With a traditional flea market, bustling high street and a string of independent outlets, shopping in Deptford gives you a bit of everything. Forget the big high street names – here you’ll fall in love with one-of-a-kind homewares and delis that pride themselves on the very best in local produce.
Vintage lover? You’re going to have to browse the market. And for something more unusual head to the restored railway arch outlets at Market Yard for a fab mix of independents. Offering a bit of everything including clothing, food and homeware -Deptford is a great place to shop local.
Deptford Market houses a traditional flea market – a constant feature of this part of the city that’s remained for hundreds of years. Run by locals, for locals, you can rummage and barter to your heart’s content. It’s open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9am – 5.30pm. You’ll find vintage clothing, fabrics, accessories, trinkets, homewares, fresh produce and street food. Perfect for every shopaholic.
DOUGLAS WAY, DEPTFORD HIGH STREET SE8 3PQ
It may only be quarter of a mile long, but it packs a whole lot in. You’ll find a buzzing Street Market, Market Yard, a library, church, great restaurants, cafes and independent stores. It’s not a typical British high street and we mean that in a good way! If shopping local is important to you, Deptford is a great place to live.
DEPTFORD HIGH STREET SE8 3PR
A kitsch new piece of clothing. Spanish wine and tapas to have with your friends. You’ll find lots of niche but wonderful items and experiences at Market Yard. The 14 former railway arches offer an alternative shopping experience, filled with independent stores, cafes and restaurants.
In the market for some stylish new sneakers? Perhaps you’re planning a quiet night in with friends and want to stock up on some tasty Spanish wine and tapas? Then look no further than Market Yard, where you’ll find a dedicated space for independent shops, cafés and restaurants. And as it’s located next door to Deptford Station, you can call in on your way home from work for a spot of retail therapy or just a well-deserved drink.
NR DEPTFORD HIGH STREET, SE8 3PQ
Calling all homeware lovers. Aladdin’s Cave, Deptford is a salvage shop filled to the brim with eccentric and utterly lovely housey things. Described by Drew Pritchard of TV’s “Salvage Hunters” as “a little snapshot of real, old London”, it’s an experience to even just visit. Treasures include items like reclaimed floorboards, chandeliers, tiled fireplaces and chintzy fine china sets. Chairs are a bit of a speciality but don’t be alarmed if you find some of them hanging from the ceiling!
72 LOAMPIT HILL SE13 7SX
This fashion forward clothing store opened in 2005 selling on-trend menswear from brands like Carharrt, Norse Projects, Fred Perry, Obey, Stussy, Penfield and more. It’s now widened the mix of clothing It sells and now offers a womenswear range too. Expect brands like Paul Smith, Fabienne Chapot and Ganni. Great for an investment piece or some style staples if you don’t fancy a trip into central London.
23 NELSON ROAD, GREENWICH SE10 9JB
Need to pick up a gift for that dinner party? Or maybe treat yourself to some modern homeware? This cool lifestyle store is located in the first arch at Deptford Market Yard and it’s pretty special. Special because it promotes designers from the local area and further afield, so you’re sure to find something that nobody else has.
Make time for a good browse and you’ll find an eclectic mix of carefully selected stock including statement jewellery, funky kitchen items, sweet-smelling candles, quirky cards, chic ceramics and much more.
ARCH 1, DEPTFORD MARKET YARD SE8 3PQ