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Regeneration in North Peckham and the Bellenden Road area has brought a new look to Peckham's streets. Rye Lane and its busy markets continue to attract people from outside the district. Peckham Square with the Peckham Pulse and the award-winning Library have also added to the local improvement.

Best Peckham Shops
SE15 offers a wide of range of independent shops
Best Peckham Bars & Pubs
SE15 offers a host of traditional pubs and funky bars
Best Peckham Restaurants
SE15 has a good ethnic restaurants plus several gastrpubs 
Best Nunhead Shops
Nunhead is unusual in still having a butcher, baker and fishmonger
Peckham Fine Food Shops
No need to go to a supermarket in SE15 again!

What's New In Peckham
Check our What's New page  for new shops, bars and restaurants more info


African Foods

African Stores, 143 Peckham High Street, (020) 7277 9060


Artists

Chrys Allen, www.chrysallen.co.uk
Local artist. Own studio with art classes.

Tom Phillips, www.tomphillips.co.uk
Based in SE15. Contributed mosaics to Bellenden Road.


Attractions

Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove
One of the best of the seven Victorian cemeteries built on what was then the
edge of London. Built in 1840 it has Gothic statues and headstones. Now part
cemetery, part-wildlife reserve. Open days run by Friends of Nunhead
Cemetery.
www.fonc.org.uk

Centre For Wildlife Gardening,
28 Marsden Road,
www.wildlondon.org.uk

(020) 7252 9186
A hidden gem of a place.
Ideal for people of all ages.


Bakers

Ayres the bakers,
131-133 Evelina Road,
(020) 7639 0648
www.ayresthebakers.com
Established in 1955
Bread, cakes, pastries & savouries
More info on Nunhead Fine Food Shops


Banks

Barclays Bank, Rye Lane, 0845 755 5555, www.barclays.com
HSBC, 47 Rye Lane 0845 740 4404, www.hsbc.co.uk
LloydsTSB, 76 Rye Lane, 0845 300 0000, www.lloydstsb.com
Natwest, 65 Peckham High Street, 0845 605 1605 www.natwest.com


Bars & Pubs

Best Peckham Bars


Bath Shop

Bellenden Bath shop, 159 Bellenden Road, (020) 7277 6654
Quality bathrooms.and fittings


Book Shop

Review,
131 Bellenden Road
,
(020) 7639 7400

www.reviewbookshop.co.uk
Independent bookshop
Free coffee
Books. cards


To the right of Review Shop entrance see the
Komodo Dragon Mosaic by Jane Higginbottom
for Bellenden Renewal Scheme 2004
(made when shop was Komodo Interiors)
Commissions udertaken by Jane.
Also wood & stone sculptures
www.contact arts.com


Buses

12 (London Central) East Dulwich - Westminster Bridge - Shepherds Bush
36 (London Central) Lewisham -.Vauxhall Bridge - Victoria.
37 (London General) Peckham. -. Clapham - Putney.
63 (London Central) Crystal Palace. - Blackfriars Bridge - Kings Cross.
78 (Arriva) Nunhead - Tower Bridge - Shoreditch.
177 (Stagecoach Selkent) Peckham - Greenwich - Thamesmead.
312 (Arriva) Peckham - Croydon.
343 (London Central) New Cross Gate - London bridge.
345 (London Central) Peckham. - Battersea - South Kensington.
436 (London Central) Lewisham -.Vauxhall Bridge - Victoria.
484 (London Central) Camberwell - Brockley - Lewisham.
P12 (London Central) Brockley-Peckham-Surrey Quays
P13 (London Centrale) Streatham-Peckham-NewCross
www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/


Butchers

P & J Baker & Sons,
147 Evelina Road,
(020) 7732 2820
Butchers & Deli
Open Tuesday - Saturday
More info on Nunhead Fine Food Shops


Cab office

Peckham & District Car Hire Service, 41 Peckham High Street, (020) 7708 1144
South East Cars, 291 Rye Lane, 020 7732 0033 (Mr Ali)


Cafes

Café D'Ora,
119 Bellenden Road,
(020) 7358 2306
• Popular cafe
• Meat dishes
• Vegetarian dishes‚
• Open 7 days a week

Café On The Rye,
Strakers Road
• Park café opened in 2007 by Fiona
• Open daylight hours.
• Breakfasts,
• Soups. Salads.
• Cakes Coffee.

