A guide before buying a house in the area of Penge

Buying a house in south London

Penge is a charming and historic suburb located in the boroughs of Bromley and Lewisham, southeast London. This neighborhood is characterized by its tree-lined streets, well-preserved period properties, and a strong sense of community spirit. Penge’s vibrant high street is a hub of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants, catering to the diverse tastes of its residents. The area is also home to several parks and green spaces, including the picturesque Penge Recreation Ground, offering ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation. With excellent transport links to central London and a rich cultural heritage, Penge is a delightful destination that seamlessly blends urban convenience with suburban charm.

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We are always keen to hear what people living in Penge have to say about the area. Feel free to share your thoughts, your tips and the places you love the most in the comment sections. We do read them and will update these pages if your contribution provides genuine and great recommendations.

Property prices analysis around Penge

Buying a house is an important investment, and knowing the price dynamics can help you work out a budget, define a mortgage amount, and more. To help you in this decision process when buying a house, we have analysed around 25 years’ worth of data and looked at how house prices have evolved around Penge.

Why we think Penge is a great place

In this section we try to share with you why Penge is such a great place to live. In order to do so, with the Jukes team we tried to understand what would be the vibe, the culture of Penge. We decided to come up with the following items and decided to share them with you. Whether you are a true foodie, a gym regular or a religious person, we tried to capture the essence of Penge.

Pubs in the borough of Penge

Where we work at Jukes, we have our favourite pubs, and we usually gather there with the team to celebrate all sorts of news. We believe that pubs play a key role in defining the atmosphere of an area, which is an important factor when buying a house. Have a look at our list below and feel free to share your recommendations in the comments.

Pub name Name Address Description
Douglas Fir 144 Anerley Rd
Anerley
SE20 8DL
The Douglas Fir opened in November 2016 in premises formerly occupied by a hairdresser, and situated roughly half-way between Crystal Palace and Anerley rail/London Overground stations. It is operated by the Gipsy Hill Brewing Company, and is their first outlet. Although similar in appearance to many micropubs, the owners consider the enterprise as a bar.
Bar Fusion 1-3 Witham Rd
Birkbeck
SE20 7YA
Re-opened on 17th June 2023 as a music and disco orientated bar. Still in a period of transition from being Grace’s Bar & Grill.
If not totally rebuilt the pub has certainly been substantially renovated with the glazed roof creating an air of light and spaciousness. The spiralling interior brick columns are of interest. The pub is ideally located for train, tram and bus travellers alike. Dogs are not permitted in the pub.
Please check their Facebook page for up to date information and events.
(As of 10th July 2023, cask ale status has yet to be decided – two hand pulls present)

Where to watch a movie in Penge?

Visiting the cinema is a popular activity for those who are trying to relax and spend some quality time together. Before you miss out on your next movie you want to watch due to not being able to find a good place to see it, check out our recommendations for finding a place to see a movie in Penge below:

Name of the cinema Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on cinemas in this location

Green spaces around Penge

London, compared to other major cities, is well-equipped with parks and green spaces, which can be a significant selling point when buying a house. Penge has 20 parks, making it an attractive option for those who value outdoor spaces. Here is the list of parks and their locations:

Parks’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Winsford Gardens Open Space Garden Road, London 4.7 99 N/A no website
Royston Field Franklin Road, London 3.9 28 0300 303 8658 no website
Burham Close Playground Burham Close, Beckenham 3 3 0300 303 8658 no website
Betts Park Anerley Road, London 4 480 0300 303 8658 Visit website
Blean Gate 20 Gladstone Mews, London 3 1 N/A Visit website
Laurel Gate 33C Laurel Grove, London 2 2 N/A Visit website
Penge Recreation Ground 93 High Street, London 3.9 240 0300 303 8658 Visit website
Penge War Memorial High Street, London 4.8 5 N/A no website
Watermen’s Square Entrance 23 Watermen’s Square, High Street, London 5 1 N/A Visit website
Franklin Gate 2 Otford Close, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Croydon Road Gate 90 Croydon Road, London 5 1 N/A Visit website
Bog Garden & Ponds Burmarsh Court, Manston Close, London 3.3 3 N/A no website
Westbury Gate 62 Kenilworth Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Snowdown Gate 20 Snowdown Close, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Wildflower Garden Burmarsh Court, Manston Close, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Garden Road Gate 2 Garden Road, London 5 1 N/A Visit website
Gravel garden Burmarsh Court, Manston Close, London 4 1 N/A Visit website
The Rose Garden Gardens Winsford, Garden Road, London 4 2 N/A no website
Penge Green Gym Garden Road, London 5 4 N/A Visit website
Wildflower garden 222 Anerley Road, London 4.2 5 N/A no website

