Until the early 1960's Bexley was part of Kent, but the creation of Greater London saw the borough become part of the capital. It lays on the south bank of the Thames and is the easternmost London borough south of the river. Unsurprisingly, Bexley is a mix of suburbs and green spaces surrounding a number of charming town centres such as Old Bexley, Sidcup and Crayford, as well as industrial areas and new housing estates. Many parts of the borough have a distinct country air and it is crossed by several walking routes such as the London Loop, the Cray River Walk and a branch of the Green Chain Walk. The borough has a number of visitor attractions such as Hall Place and Lesnes Abbey, as well as plenty of meadows, recreation grounds, stretches of woodland and even areas of real countryside.
||The London Loop in Bexley|
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This page last updated 10th April 2003