is located to the south east of London,
approximately 11 miles from Charing Cross. The
town has a population of over 52,000 people.
is home to many outdoor attractions including several parks and open spaces
which complement the large houses and estates across the area.
is also known its historic buildings, as the town originates from 1254. One
popular attraction is Sidcup Place,
which was built in 1743, and has now been reinvented as a pub and restaurant.
residents of Sidcup include Sarah Young, famous actress who most is known for
her role in The Castle of Lucretia. Other famous residents include Tim Kirkby
(director), Verne Morgan (actor) and Phil Meheux (cinematographer). Illustrator
Quentin Blake was born in Sidcup. Quentin Blake’s most famous work is his
illustrations of Roald Dahl’s childrens’ stories such as Fantastic Mr Fox and
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
has a Non-League football club called Seven Acre & Sidcup F.C.
Neighbouring towns to Sidcup include Bromley (5 miles)