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Blackheath

Blackheath, part of the Boroughs of Lewisham and Greenwich is an upmarket area with some beautiful Victorian terraces and large family homes and is a place where we have carried out many residential building surveys.

Blackheath Village has some lovely designer shops and art galleries.

Blackheath also has a good choice of pubs and many trendy bars and restaurants.

Blackheath Halls' is a beautiful Grade ll listed building built in 1895 and is today used as a venue for music concerts, world events, comedy acts and much more. The London Philharmonic Orchestra' and the English Opera' to name but a few have used the Great Hall' here as a recording venue.

Blackheath has plenty of green' areas and is a great place to go in November to watch their dazzling firework display.

 

Brockley

Leafy Brockley in the London Borough of Lewisham has some lovely Victorian properties and is a popular place to live. Many ex- students from the nearby Goldsmith's college now live here.

Brockley has a choice of traditional pubs, quirky bars and restaurants.

This is the home of The Brockley Jack Studio Theatre' on Brockley Road which offers high quality theatre productions.

Brockley has its own annual festival called the Brockley Max Festival'. The festival, usually held in May/June was started by Moira Tait, a local Brockley resident and has comedy, dance, music, children's activities and much more.

The Rivoli Ballroom' in Brockley is a grade ll listed building and is one of the few remaining ballrooms in the capital. Some Strictly Come Dancing' programs have been filmed at the Rivoli.

Hilly Fields' in Brockley is a public park with brilliant views over Lewisham. The park has a stone circle of twelve large granite stones and two tall stones that mark the millennium and is a place we have visited to take a break when surveying properties in the area.

 

Catford

Catford is a suburban area in the London Borough of Lewisham whose name it is thought derives from the wildcats that once roamed.

The Catford Cat' is a giant fibreglass sculpture that sits above the entrance to the Catford Centre.

As well as having a busy shopping centre Catford also has a street market on Catford Broadway.

The Broadway Theatre' in Catford is a Grade ll listed building that opened in 1932 and offers a good selection of shows.

Mountsfield Park' was opened to the public in 1905 and is a great place to come to relax. Lewisham Councils Peoples Day' is a free community festival held here every year. The festival attracts over 30,000 people and is a great day out for the whole family with fancy dress, live music, street theatre, a craft market, international food stalls, circus workshops and much more.

 

Deptford

Deptford, once home to the Royal Navy Dockyard is an area seeing much change with many local housing projects happening.

The arts in Deptford are also growing with galleries opening. Bearspace', once a pub called Brown Bear is today an art gallery. Deptford is also home to The Albany Theatre', a performing arts theatre offering music, theatre, dance and much more and also the Laban' Dance centre, training in contemporary dance.

Deptford is home to one of South London's busiest markets selling everything from fresh fish to antiques and second-hand clothes and is somewhere we like to visit when surveying properties in the area.

St Pauls Church' in Deptford was designed by a Thomas Archer' and was opened in 1730. The church is said to be one of the finest examples of a Baroque building in London.

 

Forest Hill

Forest Hill is a pleasant area in the London Borough of Lewisham with many Victorian properties. The area attracts many families and young professionals and is a place we have carried out many residential and commercial building surveys.

Forest Hill has a good choice of restaurants and bars.

The Horniman Museum' in Forest Hill was started by Frederick Horniman', a wealthy Victorian tea trader as a private hobby and is a fantastic collection of natural history, antiquities, musical instruments and much more and is a great place to visit.

 

Grove Park

Grove Park is a quiet suburban area in the Borough of Lewisham.

Chinbrook Meadows' is a lovely open space here that has allotments, a community orchard, a nature reserve and children's playground and is a beautiful spot to take a break when surveying properties in the area.

The author of The Railway Children', Edith Nesbit lived in Grove Park from 1894 1899.

 

Hither Green

Hither Green in Lewisham Borough is a peaceful residential area.

Hither Green Hospital' opened here in 1897 and treated infectious diseases such as scarlet fever. The hospital closed in 1997.

Mountsfield Park' in Hither Green is a great place to relax.

 

Honor Oak

Honor Oak is a leafy residential area that has good local facilities with some trendy bars and good restaurants.

 

Lee

Lee is a suburb in Lewisham and has a lovely clock tower on Lee Green that resembles Big Ben'.

The lovely Grade ll listed Georgian Manor House Library' is set in a beautiful park in Lee.

Boones Chapel' is a beautiful Grade l listed building that was built as a private almshouse chapel with four houses attached. Today Boomes Chapel' is an architect's office.

 

Lewisham

Lewisham is a busy town with a large indoor shopping centre and a great street market open 7 days a week.

The town also has a wide choice of restaurants and bars.

The Lewisham Arthouse', once a public library on Lewisham way offers exhibitions, workshops and courses and is a great place to visit to see some local art.

 

New Cross

New Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham is an area on the rise.

New Cross is home to the well-known Goldsmiths College' which was founded in 1891 in the former Royal Naval School' in New Cross. Goldsmiths is today part of the University of London'.

New Cross has many Victorian houses of which many have been converted into flats for student use.

The nearest major shopping centre to New Cross is Lewisham.

Telegraph Hill Park' has recently been transformed with funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Lewisham Council and is a lovely peaceful place to spend some time.

 

Sydenham

Sydenham once in Kent is a leafy area with a village feel in the London Borough of Lewisham.

This is the place where Colour TV was invented by a John Logie Baird' from his Crescent Wood Road laboratory.

Sydenham town centre has shops, restaurants and pubs.

Mayow Park', in Sydenham was opened in 1878 and is the boroughs oldest park and home to the Mayow Park Bowls Club.

 

Other areas in the Borough of Lewisham where we have carried out residential and commercial building surveys include;

Bellingham, Bell Green, St Johns, Downham, Ladywell, Southend, Telegraph Hill, where an annual festival is held, Whitefoot, Perry Vale and Crofton Park.

 

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