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My Uncle (James Burgess and his wife Lil) used to live on Neate street, we used to come up from Croydon to visit (50 years ago) and play on the canal bridge that was about six houses along, the canal used to be at the back of his house. Used to feel like we were in a Dickens film Oliver Twist. The bridge is still there but nothing underneath as the canal has long gone and so have the houses that used to be on Neate street.

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The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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A man has been taken to hospital in ’critical’ condition after a serious crash in Anerley. Road closures are expected to remain in place for the next couple of hours, while buses are either on diversion or have been terminated early, according to Transport for London (TfL).


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Members of the anarchist group Class War marched from City Hall to the Shard on Saturday in protest at the 10 apparently unoccupied flats in Western Europe’s tallest building.

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Jose Fonte has left West Ham to join Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang for an undisclosed deal.

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RV1: clamour grows for TfL to reconsider cuts to bus route
Local councillors, community groups and church leaders are among those who have joined the growing clamour for Transport for London to reconsider the 50 per cent cut to the RV1 bus service which took effect earlier this month.

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Jeremy Corbyn will vow to strip the City of London of its dominance over politics in a speech later.

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KFC ruffles feathers after video shows ’chickens smuggled into Erith branch’ amid national shortage

KFC in Erith has been accused of fowl play after a national chicken shortage closed hundreds of branches.


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Peckham

Peckham is a district located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross.

Peckham is a Saxon place name meaning the village of the River Peck, a small stream that ran through the district until it was enclosed in 1823. Archaeological evidence indicates earlier Roman occupation in the area, although the name of this settlement is lost.

Peckham appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Pecheham. It was held by the Bishop of Lisieux from the Bishop of Bayeux. The manor was owned by King Henry I who gave it to his son Robert, Earl of Gloucester. When Robert married the heiress to Camberwell the two manors were united under royal ownership.

Peckham became popular as a wealthy residential area by the 16th century. By the 18th century the area was a more commercial centre and attracted industrialists who wanted to avoid paying the expensive rents in central London. Peckham also boasted extensive market gardens and orchards growing produce for the nearby markets of London.

The village was the last stopping point for many cattle drovers taking their livestock for sale in London. The drovers stayed in the local inns (such as The Red Cow) while the cattle were safely secured overnight in holding pens. Most of the villagers were agricultural or horticultural workers but with the early growth of the suburbs an increasing number worked in the brick industry that exploited the local London Clay.

At the beginning of the 19th century Peckham was a 'small, quiet, retired village surrounded by fields'. Since 1744 stagecoaches had travelled with an armed guard between Peckham and London to give protection from highwaymen. The rough roads constrained traffic so a branch of the Grand Surrey Canal was proposed as a route from the Thames to Portsmouth. The canal was built from Surrey Commercial Docks to Peckham before the builders ran out of funds in 1826.

Before Peckham Rye railway station was opened in 1865 the area had developed around two centres: north and south. In the north, housing spread out to the south of the Old Kent Road including Peckham New Town built on land owned by the Hill family (from whom the name Peckham Hill Street derives). In the south, large houses were built to the west of the common land called Peckham Rye and the lane that led to it.

North Peckham was heavily redeveloped in the 1960s, consisting mainly of high-rise flats to rehouse people from dilapidated old houses. It was popular on its completion for offering a high quality and modern standing of living. However, high unemployment and a lack of economic opportunities led to urban decay and a period of decline in the late 1970s. The North Peckham Estate became one of the most deprived residential areas in Western Europe. Vandalism, graffiti, arson attacks, burglaries, robberies and muggings were commonplace, and the area became an archetypal London sink estate. As a result, the area was subjected to a £290 million regeneration programme in the late 1990s and early 2000s. By 2002, 90% of the redevelopment was complete. The new homes were better laid out and offered improved security.

Since the 1990s the European Union has invested heavily in the regeneration of the area; partly funding the futuristic, award-winning Peckham Library, a new town square and swathes of new housing to replace the North Peckham Estate. Throughout the area state funding is being provided to improve the housing stock and renovate the streets. This includes funding for public arts projects like the Tom Phillips mosaics on the wall of the Peckham Experiment restaurant and the South London Gallery.


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Peckham:   Peckham is a district located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross.


