Area guide

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Area Guide to Sidcup

Sidcup is an area mostly based in the London Borough of Bexley bordering the London Borough of Bromley and Greenwich. Sidcup borders areas like Eltham, Blackfen, Bexley and Footscray. Like Bexleyheath it is perfectly located for Central London or to head out to Kent (up until 1965 it was part of Kent). It is thought that the name is from Cetecopp meaning "seat shaped" or "flat topped hill."

Things To Do

Sidcup has a super town centre, with lots of local restaurants, good local pubs and supermarkets. Local restaurants in Sidcup that we would recommend are; Toscana, Limoncello and Little Florence.


If you fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle, then Foots Cray Meadows is the place to be. The park is very popular with dog walkers and the Five Arches bridge is a must see.

If you fancy brushing up on your golf game, then Sidcup Family Golf is perfect with its double tiered range. They also offer a fantastic crazy golf course which is great fun with the family.

Ruxley Manor is a popular garden centre in Sidcup. They offer gardening tools and plants, lifestyle products, dining and much more. This is also a great place to take the kids to see Father Christmas.


Primary schools in Sidcup are; Royal Park, Sherwood Park, St Peter Chanel, Our Lady of the Rosary, Orchard School, Longlands, Burnt Oak Junior, Chatsworth, Days Lane, Holy Trinity Lamorbey and Birkbeck.


Secondary schools in Sidcup are; Hurstmere, Kemnal Technology College, Blackfen, Chislehurst & Sidcup Grammar School and Cleve Park.

Colleges in Sidcup are; Rose Bruford College, Bird College, Christ the King: St Mary’s (RC) Sixth Form College.


Sidcup station provides a South Eastern loop service to London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street via Lewisham, Woolwich Arsenal, Dartford and Gravesend.

The average train time from Sidcup to central London is only 32 minutes.

Sidcup has good bus transport links mainly; 51, 160, 229, 233, 269, 286, 321, 492, 625, 669, B14 and R11.

Quick access to M20 / M25.

Alternatively, why not read about some other local areas that we cover such as; Bexley, Bexleyheath, Erith, Belvedere, Dartford, Crayford, Abbey Wood or Welling.