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Cudham Church
Cudham is located in Greater London
OS grid reference TQ445595
• Charing Cross 15.5 mi (24.9 km) NNW
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district TN14
Dialling code 01959
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
  • Orpington
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  • Bexley and Bromley
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51°19′09″N 0°04′16″E / 51.3193°N 0.07106°E / 51.3193; 0.07106

Cudham is a village in Greater London, England, located within the London Borough of Bromley and beyond London's urban sprawl. It is located on the Greater London border with Kent, bordering the Sevenoaks District. Cudham lies south of Orpington and north west of Sevenoaks. It is located 15.9 miles (25.6 km) south-southeast of Charing Cross.


Cudham church, dedicated to St Peter & St Paul, is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The Blacksmith's Arms, originally a 17th-century farmhouse, has memorabilia of the music hall artiste known as "Little Tich". Cudham was part of Bromley Rural District from 1894 and Orpington Urban District from 1934 to 1965. The village was therefore part of Kent (and therefore administered by Kent County Council) until the creation of Greater London on 1 April 1965. Cudham Recreation Ground, behind the church and pub, is home to Cudham Wyse Cricket Club, which was formed in 1965.


Cudham, being in the county of Greater London, is still under the Transport for London remit and is served by a London Buses bus service, with the R5/R10 connecting the area with Orpington via Green Street Green, and also to Knockholt in Kent. The closest rail links to the area are Chelsfield station and Knockholt station, in Travelcard Zone 6.


Cudham hosts one of the oldest village shows and fetes dating back to Victorian times, annually on the August Bank Holiday Monday.

Cudham also hosts the famous annual Cudham Craic music festival, a popular 2 day music event in Cudham's recreation ground promoted by

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