Is New Cross made for you? Our guide of the area

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What to do in the area of New Cross

It could be that New Cross has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in New Cross. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in New Cross. Also, knowing what’s available in New Cross and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

The amenities you might need in New Cross

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of New Cross. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

Health amenities that are in New Cross

New Cross has 5 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Deptford Market Health Centre 50 Giffin Street, London N/A N/A
Deptford Surgery 502-504 New Cross Road, London 4.1 242
Medico 4bg, 17 Stanley Street, London N/A N/A
Kingfisher Medical Centre 3 Staunton Street, London 4.1 189
wee wee world Unversity of Greenwich, Creek Road, London 5 2

Post offices of New Cross

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in New Cross can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
New Cross Post Office 500 New Cross Road, London 4.4 154
Lewisham Way Post Office 150 Lewisham Way, London 2.4 100
New Cross Gate Post Office 165-167, New Cross Road, London 4 139
Deptford Delivery Office Park Unit 11-12 Segro, Blackhorse Road, London 3.2 47
Woodpecker community Centrr 20 Woodpecker Road, London 0 0
Post box 208 Deptford High Street, London 5 1
Evelyn Street Post Office 301 Evelyn Street, London 4.2 254
Camberwell New Rd Shipping Labels Deptford, 2 Cremer House, Deptford Church Street Crossfield Estate, London 0 0
Post Box Thornville Street, London 5 1
Deptford Royal Mail Delivery Office (new) 10 Blackhorse Road, London 3 3

What schools are in the area of New Cross?

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within New Cross

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Haberdashers’ Hatcham Primary Hunsdon Road, London 4.6 14
Hoopblast Ltd The Moonshot Centre, New Cross, London N/A N/A
London School of Information Technology astra house, 23-25 Arklow Road, London N/A N/A
LEYF – Playhouse Nursery & Pre-School Moonshot Centre, Angus Street, London 4.5 6
Niomi O’Rourke Voice & Piano Tuition 2 Alpha Road, London N/A N/A
Goldsmiths College Nursery 30 Lewisham Way, London 4.8 5
Trinity Laban: Musical Theatre Department Laurie Grove, London 4.5 8
New Cross & Deptford Families First St James Family Learning Centre, 11-15, London N/A N/A
LEYF – New Cross Nursery & Pre-School 75 Amersham Road, London 4.8 8
Loring Hall Office London 4 1
Tidemill Academy 11 Giffin Street, London 4.3 15
Deptford Tutors Tuition Centre – Lewisham – Greenwich Deptford Lounge, 9 Giffin Street, London 5 61
Strong Tower Day Nursery 26 Admiralty Close, London 4.3 4
Chairbears day nursery Chairbears Day Nursery, 9-12 Deptford Broadway, London 4.5 24
Shirley Stewart’s Pottery Courses Lewisham Arthouse, 140 Lewisham Way, London 4.2 5
GUITAR LESSONS West London Music Tutors Saint John’s Lodge, Harton Street, London N/A N/A
Kush Academy 190-196 Deptford High Street, London N/A N/A
Little Butterfly Daycare Nursery Breakfast & After School Club The Akwaaba Centre, Grinling Place, London 5 3
Rachel McMillan Nursery School and Children’s Centre McMillan Street, London 4.7 13
Start the Dance Albury Street, London 5 189

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of New Cross

Train and tube stations in New Cross can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
New Cross New Cross station, Greater, off Amersham Vale, New Cross Road, London 4 49
New Cross Gate New Cross Road, London 3.9 88
Deptford Deptford High Street, London 4.1 69

Things we love about New Cross

New Cross has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, New Cross has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Public houses of New Cross

