Tag: Deptford

The Saturday market on Deptford High Street

Deptford High Street on a Saturday afternoon. Still plenty of bustle and life, but its changing. The traditional market hangs on by its fingertips, there are still plenty…

St Nicholas Deptford

Ian Nairn called this “a chubby brick church of 1697, blitzed in the war” in his classic book Nairn’s London. He was ┬áreferring to the main bulk of…

Pie, mash and liquor at Manze’s on Deptford High Street

Pie and mash shops sprang up in the early Victorian period. They sold value-for-money tasty stodge and took hold in the working class East End. The first recorded…

Albury Street, Deptford

The walk along Creek Road from Greenwich to Deptford offers little of architectural interest until you cross Deptford Church Street and a passage leads you to a cobbledside…

A walk around Greenwich with a camera

Some photos from a wet Saturday afternoon in the Borough of Greenwich. The featured photo is of the Painted Hall Project where the painted ceiling of the Old…