Even without the tube Peckham has excellent public transport links including an overground train line can spirit you to either Victoria or London Bridge Stations in less than 15 minutes each way. It is also serviced by some handy bus routes.
|Peckham Rye||2||National Rail Services|
|Queens Rd Peckham||2||National Rail Services|
Easy access: Central London (less than 15 mins)
|Bus No.||Final Destinations|
|343||New Cross/City Hall|
Shopping in Peckham
Peckham’s high street is somewhat shabby and rundown but still has many of the staples such as Boots and Primark 1 minute walk from Peckham Rye. Nearby Bellenden Road has a local boutique-y feel and some great cafes. There’s a farmer’s market outside the Peckham library each Sunday morning.
Lordship Lane (15 minutes walk, 5 minute bus ride) has a fantastic range of delis, cafes, chi chi gift shops and a smattering of boutique clothes shops. Check out the market on North Cross Road on Saturdays.
London’s main shopping thoroughfare is only a 25 minute bus ride away.
Food and drink
There are some great little pubs/restaurants in the immediate area if you know where to look.
(Choumert Rd, SE15)A welcoming pub serving good quality British food
The Rye Hotel
(31 Peckham Rye, SE15) This gastropub overlooking the common inspires loyalty from locals.
(38 Holly Grove, SE15) South Indian food with a modern twist.
213 Blenheim Grove, SE15
A laidback, arty bar under the arches of Peckham Rye Station.
|Safety||Gun and knife crime have been problems in the past but safety continues to improve year on year|
|Nightlife||Local pubs/bars attract decent crowds ensuring a good vibe|
|Shopping||You have to go a little further to get the full range of High Street shops, but there are some cool little local shops nearby.|
|Location||Closer to town than you’d think.|
|Parks/Green space||Peckham Rye Common|