Beckenham is part of the London Borough of Bromley, with a mixture of open spaces, excellent transport links, schools and amenities it makes it a property hotspot for young professionals and professional families.
Beckenham boasts excellent transport links with many train stations offering lines in to central London, including services in to London Bridge, London Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Victoria and Lewisham where you can change to for the DLR service in to Canary Wharf. Transport times in to central London on the railway can be as quick as 15 minutes making the area an ideal commuter hotspot. Beckenham Junction and Elmers End also have a tram link that goes in to East Croydon and as far as Wimbledon.
School catchments vary from road to road and house prices can see circa 10% difference whether it is in or out of a catchment. The popular catchments are for the Langley Park Secondary Schools and the Balgowan Primary School. With off-stead ratings from Good to Excellent the schools have an excellent reputation and there are families moving from out of area to Beckenham to send their children to the schools.
Leisure & Social
With a variety of restaurants, café’s, bistros and bars the area has great variety of eateries, with a mixture of the large well known chains and trendy one off places. There are a variety of leisure centres including the popular David Lloyd Beckenham which benefits from in and outdoor swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, gym and luxury wet spa.