London Borough of Bexley

The London Borough of Bexley (/ˈbɛksli/ (listen)) is a London borough in south-east London, forming part of Outer London. It has a population of 248,287. The main settlements are Sidcup, Erith, Bexleyheath, Crayford, Welling and Old Bexley. The London Borough of Bexley is within the Thames Gateway, an area designated as a national priority for urban regeneration. The local authority is Bexley London Borough Council.

London Borough of Bexley
Motto(s): 
Boldly and Rightly
Bexley shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Historic countyKent
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQBexleyheath
Government
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyBexley London Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
  MayorCouncillor James Hunt
  London AssemblyGareth Bacon AM for Bexley and Bromley
  MPsAbena Oppong-Asare
James Brokenshire
David Evennett
Area
  Total23.38 sq mi (60.56 km2)
Area rank255th (of 309)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total248,287
  Rank72nd (of 309)
  Density11,000/sq mi (4,100/km2)
  Ethnicity[1]
77.3% White British
1.1% White Irish
0.3% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller
3.2% Other White
0.7% White & Black Caribbean
0.4% White & Black African
0.6% White & Asian
0.6% Other Mixed
3% Indian
0.3% Pakistani
0.3% Bangladeshi
1.1% Chinese
1.8% Other Asian
6.9% Black African
1% Black Caribbean
0.6% Other Black
0.1% Arab
0.6% Other
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcodes
Area code(s)020, 01322
ONS code00AD
GSS codeE09000004
PoliceMetropolitan Police
Websitehttps://www.bexley.gov.uk/