Gyms to work out in in Penge

With changes to the way we work after the pandemic, there has been an increase in gym attendance in certain areas. If you’re looking for a gym to work out in in Penge, have a look at our list below that covers the places where you can run on a treadmill or lift some weights.

Gym’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Charlotte Taylor Yoga & Reiki Ash Grove, London 5 32 07870 815969 Visit website
BMF Urban Crystal Palace 199a Maple Road, London 5 27 N/A Visit website
Present Pilates 2 Saint John’s Road, London 5 6 07920 746778 Visit website
Temple of Strength Fitness Studio 21 High Street, London 4.7 78 07904 354838 Visit website
Built Studios Studio 113, 183a Anerley Road, London 5 9 07894 009122 Visit website
Sound Fitness Studios Kent House Beckenham 176 High Street, London 5 11 020 8087 0845 Visit website
Hwyl Studio Unit 114, 183A Anerley Road, London 5 5 N/A Visit website
Outdoor Gym (Free) 196 Anerley Road, London 4.6 10 N/A Visit website
Union health and Wellness Anerley Park, London N/A N/A 07931 929679 Visit website
Hsin Healing – Yoga, Qigong, Reiki, Holistic Counselling in Beckenham, West Wickham and Bromley 8 Ravenscroft Road, Beckenham 5 35 07796 957678 Visit website
Studio Moon Yoga & Pilates Limited Studio D, Minard Court, 160 Ravenscroft Road, Beckenham 5 22 N/A Visit website
Fox Gym 72 Elmers End Road, London 4.9 37 020 8659 2473 Visit website
Gymspire Academy Crystal Palace James Dixon Primary School, Anerley 5 2 01843 482219 Visit website

Supermarkets in the borough of Penge

Thinking of going out for groceries? Have a quick look out the closest grocery stores and supermarkets in Penge. If you are about to move in the area, knowing that you will have a solution for your groceries is big plus

Supermarket’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Tesco Express 74 High Street, London 3.3 50 0333 345 2286 Visit website
Poundland 143-151 High Street, London 4 629 020 8778 8020 Visit website
Sainsbury’s 158-162 High Street, London 4.1 1652 020 8776 5570 Visit website
ALDI 97 Croydon Road, Anerley, London 4.2 1964 0800 042 0800 Visit website
Premier 5 Newlands Park, London 3.7 23 020 8778 6312 Visit website
Londis 73, 75 Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.1 68 020 8776 9652 Visit website
Penge Food Centre 197-199 High Street, London 4 285 020 8402 3118 Visit website
Iceland Supermarket London Unit 1/2, Blenheim Shopping Centre, Clarina Road, London 4 300 020 8659 3795 Visit website
Tesco Express 204-212 High Street, London 3.7 38 0333 345 0918 Visit website
Londis Penge 119-121 High Street, London N/A N/A 020 8778 3591 Visit website

Places to eat in Penge

Penge boasts a rich culinary culture, and the variety of restaurants is a testament to this. When buying a house in the area, it’s worth considering the dining options available. The food experts on our team have come up with some popular favourites:

