How far is Gillingham Kent from London?

How much is the train from Kent to London?

Gillingham (Kent) to London Victoria by train

Journey time From 51m
Price From £6.10
Distance 31 miles (50 km)
Frequency 59 trains per day
First train 05:14

Is Gillingham a safe place to live?

Gillingham is among the top 5 most dangerous major towns in Kent, and is the 29th most dangerous overall out of Kent’s 335 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Gillingham in 2020 was 103 crimes per 1,000 people.

Is Kent a nice place to live?

Where does your town rank in the country’s best places to live? Kent is a great place to live and there are so many reasons to want to move here. According to a recent study, in fact, two areas in Kent rank as some of the best places to live in the country – placing fifth and eleventh.

Do Southeastern trains have toilets?

A handy guide showing station access and facilities at all stations across the Southeastern network can be found here.


Train Type Class 375 – 4 carriage electric multiple unit
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
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Is Gillingham a bad area?

While Gillingham South was the second most crime-ridden area in Medway, it was actually Gillingham North that had the second highest number of violent and sexual crimes. There were 2,671 crimes in the ward overall, but of these a huge 40.5 per cent were of a violent or sexual nature.

What is Gillingham known for?

Gillingham is an important retail centre serving the local community. It has a twice weekly market which is ideal for the bargain hunters to wander around. The town has strong maritime and military connections with the nearby Historic Dockyard in Chatham and Royal Engineers barracks based in the town.

Where is the safest place to live in Kent?

There are safer parts of Kent, starting with Bearsted which ranks as the safest area in Kent, followed up by Herne and Broomfield in second place, and Birchington in third place.

What town is Gillingham twinned with?

Gillingham and the French town of Le Neubourg, in Normandy have been formally twinned since 1977.

How many Muslims are in Kent?


13 Muslim 13,932
14 Sikh 10,545
15 Other religion 6,145
16 No religion 391,591

Is Kent a white area?

The largest ethnic group in Kent is White. 93.7% of residents belong to this ethnic group whilst the remaining 6.33% of residents are from a Black Minority Ethnic (BME) group. Kent has a higher proportion of people from the white ethnic group than the national figure of 85.4% and the South East figure of 90.7%.