Lucius & Richards
,
194 Bellenden Road,
(020) 7358 1999
• Cafe: coffee, tea & cakes
• Deli
• All day breakfasr
• Open 7 days a week


M. Manze
,
105 Peckham High Street,
(020) 7277 6181
www.manze.co.uk

• Original Pie and Mash shop.
• Established in 1902 in Tower Bridge Road
• Peckham shop opened in 1927


Car parks

Choumert Grove (pay & display)


Charity Shops

Salvation Army, 68-70 Rye Lane, (020) 7732 8607
Scope, 93 Peckham High Street, (020) 7639 5646
Sense, 43 Rye Lane, (020) 7639 1077 NEW


Chains shops

Argos, 54 Rye Lane, 0845 165 7285, www.argos.co.uk
Bon Marche, 34 Rye Lane, (020) 7732 3130, www.bonmarche.co.uk
Boots, 20 Rye Lane, (020) 7639 1544, www.boots.com
Carphone Warehouse, 5 Rye Lane, 0870 1421 394, www.carphonewarehouse.com
Clarks Factory, 61-63 Rye Lane, (020) 7732 2530. www.clarks.com
Phone 4 U, 22a Rye Lane, (020) 7732 9364, www.phones4u.co.uk
Primark, 51-57 Rye Lane, (020) 7639 9655, www.primark.co.uk
Stead and Simpson, 22 Rye Lane, (020) 7639 9240, www.steadandsimpson.com
Superdrug, 38-44 Rye Lane, (020) 7639 5804 www.superdrug.com
Thomas Cook, 45 Rye Lane, www.thomascook.com


Chemists

Gregson's Pharmacy, 60 Nunhead Lane, (020) 7639 0262
Ropharm Chemist, 169 Rye Lane, (020) 7732 4560


Chocolatiere

The Melange Chocolate Shop
184 Bellenden Road
07722 650 711
www.themelange.com
Chocolates, making and tasting workshops
Owned by Isabelle, a Chocolatiere artisan
Open Wed/Fri 12 to 7pm, Sat/Sun 10am to 6pm


Churches

St Thomas The Apostle (RC), 81 Evelina Road, (020) 7639 3724


Cinema

Peckham Plex,
95a Rye Lane,
0870 0429 399,
www.peckhamplex.com
Opened in 1994 in ex Sainsburys building
Several screens at low prices
By Peckham Rye station


Delis

Frog On Green,

119 Consort Road,
(020) 7732 2525,

Opened in 2007 in Nunhead area by John and Katrina.
Patisseries, bread & croissants
Fresh fruit & vegetables. Olive oil etc

More info


Dentist

 

Linden Grove Practisce, 42 Linden Road, (020) 7639 3001

Peckham Dental
71 Peckham High Street
020 7703 4388
www.southerndental.co.uk
NHS & private work
Branches in Deptford, Sussex & Kent
Motto: Inspirational smiles. Inspirational dentistry.


DIY

Discount Decorating, 157 Eye Lane, (020) 7732 3986


Doctor

Lister Health Centre, 1 Camden Estate, (020) 7701 6291


Dry Cleaners

Friends of Fabric, 192 Bellenden Road, (020) 7277 9552?


Estate Agents

Kinleigh Folkhard & Hayward,
48 Peckham Rye,
(020) 7639 2029
www.kfh.co.uk
One of London¹s largest independent estate agents


gjmproperty

129 Bellenden road
020 7732 4330
www.gjmproperty.co.uk
Lettings
Developments. Investments
Next to Review bookshop

Roy Brooks,
2-4 Barry Parade,
Barry Road,
(020) 8299 3021
www.roybrooks.co.uk
Independent agents established in 1934
In-depth knowledge of Dulwich, Peckham etc
Handle both sales and lettings


Farmers Market

Peckham Farmers Market,
Peckham Square, (by Peckham Library)
Every Sunday morning
Bread. Cheese.
Fruit. Vegetables.
Herbs. Organic produce.
More Info


Fishmongers

FC Sopers,
141 Evelina Road,
(020) 7639 9729
Established 1897.
Over 300 different fish available.
Open on Sunday
More info on Nunhead Fine Food Shops


Florist

AG Flowers,
139 Evelina Road,
(020) 7277 6523
Flowers by Wendy
Weddings.
Birthdays & events
Funerals
More Info


Funeral Directors

William Dunphy,
135 Evelina Road,
020 7358 1330
Independents.
Head office Brockley

Open Monday - Saturdays
More info


Glaziers

Glass London,
2 Heaton Road,
(020) 7635 8000,
www.glassinlondon.co.uk

Open Monday to Saturday
Situated off Rye Lane.
Home delivery available within M25.


Greengrocers

R Beaumont
,
121 Evelina Road

020 7639 3454
Established family business
Quality fruit and veg
Just by FC Soper

More info on Nunhead Fine Food Shops


Hairdressers

Network
122 Evelina Road
020 7635 8816
Unisex salon
Cut & blow dry. Colouring
Hair extensions
Late night Thurs to 8pm


Leisure centre

Peckham Pulse,
10 Melon Road,
(020) 7525 4999
www.fusion-lifestyle.com
Swimming pool
Spa suite
Fitness classes


Library

Nunhead library, Gordon Road, (020) 7525 2000
Small but attractive local library

Peckham Library,
122 Peckham Hill Street,
(020) 7525 2000
www.southwark.gov.uk
Award-winning library opened in 1999 & designed by Alsop & Stormer.
Library open 7 days a week.
Books, Cds, DVDs plus Internet access


