Is Petts Wood a nice place to live in?

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Petts Wood is a town in south-east London, England, previously located in the historic county of Kent. It lies south of Chislehurst, west of St Paul’s Cray and Poverest, north of Orpington and Crofton, and east of Southborough and Bromley Common. The area forms part of the London Borough of Bromley local authority district in the ceremonial county of Greater London. “

In Petts Wood, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Petts Wood? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs, gym that exist in Petts Wood to help you decide to move in there.

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Petts Wood. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Petts Wood.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Are there any good pubs in Petts Wood?

As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Petts Wood has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

Museums & Galleries

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Petts Wood we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

What type of green space is there in Petts Wood?

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Petts Wood offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Gyms in Petts Wood

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Petts Wood easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Are the restaurants in Petts Wood any good?

Petts Wood has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Uskudar Restaurant 61 Queensway, Orpington 4.3 243
Papa Johns Pizza 13 Fairway, Bromley 4.3 144
Medley Bar & Kitchen 6 Station Square, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 362
Aspects of Opera – Versatile vocal trio Towncourt Crescent, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 2
Aqua Bar & Grill – Petts Wood The Estate Office, Station Square, Petts Wood, Kent 4.3 418
El Kervan 71 Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 162
Coral Sea 103 Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 43
Thai Moom 131 Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 211
Café Maz 2 Station Square, Orpington 4.3 224
Ming Chinese Restaurant 23 Station Square, Orpington 4.3 307
Rajdoot 107 Queensway, Orpington 4.3 179
Cardamom 7 Chatsworth Parade, Orpington 4.3 168
Little India 24 Station Square, Orpington 4.3 192
Indian Essence by Atul Kochhar 176-178 Petts Wood Road, Orpington 4.3 705
Pizza Go Go Petts Wood Jade Hair Studios, 4 Chatsworth Parade, Petts Wood, Orpington 4.3 110
Pettswood Kebab House 13 Chatsworth Parade, Orpington 4.3 179
The Sovereign of the Seas – JD Wetherspoon 109-111 Queensway, Orpington 4.3 819
The Village Fish & Chips Petts Wood The Old Wine Store, 196 Petts Wood Road, Orpington 4.3 153
Cyprianis 17 Station Square, Orpington 4.3 394
Sun Do Chinese Takeaway 85 Queensway, Orpington 4.3 65

How’s the local life around Petts Wood

Petts Wood is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Petts Wood event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Petts Wood and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Petts Wood.

In Petts Wood, what things may you need?

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Petts Wood name before moving in the neighbourhood.

In Petts Wood, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Train and tube stations in Petts Wood can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Petts Wood Petts Wood, Orpington 3.8 28

What schools are nearby in Petts Wood?

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Petts Wood

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Singing Lessons & Sessions Towncourt Crescent, Orpington N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English Christ Church URC, Tudor Way, Orpington 5 1
The Pavilion Pre-school Willett Recreation Ground, Crossway, Petts Wood, Orpington N/A N/A
Petts Wood East Pre-School Petts Wood Memorial Hall, Woodland Way, Petts Wood, Orpington 5 2
Crofton Junior School Towncourt Lane, Orpington N/A N/A
Tiddlywinks Pre-School @ Petts Wood 36 Woodhurst Avenue, Orpington N/A N/A
Busy Bees Pre-School Petts Wood Petts Wood Recreation Ground, The Pavillion, Eynsford Close, Petts Wood N/A N/A
Crofton Infant School Towncourt Lane, Orpington 5 2
Bright Beginnings Pre-School Greencourt Road, Orpington 5 9
The Tutor Surgery Petts Wood: Katrina Summerfield 17 The Close, Petts Wood, Orpington 5 3
Petts Wood Guitar 17 The Close, Petts Wood, Orpington 5 14
Little Crocs Day Nursery and Pre School 97 Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington N/A N/A
Buttermilk Barn The Caravan, 131 Queensway, Orpington N/A N/A
Seedlings Montessori 227 Poverest Road, Orpington 4 1
Violin & Viola lessons Eynsford Close, Petts Wood, Orpington 5 3

Health amenities that are in Petts Wood

Petts Wood has 2 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Life Line Screening 200 Petts Wood Road, Petts Wood War Memorial Hall, Petts Wood N/A N/A
The Whitehouse Surgery 123 Towncourt Lane, Petts Wood, Orpington 1.5 30

Are there many post offices in the region of Petts Wood?

Nearby post offices simplify sending and getting packages. Petts Wood branches also offer services like money orders and insurance along with mail services. Here they are along with their proximity to the area.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Petts Wood Post Office 5 Fairway, Orpington 2 44

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What do you think about Petts Wood?

As well as helping out the other people out if they were to search on our blog, you will be helping us out in understanding you better by telling us your opinion of Petts Wood. So we would love to hear what you think of the area of Petts Wood which could help people find valuable insights into moving nearby too.

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If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Petts Wood, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Farnborough See the guide here
Orpington See the guide here
St Mary Cray See the guide here
Bickley See the guide here
Bromley Common See the guide here
Chislehurst See the guide here
Farnborough See the guide here
Orpington See the guide here
St Mary Cray See the guide here
Bickley See the guide here
Bromley Common See the guide here
Chislehurst See the guide here

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