Bellingham, London

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Bellingham
Bellingham is located in Greater London
Bellingham
Bellingham
 Bellingham shown within Greater London
OS grid reference TQ375715
London borough Lewisham
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Region London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district SE6
Dialling code 020
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Fire London
Ambulance London
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Coordinates: 51°25′52″N 0°01′28″W / 51.4311°N 0.0245°W / 51.4311; -0.0245

Bellingham is an area of south east London, within the London Borough of Lewisham. It lies south of Lewisham and north of Beckenham.

The Bellingham Estate is bordered to the east and west by railway lines running south from Catford. Along the south it is bordered by Southend Lane, the A2218 main road. The River Ravensbourne runs through Bellingham, although it is either underground or part of a man-made section of the river. The Prime Meridian passes to the east of Bellingham.

Randlesdown Road serves as a mini 'High Street' for Bellingham providing a local supermarket, men's and women's hair dressers, dry cleaner, off licence, newsagent, fish and chip shop, pub, various takeaways and a recently built gym (situated on Bellingham playing fields).

Transport[edit]

Bellingham station serves the area with services to Kentish Town (London Victoria on Sundays) via Catford and to Sevenoaks via Swanley. Bellingham is served by many Transport for London buses connecting it with areas including Beckenham, Biggin Hill, Bromley, Catford, Central London, Greenwich, Lewisham, New Cross, Orpington, Peckham and Woolwich.

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