Landscape character assessment is a process used to describe and articulate what is special and distinctive
about a particular place by identifying recognisable patterns of elements or characteristics that make one
landscape different from another.
This report presents a summary of the history and character of Deptford within the borough of Lewisham. It has
been prepared by consultants at AECOM on behalf of Locality, working closely with the Deptford Neighbourhood
Action Neighbourhood Forum (DNA) and is based on a detailed appraisal of the area carried out through desk
study and fieldwork.