Is Bermondsey a nice area?

Is Bermondsey a nice area?

Bermondsey has been named the best place to live in London in 2018. The Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide chose the Southwark neighbourhood thanks to its food and culture. Other entrants in the top 10 included Clapton and Notting Hill.

Is Bermondsey a rough area?

Safety and crime Whilst there are some areas in the Borough of Southwark which can see higher than average levels of crime for London, Bermondsey itself has certainly see a decrease in crime over the last ten years following a period of significant regeneration.

Is Bermondsey a white area?

Two very different neighbourhoods In contrast, Bermondsey has historically been predominantly a homogeneous and white neighbourhood rooted in extensive local kinship relations, with the majority of livelihoods based on local employment in the docklands and related industries.

Is Bermondsey a safe area?

A youthful, vibrant neighborhood with a prime location on the Thames. Bermondsey has an average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for London.

How many people live in Rotherhithe?

Population 13,743 (2011 Census. Ward)
OS grid reference TQ358796
London borough Southwark
Ceremonial county Greater London

Where is the Bermondsey area of London located?

It is located east of Newington, southeast of London Bridge, and west of Rotherhithe. The name Bermondsey, probably meaning “dry ground in a marsh,” was first recorded (as Vermundesei) in the early 8th century ad, and it was written as Bermundesye in Domesday Book (1086).

How to get to Bermondsey Market in London?

And with London Bridge Station as this neighborhood’s main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze. Do you need to book in advance to visit Bermondsey Market?

Where was the ancient parish of Bermondsey located?

Bermondsey (parish) Bermondsey (also known as St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey) was a parish in the metropolitan area of London, England. The ancient parish was part of Hundred of Brixton and County of Surrey.

Where is the Bermondsey tube station in London?

Bermondsey was the site of the second tunnel under the River Thames (completed in 1869), and it has been a railway terminus since the 1830s. London Bridge Station stands in its northern section along with the London Dungeon, the George Inn (1677), and Guy’s Hospital. Also notable is the St. Mary Magdalen Church (1680).

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