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
Official logo of London Borough of Bexley
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Bexley shown within Greater London
Bexley shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQBexleyheath
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyBexley London Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
  MayorCouncillor Nick O'Hare
  London AssemblyPeter Fortune AM for Bexley and Bromley
  MPsAbena Oppong-Asare (Labour)
David Evennett (Conservative)
Louie French (Conservative)
  Total23.38 sq mi (60.56 km2)
  Rank255th (of 309)
  Rank71st (of 309)
  Density11,000/sq mi (4,100/km2)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Area code(s)020, 01322
ONS code00AD
GSS codeE09000004
PoliceMetropolitan Police

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