A Quick Overview of Bexleyheath
Bexleyheath is a town in the London Borough of Bexley approximately 12 miles (19.3 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross, the traditional centre of London. The town is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.
Bexleyheath is in the historic county of Kent. Until the early 19th century, Bexley Heath comprised an area of scrub-land with few buildings, although Bexley Heath windmill stood at the corner of what is today Erith Road and Mayplace Road. The heath bordered Watling Street.