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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Elephant & Castle SE1

A new identity is being carved out for this Zone 1 town, with new homes, a park 
and funky street food and entertainment venues.

Elephant & Castle SE1 Area Guide: Elephant & Castle, located in the London Borough of Southwark, is currently undergoing one of Europe's most ambitious and large-scale regeneration projects. The £3 billion development aims to transform this Zone 1 district, heavily bombed during the First and Second World Wars, into a modern town of shiny tower blocks.

One of the new developments in the area is The Strata Tower, also known as the "Razor," a 43-floor iconic black-and-white building that boasts three wind turbines on its rooftop. Other new builds include Metro Central Heights and 
One The Elephant. However, in contrast to the recent developments, the area also preserves its historic charm with the preservation of Georgian and Victorian terraced houses in the West Square conservation area.

In addition to the new developments, Elephant & Castle has also seen a resurgence in its local culture, with an influx of independent shops, theatres, marketplaces, and museums such as The Imperial War Museum, Cinema Museum, and galleries.

Burgess Park is Southwark's largest park for those who love the outdoors and an excellent spot for a peaceful stroll, fishing, picnics, and sports. The park also features a café, children's playground, world gardens, and barbecue areas.

The area's transport links are also a significant draw, making it easy to get around London from Elephant & Castle. Commuting options include the Elephant & Castle underground station, served by the Northern and Bakerloo lines, connecting to the City and West End. In addition, South Eastern Trains and Thameslink provide services to St Pancras and beyond. Elephant & Castle is also a prime spot for buses with 29 bus routes, including 
King's Cross, Liverpool Street, Shoreditch, Tottenham Court Court Road, Holborn, and Oxford Circus. There are many cycle routes and points for picking up Santander bikes.

Elephant & Castle is a fantastic place that caters to all demographics and budgets, from city commuters to families looking for a new home. With its combination of modern developments, preserved historic charm, great local culture, and excellent transportation links, it's a neighbourhood worth considering.

Circa London is an independent sales and lettings agent in Elephant & Castle and the surrounding areas of prime central London.  If you're thinking about selling, letting 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.

Some developments in Elephant & Castle:

One the Elephant
Bezier Apartments
One Blackfriars 
Two Fifty One
Strata Tower
Metro Central Heights

Conquest Tower
West Grove

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