London Borough of Lewisham
Lee is in the London Borough of Lewisham, being bordered by Hither Green, Lewisham, Grove Park, Blackheath, and Eltham. A multi-million pound regeneration programme is planned in the heart of Lee at Lee Green crossroads shopping area with a new supermarket, new shops, restaurants, offices, and parking.
Did you know?
- Two public houses, The Old Tigers Head and The New Tigers Head were important features of Lee Green crossroads. Some claim The Old Tigers Head was always the newer of the two. Sadly the New Tigers Head called last orders for the final time in 2006 and only the Old Tigers Head remains open.
Look out for
Manor House Gardens – A public park and gardens, with an ornamental pond situated in Lee. It’s great for a day out with the kids feeding the ducks or playing in the playground
Sutcliffe Park – This park features a Sports Centre owned by Better Leisure, which has a skate park, climbing wall, athletics track, and soft play area. Sutcliffe park is rich in wildlife and the river Quaggy meanders through the park
David Lloyd Leisure Centre – This popular leisure centre features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym, tennis courts, kids holiday club, and a creche service making it a great option for families
As well as the local parades of shops in Lee, a wide range of High Street shops and a major a shopping precinct can be found in Lewisham town centre. Blackheath Village is also close by and features a number of independent shops and boutiques. Bluewater is only a 20 minutes drive along the A2.
Lucianos Ristorante – A cosy Italian restaurant specialising in stone-baked pizza
Cabrera Steakhouse – A contemporary restaurant serving a range of different steaks
Caspians Persian Restaurant – Family owned Persian restaurant serving food from Iran
The Lord Northbrook Pub – A renovated Victorian pub with live music nights
The Crown Tavern – Large and airy pub with extensive outdoor seating
The Summerfield Tavern – Traditional British pub with a modern twist
A diverse mix of Victorian, Edwardian, pre-war and post-war ranging from one bedroom flats to large Victorian Villas attracting young professionals and families alike. Lee Manor conservation area, McKenzie development, Courtlands development are some of the popular areas.
Lee to London Charing Cross in 24 minutes
Lee to London Bridge in 14 minutes
Grove Park to London Charing Cross in 25 minutes
Grove Park to London Bridge in 13 minutes
Blackheath & Kidbrooke line to London Victoria in 27 minutes
Blackheath & Kidbrooke line to London Charing Cross in 22 minutes
Lewisham DLR to Bank DLR in 27 minutes
There are various bus routes around Lee along with access by car to A2 and A20.