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Abbey Wood is a district that lies partly in the Borough of Greenwich and partly in Bexley. Named after the forest to its east, Abbey Wood is a residential district that has been home to a number of well-known people such as Steve Davis, Kate Bush, William Morris and Jennifer Stoute. The area is close to London Pleasure Gardens and Greenwich Park while Eltham Palace, the National Maritime Museum and Mudchute Park & Farm are also in the vicinity.
Abbey Wood has a number of serviced offices and shops that provide business space for many companies including cleaning service providers, car accessory manufacturers and solicitors. Many different business types operate from here, including the usual mix of newsagents, bakeries, healthcare providers and retailers.
Entertainment and Dining Out
Abbey Wood is close to the impressive O2 Arena, the largest indoor entertainment venue in London. For fans of classical music, Blackheath Concert Hall is a great choice of venue while Up the Creek is the place to go for stand-up comedy. There are many theatres in the area, including Theatre Royal Stratford East and Laban. When it comes to eating out, Abbey Wood offers a wide range of cuisine choices. Yi-Ban boasts a traditional Chinese menu while S&M Café is a great place for authentic British food. Chapters All Day Dining is the place to go to for European cuisine with a contemporary twist while Gaucho brings the flavours of South America to Abbey Wood.
Abbey Wood is connected to the rest of London by a number of transport links. This includes taxis and bus services that provide efficient ground transport. Abbey Wood Railway Station connects the area to the overground train network, providing another option for those looking for reliable transport links.