London Borough of Bexley

Bexleyheath is located in the South East London Borough of Bexley. It is bordered by Bexley, Barnehurst, Belvedere, Erith, Crayford, Abbey Wood, and Blackfen. Danson Park and Lake was opened in 1925 and has been given Grade 2 on the English Heritage of parks.

 

Did you know?
  • Delia Smith, Bernie Ecclestone and Roger Moore are some former famous residents of Bexleyheath.

 

Look out for

The Red house – In Bexleyheath, the Red House is widely known as the origin of the Arts and Crafts movement. In 1859 it was co-designed by the architect Philip Webb and designer William Morris and was used as William Morris’ family home.

The statue ‘Family Outing’ – Situated outside the Broadway Centre, this statue was made by local artist John Ravera. The sculpture of two parents and their son playing is influenced by Mr. G Brazier of Bexley and cost £10,000.

 

Shopping

The Broadway is the main shopping centre in Bexleyheath. It offers a range of shops, restaurants and entertainment options like the cinema, bowling, and bingo. Some local supermarkets include Tesco and Asda.

 

Eat

Meze – Turkish Grill specialising in chargrilled kebabs and meze

Blend – Modern restaurant with a lively bar and cocktail menu

The Jasmine by Spice Nouv-Oh! – A healthy take on classic Indian cuisine

Giggling Sausage – A great place to grab breakfast or brunch

 

Drink

The Volunteer – Local pub hosting live music and pub quiz nights

Jolly Milners – a Quality pub with outdoor beer garden

The Travellers Home – a part of the Sizzling pub chain which often has deals on drinks

Prince Albert – a Small pub with a lively atmosphere

 

Properties

Housing in the area is mostly made up of family houses, with a mixture of period and 30's properties. Bungalows also make up a big part of the market, moving fast when listed. Some popular areas include the Pantiles, South Bexleyheath, Joydens Wood, Nuxley Village, and Bexley Village.

 

Trains

Bexleyheath & Welling line to London Victoria in 43 minutes

Bexleyheath & Welling line to London Charing Cross in 37 minutes

Bexleyheath & Welling line to London Cannon Street in 37 minutes

Bexley to London Charing Cross in 31 minutes

Bexley to London Cannon Street in 38 minutes

 

Other Transport

There are ample bus routes in Bexleyheath into Bromley and central London.

 

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