• St Margaret’s Church – Ifield

    This week we profile St Margaret’s Church in Ifield as Revd Simon Newham talks about the church’s past. What site of Crawley History would you like to know more about?  

  • Horse in Horsham

    Why Is Horsham Called Horsham?

    Picture the sound of clicking hooves and the whinny of horses, the blowing of soft winds and the chinking of time-forgotten coins, Horse Ham, as it was known then, was a...

  • Why is Crawley called Crawley?

    Imagine fields and green forest, tall trees on which the blackest of crows built their nests…you are imagining a place called ‘Crow’s Leah’ (pronounced ‘lee’). Named by The Saxons, ‘Crow’s Leah’,...