A suburb in south east London, Bexleyheath is only twelve miles away from Charing Cross. It was formerly agricultural land but was developed during the 19th century.
Bexleyheath has a shopping centre which was built in the 1980's and has been recently regenerated after the opening of the Bluewater Shopping Centre. It now has a vibrant West African community and there are many leisure facilities in Bexleyheath as well such as a bowling alley, a cinema and a football pitch. Notable residents of Bexleyheath include singer Boy George, javelin thrower Steve Backley, comedienne Linda Smith, singer Kate Bush, actor Sir Roger Moore and Chef Delia Smith.
There are many good travel links in Bexleyheath. It has two railway stations and many bus routes enable residents the opportunity to easily travel around.