Plumstead library

Brief description

This Grade II listed building is on Plumstead High Street.
Current status: Still operating as a public library. Although when it was opened it was in the London Borough of Woolwich, it is now situated in Greenwich, and run by them.

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  • Year opened: Opened by the Right Honourable John Morley MP on 17 December 1904

Photo of library today:




Old photo of library (postcard):

[to be scanned]


I visited on a Saturday (2 July 2016) and the library was open and fairly busy. Virtually all the public computer terminals were in use and there were a couple of families in the children’s section.

Web link:
Plumstead Library given listed status days before council proposals to demolish all but the facade


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