As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. New Cross has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
Earl of Derby 87 Dennett’s Road New Cross SE14 5LW Tastefully refurbished Victorian corner pub taken over by Parched London in June 2023. The spacious, muted interior consists of two rooms connected by arches at each side of the bar. The front room has a semi-circular bar counter, jukebox, and a mix of high and low level seating; the rear room has mainly standard tables and chairs. There is also a large upstairs function room and outside seating to the front under large canopies. The kitchen is run by Gengelly’s with a menu focusing on pies, chargrilled meats and fish, weekly specials, and Sunday roasts using fresh & sustainable organic produce. DJ nights on Friday and Saturday.
Five Bells 155 New Cross Road New Cross SE14 5DJ This historic pub has some fine original features and is very welcoming. There’s a stage and also a table tennis table. Significantly refurbished in 2019.
Marquis of Granby 322 New Cross Road New Cross SE14 6AG A traditional, wood panelled ex Charrington’s pub with an original central island bar and an Irish influence. Local bus stops are named after this wedge shaped landmark pub. Note The House of Toby tiling outside. Serves two regular real ales and sometimes dabbles in a third one, sometimes from a local brewery enterprise. The single handpump on one counter is not operational so you’ll be served from one of the three on another side of the island bar. During term time may be very busy with students. There are several tables on the front pavement. No dogs except assistance dogs permitted.
New Cross House 316 New Cross Road New Cross SE14 6AF A pub has existed on this site since the 1600s. This spacious, airy hostelry has a traditional feel, though not many original features now remain. There is a large garden that also includes a large outbuilding that has been converted into a twin level covered drinking area with comfortable seating. An open kitchen to the rear is complemented by a traditional pizza oven. Was refurbished in September 2023 with cask ale restored.
New Cross Inn 323 New Cross Road New Cross SE14 6AS A one roomed corner pub with some lovely original signage. This is very much a music venue with a permanent performance stage but there is a good selection of real ales and ciders on the high bar. Following a refurbishment in June 2016 there is now a basement bar call ‘The Stocks Bar’ where further real ales, ciders and over 90 spirits are available along with events such as Open Mic, Karaoke, folk and games nights take place. Card Payment only.
Royal Albert 460 New Cross Road New Cross SE14 6TJ Former Antic pub now run by Portobello Brewery. Following a 2022 refurbishment and extension the bar has a brighter and fresher look with a relaxed, homely ambience. The L-shaped bar leads to a rear conservatory and open-to-view kitchen. The clientèle is a mixture of local academia, musicians and people out for an enjoyable time. A front patio offers outside drinking. Normally up to four cask ales are available, usually one or two of which are from the house brewery plus guest beers with a mainly regional focus, including from local microbreweries. Quiz on Monday evening, life drawing on Tues evening and live jazz on Sunday, plus a DJ on from time to time. The food offering includes burgers and steak.
Shirker’s Rest 9 Lewisham Way New Cross SE14 6PP Micropub-style venue opened in early June 2022 in a former solicitor’s office opposite Goldsmiths university. A joint venture between popular local bloggers Deserter and pop-up pub specialists Camberwell Shark. In addition to the ground floor bar, there is an upstairs drinking area, also hosting art exhibitions and other events showcasing local talent, plus a small outdoor seating area. 4 handpumps, usually 3 or 4 cask ales, including a house bitter from local brewers Anspach & Hobday, plus 7 craft keg beers on tap, wine and spirits. As well as bar snacks, the venue has a free delivery arrangement with a local pizzeria. Card payment only here. **Note that last orders must be placed 30 minutes before the closing times shown.**
Skehans 1 Kitto Road New Cross SE14 5TW Impressive high ceilinged Victorian corner pub with single L-shaped bar and lots of open floor space. Popular and lively with live music every evening apart from Thursday which is quiz night. Has a Thai restaurant, “Chai’s Garden”, with a separate entrance in a converted coach house at the rear. No dogs admitted.

Museums & Galleries in the region

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in New Cross we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art Saint James’s, London 4.6 91
Deptford Pearls Mural Giffin Street, London 5 2

Are there a lot of supermarkets in New Cross?

Perhaps one of the most common amenities in New Cross would be supermarkets. Below, you will be able to tell what type of supermarket there are in New Cross and what company operates here.

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The types of restaurants

New Cross is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of New Cross.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Premier Inn London Greenwich hotel 43-81 Greenwich High Road, London 4.3 1444
Amersham Arms 388 New Cross Road, London 4.3 936
The New Cross House 316 New Cross Road, London 4.3 777
Red Planet Pizza 127 Lewisham Way, London 4.3 56
Manze’s Deptford 204 Deptford High Street, London 4.3 216
Royal Albert 460 New Cross Road, London 4.3 1049
Meze Mangal Restaurant 245 Lewisham Way, London 4.3 963
Pizza Hut Delivery 199, 201 Lewisham Way, London 4.3 221
Jasmine Garden 127 Lewisham Way, London 4.3 108
Perfect Fried Chicken London 341 New Cross Road, London 4.3 99
Goldsmiths SU Bar 10 Dixon Road, London 4.3 27
Mowley’s Fried Chicken New Cross Batavia Mews, 289 New Cross Road, London 4.3 105
Lomond Coffee Arch 7, Deptford Market Yard, Deptford High Street, London 4.3 362
Deptford Market Yard Deptford Market Yard, London 4.3 1370
SALT Deptford Unit 2, St Paul’s House, 3 Market Yard, London 4.3 874
Good Friends 2A Douglas Way, London 4.3 95
M and D Japanese Deptford 117 Deptford High Street, London 4.3 362
Jam Circus 120-122 Deptford High Street, London 4.3 722
Marcella 165A Deptford High Street, London 4.3 574
Maestro Bar Restaurant London 45 Deptford Broadway, London 4.3 157

