We are working with partners to develop designs for a fully accessible station with more capacity and better facilities for passengers.

In June 2020, we received £1m from the Department for Transport to develop designs to improve the station for passengers.  

Currently, Peckham Rye is the busiest interchange station in the entire country without step free access to platforms or accessible facilities for passengers.

The station is also not designed for the current number of passengers using it today. Platforms, passageway and gate lines are too narrow, leading to overcrowding at peaks times.

Our proposals

We are currently developing designs for which would aim to:

  • Provide new lifts to all platforms and accessible toilets
  • Wider platforms, larger passageways, new lifts and staircases
  • Larger gate lines and entrances
  • Improved integration with the surrounding public realm, including better access into the station

Design Public Workshop

Please join us at our next design public workshop where we will be asking for your views on the design options.

The Workshop will take place by Zoom call between 18:00 – 20:00, Wednesday 21 April 2021. The workshop can be accessed here.


Feedback survey

We would like you to provide your feedback on this project. Please complete the short survey, where you can provide your comments.


Improved accessibility

  • New accessible toilets
  • New lifts at the station, making all platforms accessible for parents with buggies, people with shopping and those with mobility issues

Increased train and passenger capacity

  • Wider platforms, larger passageways, lifts, new staircases, larger gate lines and entrances would increase capacity for passengers and allow more trains to stop at the station in the future.

Improved integration with local public realm

  • The project will consider how the station integrates with the surrounding public realm, particularly the new Station Square, providing better access into the station.

Design public workshops

You can read more about the history of Peckham Rye Station by downloading the “Peckham Rye Station Chronology Presentation pdf (15Mb).

Focus group meetings

Focus Group documents

Minutes and Action tracker (PDF)
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Updated Active Issue Log (PDF)
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Next steps

The project aims to produce and agree a single option design by September 2021.  In the months ahead we will be engaging with stakeholders and people from the local community, to seek their views on the future design of the station .

Contact us

For more information, call our National Helpline on 03457 11 41 41, email us at NRSouthernProjects@networkrail.co.uk or contact us on Twitter @NetworkRailSE.