Borough of Bromley
West Wickham is in the Borough of Bromley and is bordered by Shirley, Beckenham, Bromley, Keston, and Hayes. West Wickham is sought after due to the Primary and Secondary schools and fast train services into central London.
Did you know?
- West Wickham has evidence of human activity as far back as the Bronze Age and was included in the Domesday book and home to the family of Anne Boleyn.
- The Prime Meridian, a geographic coordinate where the longitude is at 0º, passes through West Wickham.
Look out for
Bethlem Museum of the Mind – A museum about the History of Bethlem Royal Hospital. It also has an art gallery and hosts community events throughout the year such as ‘Cake and Conversation’, admission is free
Millers Pond – This is a small park with a lovely ornamental pond
Enchanted Village Adventure Golf – This small adventure golf course is a great activity for families
Langley Park and Addington Golf Clubs – Two popular golf clubs in the area
Shirley Windmill – A grade II listed striking tower mill, which has recently been restored and is open to the public
Coombe Wood – This nearby woodland area has a small pond and waterfall
West Wickham has a traditional High Street has many local, independent shops including Bromley Brides and Felicity Hat Hire, as well as a Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's, and Lidl. The Glades shopping centre in Bromley is close by, with 135 high street stores.
Prima Donnas – Traditional Italian restaurant with attractive outdoor garden seating
Marmaris – Restaurant and Meze bar serving traditional Turkish food
Harpers – A new restaurant in West Wickham, serving a range of food including Steak and Lobster
Topolino – A small, family-run Italian restaurant, also available to hire for special events
Wickham Bay – Tastefully decorated seafood restaurant and fish and chip shop
Kitchen West Wickham – Local cafe great for breakfast and brunch
Charlie’s Little Cyprus – Refurbished Greek restaurant with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
The Railway Hotel – A great local pub with a selection of affordable drinks
The Swan -– Traditional pub with live sport and music every week
The Wheatsheaf – Simple family restaurant with a large outdoor seating area great for when the sun is shining
The New Inn – Bar and restaurant with a lovely terrace and Comedy Club
There is a range of different properties in West Wickham including 1930s three plus bedroom houses with some more modern exceptions including flats. Sought after areas include West Wickham south side, Pickhurst, and Coney Hall.
West Wickham to London Bridge in 27 minutes
West Wickham to London Charing Cross in 37 minutes
West Wickham to London Cannon Street in 36 minutes
West Wickham has many bus routes including access to Beckenham, Hayes, Bromley, and Croydon. By car, there is good access to the M25 and Kent.