Sidcup is approximately 12 miles from London. Its drives its name from Cetecopp in 1254 AD which later became Sidycope and ultimately become Sidcup.
Sidcup has become an increasingly popular choice of location over the past decade for families and city workers. With an abundance of transport links to both central London and into Kent, a great selection of schools, restaurants and bars it’s no wonder the demand for property has been high in recent years. Also popular among those who work in medicine with Queen Mary’s Hospital being nearby.
Neighbouring Blackfen and Albany park are also a fabulous choice, with a vast amount of housing and a lovely community feel.
As well as a vast range of primary and secondary schools, with the Bexley borough being one of the last London boroughs to have grammar schools, there are also three independent prep schools and also the Rose Bruford & Birds college drama and dance school, which has seen many a famous face attending over the years. Hurst Primary, Days Lane and Sherwood park are all very popular schools with property in those catchment areas reflecting this.
Boasting a wide selection of properties from your 1930’s semi’s, terraced and detached all with generous gardens, ex-council properties and new builds there is something for everyone and every price. Over the past five years, Sidcup has benefitted from regeneration to the high street and now boasts a lovely variety of restaurants, bars, coffee shops and café’s with Walnuts indeed being a popular choice. You will also find several gyms, with Sidcup leisure centre which caters for every age and ability.
If you’re the outdoors type, you may want to enjoy a spot of golf. Sidcup golf course is an easy walk and consist of 18 holes. The nine-hole golf is becoming more and more popular amongst people who don’t have time to fit in 18 holes.