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London’s Pocket Parks: Bird in Bush Park, SE15
London’s Pocket Parks: Bird in Bush Park, SE15

London’s Pocket Parks: Bird in Bush Park, SE15

This triangular plot of a park can be found just off the Old Kent Road, and is the result of housing clearance in the 1970s.

Sep
23
2021
Peckham Rye station redevelopment pushes ahead
Peckham Rye station redevelopment pushes ahead

Peckham Rye station redevelopment pushes ahead

A long-running project to upgrade the cramped Peckham Rye station has taken a step forward as Network Rail has announced which of the various options it will go with.

Sep
20
2021
Inside Peckham’s decaying Caroline Gardens Chapel
Inside Peckham’s decaying Caroline Gardens Chapel

Inside Peckham’s decaying Caroline Gardens Chapel

Just off the Old Kent Road is a large set of almshouses built just under 200 years ago and in the middle is a large and atmospherically decaying chapel building.

Sep
09
2021
Tickets Alert: Halloween horror films in Peckham
Tickets Alert: Halloween horror films in Peckham

Tickets Alert: Halloween horror films in Peckham

A large warehouse in Peckham is being converted into a scary forest with a pop-up cinema for Halloween.

Oct
13
2020
Peckham Rye railway station upgrade moves closer
Peckham Rye railway station upgrade moves closer

Peckham Rye railway station upgrade moves closer

Peckham Rye station has secured a £1 million grant in funding to work on designs for a more accessible station with more capacity and better facilities for passengers.

Jul
01
2020
Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built
Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built

Peckham’s own “highline” moves forward to being built

A mini-Highline is a step closer to be being built in Peckham following the completion of the crowdfunded feasibility process.

Jun
05
2018
Dripping blood on display in Peckham – as Art
Dripping blood on display in Peckham – as Art

Dripping blood on display in Peckham – as Art

A warehouse in Peckham is filled with blood at the moment, pumping, dripping, splattered, filling a gallery with the life force of humanity.

Oct
12
2017
Turning a disused railway into public park
Turning a disused railway into public park

Turning a disused railway into public park

The people behind plans to convert a disused railway in Peckham into a public walkway are seeking financing through a crowdfunding campaign to raise £66,000 in start-up funds.

Sep
15
2015
A hidden garden of delights in Peckham
A hidden garden of delights in Peckham

A hidden garden of delights in Peckham

If you pass down Choumert Road from Peckham Rye station, you may occasionally stop to look at a locked metal gate protecting a verdant alleyway. Ordinarily, only those who live within can turn left into first class accommodation, but just once a year, all and sundry are invited within.

Jun
08
2014
Giant Tree procession through Peckham
Giant Tree procession through Peckham

Giant Tree procession through Peckham

Short notice as I have only just become aware of this, but a 34-metre high tree will be carried through Peckham tomorrow (Fri) lunchtime.

May
01
2014
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
Art in Peckham’s old Holdrons Department Store
Art in Peckham’s old Holdrons Department Store

Art in Peckham’s old Holdrons Department Store

There used to be an outpost of Selfridges in Peckham, back in the days when Peckham was seen as a destination shopping street.

Feb
07
2014