Deptford Landings, formerly The Timberyard, is made up of six thriving neighbourhoods, delivering 1132 homes, innovatively designed to complement the surrounding area, creating a cosmopolitan community steeped in history.
Deptford Landings is an exciting new place to live and work and offers:
203 homes in the current phase, Cedarwood Square, due for completion Winter 2019/20
Homes surrounded by an expanse of parkland and gardens with over 300 trees being planted on site
Sustainable and energy efficient living
A fusion of traditional and contemporary design
An exciting new destination will be created, with a selection of shops, restaurants and opportunities for flexible working and start-up businesses
Living in Deptford
A local guide to living in Deptford, with the lowdown on the best places to eat, drink and shop, and the coolest places to hang out around SE8.
Deptford is blessed with a thriving restaurant scene offering the taste of old and new that is rare in other parts of London. Taking a walk through the area you’ll notice that eateries aren’t afraid to try something a little bit different. To shop in the area is a unique experience of strolling through a traditional flea market, the bustling high street and independent outlets. After finding places to eat, and shop, you might want to explore Deptford’s cultural attractions such as theatres, galleries, cinemas and museums that make the place so interesting. Or if you’d like to kick back with your friends, there’sample opportunity to socialise in the area’s bars and cafes.
Did you know Deptford was once home to a thriving royal dockyard, the brainchild of Henry VIII? You’ll see nods to this all over the area – for example, the anchor that sits proudly at the top of the busy high street. You can’t miss it!
There’s cutting edge culture to be enjoyed here; theatres, galleries, a cinema and museums meet you at every turn. The Albany brings you new and innovative theatre productions and you’ll find world-class dance at the contemporary Laban building. Nearby Greenwich is also home to the Royal Museums.
The culture of the area is reflected by those who live there. Communities of artists and makers are found all over Deptford, but especially around the Creekside area. Here you’ll find award-winning social enterprise Cockpit Arts. They support creatives at all stages of their career so if you want help turning your hobby into a business and want to make Deptford your place of work as well as your home, you can apply for a place at any time.
Deptford Cinema, Deptford
The Albany Theatre, Deptford
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Deptford
Deptford Lounge, Deptford
The National Maritime Museum
Where to Eat
There’s a thriving restaurant scene in Deptford that offers a taste of old and new that you just don’t find in other parts of London. Take a walk through the neighbourhood and you get the impression that eateries aren’t afraid to try something a little bit different to entice customers through their doors – and it seems to go down well with the locals.
There’s quirky street food at the bustling Deptford Market and inviting eateries serving local produce in the Market Yard. If coffee is your thing, then you’ll be spoilt for choice by the line-up of independent coffee houses serving superior cups, many of which offer spaces to plug in your laptop and crack on with some work.
In Deptford, there’s plenty of places to choose from when it comes to dining out, and everything is right on your doorstep – so you won’t have to walk far to find the place for you.
The Brookmill Pub & Kitchen, Deptford
Dirty Apron, Deptford
Buster Mantis, Deptford
Hanks Burgers & Beers, Deptford
The Pear Tree
Plough Way Cafe and Deli
Cafe Mama Pho
The Local Scene
Once you’ve satisfied yourself with the buzz of the high street and market, enjoy the relaxed side of Deptford which lies at the heart of the area’s café and bar scene.
Deptford has an abundance of coffee shops to choose from. From those with roasteries on site to creative spaces where you can sip a flat white while working, you can take your pick. Most of them also have brunch menus bursting with local ingredients so you’ll never get bored of your options.
If it’s something a little stronger you’re looking for, check out one of the area’s bars. There are plenty of options for you, including live music with a side of locally brewed beer, pre-dinner cocktails in a sophisticated setting, and a good old-fashioned pint in a traditional corner pub.
Little Nan’s Bar, Deptford
London Velo, Deptford
Villages Brewery, Deptford
The Dog & Bell, Deptford
The Tapas Room, Deptford
Green Open Spaces
This part of Zone 2 definitely doesn’t feel like a concrete jungle. Deptford has an abundance of green open spaces right on your doorstep. The Timberyard is surrounded by 28 acres of park space for you to enjoy – and at the heart of your riverside home is the new Waterline Linear Park that follows the historic route to the Grand Surrey Canal.
Step out of your city pad and you’ll find community parks and historic green spaces in minutes. You’re never far from a piece of parkland where you can go for a walk, a run, or simply sit back and relax with a takeout coffee and a good book.
Deptford Park is loved by locals and visitors, but the jewel in the crown has to be nearby Greenwich park, which is easy to get to from Deptford along designated cycle routes. Or hop on a train and be there in two minutes.
Brookmill Park, Deptford
Deptford Park, Deptford
Creekside Discovery Centre, Deptford
Greenwich Park, Greenwich
Sayes Court Park
Margaret McMillan Park, Deptford
Where to Shop
With a traditional flea market, bustling high street and a string of independent outlets, shopping in Deptford gives you a bit of everything. Forget the big high street names – here you’ll fall in love with one-of-a-kind homewares and delis that pride themselves on the very best in local produce.
Vintage lover? You’re going to have to browse the market. And for something more unusual head to the restored railway arch outlets at Market Yard for a fab mix of independents. Offering a bit of everything including clothing, food and homeware -Deptford is a great place to shop local.
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