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Population 10,910 (2011 Census. Blendon and Penhill Ward)
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district DA5
Dialling code 020
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LondonCoordinates: 51°26′49″N 0°07′25″E / 51.447053°N 0.123575°E / 51.447053; 0.123575

Blendon is an area of South East London within the London Borough of Bexley, located between Bexleyheath and Sidcup.

It is probably named after the Bladindon family who owned land in the area. Blendon Hall was built in 1763, but was sold to a local housing developer in 1929 and eventually demolished to make way for suburban housing. Today the area is a middle-class residential district with a small row of shops along the western stretch of Blendon Road.


Blendon is served by several Transport for London bus services.

The cloest National Rail Station is Albany Park Station.

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