Situated in the borough of Bromley, Penge is a suburb that has gradually grown from a small town into an important area of Greater London, which dates back many centuries. The area is thought to have been named after the Celtic word Penceat, which referred to the dense woodland that once covered the area. Penge is filled with a range of historical buildings that reflect its rich heritage and deep seated roots, such as the Royal Watermen’s Almshouses, Penge Congregational Church and the Crystal Palace Transmitter.
There are offices to rent in many areas across Penge, and these are occupied by a variety of different businesses and professionals. Council offices, charity organisations, home care service providers, doctors, computer consultants and engineering firms are just a few of the different types of companies and professionals in the area. In addition to this, you will find the usual range of retailers, newsagents, pubs, accommodation providers, and eateries. TLC Penge Branch, J&M Consultancy, Litelm Ltd and Odessa Offset Ltd are examples of businesses that can be found in this area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
It is easy and convenient to reach a variety of entertainment from Penge, so you can find plenty of ways to fill your evenings. Head to the vintage Ritzy Cinema to catch a movie or enjoy the exhibitions at the Utrophia art gallery. The nearby O2 Academy is the place to go to catch the gigs of well-known bands. There are plenty of dining options available to those who want to eat out, with cuisine available that caters for a variety of tastes. For delicious Turkish food you can try Antep Mangal or to sample South Asian cuisine head to Gurkha’s.
When it comes to local transport, there are a number of different options available in Penge. A variety of railways stations are within easy reach, including Penge East and Penge West stations. St Pancras International is also only a short distance away for direct trains into Europe, while bus services and taxis provide easy access to road transportation around the locality.