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Deptford tour

This walk starts outsisde 439 New Crosss Road and terminates at the river steps at Watergate Street, Deptford. Duration 1 hour, 10 minutes. Starting with the 1981 New Cross Fire we journey back through time to 16th century Deptford waterfront and the beginnings of Britain's connections to the slave trade.

 

Itinerary

New Cross Fire - Deptford race riots of 1948 - Black people in 18th century Deptford - St Paul's church and the 'Black Poor' - 18th century Black dockers in Deptford - St Paul's church and St Nicholas' - Watergate Street.

 

All tours are priced at £8 per adult and £5 for under 18s.

 

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