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GUIDE TO HOUSES IN BERMONDSEY

OVERVIEW 

Bermondsey Street is a charming, well-connected area located in close proximity to Canary Wharf as well as within walking distance of the City. Over recent years it has become a popular destination due to its developed gastronomic offerings and several well-known art galleries. The area is a popular destination for independent trendy and boutique companies from the tech sector, designers and artists.

HOUSES IN BERMONDSEY 

There are several period houses on Bermondsey Street, mainly warehouse conversions and it is quite rare to come across a house available for sale or rent which is not split into flats. Such properties are typically three to four storey buildings with beautiful roof terraces on the top. 

MY BERMONDSEY

The area has become more desirable in the last couple of years due to its growing entertainment and independent gastronomic offerings. The uniqueness of the warehouse properties along with the easy transport links draws many people to the area.

PROPERTY MARKET TRENDS 

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

TRANSPORT 

  • Tube: The closest station is London Bridge, served by the Jubilee and Northern lines
  • 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 47, 188, 381, C10, P12 as well as Night Bus routes N199 and N381
  • Road: Bermondsey Street, Tower Bridge road, A2198
  • Airport: Gatwick can be reached from London Bridge station through Southern/Thameslink and London City Airport can be accessed through DLR services from Bank

EDUCATION

Primary 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, SE16 4UP +44 (0) 20 7237 4267 Outstanding  
Grange Primary School Webb Street, SE1 4RP  +44 (0) 20 7771 6121 Good 
Boutcher Church of England Primary School 93 Grange Road, SE1 3BW  +44 (0) 20 7237 2149 Outstanding  
Townsend Primary School Townsend Street, SE17 1HJ +44 (0) 20 7703 2672 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

PARKS 

Potters Fields Park, nestled on the river bank, is a popular destination for festivals and events. In addition, Bermondsey street area is home to charming Leathermarket Gardens and Tanner Street Park.

EVENTS 

The More London Riverside area frequently hosts a variety of outdoor events, including plays and live sports screening in its amphitheatre area during every week throughout spring and summer.

Event  Date
Bermondsey Street Festival September
Bermondsey Carnival July
London Bridge Summer Festival June-October
Christmas Market December

MARKETS

Market Day/Time
Bermondsey Farmers’ Market Saturday
Maltby Street Market  Saturday-Sunday
Antique Market Bermondsey Square Friday
Druid St Market Saturday
Borough Market Daily 
London Bridge Farmers Market Tuesday

MEDICAL 

Practice Address Telephone
Blossoms Healthcare London Bridge/133-139 Tooley Street, SE1 2HZ +44 (0) 20 3131 5727
London Bridge Hospital 27 Tooley St, 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 St, SE1 2TZ +44 (0) 20 7525 7888
Borough Medical Centre Lornamead House, 1-5 Newington Causeway, Southwark, SE1 6ED +44(0) 20 7357 0288