Parks and green spaces in New Cross

Big green spaces cover the UK and London. However, it may be hard to work out just how much green space there is by just looking at a map. Here is a table below that shows you the green space of New Cross in more detail.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Little Butterfly Daycare Nursery Breakfast & After School Club The Akwaaba Centre, Grinling Place, London 5 3
Deptford Borough War Memorial Corner of Lewisham Way and Upper Brockley Road, Lewisham Way, London 4.8 6
Friendly Gardens 1 Friendly Street, London 4.1 120
Borough of Deptford Memorial Gardens 239 Lewisham Way, London 4.8 17
Charlotte Turner Gardens 5 Carrick Mews, London 4.3 53
Eckington Gardens 23B Casella Road, London 3.9 147
New Cross Gate Cutting 4 Vesta Road, London 4.4 61
DIYHELP4U 20 Stowage, London N/A N/A
Life sustainable gardens Stop U, Near, Exeter Way, London 5 1
Royal Naval Place Allotments Royal Naval Place, London 4 1
Fordham Park UK 4.3 185
Margaret McMillan Park 54 Glenville Grove, London 4 175
Evelyn Dog Fenced Park 2 Clyde Street, London 4 61
Evelyn Green Deptford, London 5 1
Luxmore Gardens Luxmore Street, London 4.7 32
Common Growth Community Garden Sandbourne Road, London 4.3 11
Folkestone gardens 51 Rolt Street, London N/A N/A
church street yard Deptford, London N/A N/A
Dog’s Park 80 Albyn Road, London 4.3 29
Evelyn’s Mulberry London N/A N/A

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of New Cross

While working from home has increased, so has the frequentation of gyms to help keep in shape. With companies like Better or Pure Gym and others, New Cross might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Iyengar Yoga Institute South London 470 New Cross Road, London 4.3 20
Wavelengths Leisure Centre Giffin Street, London 4.3 786
Hoopblast Ltd The Moonshot Centre, New Cross, London 4.3 N/A
Double Jab ABC Within the Moonshot Centre Moonshot Centre, Angus Street, London 4.3 82
JH Lifetime Care 44 Warwickshire Path, London 4.3 2
Ankor Pilates St James’ Parish Church, London 4.3 45
The Commando Temple 16 Resolution Way, London 4.3 153
kettlebell training london Units 14, 15, 16, 17 Resolution Way, London 4.3 N/A
M K Yoga 61 Lewisham Way, London 4.3 N/A
Yoga Ashtanga Vidyalaya Adolphus Street, London 4.3 N/A
MGM Gym 210-212 Edward Street, London 4.3 14
Nolan’s Boxing Gym 215-216, Railway Arches, Edward Place, London 4.3 34
FitFunActive Unit 11 Ffinch Street, London 4.3 98
BALDR CrossFit Unit 2, 82-84 Childers Street, London 4.3 16
London Kettlebell Class 16 Resolution Way, London 4.3 N/A
Go Commando 17 Resolution Way, London 4.3 2
Annie Calverley Gentle Yoga and Relaxation 21 Deptford Broadway, London 4.3 N/A
Belle Studios Wellbeing Langford House, 7 Evelyn Street, London 4.3 N/A
Susi Barnes Pilates 29 Sterling Gardens, London 4.3 N/A
Kindred Yoga Unit D, Norfolk House, Brookmill Road, London 4.3 61

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Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
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Blackheath See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
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Maze Hill See the guide here
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Evelyn See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
Bermondsey See the guide here
Surrey Quays See the guide here
Rotherhithe See the guide here
Cubitt Town See the guide here
Wapping See the guide here
Canary Wharf See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
Crofton Park See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Nunhead See the guide here
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Peckham See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
Southampton Way Estate See the guide here
Maze Hill See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Evelyn See the guide here
Greenwich Peninsula See the guide here
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Rotherhithe See the guide here
Cubitt Town See the guide here

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