Some facts about Sidcup ...
Sidcup retains several parks and open spaces, indicating the great estates and large homes which once stood in the area. These houses still remain including:
- Frognal House - now used for sheltered accommodation.
- Lamorbey House - now used by Rose Bruford Drama College ( seen above ).
- Sidcup Place - now a Brewers Fayre Pub.
- The Hollies - once a children's home but now converted for residential use.
Sidcup also refers to a house in Proston, Queensland, Australia which was built by Harold Edward Douglas. It is now known as Sidcup Castle, a replica of his childhood home in England.
Sidcup Library ..in Hadlow Road.
Note: if interested in the town's history may I suggest that you get hold of Chislehurst & Sidcup or Sidcup: A Pictorial History both by local & late resident John Mercer.