Local area guide

Living in Bexleyheath

Thinking about moving to Bexleyheath? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Bexleyheath

Why Bexleyheath is a good place to live

Bexleyheath provides the perfect blend of suburban tranquillity and bustling city lifestyle, making it an ideal place for anyone wanting to enjoy the best of both worlds. Not only does it offer excellent leisure facilities such as the Edward Alderton Theatre and Cineworld cinema, it also has access to open and green spaces like Danson Park. Living in Bexleyheath means being in close proximity to a host of dining and shopping options in The Broadway Shopping Centre. Its excellent transport links ensure you're well-connected to central London and other parts of the capital, making it convenient for daily commute or for those impromptu city explorations.

What's Bexleyheath famous for?

Bexleyheath is famous for being a dwelling place of numerous UK celebrities, such as Roger Moore and author Roald Dahl. Additionally, it is renowned for its historical significance, with structures like the Grade I listed Red House, designed by Philip Webb for William Morris, and Danson House adding to its appeal. The clock tower on Broadway is another well-known symbol of Bexleyheath.

Things to do in Bexleyheath

In Bexleyheath, there's no shortage of exciting activities to indulge in. Entertainment buffs can enjoy a movie at the Cineworld cinema, or catch a performance at the Edward Alderton Theatre. For those with an affinity for the outdoors, Danson Park is the perfect destination for walks, picnics or even boating. If shopping is your preferred pastime, The Broadway Shopping Centre would not disappoint, with its array of stores and brands. If all the activity works up an appetite, Bexleyheath also offers a multitude of cuisine options. All in all, Bexleyheath offers a variety of activities for every liking and taste.

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Average asking prices in Bexleyheath today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£400,000

21 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£612,500

36 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£550,000

81 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

£290,000

66 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Bexleyheath

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Transport in Bexleyheath

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Bexleyheath.

Local connections

Barnehurst
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Bexleyheath
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Bexley
National Rail
1.6 miles / 2.6 km
Crayford
National Rail
1.7 miles / 2.7 km
Erith
National Rail
1.7 miles / 2.7 km
Slade Green
National Rail
1.8 miles / 2.9 km

Schools in Bexleyheath

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Bexleyheath.

Education in Bexleyheath

Pelham Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Bursted Wood Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
Bexleyheath Academy
Ages: 11 - 18 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2021)
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2023)
Upland Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Belmont Academy
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

Local pubs in Bexleyheath

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  • Yacht

    Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7

  • Red Barn

    Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7

    The Red Barn is in Barnhurst – the only pub there. We are an easy venue in which to chill, meet, eat and drink, with SKY Sports.

  • Furze Wren

    Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6

    Familiar pub plates served in warm, down-to-earth surrounds with large windows & outdoor seating.

  • Kings Arms

    Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6

    A long thin pub with a bar halfway down. Sport is shown on large television sets at one end whilst the other is set more for cosy chatting and dining.