About New Cross

Once a heavily wooded land known as Hatcham, New Cross is now a diverse urban area six miles from central London. Home to traditional pubs, wholesome cafes and delicious restaurants of all cuisines, New Cross has plenty to offer.


Our Dexters Estate Agents in New Cross are local property experts who can help find you and your family the perfect home. Here are some helpful guides on everything you need to know about living in this popular neighbourhood:

Local Amenities

Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, is a free public art gallery which hosts international artists, projects and residencies. With talks, performances, films and other events available, it is a ‘must see’ expressive environment.


The conservation area of Telegraph Hill Park is a much-loved green space by the locals. Divided into two sections, there are magnificent views of London. With a children’s playground, basketball and tennis courts, a quaint pond and an ornamental garden, there are hours of fun to be had here.



New Cross also has a number of schools, providing education for children from nursery to secondary school age including:

St James’s Hatcham Church of England Primary School

Kender Primary School

Addey and Stanhope School

Haberdashers’ Hatcham College



Located in Zone 2, New Cross has great transport links. With Southeastern mainline and London Overground stations, there are services to Highbury & Islington, Victoria, Croydon and London Bridge.


Bus routes to and from New Cross are regular and include numbers 172  (to St. Pauls), 225  (to Canda Water), 453 (to Marylebone) and 436 to (Battersea Park).


Living in New Cross

Whether you are looking to rent or buy, New Cross has a wide range of homes to suit every style. Many streets have large, terraced and semi-detached Victorian and Edwardian properties. Alternatively, there are also Gothic-style houses or new build flats available.

Contact your local experts at Dexters New Cross Estate Agents who will be more than happy to help you find the perfect property.

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