A local guide to move in St Mary Cray

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ St Mary Cray is an area of South East London, England, within the London Borough of Bromley. Historically it was a market town in the county of Kent. It is located north of Orpington, and 13 miles (21 km) south-east of Charing Cross. “

What to do in St Mary Cray

St Mary Cray is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly St Mary Cray event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in St Mary Cray 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 St Mary Cray.

What type of amenities may you need in St Mary Cray?

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

Are there many post offices in the region of St Mary Cray?

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
St Mary Cray Post Office 7 Mountfield Way, Orpington 1.5 23

Hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in the area of St Mary Cray

St Mary Cray 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
Skinoza clinic – Orpington 1 Chislehurst Road, Orpington 4.6 56
The Crescent Surgery 38 Marion Crescent, Saint Mary Cray, Orpington 1.7 31

In St Mary Cray, what tube and train stations are nearby?

Train and tube stations in St Mary Cray 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:


In St Mary Cray, what schools are nearby?

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the St Mary Cray vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Drum Lessons In Orpington 73 Highlands Road, Orpington N/A N/A
Saint Philomena’s Catholic Primary School 35 Stanton Close, Orpington N/A N/A
Mrs Bonds Village Nursery Village Hall, High Street, Saint Mary Cray, Orpington 5 5
Harris Primary Academy Orpington Dyke Drive, Orpington 4.1 15
Shelly Tots Pre-School 17 Sandway Road, Orpington 5 2
Threshers Day Nursery 193 High Street, Saint Mary Cray, Orpington 4.6 5
St Philomenas C P School Chelsfield Road, Orpington 3.4 5
Baby Sensory poverest coronation hall, 28 Bridge Road, Orpington N/A N/A
St Mary Cray Primary School 239B High Street, Saint Mary Cray, Orpington 3.4 5
Our Lady’s Preschool 312 High Street, Saint Mary Cray, Orpington N/A N/A
Beulah Piano Tuition 8 Rosecroft Close, Orpington N/A N/A
Shimmering Stars 15 Northfield Avenue, Orpington 5 1
Beulah Piano Tuition 37 Derry Downs, Orpington N/A N/A
Rossy’s Rascals preschool Lower Road, Orpington 5 2
Manor Oak Primary School Sweeps Lane, St. Mary Cray, Orpington 3.5 4

In St Mary Cray, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of St Mary Cray? 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 St Mary Cray to help you decide to move in there.

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of St Mary Cray

While working from home has increased, so has the frequentation of gyms to help keep in shape. With companies like Better or Pure Gym and others, St Mary Cray might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

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


As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in St Mary Cray. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of St Mary Cray

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!

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of St Mary Cray. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

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

Green space in the city of St Mary Cray

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if St Mary Cray 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

Museums & Galleries in the area

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to St Mary Cray, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

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 kind of restaurants are there?

St Mary Cray is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of St Mary Cray.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Beijing Express Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway Marion Crescent, Orpington 4.3 27
Orpington Grill & Kebab Restaurant 23 Carlton Parade, Orpington 4.3 105
Morley’s Orpington 24 Carlton Parade, Orpington 4.3 188
Pret A Manger Central Hub, Nugent Shopping Park, Central Hub, Nugent Shopping Park Cray Avenue, Orpington, Kent 4.3 372
Pizza 2 Night 57 High Street, Orpington 4.3 137
Parkside Restaurant 5 Chislehurst Road, Orpington 4.3 201
TGF Pizza Orpington 35 High Street, Orpington 4.3 87
Pizza Hut Delivery 28a Marion Crescent, Orpington 4.3 178
Nando’s Orpington – Nugent Shopping Unit 1A, Nugent Shopping Park, Cray Avenue, Orpington 4.3 961
Welcome 24 Kent Road, Orpington 4.3 41
The Builder’s Bun Riverview House, Cray Avenue, Orpington 4.3 5
The Taj 10 Carlton Parade, Orpington 4.3 113
Carlton cafe Carlton Parade, Orpington 4.3 38
TWINS Fish Chips 18 Carlton Parade, Orpington 4.3 99
taste house africa 1 Stanley Way, Orpington 4.3 9
Simla Balti House 17 Stanley Way, Orpington 4.3 54
Gabe’s Afro-Caribbean Food, Cake & Coffee Nugent Retail Park, Cray Avenue, Orpington 4.3 45
BredShed Nugent Shopping Park, Orpington 4.3 74
Kings Traditional Fish and Chips United Kingdom 4.3 80
Five Guys Orpington Unit 7, Nugent Shopping Park, Orpington 4.3 275

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It would be great to get your opinion on what you think about St Mary Cray. It could help other people who are moving into the area of St Mary Cray as well as help us understand you better too.

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Whenever you’re not sure about if you want to move into an area for sure, making sure that you have considered your other options is important to confirm a decision or perhaps sway you in another direction. Find some other nearby regions to help you make a decision about St Mary Cray.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Orpington See the guide here
Petts Wood See the guide here
Orpington See the guide here
Petts Wood See the guide here

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