Situated in South East London, the town of Erith comes across as an inner city area of London but is actually an outlying part of London. The history of the area dates back to the Neolithic Period, although research shows that during this time it was only dense forest at that time. More recently, the town has enjoyed a rich industrial history particularly when it comes to engineering. Over the past couple of decades the Erith has undergone regeneration for further improvements, with both new flats and new commercial space being created. You will find a variety of landmarks and places of interest close to Erith including the Bexleyheath War Memorial, Danson House, and Hall Place and Gardens.
The retail and office space in Erith is occupied by a variety of different businesses and professionals, with many businesses choosing the area because of its proximity to London and its good transport links to the capital. Businesses in the area include car hire firms, beauty and fitness companies, locksmiths, maintenance firms, and engineers. Bowes Scott & Western in based in Erith as is Site Alright UK, Lansett Consulting and Foods4U Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Several venues for entertainment can be found in Erith, which includes Erith Playhouse and Erith Theatre Guild for those interested in live stage and musical performances. You will also find a number of pubs in which to enjoy relaxing with a drink such as the Cross Keys, the Lord Raglan and the Running Horses. You can enjoy a variety of dining options in the town. If you like Indian food you can head to The Indian Experience or you can try The Ship for tasty pub food. Those who enjoy Chinese food will find some great dishes at Jade Garden.
Just a short distance from the town centre you will find Erith Railway Station, which provides regular services to Charing Cross and Cannon Street. You can also access services from here to Dartmouth, Crayford, Gravesend and Gillingham. Other nearby train stations include Slade Green and Belvedere, both of which run on the North Kent Line. The town is well served by buses and taxis, which are viable options for those looking for other options for transportation.