Tower Bridge is an iconic symbol and famous landmark in London. It is a suspension bridge that was built over the River Thames in the mid 1890s. The Tower of London is another world-class attraction in the immediate locality, with Tower Bridge deriving its name from the notorious tower. The bridge is situated on a road that shares its name, in the Southwark area of central London. Along with the renowned London attractions that can be found nearby including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye, Tower Bridge accounts for millions of tourists to the area every year.
Tower Bridge Road and the surrounding areas are home to an eclectic mix of retail spaces and the serviced offices of corporations. Clothing boutiques, accessory stores, pubs, cafes, florists and bookshops all vie for retail space in the area. The Tower Bridge Business Complex is a much sought-after destination for various businesses that wish to rent office space in the vicinity. It houses a diverse range of businesses such as estate agencies, marketing consultants, advertising firms, computer specialists and management consultants.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The Southwark Playhouse Theatre stages award winning classics that theatre lovers will adore. The Shortwave Cinema is an open-air cinema that screens independent and creative works of emerging artists. If you’re looking for alternative entertainment with a twist, you will certainly not be disappointed as night-time entertainment includes the Hide Bar and Anchor Tap pub. If you’re a wine lover, the Balls Brothers restaurant is well worth a visit. In addition to their extensive wine list, you can also enjoy the delectable food on offer. For a taste of the Med, The Jose is a great Spanish restaurant offering mouth-watering tapas.
London Bridge is the closest on the underground station and a short walk will bring you to Bermondsey tube which also serves the area well. Mainline trains can be accessed from Elephant & Castle and London Bridge railway stations. Several road and bus services also supply the area, making it extremely well connected to the rest of London and the UK.