London’s new capital of cool is in Bermondsey, particularly we noticed during the summer months when we have moved several young professionals into this part of London. Its popularity is increasing as it offers so much and is so close to the City.
Bermondsey- Young, vibrant, affluent and arty.
The recent moves we have made into Bermondsey reflect a life-style that young professionals are looking for when moving for the first time into London. With views of the River Thames and The Shard Bermondsey is fast becoming one of the coolest postcodes in London. With Maltby Street Market which opened in 2010 offering gourmet food, fresh produce and lots of trendy bars and where you can up on Asian Iced coffee at Beanbag this is a place for the both the locals and weekenders to flock to.
Apart from a stroll along the river- you can walk to work in the City in 30 minutes- you can enjoy the unsung Southwark Park, whose 63 acres of parkland belie the urban image of Bermondsey which lets face it 20 years ago was an unlikely South East London backwater.
You can also chill out and get some culture at the White Cube gallery which is a delightful contemporary gallery with a sister one in Hong Kong. There is also the Fashion and Textile Museum and Kino Bermondsey which also provides open- air screenings.
Families are discovering the Victorian terraces south of Jamaica Road. According to OFSTED there are three outstanding primary schools, Boutcher C of E, Riverside Primary and St Michaels RC College which all feature in the Sunday Time Parent Power League. If you don’t want to buy, but try- The Grosvenor Group plans to create 1500 rental homes in what was once a Peek Freens biscuit factory
Contact either Anji on 07748 682818 or Amanda on 07944 305921 for help in looking for a home.