Greenwich is an area of South East London, England, centred 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross. It is within the Royal Borough of Greenwich, to which it lends its name. Historically it was in the county of Kent for hundreds of years, then the County of London from 1889 to 1965.
Cutty Sark's arrival in Greenwich, where it has been based for several decades, also had a lot to do with good fortune. The dry dock had been meant for HMS Implacable, an 18th Century ship... WorldNews - Published