|Ormiston Road is a Victorian residential
street in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in South East London.
Situated next to Westcombe Park railway station it is an ideal location for anyone working in central London or the City. With the A102(M) also on your doorstep access to North London or Kent is also easy.
A local park, "the Pleasuance" has a cafe and dog-free childrens play area. Historic Greenwich and Greenwich Park are just a 20 minute walk away as is the O2.
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|Neighhourhood||Ormiston Road is a mainly middle income
suburb, but with a mixed and friendly community covering all
ages and incomes.
|Shopping||Supermarkets: Sainsbury's and Asda
DIY: B&Q and Wickes
General Retail: Peninsular Park
Speciality shopping: Greenwich Market (world foods, crafts and gifts)
|Entertainment||Cinemas: Odeon (with imax), Vue at the O2 and Greenwich Picture House for something not so multiplexy|
|Travel and Commuting||South Eastern Trains: Westcombe Park
station for trains to London Bridge, Canon Street, Charring Cross and
Underground: Jubilee line at North Greenwich (catch 129 bus)
Buses: Many buses run a frequent service along the Woolwich Road
Airport: City airport is easy to get to and a pleasure to use. Stanstead is the next closest followed by Gatwick.
|Eating Out||The main locations for eating out are Greenwich and Blackheath with the former catering primarily for tourists and the latter for local residents. There are also plenty of restaurants at the O2 and dotted along the Woolwich Road, like Efe's Turkish restaurant.|
|Eating In||Indian, Kebab, Chinese and Fish and Chips can all be found in easy walking distance along the Woolwich Road|
|Schools||Primary: Halstow School
Secondary: John Road School, although children from the area attend a wide variety of secondary schools including Thomas Tallis,Coreli College and even Grammar schools in Kent.
|Health||Dentist: Westcombe Park Dental Practice