- Coulsdon Sixth Form College
- Oasis Academy Coulsdon (Formerly Coulsdon High School)
- Keston Junior, Primary and Infants
- Byron Primary School
- Coulsdon C of E Primary School
Oasis Academy Coulsdon was formerly Coulsdon High School. Before this it was Taunton Manor School. Coulsdon College was formerly Purley College and that was formed from Purley High School for Boys and Purley High School for Girls.
There are four regular London bus services in the area: 60, 466, 404, and route N68 which provides a link into Central London every 30 minutes during the night.
The closest train station is Coulsdon South, 0.9 miles away.
Old Coulsdon has one Church of England church, St John's the Evangelist. It is also home to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and Old Coulsdon Congregational Church.
Old Coulsdon is in the Parliamentary constituency of Croydon South where the current MP as of May 2015 has been Chris Philp of the Conservative Party. He was re-elected with 33,334 votes at the 2017 General Election. 
At a local level, Old Coulsdon has three Conservative councilors on Croydon Borough Council.