Is the area family-friendly? Because Deptford's not a Victorian suburb, there aren't streets and streets of terraced houses. There are some towards Deptford Park, and over at St John's, but the High Street is a Bugaboo-free zone (for now). Local primary schools are good.
So, what is Deptford famous for?
Deptford is best known as being home to Deptford Dockyard from the mid 16th century to the late 19th. It was the first of the Royal Dockyards and became a major shipping dock, where many famous names in history spent their time, including Peter The Great, ruler of the Russian Empire from 1682, who studied shipbuilding.
Beside above, where in London is Deptford?
Deptford /ˈd?tf?d/ is an area of south-east London, England. It is on the south bank of the River Thames, and within the London Borough of Lewisham. It is named after a ford of the River Ravensbourne. From the mid 16th century to the late 19th it was home to Deptford Dockyard, the first of the Royal Dockyards.
How has Deptford Creek been used in the past?
Deptford Creek has a long history of fishing, shipbuilding and dockyards. Trades and industries from chemical works to tidal mills and slaughterhouses have all used its banks. London's first passenger railway crosses it and Bazelgette's famous sewage pumping station is alongside it.
What is the most dangerous part of London?
The West End area of Westminster has the highest rate in the country with 35.5 violent knife crimes per 10,000 residents. Haringey, Islington, Hackney, Camden and Brent also feature highly. Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said tackling knife crime in London remained her "number one priority".