This popular part of south east London is steeped in history; it offers a vibrant high street, social housing and new riverside apartments that are a hit with young professionals and investors of all ages.
Now popular with younger and creative types, Deptford is only five miles south-east of central London, with Surrey Quays to the north-west, Greenwich to the east, Blackheath to the south-east and New Cross to the south-west.
Bustling Deptford High Street has cafés and pop-up shops. The station is one stop from London Bridge.
Deptford station has trains to Cannon Street (15 minutes) passing through London Bridge (nine minutes).
Deptford Bridge on the Docklands Light Railway is seven stops from Heron Quays, a few minutes’ walk from Canary Wharf.