Forgotten History of Deptford – Christ Church

Deptford has a rich history. The Czar of Russia learnt ship building in the Royal Dock and John Evelyn stayed in Sayes Court and his garden led to the establishment of the National Trust. St Paul’s Church has a well chronicled history but the older St Nicholas’ Church is closer to the River Thames and …

Deptford Is Changing – Is it for the Better?

The fact that ‘Deptford is Changing’ is not in dispute. Anita Strasser’s well researched and colourful book looks at today’s Deptford and the people who feel that they are not in control of their own destinies. The people who say that ‘this is not for us’ and feel that the social history, sense of community …

Port Of London Call For Convoys Wharf To Open

In a statement following public concern on the construction site, the Port of London Authority has issued a position statement on the controversial, high rise, riverside development in Deptford on the former Henry VIII Royal Dockyard known as Convoys Wharf. The Port of London Authority was created to bring order to the chaos and congestion …

New Video: Deptford Pride ‘a lovely success’

Deptford LGBTQi+ Pride was held on Saturday, 18th August 2018 and included a walk, workshops, stalls, dance and a variety of information and advice. The event was very grateful to receive sponsorship from the Metro Centre a local charity. Deptford Pride was hailed a ‘lovely success’ by local resident Sue Lawes as Cllr Alan Hall …