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West Wickham, Bromley

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West Wickham, Bromley

West Wickham is a place in the London Borough of Bromley, England. It is 10.3 miles (16.6 km) south east of Charing Cross. West Wickham history dates back to early settlements existing since 1068, although the name `Wickham` is an indication of an earlier Anglo-Saxon settlement. The town also lies on the line of a Roman road, the London to Lewes Way. The Prime Meridian passes through West Wickham.
Post townWEST WICKHAM
Administrative CountyBromley
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ3865
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
Population14,276
 

Other names by which West Wickham, Bromley has been known in the past

Wickham ~ Wickham West

West Wickham, Bromley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wickham, West, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent - par., 2611 ac., pop. 963; vil., 3 miles S. of Bromley; P.O.; in vicinity are Wickham Court, Wickham Hall, and Wickham House, seats.

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