Part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Plumstead is an area with a rich history and diverse culture, with large Asian and Afro Caribbean communities adding to its diversity. Plumstead was once gifted by William the Conqueror to his half brother, the Bishop of Bayeux, following the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This is just part of the intricate history of the area. You will find a range of attractions and places of interest in and close to Plumstead, including historical buildings that reflect the area’s past.
A diverse array of businesses can be found occupying the commercial units and office space in Plumstead. You will find the usual variety of local small businesses, such as retailers, newsagents, greengrocers and bakeries, doctors, dentists and opticians. You will also find businesses such as lettings agents, recruitment agencies, business consultants, solicitors, accountants and financial institutions. Simpson Wreford & Co, Action Shutters Ltd, Double Seven Square Ltd and T G Print & Design are examples of businesses that can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You won’t have to travel far to find great entertainment when you are in Plumstead. Within a few miles of the area you can reach venues such as Brick Lane Music Hall, Blackheath Concert Hall and the British Music Experience at the O2. You will also find plenty of bars and pubs within easy reach for a casual evening out with a few drinks. There are also a number of eateries to choose from in addition to the pub grub that is readily available in many of the local pubs. Try the Asian cuisine at Well Hall Tandoori or sample the Chinese dishes at Yi-Ban.
For those who are looking for scheduled train services in Plumstead, the nearest stations are Plumstead and Abbey Wood railway stations, both of which are within easy reach. There are also reliable bus services and taxis catering for those who require local public transportation.