About South East London
South East London is made up of various diverse boroughs, and is thought to be one of the more historic and culturally diverse areas of London. Some of the more historic areas include Greenwich with its Maritime history, and Southwark which is considered an ancient borough, which has evidence of prehistoric activity and was one of the first parts of Roman ‘Londinium’ to be discovered. There are a great deal of famous landmarks and statues to be enjoyed throughout South East London, with many of these appearing in Greenwich. 1800s tea clipper, the Cutty Sark, has recently undergone a £50m renovation following a fire in 2007, and offers a fascinating glimpse into history, with exhibitions set up within the boat. Southwark has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years, and is home to City Hall, the base for the Greater London Authority.
Setting up your business here
South East London enjoys a wide range of industries and diverse businesses of all sizes. There are a great deal of professional service firms based here, particularly in Southwark, including Ernst & Young and Norton Rose. Press and publishing firms are well represented also, and South East London is home to the Daily Mail, Financial Times, Evening Standard and IPC Magazines. Although there are very few underground links in South East London, there are a fantastic number of mainline links, which travel all over the country and through London, so the area is easy to navigate and travel into.
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Things to do in South East London
There are plenty of things to do during downtime in South East London. The area is very rich culturally and there are a great deal of art galleries, theatres and shows. Dulwich Picture Gallery is a popular gallery, which houses an extensive selection of art from the 1600s and 1700s as part of its permanent collection. The Albany in Deptford is an independent-style theatre which is popular with the general public and drama students alike, with regular spoken word and dance performances. Greenwich Park is one of the most historic and attractive green spaces in London, and is home to the Greenwich Meridian. Whilst visiting Greenwich Park, a pleasant spot for afternoon tea is Royal Teas, which offers both coffee and cakes as well as full meals, in a very pretty location. For those looking for something a little grittier, Frank’s in Peckham is a pop up bar and cafe which spends the summertime perched atop the Peckham multi-storey car park. For more down-to-earth drinks, the Amersham Arms is a popular post-work venue and has a good range of live music and events as well as reasonably priced drinks.
- Tube lines:
- Mainline stations: East Croydon, Clapham Junction
- Nearest motorways: M1
- Nearest airports: Gatwick
- Other: Buses and taxis. Boat services are available from Greenwich