Petts Wood Area Guide

Located between Chislehurst and Orpington, Petts Wood is a popular suburb of South East London, within the London Borough of Bromley and the county of Kent.

Separated into Petts Wood East and Petts Wood West by the railway line, the area attracts young families and commuters, as well as older families looking for a slower pace of life within easy reach of Central London.

Schools in Petts Wood

Petts Wood is home to several popular, high performing schools for children of all ages, including St James Primary, Crofton Infant & Junior Schools.

Getting around in Petts Wood

Petts Wood offers great transport links to Central London, making it popular amongst commuters working in the city. Trains run to all London South East Main Line stations, taking around 30 minutes to reach the heart of the capital.

The area is also well connected to the surrounding areas with bus routes running throughout Bromley, Catford, Chislehurst, Lewisham, and Orpington. A night bus also runs between Petts Wood and Trafalgar Square. The M25 London Orbital, the M20, and the M2 are all within a 15 minute drive.

For international travel, Gatwick Airport is within easy reach.

Things to do in Petts Wood

There are lots of shops, restaurants and amenities in the area.

Petts Wood offers lots of open, green space, including a large stretch of woodland that separates the area from neighbouring Chislehurst. Run by the National Trust, the woods offer a relaxing spot for walking, picnics and exploring.

Property in Petts Wood

The area is home to a broad mix of properties, ranging from small terraced houses to large, period homes. The area’s older, Noel Rees houses are particularly popular.

The average price of properties in the area is £573,684, with detached properties reaching up to around £809,645. Take a look at properties in Petts Wood.

Estate Agents in Petts Wood

Proudly serving the Petts Wood area since 2004, David James offers a professional service, with a real emphasis on providing a warm, friendly, and personal experience.

Whether you’re looking to buy, rent, or sell a property in Petts Wood, we can help. To find out more, please get in touch.


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