Results tagged “Peckham”

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An extension to the Overground system, which should improve the journey to Canary Wharf for those living in south-west London, has been unveiled.

The link, giving Clapham Junction a direct route to east London, will ease the strain on the current rail infrastructure in the area.

Wharfinger: Peckham

By Giles Broadbent on July 18, 2011 4:15 PM |

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While Peckham has something of an insalubrious reputation now, the haunt of Delboy has a rich and long history.

The district south of Rotherhithe was noted in the Domesday book as "Pechecha", an Anglo Saxon word meaning village among the hills (in this case, referring to the hills of Honor Oak, Nunhead and Plow Garlick).