The Historic Dockyard Chatham, was the birthplace of many famous ships including Nelson's flagship HMS Victory. Once one of the most importance naval dockyards in the country, it is now the most complete dockyard of the age of sail to survive in the world. Chatham is the largest town centre for shopping in Medway.
In this regard, how far is Chatham from London?
Also Know, is Chatham a nice place to live?
Chatham, Kent. you think of kent as a nice place, and it is, and medway also has its nice areas (mostly in the countryside) .. chatham is a dive! walking through the high street you meet a variety of people ranging from the cast of The Only Way Is Essex and Vicky Pollard.
What is the meaning of Chatham?
Chatham Name Meaning. English: habitational name from Chatham in Kent or possibly from Chatham Green in Essex, both named from Celtic ced 'wood' (modern Welsh coed) + Old English ham 'homestead'.
Does anyone live on Chatham Island?
Chatham and Pitt Islands are inhabited, with 663 residents in the 2018 Census. The town of Waitangi is the main settlement with some 200 residents. There are other villages such as Owenga, Te One and Kaingaroa, where there are two primary schools. A third school is on Pitt Island.