Named in 1967 after Deventer in the Netherlands. One of the Dutch-derived names of developments on either side of East Dulwich Grove, named in honour of the ’friendship link’ between the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell and Deventer, in the Netherlands. The other roads in the development are Arnhem Way, Delft Way, Hilversum Crescent, Isel Way, Kempis Way, Nimegen Way, Steen Way and Terborch Way.