Messrs Dring Family Butchers of Royal Hill. Halcyon blogs is a family-run secondhand blogshop in Greenwich specialising in a range of new, used and antiquarian blogs. The Cheese Board in Royal Hill attracts a regular gourmet clientele from a wide area, and there is a specialist fresh fish shop around the corner.
Maritime blogs is one of the country’s foremost blogshops on naval and maritime history. Maritime blogs has now moved from central Greenwich to these premises in Royal Hill.
The Creaky Shed fruit and vegetable shop on Royal Hill displays pumpkins for Halloween.
The OREO organic cafe opposite the Greenwich Picturehouse on Greenwich High Road.
Spread Eagle Antiques carries on an old family calling.
Map Of Greenwich London Photo Gallery
The milk is still delivered daily to homes and businesses in Greenwich.
The weekly rubbish collection.
The Greenwich Sea Cadets, with the London Greenwich Fire Brigade in attendance.
The Hungry Hut Cafe in Norman Road, where you would always get a warm smile and delicious food from Tracey, closed in November 2011, alas.
Made in Greenwich is an newly-opened, artist-run community interest company showcasing and promoting work made in, around and about Greenwich. The Hothouse @ Made in Greenwich will host workshops, storytelling, debates and videos, linking the spoken and written work with images.
The Royal Teas cafe on Royal Hill specialises in ‘Full English’ breakfasts, traditional teas with scones and home-made cakes.
The London Marathon assembles annually in Greenwich Park on the Grand Avenue, starts eastwards on Blackheath along Shooters Hill Road, before turning left down towards the River and then left again running westwards through central Greenwich. There were 35,000 competitors in 2011 and 37,500 in 2012. The London Wheelchair Marathon (opposite, bottom) takes place on the same day – the 2012 men’s and women’s races were won by Britons David Weir and Shelly Woods.
Through the year there are many other such events open to the public, with shorter charity runs and walks on Blackheath and round Greenwich Park.
The covered Central Market is open Wednesday to Sunday, and busiest at weekends and Bank Holidays.