s and 1970s and is named after the south toll gate from the London to Brighton road which runs through the neighbourhood. In the north of the neighbourhood near the railway there is an area of Victorian properties from the original village of Crawley.
The popular Goffs Park is located in Southgate and features a boating pond and lake, pitch and putt and a model railway. The area also benefits from a community centre, several schools and Southgate Playing Fields which is home to Crawley’s Skate Park.
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Southgate Community Forum
The Southgate Community Forum is a non-political organisation established in July 2012 by residents of Southgate and those with strong links to the neighbourhood. The Forum will benefit the people of Southgate by promoting a dialogue about local issues and neighbourhood improvements. You can find out more on their webpage or by emailing .
Other ways to get involved
Have a look in the Community Directory to find groups and clubs located in Southgate.
There are several Neighbourhood Watch areas in Southgate. Click on the link above to see if your road is covered. If you want to start up a scheme, contact your local Police Community Support Officer. They are listed on www.sussex.police.uk Enter your postcode or click on the map of Crawley to find out who your PCSO is.
Facts & Figures
As of the Census 2011 there are:
For more detailed information on Crawley's economy, health, ethnicity and population please visit our Census 2011 page.
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