Bermondsey SE1 / SE16

Bermondsey Overview

Living in Bermondsey SE1 / SE16

Bermondsey is located just South of the London city center. It has a rich history and interesting architecture. There is a mix of old and new and revitalization in the area makes it one of the most sought-after and best places to live in London. If you are looking to move to  London, you should consider Bermondsey.


Bermondsey Property Value

Bermondsey property is currently considered a good investment. Home prices in Bermondsey are more affordable than other area within London. Yet, Bermondsey residents are located close to London city center and have convenient access to the rail station. So, you get the best of both worlds – quick access to the city without the expensive price tag.

Bermondsey has a variety of residential properties to choose from flats and apartments to houses. You will find a mix of historical building converted to housing as well as new modern developments. There is a price and home to fit almost every budget and lifestyle.


Shad Thames

Shad Thames – Bermondsey -SE1


5 Things Bermondsey Residents Love

  • Close to London work centers and entertainment
  • Affordable
  • Small community feel – more relaxed
  • Convenient access to rail and transportation
  • Revitalization supporting small local business


 The Bermondsey Lifestyle

Bermondsey has a more relaxed lifestyle than the city core. You can walk to local shops and parks and enjoy the local crafts and flavors. On the one hand, architecture is transformed into modern craft breweries, art galleries and cafés with old world character and friendly faces. On the other hand, Bermondsey is experiencing modern growth with new developments catering to young professionals who want to live close to London without all the hustle and bustle.

The Bermondsey markets and local shops under the arches

The Bermondsey markets and local shops under the arches


Top 5 Areas for Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping in Bermondsey

 Visiting Bermondsey? Here are some of the activities Bermondsey residents enjoy:

Bermondsey Parks – The Bermondsey Spa Gardens and Southwark Park where you can sit and read, jog or let the kids play. You may also enjoy Leathermarket Gardens with beautiful rose gardens and greenspace, or Poter’s Field Park located on River Thames with a view of Tower Bridge.

Bermondsey Culture – Bermondsey is full of culture. Once known for leather trading and food processing, Bermondsey has blossomed and is now an art mecca for established and new talent in many genres. You will also find buildings and areas with historical interest. Take a walk down Bermondsey Street and breath in the history or visit a museum like Bermondsey’s White Cube.

White Cube Gallery in Bermondsey

White Cube Gallery in Bermondsey Street SE1

Bermondsey Dining – The Bermondsey food scene has all the variety you would expect in a large metropolitan area like London but with more character and charm. Bermondsey hosts some of the best local craft breweries, French and Italian cafés, and fresh markets in the area.

Bermondsey Shopping – Bermonsdey shopping options are abundant. Try these Bermondsey markets:


Bermpndsey Street

Bermondsey Street SE1


Bermondsey Schools



Kintore Way Nursery School and Children’s Centre


Primary Schools

Boutcher Church of England Primary School

Galleywall Primary

Grange Primary School

Ilderton Primary School

John Keats Primary School

Phoenix Primary School

Riverside Primary School

Rotherhithe Primary School

Snowsfields Primary School

Southwark Park Primary School

St James’ Church of England Primary School

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School


Secondary Schools

City of London Academy (Southwark)

Compass School Southwark

Harris Academy Bermondsey

St Michael’s Catholic College

St Saviour’s and St Olave’s Church of England School

Walworth Academy


Buy or Sell Properties in Bermondsey

Alex and Matteo Estate Agents are your Bermondsey real estate experts. Whether you are looking to buy, sell or let property in Bermondsey, or surrounding areas Alex and Matteo are happy to answer your real estate questions and provide a free property valuation or market appraisal.

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