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Tel code: 0208 | code search
Postcode: BR3 | code search
Population: 86000
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Birthplace of:
George Grote
Kate Lawler

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Folk Customs:
Admiralty of the Medway
Biddenden Dole
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
The Offham Quintain

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Beckenham is a town in the London Borough of Bromley located 8.4 miles from London Charing Cross. It is referred to as Bacheham in the Domesday Book of 1086. St George's church, in the centre of Beckenham, has a 13th century lychgate that is said to be the oldest in England. Beckenham has a range of restaurants, pubs and bars and some specialist shops on the High Street, whilst more extensive shopping can be found in nearby Bromley at The Glades shopping centre. Also in Bromley is The Churchill Theatre, a repertory theatre acting as both a receiving and producing house, with many of its own productions transferring to the West End or touring nationally. There is a cinema and leisure centre and a nightclub and bar complex situated next to Beckenhamís railway station. Other recreational facilities in the area include Beckenham Place Park and Kelsey Park, home to a large number of Canada geese and other birds including herons residing in the carefully looked-after greenery and lake. Beckenham is a residential town with good transport links into London. In addition to 15 minute frequent commuter services to London Victoria, a tram line runs from Beckenham Junction mainline station to Croydon


Mat & Co


National Tile Association


Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum


Innkeepers Lodge *book online*


St George


Odeon Beckenham


Dance - Dance 4 You
Yoga - Margot McRae YHRT(C)



Golf Club

Beckenham Place Park
Langley Park Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

Breeze Yoga
Fitness Exchange


Azelia Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Elmer Lodge
La Racasse French Restaurant & Bar


Big Catch
La Racasse French Restaurant & Bar
La Traiteur at Breeze


1st Class Cars

New Regency Cars

Sports Clubs

Beckenham CC (Cricket)
Beckenham LTC (Tennis)
Beckenham Rugby Football Club (Rugby Union)
Beckenham Swimming Club (Swimming & Diving)
Beckenham Town (Amateur Football)
Bromley & Beckenham H.C. (Men's Hockey)
Bromley & Beckenham H.C. (Women's Hockey)
New Beccehamian (Men's Hockey)
New Beccehamian (Women's Hockey)
Royal Bank of Scotland RFC (Rugby Union)


Eden Park Garden Centre
The Gallery
Gallery Seventeen
Namaste Spa at Breeze
A Cut Above


Pepys Antiques



Goals Soccer Centre - Beckenham(Football)
Goals Soccer Centre - Beckenham North(Football)

Places to Stay near Beckenham

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Melrose House (1.06 miles)

Melrose House
Melrose House is a family run guest house in a traditionally built Victorian town house with off-street parking, and is situated in a quiet and pretty suburb. Only fifteen minutes from the centre of London, ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (1.21 miles)

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Located in eden park in beckenham this lodge & toby carvery is only a 25 minute train journey into the heart of london. the city of london is packed full ... More

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Bromley Court Hotel (1.44 miles)

Bromley Court Hotel

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Set in a full 2 acres of well tended gardens, the Bromley Court Hotel is located in the London borough of Bromley, offering easy access to the centre of the capital. With ... More

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Westfields (2.25 miles)

Welcome to the lovely family run Westfield's Guest house, after a hearty fully English breakfast a short walk to Bromley south station with some fast trains making a 17 minute connection to London Victoria giving ... More | visit website
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Sundridge Park Manor (2.32 miles)

Sundridge Park Manor

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Sundridge Park Manor Hotel, Conference & Events Centre is centred around a Grade I listed Nash mansion and the Cottage, a purpose-built assessment centre. Set in 6 acres of gardens just 10 miles ... More

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Glenthurston Holiday Apartments (2.39 miles)

Glenthurston Holiday Apartments
Glenthurston is a family run business, established in April 1998. We pride ourselves on giving families a real home from home experience that is greatly appreciated when holidaying with children.

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Queens Hotel Crystal Palace (2.43 miles)

Queens Hotel Crystal Palace
Having been given the flourish of a light makeover to some of the areas within, an expansive white exterior openly greets the visitor to the 5-storey Queens Hotel. Situated close-by to Crystal Palace Football Club ... More | visit website
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Diamond (2.57 miles)


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A family run semi-detached house in a beautiful, quiet area. Own driveway for parking. Only half an hour access from Central London.

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ATINI Guest House (2.86 miles)

ATINI Guest House

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ATINI Guest House offers - affordable, spacious and comfortable accomodation, in a clean, peaceful and private atmosphere, close to East Croydon Train Station, the Fairfield Halls and Croydon Town Centre. ... More

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Henry Guest House (2.88 miles)

Henry Guest House

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WELCOMEHome from Home our semi-detached 1900, 4 STAR RATING Guest House is welcoming, affordable and very clean. It offers a relaxed atmosphere and a comfortable night sleep. Our emphasis remains ... More

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