A residential area in the borough of Southwark in southeast London, Rotherhithe is located on the south bank of the River Thames and forms part of the famous Docklands area. With a rich and long history as a port, the area had operational docks until just a few decades ago. It has since undergone a lot of improvement and regeneration, resulting in increased business and residential developments. There are a number of sights and places of interest to be found here, including Brunel Engine House, the Finnish Church and Southwark Park.
The businesses that occupy retail units and office space in Rotherhithe vary depending on which part of the area you are in. Some parts of Rotherhithe are more residential, here you will find small local businesses such as newsagents and doctors’ surgeries, while in other parts you will find businesses such as security services, computer and software developers, printers, distribution services and charity organisations.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you are looking for evening entertainment, you won’t have very far to go in Rotherhithe. For live music you can head to Troxy or The Space or for a unique live performance you can try the Half Moon Young People’s Theatre. There are dining options aplenty, so eating out will never be a problem. Enjoy a taste of Italy at Pizza Lounge, try a great gastropub experience at The Narrow or sample the Spanish dishes at Camino.
The transport links in Rotherhithe are good, which means that the area is well connected to other parts of London and beyond. You can access underground and Overground services from nearby stations including Rotherhithe and Canada Water tube station which are served by the DLR. You can also benefit from access to efficient bus and taxi services.