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Steve Davis
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Plumstead is a green and friendly south-east London suburb with close connections to Woolwich. In the second half of the 1800s, Plumstead grew rapidly as homes were built to accommodate workers at the Royal Arsenal, the country's leading manufacturer of military equipment, weapons and ammunition. Today, the Arsenal marks the boundary between Woolwich and Plumstead, and although it ceased production in 1967, its 76 acres are now being thoroughly regenerated with new housing, shops and landscaping. The historic, listed buildings have been painstakingly restored and Firepower - The Royal Artillery Museum is also housed within the complex. Plumstead benefits considerably from its proximity to the impressive sights of Woolwich and Greenwich, a little further west, while offering a quieter base for visitors. At the heart of the neighbourhood are Plumstead Common and Winn's Common, two large stretches of heathland and grassland with a variety of sporting facilities. Especially pleasant spots in and around the Commons include Slade Ponds, a tranquil wildfowl habitat, and a nature reserve. Further east, Bostall Hill Park affords lovely views from its summit. Adjoining it are Lesnes Abbey Woods, a beautiful expanse of woodland complete with pathways and a secure area protecting rare plants and animals.


Dance - Dorothy Marshall Dance Studio


Gallions Mount Primary School


Abbey Wood Short Stay

Sports Clubs

Greenwich RFC (Rugby Union)

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Abbey Wood Short Stay (0.80 miles)

Abbey Wood Short Stay

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EOT 2 star rating house situated in Abbey wood, 17 minutes into London by train, 8 minutes into Greenwich for Canary Wharf. Abbey wood station, 7 min walk. Our Digital ... More

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Comfort Zone @ Vista River View Serviced Apartments (1.45 miles)

Comfort Zone @ Vista River View Serviced Apartments

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Why use Comfort Zone Apartments Ltd?You won't want to use a hotel ever again once you've stayed in a luxurious Self-Catering Serviced Apartment from Comfort Zone.Comfort Zone specialise in letting ... More

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London Docklands Apartments (1.75 miles)

London Docklands Apartments

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Set on the banks of the Thames, this stunning 'wow factor' development commands superb views over the river and City. Ideal for accessing the 02 Arena, ExCel ... More

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Premier Inn London Beckton (2.53 miles)

An ideal location, this Premier Inn is just 3 miles from London City Airport, situated next door to DLR Beckton and only 2 miles from East Ham/Plaistow underground stations. Our London Beckton Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website

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Travelodge London City Airport (2.71 miles)

Conveniently placed, the Travelodge London City Airport hotel can be found just half a mile from London City Airport. Situated outside the London Congestion Zone and with excellent access to Greenwich, Docklands and the O2 ... More | visit website

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The Antigalllican (2.87 miles)

The Antigalllican
The Antigallican Hotel is a B&B Hotel which is also suitable for budget travelers. Conveniently located between historical Greenwich, the forthcoming Olympic Village Site and the famous Millennium dome. When visiting The ... More | visit website
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Bexleyheath Marriott (3.18 miles)

Bexleyheath Marriott

Classic service and flexibility combine for an outstanding experience at the Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel. Located close to Junction 2 of the M25 and easily accessible to London, Greenwich, the O2 Arena and Bluewater, Europe’s largest ... More | visit website

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Travelodge London Barking (3.19 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn London Docklands (Excel) (3.20 miles)

Premier Inn London Docklands (Excel)
London Docklands ExCel Travel Inn is conveniently located next to the ExCel exhibition centre in Royal Victoria Dock. Minutes from City airport and Canary Wharf and just 30 minutes away from central London. The hotel ... More | visit website
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Ibis Barking (3.36 miles)

Ibis Barking

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This recently refurbished hotel offers free parking and a convenient location, 10 minutes' drive from the O2 and ExCeL exhibition centres and 20 minutes from Tower Bridge and central London. The Ibis ... More

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