Community groups, services & amenities
Penge is an urban town with a rich heritage. Although it has an inner city feel there is a strong and supportive community spirit, exemplified by the wide range of thriving community organisations, places of worship and schools. In this section of the website you can find out more about these, along with healthcare and other essential services.
This section also provides an overview of the excellent transport links accessible in Penge, and some information about the local property market for those considering a move to this diverse and affordable suburb.
Penge has an ‘inner city’ feel and is socially and ethnically diverse, but has a strong community spirit. Residents are passionate about Penge, and there are many opportunities for all to get involved in community and special interest groups, and to network with other like-minded people.
Contact details for local doctor’s surgeries and other healthcare providers covering the Penge area.
Penge is well served for education to secondary level and beyond, with two secondary schools, fourteen mainstream primary schools (three with a strong special education focus), and one primary special school. In addition, Bromley Adult Education College has a base at the Kentwood Centre.
With a range of affordable property to suit both first time buyers and more established families, fast commuter links to London and proximity to much loved landmarks such as Crystal Palace Park, Penge is becoming an increasingly sought-after residential location.
Places of Worship
As expected in as diverse a community as Penge, the town is served by an equally diverse range of places of worship including a variety of Christian denominations and a Mosque, all listed here.