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The south east London borough on the Elizabeth line with ‘cheapest rent in London’



According to RentLondonFlat, Bexley is the cheapest London borough to rent in making it an excellent choice for people looking for somewhere to live.

Another appealing factor for those wanting to move to Bexley is Abbey Wood station, which offers a speedy connection into central London on the Elizabeth line.

There are also numerous Thameslink stops across Bexley and bus links as well.

The green space in Bexley contributes to it being a wonderful borough, with Danson Park in particular being a favourite to residents.

At Danson Park, visitors can find Danson House – a Grade I listed Palladian villa which was reopened by Queen Elizabeth back in 2005.

Between May and September, anyone looking to take a peak inside can sign up for a tour and you can even have your wedding there if you want to.

If you are looking to do something more active, then Danson Park Adventures could me more up your street.

It offers a variety of land and water-based activities such as climbing, rowing or even using a pedalo.

Bexley is also home to one of the oldest pubs in south east London.

The King’s Head can be found in Bexley Village serving drinks, Thai food and hosting jazz performances on Monday nights.

Bexley Village, formally known as Old Bexley, is a memorable feature of Bexley in itself.

It is a picturesque part of the borough where you can find a number of eighteenth-century buildings, a retail centre and St Mary’s Church.

Bexley Village is not the only shopping hot spot in the borough, another popular choice for people is Bexley Broadway with a variety of shops selling things from jewellery to clothes to food and drinks.

There are lots of cute cafes to frequent on a Sunday afternoon, in particular the Coffee Mill and Kitchen on Bexley High Street.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving everything from eggs benedict to beef burgers to BLTs.

While it may not sound like the most glamorous thing in Bexley to be passionate about, the Crossness Pumping Station is a major attraction in the borough.

It is a former sewage pumping station designed by the Metropolitan Board of Works’s chief engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

According to Rightmove, the average price of a property to buy in Bexley last year was £478,973 which was down six per cent from the year before.

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