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Orpington, Bromley

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Orpington, Bromley

Orpington is a suburban town and electoral ward in South East London and is a part of the London Borough of Bromley. It forms the southeastern edge of London's urban sprawl and is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.
Post townORPINGTON
Administrative CountyBromley
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ4565
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code01689
Population15,248 (Orpington ward 2007)
 

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

Orpinton ~ Orpintun

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

Orpington, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent, Smiles SE. of Chislehurst and 8½ miles NW. of Sevenoaks, S517 ac., pop. 3050; P.O.

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