Galliard Homes is a prominent name when it comes to regenerating previously unpopular areas of London including Deptford. Having previously been responsible for building a brand-new waterfront village on the nearby Greenwich Peninsula as well as a large-scale scheme made up of three separate sites collectively known at Seagar Distillery, Galliard Homes is now set to deliver a range of new homes for sale in Deptford.
Located on the south bank of the River Thames, Deptford has a historic background that has recently been transformed into a lively locale brimming with independent shops, restaurants, and bars. This creative setting is a hotspot for young buyers in search of a location on the up and with uncapped potential. The area is also attractive to Buy-to-Let investors seeking property in an emerging location with good rental yields. For 1 and 2 bed flats for sale in Deptford, read on.
Why Buy with Galliard in Deptford?
With previous successful regeneration projects in Deptford and its surrounding communities in their portfolio, Galliard Homes is a trusted name in the local area. Galliard’s latest Deptford scheme, Neptune Wharf, is set to offer a collection of private residential units overlooking Deptford Park. Our new-builds in Deptford will span six self-contained blocks, with each property offering highly-specified interiors suited to the modern city dweller.
Living in Deptford
The recent regeneration of Deptford has drastically transformed the skyline of this South-East London setting. Now ranked amongst the likes of Shoreditch and Dalston, Deptford is trendy and creative, attracting young professionals who want to reside in an up-and-coming neighbourhood. There are also lots of things to do in Deptford. Whether it's eating and drinking at Deptford’s fashionable bars and restaurants, or shopping in the local markets at the weekend, there is an abundance of things going on in this corner of the capital.
Read our guide to living in Deptford.
Transport in Deptford
As one of the more affordable locations in Zone 2, Deptford is highly attractive to first-time buyers, meaning that the demand for Deptford new builds is growing. Great transport links mean that those working in The City or Canary Wharf can appreciate a stress-free commute into Central London. Residents of Deptford enjoy just an eight minute journey time between Deptford station and London Bridge station using Southeastern Railway for onward journeys using the Northern and Jubilee lines.
Schools in Deptford
There is a fantastic standard of education in Deptford and the surrounding areas. Deptford Park Primary School – which is located just around the corner from Neptune Wharf – is an Ofsted ‘Good’ school, however, there are a number of Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ schools within the London Borough of Lewisham such as Ilderton Primary School. For secondary education, Addey & Stanhope School has been offering quality education to the Deptford community for 300 years.
Community in Deptford
Due to the location’s maritime history, Deptford’s early population was heavily shifted towards those part of the British Navy up until the Royal Navy moved out of Deptford. As with most London neighbourhoods, Deptford now enjoys a vastly diverse demographic. In the 1950s and 1960s, settlers from the Caribbean arrived in Deptford whilst more recently, the area has seen a growing Vietnamese community.
Price trends in Deptford
According to Foxtons, the average property price in Deptford has gradually increased over the past 20 years. The average sale price in the year 2000 was just £125,368, compared to in 2021 when it is was around £455,149. More recently, apartments have shown the highest volume of recorded sales in the area (Rightmove). This is likely due to the number of new construction homes in Deptford that have been completed over the past few years as Deptford’s reputation gains traction.
Buying with Galliard Homes
Neptune Wharf will provide Deptford new build apartments that are not only stylish but also affordable to buyers in search of their first home. Set to offer a high specification including fully-integrated appliances and with virtually all apartments enjoying access to a private balcony, if you are in search of a new build in Deptford, look no further than Galliard Homes. As a trusted brand, Galliard Homes will not only be there with you throughout the sales process but will also be there after completion too.
If you are looking for a flat for sale in Deptford London, get in touch with us today on 020 7620 1500.
Top features of Galliard properties in the area
As with every Galliard home, purchasers of our Deptford new build apartments can expect a quality home, attentively equipped with modern buyers in mind. Our forward-thinking approach means that we understand what is important when buying a property and we strive to provide homes that are not only in a desirable location, but that is also enticing inside too. Contemporary finishes, expansive living spaces, and access to outside space are all key features of our flats for sale in Deptford.
Register your interest in Neptune Wharf.
Help to Buy Deptford
The Help to Buy: Equity Loan is a hugely successful government scheme that allows first-time buyers to get onto the property ladder with just a 5% deposit, subject to eligibility, terms and conditions apply. The scheme allows buyers to purchase their first home using an Equity Loan of 20% or 40%, the latter being for purchases in London. The Help to Buy: Equity Loan is interest-free for the first five years, enabling new homeowners to find their feet first.
Find out more about Help to Buy.
Start the process with Galliard Homes
Purchasing a property for sale in Deptford with Galliard Homes could not be easier.
Simply register your details for Neptune Wharf on our development page, call our sales team on 020 7620 1500, or email email@example.com and one of our friendly team will be in touch to discuss your requirements in more detail.
Local History of Deptford
Deptford has a varied past with a notable maritime history. The Royal Dockyard – which was founded in 1513 – was responsible for building ships for King Henry VIII’s Navy. This key component of Deptford’s history has played a large part in what Deptford is today, with its legacy living on into modern times. Remains of The Royal Dockyard are still present in the area with dry docks and basins, amongst other features, still existing to this day.
Landmarks in Deptford
The Albany was established in 1894 and still stands today as a community arts centre for creative talent. Notably, following a fire in 1978 that saw the site burn down, Diana, Princess of Wales, re-opened the theatre in 1982.
Dating back to the 18th century, St Paul’s Deptford is known as one of the finest Baroque churches in England having been designed by Thomas Archer. Built from Portland stone, the church features a steeple and three bells and was one of 12 churches built by the New Church Commissioners.
Deptford is also home to one of the oldest suburban stations in the World: Deptford railway station.
Shopping and Entertainment in Deptford
There are many places to shop, eat and drink in Deptford, so you will never be short of places to visit. Deptford Market Yard is one of the more popular locations and is open seven days a week, satisfying residents’ passion for independent shopping. Little Nan’s Bar is a great place to visit for a drink in a kitsch setting if you are in search of somewhere with a quirky flair.
Which Zone is Deptford in?
Deptford, London SE8 is located in Zone 2 in London with Deptford Bridge sitting on the boundary of both Zones 2 and 3. Deptford Bridge station – which is served by the DLR – transports commuters into Canary Wharf in less than 15 minutes and The City in around 25 minutes.
Is Deptford a good place to buy?
Thanks to its relaxed drinking and dining culture, ample choice of independent boutiques, and choice of modern properties, Deptford is proving itself to be an excellent place to buy. Deptford also benefits from a great community spirit making it ideal for those new to the area and for families.
Are there many things to do in Deptford?
There are several parks dotted around Deptford as well as the Creekside Discovery Centre which is fantastic for kids. The Creekside Discovery Centre offers endless learning opportunities for all ages with low tide walks being particularly popular with locals. Alternatively, chill out at one of Deptford’s local parks or get involved with the community at The Albany.
What is Deptford famous for?
Best known for its maritime history, Deptford was home to Deptford Dockyard between the 16th and late 19th centuries. During its time, Peter The Great – emperor of the Russian empire – gained much hands-on experience, spending a lot of time working in the dockyard.