Berry's Green

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Berry's Green
Berrys Green Road (geograph 1954932).jpg
Berry's Green Road
Berry's Green is located in Greater London
Berry's Green
Berry's Green
Location within Greater London
London borough
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtTN16
Dialling code01959
UK Parliament
London Assembly
List of places
51°18′49″N 0°03′44″E / 51.3136°N 0.0621°E / 51.3136; 0.0621Coordinates: 51°18′49″N 0°03′44″E / 51.3136°N 0.0621°E / 51.3136; 0.0621

Berry's Green is a small hamlet in the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London, UK. It is a fairly wooded rural area with a scattering of farmland. Housing consists mainly of detached properties, mostly bungalows, with a row of local authority cottages and a static mobile home site. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, there was a sub-post office on the corner of Single Street and Jail Lane which sold basic provisions, such as bread, milk, sweets, and crisps. Mains sewerage was installed in around 1973.

On the junction of Jail Lane, Berry's Hill, and Berry's Green Road is a small wood with large World War II bomb crater. This may have been caused by a V-2 rocket as it is almost the same distance from Germany as the last known V-2, which was dropped in Kynaston Rd, Orpington. Many of the V-2s fell short of London towards the end of the war. There are also a number of smaller bomb craters scattered around the surrounding woodlands, due to its proximity to Biggin Hill airfield. Berry's Green is home to the Cherry Lodge Golf Course.




The nearest National Rail station is Chelsfield located 4.5 miles away.