Sidcup

Sidcup is an area of south-east London, England, primarily in the London Borough of Bexley. It is 11.3 miles (18.2 km) south-east of Charing Cross, bordering the London Boroughs of Bromley and Greenwich, and is in the historic county of Kent.

Sidcup

Sidcup High Street
Sidcup
Location within Greater London
Population43,109 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid referenceTQ461718
London borough
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSIDCUP
Postcode districtDA14, DA15
Post townLONDON
Postcode districtSE9
Dialling code020
PoliceMetropolitan
FireLondon
AmbulanceLondon
UK Parliament
London Assembly
List of places
UK
England
London
51.4263°N 0.1024°E / 51.4263; 0.1024

The name is thought to be derived from Cetecopp meaning "seat shaped or flat topped hill"; it had its earliest recorded use in 1254.[2] The population of Sidcup, including its neighbourhoods Foots Cray, North Cray, Albany Park, Longlands, Ruxley, Blackfen and Lamorbey, was 43,109 in 2011.


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