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Plumstead
OS Grid Reference:Template:Gbmappingsmall
Administration
Borough:Greenwich
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Kent
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:SE18
Dialling Code:020

Plumstead is a district in the London Borough of Greenwich, with the eastern end of the site of the former Woolwich Arsenal at its northern boundary and Shooters Hill to the south. Plumstead expanded rapidly in the 1880s with housing developed for Arsenal workers, two-up two-down terraced housing was common in the area close to the river and Arsenal, larger and smarter properties were developed up hill from the Thames, around Plumstead Common. It was the original home of Arsenal Football Club in the 1890s.

Celebrity gangster Dave Courtney lives in Camelot Castle, an elaborately styled victorian semi in Chestnut Rise, Plumstead.

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