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.
5 Things Bermondsey Residents Love
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.
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.
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:
Kintore Way Nursery School and Children’s Centre
Boutcher Church of England Primary School
St James’ Church of England Primary School
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School
City of London Academy (Southwark)
St Saviour’s and St Olave’s Church of England School
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.