Barnehurst is a town and district in South East London inside the London Borough of Bexley. It's north east of Bexleyheath, and is 13 miles east south-east of Charing Cross. It is separated from North Bexleyheath by the A220 Erith Road.
The town was established after the sale of land in 1881 to build the Bexleyheath loop line between Lewisham and Dartford. Its name originates from the name of the railway station, which was named after Colonel Barne, who owned a local property and was vice-chairman of the railway company. Nowadays, the railway station runs trains in between London Charing Cross, London Victoria or London Cannon Street, through Lewisham and Eltham towards the west and Dartford railway station towards the east. There are 12 trains per hour through the week; on Sundays, there are 4 trains every hour. The railway station was openedto encourage the construction of houses. The Barnehurst Estate was constructed in 1926 which housed lots of individuals.
In addition to the railway station, Barnehurst is served by 5 buses, 1 of which goes to the popular Bluewater Shopping Centre. There are not many buying or leisure opportunities inside the town, so individuals usually visit surrounding locations making use of public transport links or the main roads.
Barnehurst is dwelling towards the non-league football club Phoenix Sports FC, which plays at Phoenimx Sports Ground.