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Peckham, Southwark

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Peckham, Southwark

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51.4714|-0.0625|region:GB_type:city(19500)|||||| |primary |name= }} Peckham 250pxPeckham Peckham is located in Greater LondonPeckhamPeckham Population 19,500 (Peckham Community Council area, 2005) OS grid reference TQ345765 London borough Southwark Ceremonial county Greater London Region London Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town LONDON Postcode district SE15 Dialling code 020 Police Metropolitan Fire London Ambulance London EU Parliament London UK Parliament Camberwell and Peckham London Assembly Lambeth and Southwark List of places UK England London Peckham is a district in Southeast London, England, located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. The 2001 Census recorded a population of 11,381 in the Peckham ward of Southwark and the Office for National Statistics estimated 19,500 residents in the Peckham Community Council area in 2005.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountySouthwark
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3476
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
Population19,500 (Peckham Community Council area, 2005)
 

Other names by which Peckham, Southwark has been known in the past

Pecheham

Peckham, Southwark in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Peckham, 2 eccl. dists. (St Andrew and St Jude) with ry. stations (Peckham Rye, and Queen's Road, Peckham), Camberwell par., Surrey, in SE. of London, in bor. of Camberwell, 3 miles S. of London Bridge by rail, pop.- St Andrew, 11,253; St Jude, 7818.

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