Name of the restaurant Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Tang’s Chinese 4 Parish Lane, Crystal Palace, London 4.1 69 020 8659 0273 Visit website
Favorite Chicken & Ribs Penge 114 High Street, London 3.7 51 020 8776 6480 Visit website
Antonella’s Cafe and Bistro 111 High Street, London 4.6 180 020 8659 3627 no website
El-Kervan 3 Green Lane, London 3.5 84 020 3602 0053 Visit website
Friends of Flavours 4 Green Lane, London 4.6 442 020 8659 7427 Visit website
Himalayan Kitchen 17 Penge Lane, London 4.7 215 020 8676 7899 Visit website
Penge Masala 75 High Street, London 3.8 139 020 8776 8181 Visit website
Great Wall Chinese Restaurant 4 Croydon Road, London 3.2 106 020 8776 7200 Visit website
Thai Delight 158 Maple Road, London 3.6 64 020 3674 4118 Visit website
Bistro chez Yves 201 Maple Road, London 4.7 231 07388 426245 Visit website
Papa Johns Pizza 138 High Street, London 3.4 87 020 8659 9222 Visit website
Craft Metropolis – Penge 47 High Street, London 5 251 N/A Visit website
The Moon & Stars – JD Wetherspoon 164-166 High Street, London 4 1239 020 8776 5680 Visit website
Anerley Chippy 117 Anerley Road, London 4.4 56 020 8778 6283 no website
Mamma Mia Chinese Take Away 129 Anerley Road, London 4.2 89 020 8778 2394 Visit website
Hardedge Cafe 113 High Street, London 4.2 63 020 8676 0646 no website
Domino’s Pizza – London – Penge 150 High Street, London 3.5 117 020 8676 8888 Visit website
Bridge House 2 High Street, London 4.3 1065 020 8778 2100 Visit website
Pizza Hut Penge 126-128 High Street, London 3.1 160 020 8778 8686 Visit website
Shell 128-136 Beckenham Road, Beckenham 3.9 93 020 8676 0436 Visit website

Estates agents in Penge

This list wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t have a list with all of the relevant estate agents in the area. Estates agents generally help you: buy, rent or sell your property. At Jukes we have been committed to the South London community for over 40 years and we intend to be there whether you decide to trust us.

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
R.j. Properties Limited 117a Anerley Road, London N/A N/A No phone number Visit website
5D Gryphon Real Estate Hall, Anerley Road, London N/A N/A 020 3286 1515 Visit website
Kirlands The Studio, Plawsfield Road, Beckenham N/A N/A 020 8659 0660 Visit website
Smarter-Moves 204 Kent House Road, Beckenham N/A N/A 020 8778 2121 no website
Key Property Consultants 129 High Street, London 4.8 337 020 3793 2033 Visit website
Galloways Estate Agents Penge 117 High Street, London 4.8 77 020 8778 1120 Visit website
Expose Property Estate Agents 90 Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.5 52 020 4548 9568 Visit website
Jukes Estate Agents 76 High Street, London 4.4 132 020 8653 9393 You are already here
Propertyworld – Penge 10, Central Parade, High Street, London 4.4 54 020 8659 1005 Visit website
Mackstone Ltd 55 Jasmine Grove, London 4.2 6 020 8778 7531 Visit website
George Ellis Property Services 261 Beckenham Road, Beckenham 3.4 17 020 8778 9686 Visit website
Anchor – Tony Law House Tony Law Hse, 208 Anerley Road, London 2 3 0333 363 8851 Visit website

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Essential amenities near your future home in Penge

When looking at a new neighbourhood, it’s crucial to familiarise yourself with the essential facilities in the area. Consider it a handy “just in case” guide for your future home. Below, you’ll find the addresses and contact details of doctors, dentists, hospitals, and other facilities you’ll want to know are nearby.

Education around Penge

If you have childrens or if you are studying it is important for you to know what are the different educational facilities in your neighbourhood. Also we are currently working on an analysis of the educational data in Penge and will soon provide you with a full analysis of the school system.

Primary schools nearby Penge

There are 7 schools in Penge. When checking out the area, it’s important to consider the primary schools in the area. Take a look at the list below and feel free to contact the school team for more information, as this can be a crucial factor when deciding whether to move here or not.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
St Johns Church of England Primary School Maple Road, London 3 3 020 8778 5066 Visit website
St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School Genoa Road, London 3.8 4 020 8778 7681 Visit website
Harris Primary Academy Crystal Palace Malcolm Road, London 4 19 020 8778 4742 Visit website
James Dixon Primary School William Booth Road, London 4.6 5 020 8778 6101 Visit website
Harris Primary Academy Kent House High Street, London 3.3 9 020 8402 7178 Visit website
St joseph’s federation Crown Dale, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Alexandra Infant School Kent House Road, Beckenham N/A N/A N/A no website

