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Plumstead Information


Plumstead was orignally four plough lands and was given as a gift by King Edgar in the 10th Century to St Augustines Monastery near Canterbury, Kent.  The town of Plumstead is now thriving with local businesses and housing.  Former residents of Plumstead include Marvin Humes (of boy band JLS), snooker player Steve Davis, Scott Maslen (Jack Branning in Eastenders) and Tinie Tempah (musician).  Notable features include the ever popular Plumstead Common which is the site for the Annual 'Make Merry' - which is the longest running festival in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.


Plumstead is predominantly made up of period properties, however, there is also a variety of 1930's properties, as well as newer build properties.  Property in Plumstead is very reasonably priced compared to a lot of other areas in London.


Plumstead Station is located in Zone 4.

Plumstead to Cannon Street is approx 30 minutes
Plumstead to Charing Cross is approx 38-47 minutes (change at Woolwich Arsenal)
Plumstead to Victoria is approx 50 minutes (change at Cannon Street to London Underground)

South Eastern

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Primary Schools

Bannockburn Primary School with nursery (Plumstead High Street Campus, Plumstead, SE18)

Conway Primary School (Gallosson Road, Plumstad, SE18)

Gallions Mount Primary School with nursery (Purrett Road, Plumstead, SE18)

Greenslade Primary School with nursery (Erindale, Plumstead, SE18)

Rockcliffe Manor Primary School with nursery (Bassant Road, Plumstead, SE18)

South Rise Primary School with nursery (Brewery Road, Plumstead, SE18)

St Margarets C of E Primary School with nursery (St Margarets Grove, Plumstead, SE18)

St Patricks R C Primary School with nursery (Griffin Road, Plumstead, SE18)

Timbercroft Primary School with nursery (Timbercroft Lane, Plumstead, SE18)

Waterside Primary School (Robert Street, Plumstead, SE18)

Willow Dene Primary School with nursery for children with severe and complex special educational needs (Swingate Lane, Plumstead, SE18)

Secondary Schools / Colleges

Greenwich Community College (Plumstead Road, Plumstead, SE18)

Plumstead Manor (Old Mill Road, Plumstead, SE18)


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