Monthly Archives: January 2015

Martin Spence
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My Penge: Martin Spence

‘It’s an old and venerable place’ Martin has lived in Penge since 1997. He’s the author of The Making of a London Suburb: Capital Comes to Penge, which tells the story of our little corner of the city, from the late eighteenth century to the late nineteenth. This period of 100 years sees Penge explode…

different images of alcohol set isolated
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Vote for the best pub or bar in SE20

Back in Victorian times, Penge was famous for having more pubs than is probably healthy.  Times have changed and many of those establishments have gone to the big drip tray in the sky.  However, the thirsty amongst us can still get highly refreshed in a decent number of venues and we asked for nominations for the…

dairy
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Out and About in Penge, Local Snaps by Africa Munyama

    Penge resident Africa Munyama has been out and about taking pictures of our local sights and we liked the results.   Alexandra Park at dusk   Green Chain sign at Alexandra Park   Looking under the bridges towards Penge   The old dairy   The Good Shepherd Church   Signs in Maple Road  …

local shop
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Vote for the Best Shop in Penge

Penge has plenty of excellent shops, some indeed attracting customers from all over south London. As part of our celebration of Penge’s retail delights, we asked for nominations for the best from the Penge Tourist Board Facebook group members and our Twitter followers and they came up with a list of local establishments; so many…

takeaway sign
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Vote for the Best Takeaway in SE20

Penge is certainly not short of takeaways and many are very good indeed.  We asked for nominations for the best from the Penge Tourist Board Facebook group members and our Twitter followers and they came up with a mouthwatering list of local delights for us to mull over till tea time. Mmmm, if we can…

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