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A locals' guide to SE14

"There's such a buzz around Goldsmiths University..12 minutes to Charing Cross, easy road connections to Essex and property that provides excellent value..."

Chris Venter

"Hop on a train from New Cross Gate Station direct to Shoreditch and stations close to the City and Canary Wharf."

Divyesh Bhanderi

"New Cross is as arty and cultural as Shoreditch and Soho, but with a strong South London identity..."

Chris Venter

What is your favourite place?

Where do SE14 locals go?

The Gantry

This delightful restaurant and bar is cosy inside during the winter, yet there's an amazing garden for the summer months.

Brockley Market

Award-winning, bustling market selling seasonal produce and delicious street food.

Peckham Library

For when you need a mental workout, Peckham Library is open throughout the week, including Sundays!

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Café in Peckham is a really cool bar with amazing views of London on the top of a multi-storey car park.


One of the cheapest cinemas in London at only £4.99 a ticket - all day, every day!

K & K Butchers and Grocers

On the corner of Choumert Road and Rye Lane there is K&K Butchers, which sells fresh produce, meats, fish, fruits and vegetables.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Where every good night ends...Peckham's pool club open 24/7!

Masthouse Terrace Pier River Bus

An alternative commute into town or just a pure pleasure cruise, experience a reliable service with an onboard bar and coffee shop.


A lovely family-friendly café just off Bellenden Road that serves tasty homemade food.


A fantastic South Indian restaurant at the Peckham end of Bellenden Road.

Southwark Park

Between Canada Water and Old Kent Road, Southwark Park is a peaceful spot with a café and an art gallery.

The Begging Bowl

Thai street food with a tapas approach - a relaxed and friendly buzz, especially on the weekend.

The Melange

A handmade chocolate shop and café that serves fantastic hot chocolate!

Jam Circus

A quirky pub that serves good food. It's also child friendly during the day.

The Greenwich Vintage Market

Some great unusual finds here and it's open every day of the week!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of New Cross, Nunhead, Peckham, Deptford, South Bermondsey, Peckham Rye, Greenwich, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey and Isle Of Dogs

What do you love about SE14?

Why do you find SE14 a great place to live?


"Telegraph Hill has the combination of stunning views, spacious and architecturally interesting homes which are beautifully laid out, wide spacious streets, and a neighbourhood with a sense of community. The trees in spring, summer and autumn give life to the roads and are also beautiful. It's like being in a totally different world, yet the proximity to London City and the transport links give an accessibility which is har... more

July 2012


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"Peckham once boasted many orchards and gardens - local produce included melons, figs and grapes!"

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Child-friendly activities near SE14

The Nature Bug

Telegraph Hill Centre
The Nature Bug sessions are classroom based but there are regular opportunities each half term for some practical outdoor field work and some wildlife visits! Class sizes are restricted so that each child has the opportunity to participate fully in the sessions and can be given individual attention by the session leader. Website

New Mum New You

All Saints Community Centre
A 12-week programme combining post-natal exercise with nutrition tips for mum and baby​. Website

Breastfeeding Support

Waldron Health Centre
Come along to the breastfeeding cafe for a friendly welcome and refreshments as well as support and information to help you breastfeed your baby. Website

French for children

Telegraph Hill Centre
A leading provider of French language learning, for children, through extra-curricular language classes as well as supplying language resources to primary schools across the United Kingdom, Ireland and overseas. Website

Lewisham Arthouse

Lewisham Arthouse
Taught by Alison Day and exerienced tutor and art practitioner This ten week course in fine art practices introduces young people to 2D drawing and painting skills. Sessions include use of pencil/charcoal, chalks, watercolour, collage, looking at well-known art movements and artists, particularly focusing on contemporary exhibitions. Participants must provide own basic sketch book/pape and practitioner. Participants must provide paper/sketchbook and basic drawing equipment. Website

Little Kickers

Haberdashers' Aske's Sports Grounds
Little Kicks classes will be enjoyed most by children who are 18 months to 2½ years of age, with the aid of a parent/carer. However, children can productively play up to two and half years of age in this class. Confident children aged two years to two and a half years may join Junior Kickers immediately New members will be charged a one off membership fee of £20.00. Your membership fee gives you a FREE Little Kickers football uniform and priority re-enrolment. 1½ - 2yrs 3mths: Saturdays 8.30 am - 9.15 am 2 - 3½ yrs: Saturdays 8.30-9.15, 9.30-10.15, 10.30-11.15 3½ - 5 yrs: Saturdays 9.30-10.15, 11.30-12.15 5-7 years: Saturdays 9.30-10.20, 12.30-13.20 Website

BTRA Music and Movement

Buchan TRA Hall
A fun packed hour of familiar songs and rhymes with dance and instruments. Drop in session where children are encouraged to dance, sing and use their imagination. Website
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    SE14 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of New Cross and is covered by the Lewisham local authorities.

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