Southwark Area Guide

Southwark is a district of Central London situated in the northwestern portion of the London Borough of Southwark. The London Borough of Southwark in south London forms part of Inner London and is connected by bridges across the River Thames to the City of London. It was created in 1965 when three smaller council areas amalgamated under the London Government Act 1963.

  • Total Area: 11.14 sq mi (28.85 km2)
  • Total Population: 318,830

Southwark Rental Overview

Apartment Type Rental in Pound Sterling
Studio Apartments £299
1BHK £437
2BHK £559
3BHK £679
4BHK £866
5BHK £1050

Public Transport in Southwark

  • Bus: 343, 344, 381, 59
  • Train: SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY, SOUTHEASTERN, THAMESLINK
  • Tube: BAKERLOO, CENTRAL, DISTRICT, JUBILEE, NORTHERN

List of districts in Southwark

  • Bankside
  • Bermondsey
  • Borough/Southwark (historic Southwark)
  • Camberwell
  • Crystal Palace
  • Denmark Hill
  • Deptford (eastern corner of Surrey Quays)
  • Dulwich
  • Dulwich Village
  • East Dulwich
  • Elephant and Castle
  • Herne Hill
  • Honor Oak
  • Kennington
  • Newington
  • Nunhead
  • Peckham
  • Peckham Rye
  • Rotherhithe
  • Surrey Quays
  • Walworth
  • West Dulwich

Schools near Southwark

Southwark Park Primary School Snowsfields Primary School Grange Primary School
John Ruskin Primary School Oliver Goldsmith Primary School Ivydale Primary School
Victory Primary School Michael Faraday Primary School Riverside Primary School
Robert Browning Primary School Tower Bridge Primary School Pilgrims Way Primary School
Brunswick Park Primary School Bellenden Primary School Townsend Primary School
Rotherhithe Primary School Compass School Southwark Crawford Primary School
Ilderton Primary School Lyndhurst Primary School

Beaches near Southwark

Bermondsey Beach Penguin Beach Dock Beach
Brighton Beach Bell Wharf Beach Westcliff Beach
Champion’s Wharf Play Beach

Parks near Southwark

Southwark Park Potters Fields Park Burgess Park
Nelson Square Park Long Lane Park Dickens Square Park
Paterson Park Elephant Park

Malls near Southwark

Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre Hay’s Galleria One New Change
Surrey Quays La Placita Mall The Mall Peckham

Supermarkets near Southwark

M&S Simply Food Tesco Metro Tesco Express
Londis St James Super Market London Superway Supermarket
Little Waitrose & Partners South Bank Tower Morrisons Xtra Save Supermarket

Restaurants in Southwark

O Ver Borough – Italian Restaurant Silka Borough Market Casse-Croûte
Chimichurris José Tom Simmons – Tower Bridge
Lobos Meat and Tapas Fine Foods – Locanda del Melo The Breakfast Club London Bridge
Boro Bistro Gaucho Tower Bridge Caravan Bankside
Tower Tandoori Restaurant Wright Brothers Borough Market Where The Pancakes Are

Cinemas near Southwark

Moving Pictures Cinema Curzon Sea Containers Kino Bermondsey
ODEON BFI IMAX Curzon Aldgate ODEON Surrey Quays
BFI Southbank Peckhamplex Cineworld West India Quay
Whirled Cinema Ritzy Cinema and Cafe East Dulwich Picturehouse & Cafe

Nightlife / Clubs / Bars near Southwark

The Steel Yard Nightclub The Prince of Wales Brixton La Pollera Colora
Brixton Jamm Ministry of Sound Retro Bar
Rumba Tropical The Lighthouse Bar and Club
XOYO The Roxy Proud Cabaret

Hospitals near Southwark

London Bridge Hospital Guy’s Hospital Kings college hospital
Guy’s Cancer Centre York Clinic LondonPsychiatrists
St Thomas’ Hospital St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Religious Places near Southwark

Southwark Cathedral St Thomas’ Church, Southwark St George’s Cathedral, Southwark
Christ Church Southwark St Peter’s Church, Walworth St. Giles Church, Camberwell
Metropolitan Tabernacle St Mary’s Church, Rotherhithe All Saints Church

Hotels near Southwark

Holiday Inn Express London – Southwark Travelodge London Central Southwark Novotel London Bridge
Residence Inn by Marriott London Bridge The Tower Hotel London Bridge Hotel
The Bermondsey Square Hotel citizenM London Bankside hotel

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