About Peckham

About Peckham


The district of Peckham is located in south-east London, England, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Charing Cross. When asked about Peckham, people will probably say that not so long ago the area suffered from bad reputation, However, over the last few years, it has become one of the coolest and best places to live in London. Its imposing library had won the 2000 Stirling Award for architectural innovation.

About Peckham - library

Accommodation and rooms to rent in Peckham

Only a few steps away from the hubbub of Peckham’s main shopping street, Rye Lane, there are quiet streets with exquisite Victorian houses and there is also plenty of green space, too, with Peckham Rye and Burgess Park nearby.

Living in Peckham

There are various property types attracting a diverse group of residents, from commuters looking for rooms to rent in Peckham so they can have a faster and easier transport, to families looking to buy larger real estate in an area that gives great value for their money. The surrounding young and trendy areas were beneficial to the district, with the young vibe of places like Shoreditch moving to Peckham. More and more cool people are relocating to Peckham along with young families.


Peckham is served by overground train services and several bus routes. Peckham Rye, Queens Road Peckham and Nunhead go directly to the city centre in about 15-20 minutes. By bus you can go to Paddington or to Oxford Circus.