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Moving to Forest Hill

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Joined 10-03-2007
Posted on Saturday, 10 March, 2007 - 03:47 pm:   

Hi we are currently looking to move to forest Hill from the North as my husband's job is moving to Canary Wharf. We have two small children and I am really looking for an area/catholic school and the best way to get to Canary Wharft from Forest Hill etc as my only experience of Forest Hill was as a single person 15 years back. I remember it fondly and this is why we are looking to move to this area. Any contact/information from/with people living in the area would be great as we don't know it at all well. My teaching job will be in Bromley which I hear is not far from Forest Hill.
Joined 12-10-2006
Posted on Saturday, 10 March, 2007 - 05:55 pm:   

You have a couple of options to get to Canary Wharf. You can get the train and then change to the Jubilee Line (which wouldn't have been there when you were last here, of course) or you can take the P4 bus (which is quite quick) to Lewisham and then get the Docklands Light Railway. In three years time there will be a 'Tube-type' service from Forest Hill and it will be even easier to reach Canary Wharf.

Bromley is a little harder to reach but is very close if you are going to be driving.

The local Catholic school (St William of York) is supposed to be decent, as is St Francesca Cabrini.

Not quite sure what you will make of various changes to the area!
Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Saturday, 10 March, 2007 - 09:07 pm:   

Hi Tetty. If you choose a house East of the station, towards Catford way, you can get a train from Catford to Bromley South which takes about 10-12 minutes.
Joined 28-01-2004
Posted on Sunday, 11 March, 2007 - 09:45 am:   

St Francesca Cabrini looks very nice (I have it in mind for my 4-month old!). It's scores are pretty good if drifting down a bit over the last 4 years. See: e=p&Year=06&Base=c

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