Peckham Local Area Guide

Change is a constant in Peckham, and this is one of the most appealing aspects of the local community for the people who are drawn here. The area has changed considerably in the past twenty years, but with residents holding a drive to move forward and stamp their mark on their home location, you can expect to see Peckham continue to thrive and prosper.

Peckham is very welcoming to young families and professionals, and there is a range of affordable options here.

Peckham Sales Values

Over the last year, Peckham properties held an overall average price of £575,069. The majority of property sales in Peckham, were flats, and these properties had an average price of £413,616. The average sales price of terraced properties in Peckham was £780,271; and semi-detached properties had an average sales price of £872,880.

Peckham Rental Values

The current asking rent in Peckham is £2,072 pcm. The most commonly rented property in Peckham is a two-bedroom flat, which has a current asking rent of £1,723 pcm. The current asking rent for a one-bedroom flat in Peckham is £1,251 pcm.

Why live in your area?

With a wide variety of properties, at a range of prices welcoming all manner of families to Peckham, there is a vibrant and mixed community. Commuting is simple from this part of London, and there is always something new to see and enjoy in Peckham, making it a great choice in South East London.

What is there to do for families?

While Peckham Rye is central and has a lot of green space, Burgess Park, on the edge of Peckham, will appeal to youngsters. This is a massive green space, the largest in Southwark, and in addition to a playground, football pitches and a cricket pitch, there is a BMX track.

The Peckham Pulse provides you with an opportunity to stay fit indoors with a swimming pool, a state-of-the-art gym and an indoor cycling studio. You can also take advantage of the creche facilities to ensure all your family is occupied.

The South London Gallery not only caters to adults with an extensive selection of talks, events and exhibitions, but there is also plenty on offer for kids to enjoy. If you are keen to expose your children to more culture, the activities on offer are well worth checking out.

What is schooling like?

Whether you are focused on state schools or specialist options, Peckham is a fantastic base for your family. Ivydale, St Mary Magdalene and Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park are all highly regarded. The Belham Primary School is a state-funded primary school which has been earning rave reviews in recent years while for faith schools, St Thomas the Apostle College is a popular secondary school.

You will also find that access to independent schools in the areas such as Dulwich College and James Allen’s Girls’ School is straightforward.

What is the nightlife like?

No matter the time of night or day, Pedlar on Peckham Rye is an excellent choice. The food range is filling, but for many residents, it is the fantastic cocktails that ensure this venue is a must-visit amongst many great options.

Craft beer is very much part of the conversation these days, and Beer Rebellion on Queens Road is a fine example of the setting that craft beer fans love. You will find an extensive selection of beers on offer, and the staff are accommodating.

When it comes to films, the Peckham Plex is a local gem that offers an affordable evening out. You can enjoy the latest blockbuster movies alongside arthouse classics for much cheaper than the standard cinema chains.

What are the transport links like?

With Queens Road Peckham and Peckham Rye station, you have a range of transport options, while the London Overground network also serves the area. You can make your way to London Bridge in around 10 minutes, while Victoria is just 12 minutes away.

Peckham is also well served by buses with the 37 connecting with Putney, the 343 linking with City Hall, the 63 heading to King’s Cross, the 12 providing a straightforward service to Oxford Circus and the 484 ensuring you can travel locally with ease.

At Hunters estate agents Peckham, we know selling property is challenging, but we are here to assist you in the process. If you aim to buy, sell, let your home or rent property, we are active in New Cross, Peckham, Dulwich and Peckham, in addition to Forest Hill, so get in touch with one of the top three agents in London, and we will be happy to assist you.

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