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Adys Road, SE15 · Almond Close, SE15 · Alpha Street, SE15 · Amott Road, SE15 · Anstey Road, SE15 · Applegarth House, SE15 · Argyle Way, SE16 · Ashleigh Mews, SE15 · Ashmore Close, SE15 · Atwell Road, SE15 · Avondale Rise, SE15 · Aylesbury House, SE15 · Aylesham Centre, SE15 · Bamber Road, SE15 · Basing Court, SE15 · Beaton Close, SE15 · Bellend Road, SE15 · Bellenden Road, SE15 · Bianca Road, SE15 · Bird In Bush Road, SE15 · Bishop Wilfred Wood Close, SE15 · Blakes Road, SE15 · Blenheim Grove, SE15 · Boathouse Walk, SE15 · Bonar Road, SE15 · Bournemouth Road, SE15 · Branch Street, SE15 · Brideale Close, SE15 · Buller Close, SE15 · Burcher Gale Grove, SE15 · Calypso Crescent, SE15 · Canal Grove, SE15 · Cardine Mews, SE15 · Cator Street, SE15 · Caversham House, SE15 · Central Buildings, SE15 · Cerise Road, SE15 · Chadwick Road, SE15 · Chadwick Road, SE5 · Chandler Way, SE15 · Choumert Grove, SE15 · Choumert Mews, SE15 · Choumert Road, SE15 · Cicely Road, SE15 · Clayton Road, SE15 · Colegrove Road, SE15 · Collyer Place, SE15 · Commercial Way, SE15 · Copleston Mews, SE15 · Copleston Road, SE15 · Coplestone Passage, SE15 · Corbden Close, SE15 · Costa Street, SE15 · Cronin Street, SE15 · Danby Street, SE15 · Daniel Gardens, SE15 · Davey Street, SE15 · Denman Road, SE15 · Dewar Street, SE15 · Draymans Mews, SE5 · East Surrey Grove, SE15 · Ebley Close, SE15 · Edgar Wallace Close, SE15 · Elcot Avenue, SE15 · Elm Grove, SE15 · Ethnard Road, SE15 · Everthorpe Road, SE15 · Fenham Road, SE15 · Fenwick Grove, SE15 · Fenwick Road, SE15 · Finch Mews, SE15 · Freda Corbett Close, SE15 · Frensham Street, SE15 · Friary Road, SE15 · Furley Road, SE15 · Gandolfi Street, SE15 · Garnies Close, SE15 · Glengall Road, SE15 · Glengall Terrace, SE15 · Goldsmith Road, SE15 · Goldsmith Street, SE15 · Gowlett Road, SE15 · Granville Square, SE15 · Green Hundred Road, SE15 · Grenard Close, SE15 · Grummant Road, SE15 · Hanover Park, SE15 · Haymerle Road, SE15 · Highshore Road, SE15 · Holbeck Row, SE15 · Holly Grove, SE15 · Howden Street, SE15 · Hyndman Street, SE15 · Innes Street, SE15 · Jowett Street, SE15 · Kelly Avenue, SE15 · Keston Road, SE15 · Kinsale Road, SE15 · Latona Road, SE15 · Ledbury Street, SE15 · Leontine Close, SE15 · Livesey Place, SE15 · Longhope Close, SE15 · Lovegrove Street, SE1 · Lympstone Gardens, SE15 · Lynbrook Grove, SE15 · Lyndhurst Grove, SE15 · Lyndhurst Grove, SE5 · Lyndhurst Square, SE15 · Lyndhurst Way, SE15 · Maismore Street, SE15 · Malt Street, SE1 · Marlborough Grove, SE1 · Marmont Road, SE15 · Marsden Road, SE15 · Maxted Road, SE15 · McDermott Road, SE15 · Melon Road, SE15 · Moncrieff Place, SE15 · Moncrieff Street, SE15 · Moody Road, SE15 · Muschamp Road, SE15 · Naylor Road, SE15 · Neate Street, SE15 · Neville Close, SE15 · Nigel Road, SE15 · Nile Terrace, SE15 · Nutbrook Street, SE15 · Nutcroft Road, SE15 · Nutt Street, SE15 · Oglander Road, SE15 · Old Kent Road, SE14 · Oliver Mews, SE15 · Olmar Street, SE1 · Ondine Road, SE15 · Ophir Terrace, SE15 · Ossory Road, SE1 · Oxenford Street, SE15 · Pearse Street, SE15 · Peckham Bus Station, SE15 · Peckham Grove, SE15 · Peckham High Street, SE15 · Peckham Hill Street, SE15 · Peckham Park Road, SE15 · Peckham Square, SE15 · Pencraig Way, SE15 · Pentridge Street, SE15 · Pioneer Street, SE15 · Portbury Close, SE15 · Radnor Road, SE15 · Reading House, SE15 · Reedham Street, SE15 · Robert Keen Close, SE15 · Rosemary Road, SE15 · Ruby Triangle, SE15 · Ryder Drive, SE16 · Rye Lane, SE15 · Rye Passage, SE15 · Samuel Street, SE15 · Sandgate Street, SE15 · Sandison Street, SE15 · Sherwood Gardens, SE16 · Shurland Gardens, SE15 · Sidmouth House Lindley Estate, SE15 · Sister Mabel’s Way, SE15 · Six Bridges Trading Estate, SE1 · St Georges Mews, SE1 · St Georges Way, SE15 · Staffordshire Street, SE15 · Sternhall Lane, SE15 · Studios, N17 · Sumner Avenue, SE15 · Sumner Road, SE15 · Talfourd Place, SE15 · Talfourd Road, SE15 · Talfourd Road, SE5 · The Market, SE15 · Tovy House, SE1 · Trafalgar Avenue, SE15 · Troy Town Flats, SE15 · Unwin Close, SE15 · Verney Way, SE16 · Waghorn Street, SE15 · Waite Street, SE15 · Watling Street, SE15 · Watts Street, SE15 · Wentworth Crescent, SE15 · Willowbrook Road, SE15 · Windspoint Drive, SE15 · Wingfield Street, SE15 · Witcombe Point, SE15 ·


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