Place:Woolwich, Greater London, England


Located inGreater London, England

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Woolwich ( or ) is an area of South East London within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Woolwich, also formerly known as Woolwich Saint Mary, became part of the London metropolitan area in the mid 19th century. It was absorbed by the County of London in 1889. In 1965, most of the Borough of Woolwich was became part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, while North Woolwich on the other side of the Thames was attached to former Essex neighbourhoods in a different borough, Newham, and is now considered separate from Woolwich.

Woolwich is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. It is a river crossing point, with the Woolwich Ferry and the Woolwich foot tunnel crossing to North Woolwich.

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