Abbey Wood is a district of South East London in the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley. It takes its name from Lesnes Abbey Wood, which used to be the property of the monks of Lesnes Abbey. It is situated south of Thamesmead and is 10.6 miles east of Charing Cross. Abbey Wood has a population of no more than 24,000 and is known to be a quiet area.
The district is popular amid commuters; it has an average age of 34 and its railway station was built in 1849 and today it accommodates services to Charing Cross, Cannon Street and areas in Kent as a loop service. There are also buses that offer links to Thamesmead, Lewisham and Peckham.
Abbey Wood is known for its caravan park positioned amongst the Abbey Woods. The woods boasts a park and a football pitch, and the neighbouring Bostall Gardens and Bostall Heath have lots of sports facilities. Part of the woods is a site of special scientific interest because it has fossils that date back as far as 23-66 million years ago.
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