Place:Woolwich, Greater London, England


Located inGreater London, England

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Woolwich ( or ) is a district in southeast London, England, located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The area 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. The district was the original home of the Woolwich Building Society. The ancient parish of St Mary Woolwich was within the county Kent, becoming part of the London metropolitan area in the mid 19th century, and was absorbed by the County of London in 1889.

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