Charlton is an area of southeast London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is east of Greenwich and west of Woolwich. It is 7.2 miles (11.6 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross. 'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855. It is home to Charlton Athletic and to Charlton House.
|Population||14,385 (2011 census for Charlton ward)|
|OS grid reference|
|• Charing Cross||7.2 mi (11.6 km) WNW|
|Ceremonial county||Greater London|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|