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The A212 is an A road in South London, linking Lewisham to Croydon. It runs southwest from the South Circular at Catford, going through Sydenham, Norwood and Crystal Palace before heading south to Croydon. It then turns east to terminate at the A2022 road in Forestdale.[1]

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Major junctions
South East endCatford
 A213 A213 road
A214 A214 road
A215 A215 road
A222 A222 road
A232 A232 road
A234 A234 road
A2022 A2022 road
A2199 A2199 road
A2216 A2216 road
A2218 A2218 road
North West endForestdale
Road network

The junction with the A214 at Crystal Palace is the meeting point of four London BoroughsBromley, Croydon, Lambeth and Southwark. The Vicar's Oak, a tree which stood here from the 16th century was once the traditional marker of this boundary.[2]


  1. ^ "Route : Catford - Addington". The Society for All British and Irish Road Enthusiasts. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  2. ^ Galer, Allan M. (27 February 2008). "Norwood and the Vicar's Oak". Norwood and Dulwich, Past and Present. The Norwood Society. Archived from the original on 16 April 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2013.

Coordinates: 51°24′54″N 0°4′59″W / 51.41500°N 0.08306°W / 51.41500; -0.08306