Readers ask: Which Borough Is Sydenham In?

What areas does Lewisham Borough cover?

It includes the areas and historic villages of (north to south) Deptford, New Cross, Blackheath, Brockley, Lewisham, Lee, Ladywell, Rushey Green, Forest Hill, Hither Green, Catford, Grove Park, Upper Sydenham, Bellingham, Southend, and Sydenham.

Is Sydenham posh?

Sydenham Hill then. Posh mainly, so not many *****. To buy a house in Sydenham Hill costs a fortune, but there are many flats on the hill itself which sometimes house truly dangerous people.

Is Sydenham Safe?

Sydenham has an above average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for London.

Which borough is SE14?

List of districts in the London Borough of Lewisham

District/Suburb ward(s) postcode area
Lee Green Lee Green SE12, SE3, SE13
Lewisham Lewisham SE13
Lower Sydenham Sydenham, Bellingham SE26, SE23
New Cross New Cross SE14, SE4

Is Lewisham rough?

Lewisham is pretty middle of the road for crime when compared to the rest of London. A total of 9,278 of these recorded crimes were violent offences – that’s around 4,000 less than Westminster where a total of 13,473 violent crimes were recorded for the same period.

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Is Lewisham poor?

37% of children living in Lewisham are in poverty, similar to the London average.

What is the most dangerous part of London?

Crime numbers in each borough: When the population of a borough is considered the borough with the highest rate of crime per person remains Westminster with 192.8 crimes for every 1,000 people, second highest is Kensington and Chelsea ((112.7 per 1,000 people) and third Camden (117 per 1,000 people).

Is Sydenham a nice place to live?

Sydenham has a wonderful community feel. People aren’t very “London” and tend to be a bit happier than your average Londoner. There are some fantastic restaurants and the pubs are superb.

Is Sydenham a good suburb?

Overall, Sydenham is an excellent place to live and I highly recommend it for families.

Is Peckham dangerous?

Historically Peckham didn’t have the best reputation for safety, but this is largely outdated now. The regeneration of the area has contributed greatly to lowered crime rates and increased safety. Few tourists make it out as far as Peckham and so there’s little to no petty crime.

Why is Penge called Penge?

The name Penge derives from Celtic words meaning ‘head of the wood’; Pencoed in Wales has exactly the same origin. This is one of the few Celtic place names in London and suggests the survival of a native British contingent after Anglo-Saxon colonisation.

How safe is Forest Hill?

Forest Hill has a low crime rate and most victims of burglaries are careless about their home security. The majority of burglaries in the area occur on the west side of the railway line or the Dulwich end (Not Perry Vale which is on the east side). Virtually all violence is between men and rarely involves women.

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Is London a county?

The county of London was abolished in 1965 and was replaced by the fivefold-sized Greater London, which took in nearly all of Middlesex, along with areas in Surrey, Kent, Essex and Hertfordshire.

Which area is SE15?

SE15 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Peckham, Nunhead and is covered by the Southwark and Lewisham local authorities.

Which area is SE19?

About SE19 SE19 is the postcode district in South East London incorporating the areas of Upper Norwood, Crystal Palace, Crown Point, Norwood and is covered by the Croydon, Lambeth, Bromley, Southwark and Lewisham local authorities.

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