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SE3

Blackheath and Kidbrooke

Trains

SE3 has three mainline stations Blackheath, Kidbrooke and Westcombe Park all situated within Zone 3.

Approximately 12 to 15 minutes to London Bridge from all stations. Train timetables are available at southeasternrailway.co.uk.

Buses

SE3 is connected by major bus routes to such areas as Central London, Beckenham, Greenwich, Crystal Palace, Stratford and Bexleyheath.

Bus Routes: 53, 54, 108, 286, 380, 386, 422, 202, 132, 178, B16

Plan your journey at tfl.gov.uk

Education

SE3 offers numerous schools and places of education. There are the recently re-built Thomas Tallis and Corelli College, the highly regarded Pointer School near Blackheath Common and Blackheath Bluecoats where a young Rio Ferdinand used to attend.

Parks & Recreation

SE3 is home to the prestigious area of Blackheath, famous for its scenic Common and period architecture. Take a walk in the famous Greenwich Park, home of time itself, then out the gates and cross the common for a selection of pubs, bars, restaurants and boutiques.

Blackheath common attracts the odd kite flyer or two in the summer, the area is also home to Samuel Montague Youth Centre providing various sporting activities for the ages 9 - 18 and also some adult activities such as boxing. Blackheath is home to the oldest golf, hockey and rugby clubs in the world!

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Kidbrooke Village started construction in 2009 replacing the Ferrier Estate. This development of 4200 homes has transformed the area, the most expensive properties are in the region of £1.4 million.

The SE3 postcode comprises of Blackheath and Kidbrooke. Once two towns that couldn't have been further apart in terms of popularity, high house prices and investment, SE3 with the construction of Kidbrooke Village is now arguably one of the most sought after of the local areas. The prestigious area of Blackheath is home to some the most spectacular and preserved period architecture the Royal Borough of Greenwich has to offer. The village itself boasts a selection of pubs, bars, shops and restaurants serving various cuisines from Thai, French, Argentinian and Italian just to name a few!

Famous ex-residents include Sir Richard Branson, Emily Davison (Suffragette) and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

Further information can be found at postcodearea.co.uk

  • Blackheath Village in 1900
    A picture of Blackheath Village back in 1900. Much of the Village remains still exists today.
  • Aerial shot of Blackheath Common
    An aerial shot of Blackheath common which shows the close proximity to the financial hub of the City of London.