Abbey Wood is in south-east London, in the south-east of England. Originally the site of the Abbey of St Mary and St Thomas the Martyr in the twelfth century, Abbey Wood became connected to London via railways during the nineteenth century and has continued to expand massively in the intervening centuries, having been accumulated as part of London as a whole. As a part of London, those living in Abbey Wood will have the benefits of living within the capital as a whole, including access to the range of museums in the capital- from the Victoria and Albert museum to the more esoteric Museum of Army Music- as well as the hundreds of galleries and theatres throughout the city. Shoppers can travel to Oxford Street, Bond Street or Regent Street. Foodies, meanwhile, can visit the hundreds of wonderful and varied restaurants throughout the city. Families can make use of the fantastic schools serving the area, whilst young professionals will be living in England's economic capital. Properties to rent in Abbey Wood range from gorgeous modern flats in purpose-built complexes to terraces perfect for family living to extensive and luxurious homes, and everything in between.