Selhurst is a suburban development in the London Borough of Croydon south-south-east of Charing Cross. A relatively small area, Selhurst is bounded by South Norwood, Croydon and Thornton Heath. The BRIT School, a performing arts school operated by The BRIT foundation, more commonly known for the BRIT Awards, is located in Selhurst. Selhurst Park, the ground of Crystal Palace Football Club, is sited at the northern end of the neighbourhood.
Selhurst is named after the Anglo Saxon for "dwelling in a wood". Evidence of a Saxon settlement was found when the railway station was built. Later, the land was owned by Henry VIII.
Heavers Meadow is an open space covering an area of with a footpath through a flood meadow.
The composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875–1912) lived at 30 Dagnall Park. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lived on Tennison Road.