Sevenoaks - Edenbridge

Edenbridge
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Edenbridge is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks district of Kent, England.

The town's name derives from Old English language "Eadhelmsbrigge" ("Eadhelm's Bridge" in Modern English). It is located on the Kent/Surrey border on the upper floodplain of the River Medway and gives its name to the latter's tributary, the River Eden.

Edenbridge has a population of around 8,000.

The 13th century church dedicated to St Peter and St Paul contains a set of windows in the east wall by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

Edenbridge is twinned with Mont-Saint-Aignan in France.

The bypass that was built in the early 2000s to relieve traffic pressure on the old, narrow High Street is named Mont St Aignan Way.

There are Lloyds, Barclays, Natwest and HSBC banks in the town. There is a post office, which is next to the church. Major retailers that are present in Edenbridge include Boots, Tesco and a Co-op.

Interesting fact:Edenbridge is one of the fastest growing towns in Kent