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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Bermondsey SE1

Four words that describe Bermondsey - Unpretentious | Cool | Local | Varied

Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide: In Zone 2, Bermondsey is a diverse and vibrant neighbourhood located on the south bank of the River Thames in the Borough of Southwark. Its mix of historic architecture, thriving culture, and abundance of delicious restaurants and bars, make it a highly sought-after area to call home.

The Area

The "village" area on Bermondsey Street is a highlight of the neighbourhood, known for its trendy independent bars, restaurants, and shops. And for those who love markets, Bermondsey offers plenty of options, such as the New Caledonian Antiques Market, 
Borough Market, Spa Terminus, and Maltby Street Market.

In addition, Bermondsey is home to several local attractions, such as HMS Belfast, the London Dungeons, and Tower Bridge. The charming area of 
Shad Thames and Butlers-Wharf are also popular destinations for visitors and residents alike.


There are several state and private primary and secondary schools in Bermondsey that offer a range of educational options for families. Primary schools include St James Church of England Primary School and Snowsfields Primary School. There are a few secondary schools as well. One of them is The Southwark School and another is The Globe Academy. Additionally, Bermondsey is home to several private schools, such as The Charter School, a co-educational school rated as "Outstanding" by Ofsted and offers a range of academic and vocational qualifications.


The area is well-connected to the rest of London via several underground and overground stations and easy access to major roadways.

The Northern line can be accessed from London Bridge. The nearest underground station is Bermondsey, which is on the Jubilee line. This station provides quick and easy access to Canary Wharf, which is only two stops away, and London Bridge, which is just one stop away.

Bermondsey is popular with walk-to-work City professionals as it takes only a few minutes to reach the financial district.

In addition to the underground, Bermondsey has several overground stations, including Rotherhithe, Canada Water, and London Bridge. These stations provide connections to destinations throughout London and beyond.

For those who prefer to travel by bus, Bermondsey is well-served by several bus routes, with stops throughout the area. The buses connect Bermondsey with destinations across London, including the West End and other popular locations.


When it comes to housing, Bermondsey offers a wide range of options, from traditional Georgian and Victorian terrace houses to modern developments, warehouse conversions, and riverside properties. Prices can vary, but generally, properties in Bermondsey are more affordable than in neighboring areas.

The Music BoxThe Onyx, and The Stage are some of the luxury residential developments located in Bermondsey. All three developments are known for their luxury finishes and amenities such as a gym, pool, and 24-hour concierge service, prime locations, and spectacular views of London and the River Thames, making them popular choices for those looking for high-end living in Bermondsey.

Circa London is an independent sales and lettings agent in Bermondsey and the surrounding areas of prime central London.   If you're thinking about selling, or letting in Bermondsey or are just curious, we'd be happy to value your property and share our expertise to help you plan for your property's future. 

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