Located in the Borough of Lewisham, Brockley is a suburb of London that is located southeast of Charing Cross. Taking its name from a wood that is known for its badger population, Brockley boasts a number of green areas and open grounds. It has also been home to some interesting residents over the years, such as Kerry Ellis, Rosie Barnes, Bernard Hill, Sir Willard White, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Ian Wright. The area also has a strong influence when it comes to the fine-arts with the South London Gallery, Dulwich Picture Gallery and The Wapping Project in the vicinity.
Brockley has a number of serviced offices and retail units. This includes employment agencies, tax consultants, financial service providers, trade union offices, doctors and medical practitioners, medical equipment manufacturers, security system providers, travel agents, structural consultants, and architects. Shabbir & Co, Efue Joshua & Co, Completion Accounts Limited and Customer Interpreter Ltd are examples of businesses which can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Brockley lights up at night with its theatre, comedy and music performances. The Albany is a great place to enjoy the theatre while Utrophia is great for the performing arts. IndigO2 and the British Music Experience are huge locations within the O2 Arena, which is also within easy reach. There are many diverse options when it comes to dining in Brockley. Meze Mangal serves authentic Turkish food, Villa Toscana offers great Italian cooking, and Something Fishy serves up fresh seafood. You can choose from a number of gastropubs, such as The Herne Tavern, The Hill and The Greenwich Union, which serve traditional pub food in sophisticated style.
Brockley and Nunhead railway station provide convenient access to mainline services in the area and frequent service into the city centre. Buses and taxi are readily available, which means that ground transportation is efficient and reliable.