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A Day in Good Company: Your Sustainable Guide to Peckham

Thinking of spending a day out and about in London? How about a visit to Peckham? Bursting with culture, history and a burgeoning sustainability scene, this eclectic district is also home to a number of ethical businesses that are perfect for those keen on conscious consumerism. Come, be in good company in Peckham, and join us on this green journey.

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Morning: Start with Nature in Peckham Rye Park & Common

Begin your day with a leisurely stroll in the serene Peckham Rye Park & Common. Filled with lush greens and an ample dose of fresh air, it's an urban oasis that invites you to reconnect with nature and start your day on a peaceful note.

Mid-Morning: Refill and Reuse at Gather

Next up, head over to Gather on Bellenden Road, a local store winning accolades for its commitment to sustainability. It's more than just a shopping destination; it's a hub for the community to come together and learn about living a life of less waste. They offer a plethora of items from pantry essentials to personal care products, all in refillable containers, making it easy for you to ditch single-use plastic.

Location: 121 Bellenden Rd, London SE15 4QY

Find it on Gandde Maps: here

Afternoon: Discover Treasures at Charity Shops with a Coffee in Hand

After a delightful lunch, dive into the heart of Peckham's dynamic second-hand shopping scene. Right on the high street, you'll find the distinctive Shop from Crisis. Here, not only can you browse through high-quality clothing, but you can also pause for a moment in their in-house coffee shop. Sip on a rich, aromatic cup of Crisis coffee as you explore their selection of pre-loved items. You'll certainly be in good company while contributing to a worthy cause.

Location: Crisis, 160 Rye Lane, London, SE15 4NB

Find it on Gandde Maps: here

Just around the corner from Shop from Crisis, your second-hand shopping spree continues at TRAID, a charity devoted to transforming waste into resources and combating the environmental and social impacts of our clothes. It's a goldmine of circular fashion that allows you to both shop responsibly and find some standout pieces for your wardrobe.

The thrifting doesn't stop there. Don't miss a visit to the nearby British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Sense charity shops. Hidden among their shelves, you'll uncover countless pre-loved gems waiting to be discovered. Shopping in Peckham's charity shops is not just about retail, it's about being part of a movement, and what better company to be in than that?

Location: TRAID, 14-16 Rye Ln, London SE15 5BS

Find it on Ganddee Maps: here

Late Afternoon: A Trip Down Memory Lane at Vintique

Before you wrap up your shopping spree, don't miss a visit to Vintique. This treasure trove of mid-century, vintage and sustainable furniture is a must-visit for those in search of one-of-a-kind pieces with a story. With a range of interior accessories and furniture items, you'll be sure to find a unique piece to take home.

Location: Unit 13, Station Passage, Queens Road, Peckham, London SE15 2JR

Find it on Ganddee Maps: here

Evening: Sunset at Telegraph Hill Upper Park

End your day on a high note with a visit to Telegraph Hill Upper Park. With its beautiful views over London, it's the perfect spot to catch the sunset and reflect on your fulfilling day in Peckham.

Join us on Ganddee and make every day an adventure in good company, as we guide you to sustainable and ethical lifestyle choices in London and beyond.


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