Getting to St Edmunds
If you are travelling by car there is a multi storey car park immediately behind St Edmund’s church located above Sainsbury’s. To access the car park pass the church on your right and take the up ramp. The car park is pay and display. Traffic wardens are very active in the area so you are strongly advised to ensure you are aware of the parking restrictions and charges.
Charges 60p per hour, £4.80 maximum and parking charges apply 7.30am to 7.30pm, Monday to Saturday, with free parking on Sundays
There is not much onstreet parking near the church and many of the parking bays on Village way are Resident permit only.
The 367 bus (from Bromley and Croydon stops outside St Edmund’s). The 227 runs from Crystal Palace to Bromley (get off at the Wimpy in Beckenham High Street). The 54 and the 354 also serve Beckenham.
Check out the bus schedule HERE
The closest railway station to St Edmunds is Beckenham Junction which is on the main line from Victoria to Bromley South. There are also trains from London Bridge. It is a 10 minute walk from the Station. Leave via the main exit, cross the road and walk down The Drive. Beckenham High street is the T-junction at the end of the Drive. Cross the road and Village Way is slightly to your left.
Beckenham Junction is also served by the Tram service from East Croydon.
There are regular services from Charing Cross to Clockhouse station which is a 15 minute walk from St Edmund’s (or take the 227 bus outside Clockhouse and get off at Beckenham High Street (near the Wimpy).
Check out the train schedules HERE
There is Taxi company at Beckenham Junction Regency Cars 020 8650 5050. Other local taxi firms include Clockhouse 020 8658 0066 and Cannon cars 020 8777 8888
If you are travelling from afar then you are probably going to arrive in London via Heathrow or Gatwick airport.
From Gatwick take a train to East Croydon and take the Tram to Beckenham Junction (total journey time 1 hour)
From Heathrow, take either the Heathrow Express to Paddington and make your way by Circle line tube to Victoria; Or, take the tube to Victoria and the overland rail to Beckenham Junction (total Journey time 2 hours).