In 2012 Sidcup Town Team was successful in its bid from the Mayor's Outer Fund which is helping to increase the vibrancy and growth of high street places across London.
The suburbs of Sidcup are about 12 miles from the centre of London and on the edge of open countryside, but still in the boundary of the M25. Sidcup has a mixture of residents, the local council still has grammar schools, which makes the place a magnet for parents with children who can pass the tough entrance exams.
Kate Bush was born in Sidcup. Doreen Bird lived in Sidcup and established the college. Ted Heath was the local MP for 50 years and was responsible for taking Britain into the Common Market.
Sue Petty, Director of Your Move Petty Freeman and Chairman of Sidcup Town Team says, "It’s wonderful to live here and see how all the businesses work together to make Sidcup a better place to shop".
In Sidcup you'll find various property types from studio flats to eight bedroomed detached properties.
Sidcup has a mixture of large Victorian and Edwardian properties, alongside typical 1930s suburbia, ranging in price from £100,000 to over a million.
Christchurch, Priestlands Church Avenue, Stanhope, Walton and Melville are amongst the most sought after areas of Sidcup.
Studios to rent start at £650 pcm, one bedrooms start at £700 pcm, two bedrooms flats from £850 pcm. Whilst houses start at £1000 pcm for two beds. Properties to rent in Sidcup are close to four stations with trains into London - Sidcup, Bexley, Albany Park and New Eltham. Its approximately 25 minutes into central London.
There's lots of choice for shopping and food in Sidcup - Waitrose, Morrisons, Wetherspoons, Costa Coffee, Café Nero, Pizza Hut, Pizza Express, McDonald's, KFC, Hamiltons, Bedpost and many more.
Sidcup has transport links to London Charing Cross, Cannon Street and Victoria by train, and also has an excellent bus service.