The SE8 district falls under the Boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark, covering the areas of Deptford and Evelyn. This is a very diverse community and is home to the largest Buddhist community in Britain. SE8 is an up and coming area with a trendy and hip ambiance and plenty of character. With strong links to the arts and music, many now describe the area as the new Shoreditch. As well as being something of a cultural hub, SE8 also offers a rich history and easy access to many attractions and places of interest such as The Shipwright’s Palace, Deptford Adventure Playground, and St Paul’s Deptford.
A diverse variety of businesses and professionals operate from SE8, with many taking up retail and office space in the area. The types of businesses can vary based on location but some of the companies you will find here include business services, entertainment services, computer maintenance service providers, counselling services, accountants and solicitors.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will always find plenty of entertainment on hand when you are in SE8, with a variety of venues within easy reach. Enjoy a performance at the Bonnie Bird Theatre @ Laban, watch a show at The Albany or take in live music at The Space. A variety of eateries will ensure that you never go hungry in SE8. Enjoy a snack at in a disused train carriage at The Deptford Project Cafe, sample the Thai cuisine at Elephant Royale or tuck into South Asian cooking at Le Gia.
Served by both mainline and the Docklands Light Railway, SE8 offers a range of transport options to help commuters, visitors and locals to get around. Deptford and New Cross railway stations are easy to access and there is also convenient over ground transportation in the form of regular bus services and taxis.