Bexley Register Office and Danson House.

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Details

Accessibility:

There is a level access into the building to the right of the steps. Small lift within the building, may not be suitable for motorised wheelchairs.
No parking on site but visitors can be dropped off in front of the building. Car park in Danson Park about 100m away from the house.


Brief description:

The Register Office is situated within Danson House which is a grade 1 listed Georgian building, overlooking Danson park, dating back to 1766. After many years of neglect it was finally restored and reopened to the public by Queen Elizabeth II in 2005.

In addition to registering births, deaths and marriages, services such as wedding ceremonies can be arranged.

Danson House is open to the public as a heritage attraction and tours are available.

Address:

Danson House, Danson Rd, Bexley DA6 8HL

Email:

registerofficebexley@kent.gov.uk.

Phone:

03000 411103

Website:

https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/births-deaths-marriages-and-civil-partnerships

http://www.akentishceremony.com/kcc-register-offices/danson-house

Directions:
Located between the A2 and A207 on Danson Road, six miles from Junction 2 of the M25. About a 20min walk from Bexleyheath or Welling Rail Stations. Danson House is outside of the London Congestion Charge zone.

Opening Times:

Registry Office: 9am to 5pm Mon to Sat (Weds 10am to 5pm)

Danson House: Nov to Feb: Every Thurs, 10am to 4pm (last admission 3.15pm)
Mar to Oct: Every Sun, 10am to 4pm (last admission 3.15pm)

Admission: £7 per person. £3.50 for English Heritage Members/Concessions, under 7s go free

Transport:

About a 20min walk from Bexleyheath or Welling Rail Stations. Local buses stop nearby. 

Journey planning information is available at Transport For London on 0343 222 1234 (Textphone 0800 112 3456). For further details on accessible services please see the website: https://tfl.gov.uk/

Amenities:

Café at rear of building. Accessible toilet.  On site the Fleur de Thé tearooms serves lunches and a selection of teas and cakes. There is also a pub and dining at the Danson Stables. The Danson House gift shop sells memorabilia, souvenirs and house guide books.

Travel Information

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Or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
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NB London ULTRA-LOW EMISSION ZONE

This started on 8 April 2019 in the Central London Congestion Charge Zone, and will extend to the whole of the London area within the M25 Motorway from 25 October 2021.
For more details please see: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle-35896

Vehicles registered with a 'disabled' or 'disabled passenger vehicles' tax class will benefit from a grace period after the ULEZ starts until 26 October 2025 as long as their vehicle doesn't change tax class, and this also applies to a 'disabled' vehicle registered outside the UK.