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Network Rail submits application for Peckham Rye station upgrade
Network Rail submits application for Peckham Rye station upgrade

Network Rail submits application for Peckham Rye station upgrade

A project by Network Rail to upgrade Peckham Rye Station in South London will be shortly submitting a planning application to Southwark Council following a couple of years of consultation work with local groups.

Mar
01
Radical revamp of Peckham Rye station proposed
Radical revamp of Peckham Rye station proposed

Radical revamp of Peckham Rye station proposed

Peckham Rye station, a cramped building with lots of narrow staircases could get a radical upgrade if plans by Network Rail are approved.

Mar
25
2021
Unbuilt London: Extending the Northern Line to Peckham and Streatham
Unbuilt London: Extending the Northern Line to Peckham and Streatham

Unbuilt London: Extending the Northern Line to Peckham and Streatham

Back in the late 1980s, plans were seriously looked at which could have seen a new Northern Line spur constructed between Kennington, and either Streatham, or along the proposed Bakerloo Line extension, towards Peckham.

Feb
22
2015
Remains of an WW2 Prisoner of War camp in Peckham Rye
Remains of an WW2 Prisoner of War camp in Peckham Rye

Remains of an WW2 Prisoner of War camp in Peckham Rye

It's a bit odd but when you think of prisoner of war camps from World War 2, it seems likely to think of the rural areas of England away from the populace, not right in the heart of London.

Apr
13
2014
The redevelopment of Peckham Rye Railway Station
The redevelopment of Peckham Rye Railway Station

The redevelopment of Peckham Rye Railway Station

The area around Peckham Rye railway station is such that if it were a person, it might be described as having a face for radio, a face that only a mother could love, for it is undeniably not a nice looking area at all.

Jan
21
2014
Blogger blamed after Antony Gormley street art stolen
Blogger blamed after Antony Gormley street art stolen

Blogger blamed after Antony Gormley street art stolen

A couple of days ago, I wrote about a manhole cover in South London -- not just any manhole cover, for this is a work of art by celeb-artist Antony Gormley. Overnight, it was stolen.

Nov
29
2013
Chance to see inside a vast forgotten Victorian railway waiting room
Chance to see inside a vast forgotten Victorian railway waiting room

Chance to see inside a vast forgotten Victorian railway waiting room

There is a hidden marvel at Peckham Rye train station, and it is open to the public on Saturday - the former waiting room. However, this is no mere station waiting room of the sort we might see today, but a vast space with stunning roof.

Aug
03
2012