14 Facts About Sevenoaks


Also classified as a civil parish, Sevenoaks is served by a commuter main line railway into London.

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Sevenoaks is 21 miles from Charing Cross, the traditional centre of London.

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Sevenoaks became part of the modern communications network when one of the early turnpikes was opened in the 18th century; the railway was relatively late in reaching it.

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Sevenoaks is governed by a town council with sixteen members.

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Sevenoaks is located at the junction of two ancient roads heading south from London and Dartford to the Weald.

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Sevenoaks Scouts is the active Scouting organisation in the town.

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Sevenoaks Information provides a comprehensive What's On events diary for the town and surrounding area.

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Sevenoaks Community Forum is a growing, active discussion forum for News and Events within Sevenoaks and surrounding areas.

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Sevenoaks has three Non-League football clubs: Corinthian Football Club who play at Gay Dawn Farm, Sevenoaks Town F C who play at Greatness Park and Ide Hill F C who currently play in Borough Green due to construction of a new club house in Ide Hill village.

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Sevenoaks Suns is a women's basketball team that plays in the top flight of UK women's basketball, the WBBL.

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Sevenoaks Hockey Club is a large club with a clubhouse at The Vine Pavilion.

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Sevenoaks has two leisure centres and many sports and other activities are available.

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Local radio station for Sevenoaks is KMFM West Kent, although no local programmes are broadcast on the station due to it being part of the KMFM network across Kent that broadcasts from Medway.

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Sevenoaks is served by county wide stations BBC Radio Kent, Heart Kent and Smooth and many London stations.

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