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Giffin Square. Situated a two minute walk from Deptford Station and five minutes from New Cross Overground, Giffin Square is a public space that is also regularly used for activities and events. Deptford Market is held across the road every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on Douglas Way and Deptford High Street.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  40% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 6 minutes from Giffin Square
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  23% off
South Quay, E14 | 31 minutes from Giffin Square
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £46  42% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 34 minutes from Giffin Square
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Giffin Square
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APT Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Harold Works, 6 Creekside, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
Charity organisation and gallery A.P.T. in Harold Wharf, on the banks of Deptford Creek, was set up in 1995 by a group of artists to provide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paynes and Borthwick Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
15 Borthwick Street, SE8 | 5 minutes from Giffin Square
Two wharves, Paynes, built in 1860, and Borthwick, built in 1934, both mostly demolished in 2004, have been incorporated into a £120 million riverside development. The ... More
 
 
 
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Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 13 minutes from Giffin Square
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd June 2019 - 7.30pm
Giffin Square, Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Literary & Education, Poetry....More
 
 
 
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Rob Auton: The Time Show (Work In Progress)
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 25th, 26th and 27th June 2019 - 7.30pm
Giffin Square, Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
This is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking. Following on from previous shows about hair, sleep, talking, water, faces, the sky and yellow, Rob now turns ...More
 
 
 
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An Alternative July Gathering
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 12th July 2019 - 8pm
Giffin Square, 32 Deptford Church Street, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
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Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Trinity Laban building, a place where excellence in ... More
 
 
 
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The Albany
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Originally established in 1894 as the Deptford Fund, The Albany has a long history of entertaining within the Deptford community. But it was in the early ... More
 
 
 
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Bonnie Bird Theatre @ Laban
London > Entertainment > Theatres
30 Creekside, SE8 | 4 minutes from Giffin Square
The Bonnie Bird Theatre is the Laban centre's chic modern performance space. Designed by Tate Modern architects, Herzog & de Meuron, the Laban building is a ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Giffin Square

The best shops and markets near Giffin Square
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Deptford Market Yard
London > Shopping > Markets
Market Yard, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
A lovely collection of shops, bars and restaurants, Deptford Market Yard makes good use of the 14 railway arches next to Deptford ... More
 
 
 
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Buster Mantis
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
3-4 Resolution Way, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
A Jamaican restaurant, bar and a work space for creatives, all within two converted railway arches in a tiny alleyway on Deptford High ... More
 
 
 
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The Deptford Project Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
121-123 Deptford High Street, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
For once, you won't care that this train carriage isn't going anywhere. Pitched on Deptford High Street, the disused 1960s South East Train carriage has been ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
The café, Feast Your Eyes at Laban, at this landmark dance venue serves healthy bites in an award winning building for which architects Jacques Herzog and ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3.6 miles from Giffin Square
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.7 miles from Giffin Square
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 19 minutes from Giffin Square
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 21 minutes from Giffin Square
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from Giffin Square
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 37 minutes from Giffin Square
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Giffin Square.
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The Royal Albert
London > Nightlife > Pubs
460 New Cross Road, Deptford, SE14 | 5 minutes from Giffin Square
Freehouse very well received by the locals who include Goldsmith's Art College students and indie kids. Under its previous guise (as the Paradise Bar), Bloc Party, ... More
 
 
 
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The Amersham Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
388 New Cross Road, SE14 | 6 minutes from Giffin Square
... More
 
 
 
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
... More
 
 
 
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Giffin Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 14 minutes from Giffin Square
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 32 minutes from Giffin Square
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 34 minutes from Giffin Square
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Giffin Square.
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2 miles from Giffin Square
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 14 minutes from Giffin Square
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
 

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Shoot From The Hip Impro Comedy
Comedy | On 19th June 2019 

Up the Creek 12 minutes walk from Giffin Square

Improvisational comedy from the critically acclaimed troupe....More

Pre-Edinburgh Comedy Festival
Comedy | Until 28th July 2019 

Cutty Sark 14 minutes walk from Giffin Square

In the year that it celebrates its 150th anniversary, the historic Cutty Sark is dishing out the laughs with the ...More

Cutty Sark 150
Cutty Sark 150
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2019 

Cutty Sark 14 minutes walk from Giffin Square

The last surviving tea clipper and the fastest ship of its time, the Cutty Sark marks its 150th anniversary in ...More

 
Marvellous Moons
Exhibitions | Until 20th March 2020 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 17 minutes walk from Giffin Square

Photographs showing the wide variety of moons of the Solar System, from our familiar Moon to the lava world of ...More

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Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Omer Meir Wellber, the new chief conductor of ...More

 
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Concerts | On 30th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Three-time Grammy Award winning singer from Benin, West ...More

 
Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams
Concerts | On 14th July 

Hyde Park

The one-time Take That showman, Robbie Williams, who has received a record 17 Brit Awards ...More

 
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
Concerts | On 6th July 

Hyde Park

The legendary singer-songwriter and musician performs his classic material from across his career. Stevie Wonder ...More

 
Florence + The Machine
Florence + The Machine
Concerts | On 13th July 

Hyde Park

Singer-songwriter Florence Welch leads her indie and folk-influenced pop outfit in an open air concert ...More

 
Celine Dion
Celine Dion
Concerts | On 5th July 

Hyde Park

The critically-acclaimed, award-winning Canadian singer performs her soft-rock and pop numbers from across her career. ...More

 
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
Concerts | On 7th July 

Hyde Park

The iconic singer, actress and theatre star performs her widely-recognised songs, including Guilty, Woman In ...More

 
Gigi's Hoxton
Gigi's Hoxton
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Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
The Lillie Langtry
The Lillie Langtry
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One of the great untouched jewels of west London and a well known pub in ...More

 
The Duke of Sussex
The Duke of Sussex
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Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium has one of the ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
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On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
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Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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