Live Music

The Ivy House,
40 Stuart Road,
(020) 7635 6426
www.theivyhousepub.co.uk
Rock, folk, salsa & line dancing
Comedy nights
Under new management since 2007

Old Nun's Head,
15 Nunhead Green,
(020) 7639 4007
Acoustic nights most Wednesdays.
Pub
Food served
More info


Local charity

Peckham Settlement
Goldsmith Road
020 7639 1823
Established in 1896. Tackles local issues.
Free legal advice every Wed 12-2
Hall hire for local organisations


Local Council

Southwark Council, Town Hall, Peckham Road, SE5 (020) 7525 5000
www.southwark.gov.uk


Local Society

Peckham Society,
178 Peckham Rye,
(020) 8693 4001
www.peckhamsociety.org.uk
Established 1975
Publishes quarterly nmagazine
Good online letters page on local history


Market

Choumert Road Market and other side streets.


Newsagent

Rye Newsagents, 32 Peckham Rye
Oyster Card agent.


Nursery

Bellenden Day Nursery, 198 Bellenden Road, (020) 7639 4896
Nell Gwynn, Meeting House Lane, (020) 7252 8265
Nunhead Green Early Years Centre, 5 Nunhead Green (020) 7639 5552


Optometrist

R Woodfall,
183 Rye Lane,
(020) 7639 4520
Contact lenses
Open *
Branch in Nunhead
More info

R Woodfall,
33 Nunhead Green,
(020) 7732 5658
Long-established small chain.
Other branches in Sydenham,
Brixton and Sutton
More info


Organic Food

Green Venture,
Peckham Settlement,
Goldsmith Road,
020 7252 8300
Community organic delivery service
Priced according to income
Every Tuesday (phone order by Sun 3pm)


Parks & Open Spaces

Peckham Rye Park & Common
Strakers Road
020 8299 0861
Established in 1894
Restored in 2005. Cafe opened in 2007
Friends of Peckham Rye Park,
www.foprp.org.uk


Warwick Gardens, Lyndhurst Way


Post office

 

Peckham Post Office, 199-202 Rye Lane, 0845 722 3344


Primary schools

Bellenden Primary School, Reedham Street, (020) 7732 7107
Camelot Primary School, Bird-in-Bush Road, (020) 7639 0431
Gloucester Primary School, Daniel Gardens, (020) 7703 4469
Hollydale Primary School, Hollydale Road, (020) 7639 2562
Peckham Park Primary School, Friary Road, (020) 7639 6091
Pilgrims way Primary School, Whorlton Road, (020) 7639 1995
St Francis RC Primary School, Friary Road, (020) 7639 0187
St James the Great RC Primary School, Peckham Road, (020) 7703 5870
St John¹s & St Clement¹s CE Primary School, Adys Road, (020) 7525 9210
St Mary Magdalene CE Primary School, Godman Street, (020) 7639 1724


Railway Stations

Nunhead station, Gibbo Road,
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/NHD.html

Peckham Rye, Station Arcade, Rye Lane
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/PMR.html

Queen's Road, Queen's Road
www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/QRP.html


Recycling

Warwick Gardens, Lyndhurst Way


Restaurants

SE15 now offers a wide range of  international cuisines including African, Caribbean,, Indian (Ganapati), Italian and several gastropubs

Best Peckham Restaurants


Shopping Centre

Aylesham Shopping Centre,
Aylesham Centre, Rye Lane, (020) 7358 1221.
The Aylesham Centre was built on the site of the old Jones and Higgins
department store. The Centre was opened in 1984 and named by Southwark
Council after the Kent coal-mining village. Shops include, Morrisons,
Mothercare, WH Smith, Curry.dital and many more high street names.

More info.


Solicitors

Gans, 214-216 Rye Lane, (020) 7469 7010, www.ganssolicitors.com
Conveyancing, family, wills and probate etc. Offices in Deptford.


Supermarkets

Iceland, 74 Rye Lane, (020) 7358 0981, www.iceland.co.uk
Lidl, Peckham High Street, www.lidl.co.uk
Morrisons, Aylesham Centre, www.morrisons.co.uk
Car park off Hanover Park.
Netto, 172-174 Rye Lane, www.nettoandco.co.uk
Very cheap food and wine supermarket. Car park off Alpha Road.

Wing Tai Supermarket
,
11a Aylesham Centre,
(020) 7635 0704
Open 7 days a week
Oriental food: fruit & veg, noodles & rice
Fresh fish

More info


Takeaways

Lotus House, 176 Bellenden Road, (020) 7639 5830


Upholsterers

Angel Upholstery (est 2000), Website



Vet

AJM Robson
35 Highshore Road
020 7701 6452
Established in 1979
Open Mon - Sat
Consultations by appointment
More Info

 

 

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