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GUIDE TO HOUSES IN LONDON BRIDGE

OVERVIEW 

The area of London Bridge and Borough stretches between two landmark bridges; London Bridge and Tower Bridge on the River Thames. It is one of the oldest areas of London and busiest commuter hubs. London Bridge and Borough witnessed an extensive regeneration during the last decade and is currently home to famous museums such as the Tate Modern, landmarks such as the Shard, the gastronomic destination of Borough Market, City Hall, office developments and residential areas. 

HOUSES IN LONDON BRIDGE AND BOROUGH 

Houses in London Bridge and Borough area are mainly period townhouses clustered around Trinity Square and Trinity Church Street. Larger houses are spread between three and four floors with beautiful private gardens. The houses overlook quiet residential streets providing the feeling of a community within a short distance from Central London and the City.

MY LONDON BRIDGE AND BOROUGH 

London Bridge and Borough is a vibrant area with many world-famous museums, the landmark building of the Shard - the tallest building in Europe - as well as many restaurants and bars. It is also home to Borough Market, which attracts tourists and Londoners alike every day.

The area provides its residents with a nice blend of historic London, quiet residential streets and good transport connections. It is particularly popular among finance and banking professionals as well as professional sharers, whereas flats situated near Borough Market tend to attract representatives of creative and artistic jobs. Homes in London Bridge and Borough are also popular with students both from the UK and overseas due to its central and vibrant location as well as its easy access to the key universities of London.

PROPERTY MARKET TRENDS 

 Property type Sale £,000 Rent £pw
Cottage/Mews 2/3 bedrooms 1,200,000 750
Family house, 4 beds, 2 baths, garden 1,800,000 1,000
Large family house, 5+ beds, 2 baths, garden 2,500,000 1,100

TRANSPORT

  • Tube: The closest stations are London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern Lines) and Borough (Northern line)
  • Rail: London Bridge Station is served by Southern, Thameslink and South Eastern services and provides links between Charing Cross and South East London, Kent, East Sussex and numerous destinations in South East England
  • Bus: Routes 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 344, RV1 as well as Night Bus routes N21, N133 and N199
  • Road: A2, A3, A200, B300, A2198, A3200, Tower Bridge Road
  • Airport: Gatwick can be reached from London Bridge station through Southern/Thameslink. City airport can be easily accessed from Bank Station, located on the opposite side of the London Bridge
  • Thames Clipper: Thames Clipper services serve Millennium Pier and London Bridge City Pier

EDUCATION

Name Address  Telephone Ofsted
Tower Bridge Primary School Fair St, SE1 2AE +44 (0) 20 7480 5829 Good
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School George Row Bermondsey, SE16 4UP  +44 (0) 20 7237 4267 Outstanding  
Grange Primary School  Webb Street, SE1 4RP +44 (0) 20 7771 6121 Good 
Victory School  Elba Place, SE17 1PT +44 (0) 20 7703 5722 Good 
Snowfields Primary School  Kirby Grove, SE1 3TD +44 (0) 20 7525 9065 Good 
Ark Globe Academy  Harper Road, SE1 6AG  +44 (0) 20 7407 6877 Good  
The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overie  Redcross Way, SE1 1HG  +44 (0) 20 7407 2600 Outstanding 
Saint Joseph's Catholic Primary School  Little Dorrit Court, SE1 1NJ  +44 (0) 20 7407 2642 Good 
London Christian School 40 Tabard Street, SE1 4JU  +44 (0) 20 3130 6430 n/a 
Charles Dickens Primary School Toulmin Street, SE1 1AF  +44 (0) 20 7407 1769 Outstanding 
Friars Primary Foundation School  Webber Street, SE1 0RF +44 (0) 20 7207 1807 Good 

 

Secondary Address  Telephone  Ofsted
Ark Globe Academy Harper Road, SE1 6AG +44 (0) 20 7407 6877 Good 
St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School New Kent Road, SE1 4AN +44 (0) 20 7407 1843 Outstanding
Notre Dame Roman Catholic Girls' School 118 St George's Road, SE1 6EX +44 (0) 20 7261 1121 Outstanding

PARKS 

Potters Fields Park, nestled on the river bank, is a popular destination for festivals and events. In addition, Leathermarket Gardens, Little Dorrit Park, Mint Street Park and Tanner Street Park are situated within walking distance.

EVENTS 

Event  Date
London Bridge Summer Festival  June-October
Christmas Market December

MARKETS

Market Day / Time
Borough Market  Daily
London Bridge Farmers Market Tuesday

MEDICAL 

Practice Address Telephone
Blossoms Healthcare 133-139 Tooley Street, SE1 2HZ +44 (0) 20 3131 5727
London Bridge Hospital 27 Tooley Street, SE1 2PR  +44 (0) 20 7407 3100
HCA Healthcare 1 London Bridge, SE1 9BG +44 (0) 20 7759 3700
Guy's Hospital Great Maze Pond, SE1 9RT +44 (0) 20 7188 7188
NHS Southwark CCG 160 Tooley Street, SE1 2TZ +44 (0) 20 7525 7888