Peckham Society News

Our magazine, Peckham Society News, is sent to members free of charge four times a year.

The magazine contents cover a diverse range of local topics past, present and even future. They include historic articles, reminiscences of members, information on planning changes, book reviews and reports on recent events – and much more.
We have published over 150 magazines since the first one in October 1975.

List of all PSN issues by publication year

We welcome all articles, letters, old photographs, comments, and snippets on any aspects of Peckham and Nunhead. Please send contributions to the editors:       editor(at)

Magazine Index

Peckham Society News has now been indexed. If you would like copies of any back issues, they are available for £2.00 inc. p&p or 6 copies for £10.00. Please contact the editors, above.

PSN Index 1975-2009

PSN Index 2010-2015

Index of letters up to issue 169 (Summer 2022):

Letters Index


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The Peckham Society

The Peckham Society

The Peckham Society is the amenity society for Peckham and Nunhead, SE15. It exists to encourage interest in and to care for the surrounding area.

5 years ago

The Peckham Society
The 22nd of June is the 75th anniversary of the sad bombing of the corset factory on the corner of Peckham Rye and Nunhead Lane in June 1944. 22 people, mostly young women, died in this incident. The Peckham Society encourages people to remember the unexpected & terrifying ‘Doodlebug Summer’ in Peckham and Nunhead, seventy five years ago, in June and July 1944. People can visit the commemorative sign that marks the site of this tragedy, designed and written by the Peckham Society. It is also possible to see the density of local bombing in SE15 ... See MoreSee Less
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