Comprising parts of the boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley, the SE2 postcode covers places such as Abbey Wood, West Heath and Crossness. The area boasts a long history and was home to the Lesnes Abbey, which was founded in 1178 but was one of the first to be closed by Cardinal Wolsey in the 1500s as part of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The ruins can still be seen today and provide a fascinating insight in the varied history of the area. SE2 is also home to Abbey Woods, part of which have been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
A number of offices to rent can be found in SE2 and these are often taken by a range of businesses and professionals. Among the companies you will find here are printers, estate agents, doctors and accountants. You will also find many newsagents, florists, chemists and builders merchants.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you want to enjoy a diverse array of entertainment, you will find plenty within a short distance from SE2. Within a few miles you will be able to enjoy venues such as Brick Lane Music Hall, Blackheath Concert Halls and even the impressive O2 arena. You will never go hungry when in SE2, as there are many restaurants in and around the area. Enjoy the South Asian cuisine at Well Hall Tandoori or enjoy the Chinese dishes at Yi-Ban. You will also find a variety of bars serving up hearty pub-grub at very reasonable prices.
Within SE2 you will find Abbey Wood railway station, which provides convenient mainline routes into and out of central London. You can also use the frequent bus services and efficient taxi cabs if you are looking for reliable road transportation.