Secondary Schools to be aware of in Penge

There is no data available on secundary schools in Penge If you’re looking to move and have teenage children, you’ll want to consider the secondary schools in the area. Don’t hesitate to reach out to the school teams either by calling or visiting their website, as this can greatly influence your decision on relocating.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on secundary schools in this location

Universities in Penge

There is/are 2 university/universities in Penge. When researching Penge, it’s worth noting that there are universities in the area. Check out the list below to see which universities and special courses they offer, as this can be a significant consideration when buying a house or moving.

Name of University Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Hawthorn Centre Hawthorn Centre, Hawthorn Grove, London 4.4 7 0300 500 8000 Visit website
Capel Manor College Ledrington Road, London 3.2 17 020 8778 5572 Visit website

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Tube & Train stations nearby Penge

Living nearby connections to transport is often desirable. In our experience of selling property, for a lot of people, they would prefer to live within 10 or 15 minutes of a transport link as it is easier to commute to work, school or to get around in general.

See the stations in the borough of Penge below and work out if the property you are after is nearby a transport link.

There is/are 4 train station(s) in Penge

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Penge West Penge West Station, Anerley Park, London 3.9 35 N/A Visit website
Penge East Penge East Station, Station Road, London 4.1 52 N/A Visit website
Anerley United Kingdom 4.2 26 0343 222 1234 Visit website
Kent House United Kingdom 4 19 N/A Visit website

There is no data available on tube stations in Penge

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on tube stations in this location

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Hospitals and medical facilities in Penge

Hospitals in Penge

There is/are 4 hospital(s) in Penge in Penge. Here are the details of the nearby hospitals (1000m radius of the area)

Hospital’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Yeoman House 63 Croydon Road, London 4.8 5 020 8659 2151 Visit website
Oaks Park Medical Centre Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London 2.1 7 020 8778 8027 Visit website
Oakfield Surgery Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London 2.9 83 020 8776 6514 Visit website
Ivy Willis House (Open unit) 24 George Grove Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

Doctor offices in Penge

There is/are 17 doctor(s) in Penge in Penge. Here are the details the nearby doctor offices (1000m radius of the area)

Doctor’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Dr Cyril Pattapola Anerley Surgery, Anerley Road, London 2 11 020 8659 9343 Visit website
Dr O Obafemi 94 Croydon Road, London 2 3 020 8778 8651 Visit website
Dr M Weerasuriya – Anerley Surgery 224 Anerley Road, London 2.6 35 020 8659 9343 Visit website
Vita Health Group Jubilee Stand, London 4.5 283 020 8778 9050 Visit website
Robin Hood Surgery 94 Croydon Road, London 2 59 020 8778 8651 Visit website
Specsavers Opticians and Audiologists – Penge 191 High Street, London 4 161 020 8659 4040 Visit website
Dr R Singh – Dr R Singh & Partner The White House Dental Surgery, 52 High Street, London N/A N/A 020 8800 6507 no website
Dr K Korpikiewicz – Trinity Medical Centre Trinity Medical Centre, 33 Croydon Road, London N/A N/A 020 8778 4897 no website
Memory Clinic 63 Croydon Road, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Dr M Sundaresan – The Park Practice Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London N/A N/A 020 8778 8027 no website
Dr N Payne – The Park Practice Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London 5 1 020 8778 8027 no website
The Park Practice Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London 2.7 75 020 8778 8027 Visit website
Dr M Fagbohun – The Park Practice Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London N/A N/A 020 8778 8027 no website
Oakfield Surgery Oaks Park Medical Centre, 17 Oakfield Road, London 2.9 81 020 8776 6514 Visit website
London Learning Academy 1, The Parade, Croydon Road, London 5 75 020 3784 2101 Visit website
Upper Norwood Group Practice 224 Anerley Road, London 1 1 020 8771 6050 Visit website
HearingNow Clinic in Vita Health Group – Crystal Palace Jubilee Stand, London 5 22 0800 001 6638 Visit website

Dental practices in Penge

There is/are 2 dentist(s) in Penge in Penge. Here are the details the nearby dentists (1000m radius of the area)

Dentist’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Damira Penge Dental Practice 52 High Street, London 4.2 85 020 8778 6181 Visit website
Kent House Dental Clinic 180 Beckenham Road, Beckenham 4.5 143 020 8778 7614 Visit website

Post offices in Penge

Amongst the public services we expect to have when living somewhere, post offices are high up in the list. Simply because they allow us to send and receive parcels or mail and even with a more digitalised world we still love being able to receive a nice holiday card from our friends and family.

