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Located in the heart of the city with gorgeous views of the world famous landmarks of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, Shad Thames is widely regarded as one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods of the city.

During Victorian times the area was one of the largest warehouse complexes in the city, storing tea, coffee and spices. Its well-thought out conversion preserved the unique spirit of the area, making it one of the most popular destinations for tourists and Londoners alike.


Houses in Shad Thames are large properties spreading over three floors and featuring charming outside gardens or patios. These are mainly part of larger developments, with townhouses clustered on Curlew Street and Queen Elizabeth Street. It is important to note that there is a small number of houses available in the area, with such properties being in high demand.


Shad Thames is one of the most popular tourist destinations in London with cosy riverside bars and restaurants; at the same time offering quiet living alongside its historic cobbled streets, Riverside living in Shad Thames is indeed the unique selling point of the area together with the ease of accessibility to key cultural, entertainment and business districts of London. 


Property type Sale £,000 Rent £pw
Cottage/Mews 2/3 bedrooms 1,350,000 800
Family house, 4 beds, 2 baths, garden 1,650,000 900


  • Tube: The closest stations are London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern Lines), Bermondsey (Jubilee Line) and Tower Hill (District and Circle lines)
  • Rail: London Bridge Station is served by the Southern, Thameslink and South Eastern services and provides links between Charing Cross and South East London, Kent, East Sussex and numerous destinations in the South East England
  • Bus: Routes 15, 42, 78,100, RV1 as well as Night Bus routes N15 and N551
  • Road: Tower Bridge Road, Jamaica Road A200
  • Airport: Gatwick can be reached from London Bridge station through Southern/Thameslink and the London City Airport can be accessed through DLR services
  • Thames Clipper: Thames Clipper services serve Millennium Pier and London Bridge City Pier


Name  Address Telephone  Ofsted
Tower Bridge Primary School Fair Street, 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
St James' Church of England Primary School Old Jamaica Road, SE16 4SU +44 (0) 20 7237 3111 Good
Riverside Primary School Janeway Street, SE16 4PS +44 (0) 20 7237 3227 Outstanding
Southwark Park School 383 Southwark Park Road, SE16 2JH +44 (0) 20 7394 4000 Good


Secondary Address Telephone  Ofsted
St Michael’s Catholic College Llewellyn St, SE16 4UN +44 (0) 20 7237 6432 Outstanding 
Harris Academy Bermondsey 55 Southwark Park Road, SE16 3TZ +44 (0) 20 7237 9316 Outstanding 
St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School New Kent Road, SE1 4AN +44 (0) 20 7407 1843 Outstanding
Compass School Southwark Drummond Road, Bermondsey, SE16 2BT +44 (0) 20 3542 6506 Requires improvement


Potters Fields Park is located in the direct vicinity of Shad Thames. The park is a popular destination for festivals and events. In addition, Leathermarket Gardens and Tanner Street Park are situated within walking distance.


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

The More London Riverside area frequently hosts outdoor events, including plays and live sports screening, in its amphitheatre area. Every week throughout spring and summer witnesses a new event taking place in the area.


Market Day / Time 
Maltby Street Market  Saturday-Sunday
Druid Street Market Saturday
Borough Market Daily
London Bridge Farmers Market Tuesdays


Practice Address Telephone
Roodlane Medical 148 Tooley Street, SE1 2TU +44 (0) 20 7940 8010
Blossoms Healthcare 133-139 Tooley Street, SE1 2HZ +44 (0) 20 3131 5727
New Mill Street Surgery 1 Wolseley Street, SE1 2BP +44 (0) 20 7252 1817