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

 

Shopping

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.

 

Eat

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

 

Drink

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

 

Properties

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.

 

Trains

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

 

Other Transport

There are various bus routes around Lee along with access by car to A2 and A20.

 

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