There is/are 3 post office(s) in Penge.

Name of the Post Office Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Anerley Delivery Office Royal Mail Anerley Delivery Office, 1 Blenheim Road, London 2.6 28 0345 774 0740 Visit website
Penge Post Office 100-102 High Street, London 2.3 51 020 8659 1429 Visit website
Elmers End Road Post Office 79 Elmers End Road, London 4.2 51 020 8778 5873 Visit website

What to do in Penge

The places in Penge

To assist you in your journey of finding out about Penge, we have created this comprehensive page that highlights all the places of interest in the area.

Our user-friendly filters allow you to explore a wide array of amenities, including restaurants, pubs, parks, gyms, and other commodities that contribute to how desirable Penge is to live in. By familiarising yourself with these local attractions, you can make a more informed decision in this vibrant borough.

Activities to do in Penge

Penge often has lots going on with lots of activities to get on with. If you are looking for activities you can get on with, there are a lot of websites that you can take a look at with one of the best being TimeOut.

This page is updated all the time with the most entertaining activities going on in South London, including in Penge.

As you embark on your journey finding a new property, the first thing you should do is find out what the area you are about to move into is like. This ensures you don’t make a mistake and move somewhere you don’t actually enjoy staying in. The night life, amenities and the community culture are all crucial when trying to understand what an area is like and how you might enjoy it.

Places of worship in Penge

London is a city with many different faiths and religious backgrounds. Oftentimes, people of different faiths live in Penge so if you are considering a move nearby the borough of Penge, you might want to check where your local Mandir, church or mosque will be. We’ve made an effort to include a wide range of faiths in this list. However, if you believe that your faith isn’t included, please let us know, and we’ll be sure to add it..

Mandirs to visit in the area of Penge

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Southnorwood 6 Lakeside Close, Warminster Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website

Mosques in Penge

Mosque’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Penge Islamic Centre 157a High Street, London 4.7 101 07973 802925 Visit website

Churches in Penge

Church’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Christ Central Church The Kings Hall, Green Lane, London 4.8 23 020 8676 8616 Visit website
MFM Ministries Penge 207 High Street, London 5 1 07983 353269 no website
St Michael and All Angels Church 121 Ravenscroft Road, Beckenham 4.9 15 07838 146467 no website
Holy Trinity SE20 66 Lennard Road, London 4.5 45 020 8778 7258 Visit website
Avenue Baptist Church 96 Avenue Road, Beckenham 4.8 6 020 8676 3785 Visit website
St Johns Church 2 Saint John’s Road, London 4.5 19 020 8778 6176 Visit website
St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 2 Genoa Road, London 4.7 31 020 8778 8597 Visit website
Penge Baptist Church 121 Maple Road, London 4.5 18 020 8659 8735 Visit website
Warrior House 6 Blenheim Road, London N/A N/A 07418 321076 Visit website
Salvation and Deliverance Ministries Oakfield Road, London N/A N/A 020 3609 5886 Visit website
The New Congregation of Cherubim Church 46 Green Lane, London N/A N/A 020 7403 8635 no website
Queen Adelaide Court Queen Adelaide Road, London 4 3 N/A no website
Congregational Church, Penge 172 High Street, London 4.6 17 07999 296686 Visit website
Anerley Methodist Church 10 Collingwood Close, London 4.4 27 020 8289 6771 Visit website
Christ Church 197 Anerley Road, London 4.8 29 020 8778 7014 Visit website
Gordon Moody Association 186 MacKenzie Road, Beckenham 5 1 020 8778 3331 no website

Synagogues in Penge

Name of the Synagogue Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on Synagogues in this location

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