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Deptford

Fantastically close to the River Thames and historic Greenwich’s beautiful parks

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

Chris Venter

"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

What is your favourite place?

Where do Deptford locals go?

Brockley Market

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

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.

The Old Fire Station

Definitely a place to check out! The food is Mexican and you can always find an array of weird and wonderful cocktails.

Tai Won Mein

The craziest Chinese serving the BIGGEST plates of food one has ever seen!

Peyton and Byrne

Delicious cakes, good quality coffee and freshly baked bread to take away - all in welcoming surroundings with trendy décor.

The Gipsy Moth

An after work pint after a tough day in The Wharf? The Gypsy Moth pub is a favourite mooring. With riverside vistas and historical importance, Greenwich is best enjoyed with a pint of Meantime.

The Pier Fish & Chips

Traditional fish and chips in Greenwich!

Papa Charlie

Mediterranean food in the heart of Greenwich along bustling Greenwich Church Street. A wide and varied menu of dishes and cuisines and a great place for all the family.

Hardys

Hardys sweet shop in the centre of Greenwich is just like Willy Wonka's!!

The Greenwich Vintage Market

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

Cutty Sark

Tourists flock from all over the world to see the Cutty Sark. You can get up close to the clipper and visit the museum of her history.

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

One of the last remaining historic parts of Canary Wharf, the tunnels were built under the Thames to connect Greenwich and London Docklands.

Greenwich Market

A busy market with delicious food stalls and unusual gifts. Something for everyone!

Al Pancino at The Spread Eagle

Amazing food and service. The best Italian food in Greenwich.

Heap's Sausages

Head here for the best breakfast in Greenwich! A great local family-run business...

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Why not explore the nearby areas of New Cross, Greenwich, Isle Of Dogs, South Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, Peckham, Canary Wharf, Nunhead, North Greenwich and Lewisham

What do you love about Deptford?

Why do you find Deptford a great place to live?

F.C.

"It feels safe, people have lived here for years so it's a nice community! With local businesses and nice spots to walk to with great green areas."

January 2015

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"In the church of St Nicholas, Deptford lies the unmarked grave of playwright Christopher Marlowe, who was stabbed to death in a tavern at the age of 29."

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  1. About Deptford

    Deptford is an area on the south bank of the River Thames in south-east London. It is named after a ford of the River Ravensbourne, and from the mid 16th century to the late 19th was home to Deptford Dockyard, the first of the Royal Dockyards. There are several green spaces in the area, the largest being Brookmill Park, Deptford Park, Ferranti Park, Pepys Park and Sayes Court Park.

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