Poorer neighbourhoods in England are less likely to have access to a public defibrillator, according to a study.

Researchers led by a team at the University of Warwick examined the geographic locations of public-access defibrillators across the country – and we’ve rounded up the south east London locations.

A defibrillator is a potentially life-saving device that gives a high-energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest.

But despite a higher rate of cardiac arrests in deprived areas, the research team found that there were fewer public defibrillators in these communities compared with richer neighbourhoods.

In south east London there are five active defibrillators according to the National Defibrillator Database - with some boroughs having only inactive ones or none at all.

There is one in Bexley, three in Bromley and one in Greenwich.

Here are the exact locations:


Freemantle Hall, Bexley High Street, DA5 1AA


Loco convenience store, Westmoreland Road, BR2 0TZ

Cannon Cars cab office, Old Station Yard, BR2 7HY

Thackeray Williams Solicitors, Station Road, BR4 0QG

Inactive: Valentine and Turner funeral directors, Orpington High Street, BR6 0NB


Outside 110 Powis Street, Woolwich, SE18 6LU


Inactive: Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, Coin Street, SE1 9NH


Inactive: Dartford Park Cafe, Lowfield Street, DA1 1JB

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