Category: South East London

Southwark, directly south of the river Thames, stretches from Dulwich up to Borough, Bermondsey and Rotherhithe, taking in Peckham and Camberwell along the way.

The name dates back to the 9th century, but Southwark was first settled in the Roman period.

Important landmarks such as Tower Bridge, Millenium Bridge, London Bridge, the Shard, the Tate Modern, the Globe and the Imperial War Museum are all contained within the borough.

The planned destruction of Deptford

Today it is one of the poorest parts of London with residents struggling to get by on low incomes, many shops look shabby, 70s tower blocks are ridden with crime and street drinking is an all too apparent problem. So it may surprise some that Deptford High Street […]