The Peckham Society The Peckham Society is the society for historic Peckham, London SE15. The Society exists to encourage interest in and to care for the environment and history of Peckham and the surrounding area. They hold frequent meetings and arrange guided tours and walks of interesting parts of the area, sometimes linked with an illustrated talk. Committee members also attend planning and conservation meetings in order that the Society can play its full part in determining local issues. The society was affiliated to The Civic Trust whilst it existed.