Is kidbrooke a nice place to live?

Is kidbrooke a nice place to live?

It’s especially popular with young couples who are looking for a little more space than what’s on offer in Blackheath and beyond. But Kidbrooke is more than a mere cheaper alternative to nearby London neighbourhoods. The thriving SE3 postcode sets itself apart with snazzy new builds and a strong sense of community.

Where is the Ferrier Estate?

Ferrier Estate
Location Kidbrooke, Greenwich, London, England
Coordinates 51.460°N 0.027°ECoordinates:51.460°N 0.027°E
Status Demolished

When was the Kidbrooke estate built?

Completed in 1972, The Ferrier Estate was a typical post‑modern social housing development, dominated by high rise concrete towers and in a state of disrepair.

What is kidbrooke?

About Kidbrooke Located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Kidbrooke Village is one of London’s most significant new housing-led developments; a £1 billion regeneration transforming the area into a new community in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the Mayor of London.

How old is Thamesmead?

Built from the 1970s onwards, it was initially made up of town houses in grey brick; more recent builds are in red & yellow brick. Postcode(s): SE28. Thamesmead Central is in Greenwich and was first developed in the early 1980s in the ring between the A2016 and A2041.

What postcode is kidbrooke?

Kidbrooke is an area of South East London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It is located 71⁄2 miles (12 km) east-south-east of Charing Cross and north west of Eltham….

Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district SE3, SE9
Dialling code 020

Why is it called kidbrooke?

‘Kidbrooke’ is an Anglo Saxon name meaning ‘the brook where the kites were seen’. It suggests that Kidbrooke was not settled when it was named. It has three streams and heavy, wet clay, so would have been unsuitable for Saxon development.

What zone is kidbrooke?

Kidbrooke to London Underground Zone 1-3 by train

Distance miles ( km)
Departure station Kidbrooke
Arrival station London Underground Zone 1-3

What is there to do in kidbrooke?

Train links to London Bridge and the City, as well as Greenwich just a short journey away

  • The Depot. Finally we have a pub and it serves great food, any time of the day.
  • Gail’s.
  • Zerodegrees.
  • Buenos Aires Café
  • Luciano’s.
  • Archibald’s.
  • Susan Clark Interiors.
  • Oxleas Wood Cafe and Severndroog Castle.

Is Plumstead London safe?

Crime in Plumstead is very low compared to other parts of London and there are a lot of green spaces. As mentioned above, Plumstead is a culturally diverse community. It is very laid-back, relatively safe and very close to other central areas of London.

When did the development of Kidbrooke Village begin?

Since construction began at Kidbrooke Village in 2009, we have: The Kidbrooke site has an historic past as the, highly acclaimed RAF base. Following World War II, the site was marked for Development and became the Ferrier Estate a 1,900 home single tenure estate.

When was the Ferrier Estate in London built?

The estate was constructed by the Greater London Council between 1968 and 1972 to the east of Blackheath on brownfield land from the former RAF Kidbrooke base. It was built on two sites. Site A was approved in 1967 with construction of five 12-storey towers (Clegg, Crozier, Goldmark, Leclair and Sala Houses) commencing one year later.

When was the Kidbrooke estate in Greenwich built?

The Estate was built in 1968 by the LCC and was deemed the height of post modern brutalist architecture. However the site soon turned into disrepair in the 1980s, and became a sink estate, it was marked for development by Greenwich Council in 2001.

When was the Ferrier Estate in Blackheath built?

The estate was constructed by the Greater London Council between 1968 and 1972 to the east of Blackheath on brownfield land from the former RAF Kidbrooke base. It was built on two sites.