Orpington is known for the "Buff", "Black" and "Speckled" chickens bred locally by William Cook in the 1890s. One could see the Buff Orpington at Tripes Farm, Chelsfield Lane until the late 1990s, when the chicken coop was removed from the farm. Buff Orpington Ducks were also developed by Cook.

We've got 6 screens of film magic, all screening stunning RealD 3D. Treat yourself to a superior comfort experience with our premier seats, indulge in an icy treat with some Ben and Jerry’s, and online bookers can enjoy a super speedy ticket pick up with our 2 ATMs.

Orpington has excellent public transport access, including a busy train station and high frequency bus routes run between the Town Centre and the residential suburbs. There are 'big box' retail outlets in St. Mary Cray, including the new Nugent Shopping Park. Following the relocation of Marks & Spencer from their previous town-centre store to the Nugent Shopping Park, their previous site was taken over by Sainsbury's, who moved from their previous site nearby in the Walnuts.

Orpington is served by many Transport for London bus services and an Arriva Kent route, these connect it with areas including Beckenham, Bexleyheath, Bromley, Catford, Chislehurst, Crystal Palace, Dartford, Hayes, Lewisham, Penge, Sidcup, St Mary Cray, Swanley, Welling and Woolwich.

Holding your conference or event in a cinema gives you an interesting and unique environment that will stimulate the delegates and get your meeting off to an exciting start.

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Education in Orpington is managed by the London Borough of Bromley which is the Local Education Authority. The town contains a full range of primary and secondary schools. The state secondary schools include St. Olave's Grammar School and Newstead Wood School, which both select students on the basis of their performance in a highly competitive entrance examination.

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Staff may not always be available during staffing times to provide assistance and booking assistance, if required,in advance is advised although not compulsory

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Orpington railway station is a transport hub served by Southeastern with trains to Central London stations Charing Cross and Cannon Street via Grove Park, as well as Victoria via Bromley South and Herne Hill. Outside Greater London, services call at Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Hello Orpington! Your ODEON Orpington is situated in The Walnuts Shopping Centre. We can't wait to see you!

Super sized screens measuring floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall, with state-of-the-art 4K digital projectors make for an eye-popping experience that brings you closer to the action. Combined with Dolby® Atmos™, a sound system that introduces a powerful new listening experience to cinema goers, ISENSE is an incredible experience that will blow you away.

Construction work on a new cinema complex at The Walnuts Centre commenced in 2014;[31] the seven screen Odeon Cinema opened on 26 February 2016.[32] Orpington was without a cinema since 1982, when the old Commodore cinema closed.[33]

If you have further enquiries please call our Accessible Helpline between 9am - 7pm Friday, Saturday and Wednesday, 9am - 6pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 10am - 5pm on a Sunday on 0800 138 3315 or via Type Talk on 1800 1 0808 1560 609.

All members get a free induction to explain how the kit works and an assessment of their fitness levels. Remember, there is no contract when you become a member, so join online today or register and book one of our day passes to see how we can help you achieve your goals.

Saturday 3rd September saw Orpington Village Halls packed full...

A group of friends investigate the legendary Blair Witch.

The Orpington campus of Bromley College, Bromley is a further education college. It is affiliated with the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University. The Orpington campus of Bromley College is the tallest building in Orpington, and was built in 1972.

Orpington is a suburban town and electoral ward in the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London and lies at the south-eastern edge of London's urban sprawl. It is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.[2] Before the creation of Greater London in 1965 Orpington was in the county of Kent.[3] Kent also remained the postal county for Orpington after this time.

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The Walnuts has been home to the Orpington Ojays swimming club for nearly 40 years. The club caters for those learning to swim right through to elite swimmers who wish to swim competitively at county and national level.

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Public Transport By Bus: The following bus routes stop on Orpington High Street: 51, 61, 208, 353, 358, 477, B14, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9 and R11. By Train: Orpington railway station is only 15 minutes away and is served frequently with trains from: (North) Hither Green, Dulwich and London Stations (South) Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Hastings

Whatever your event requirements, be it a small regional meeting for up to 50 delegates or national conference for up to 1679, ODEON has the facilities and flexibility to accommodate you.

We have 7 screens of film magic showing in stunning RealD 3D and eye-popping immersive ISENSE. Treat yourself to superior comfort with our Premier Seats and enjoy Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream, Costa Coffee and Gourmet Pizza at our Croma Pizza Point offer.

Everyone and every body is welcome through our doors and just because we’re a cheap gym don’t think for a moment we have cut down to the bare essentials. Instead, we have more than 220 top-of-the-range pieces of equipment from which to choose, so if it’s treadmills, cross trainers, stationary cycles or rowers you’re looking for then come on down. We also have plenty of specialist gear to target specific areas of your body.

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Another new plaque has been added detailing the eight local men who have died on active duty since 1945. [37]

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Treat yourself to a wide selection of snacks from one of our retail counters, from traditional favourites such as popcorn, nachos and pop to a varied selection of sweets and ice cream!

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

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The M25 ring-road around London passes Orpington to the south of the town and three A roads, the A208, A224 and A232 pass through the area. Additionally the A21 passes along the town's southern border.

The Parish Church, "All Saints", stands upon pre-Norman foundations. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, it is Early English in style, but some Saxon work is visible. It was endowed by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1173. The tower and steeple were damaged by a storm in 1771. The rebuilt steeple was struck by lightning in 1809, and it was not replaced. The church was greatly enlarged in 1957. The present Vicar is the Reverend Brian McHenry.

Give your body a taste of fitness heaven at our great-value gym at Orpington Central which comes without the hell of a contract and is open 24 hours a day to fit in with your busy lifestyle. Whether you’ve set your sights on losing a couple of pounds, improving your general fitness or working to become an ironman legend we have something to suit everyone’s needs and abilities.