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Area Feature

Tower Bridge is a rather unusual area of London. Not only is it one of the most famous bridges in the world, it also connects two boroughs, that is, Southwark and Tower Hamlets.

There is also a lot of regeneration work in both boroughs, which are starting to attract an increasing number of young professionals and families.

Tower Bridge itself is a tourist attraction and visitors from all over the world come to see the various exhibitions that can be viewed from inside the structure.

It must be one of the few bridges in the world which serves the dual purpose of being a tourist attraction and a connecting structure that allows traffic to pass from one side of the river Thames to the other.

Therefore, to get a holistic view of the area and what it is like to live near Tower Bridge, one must look at both the bridge itself and the two associated boroughs.

Tower Bridge

This was built in the late 1800s and has become an iconic symbol of London. It is also situated near the Tower of London, which is where it got its name from.

The bridge holds many exhibitions, which attract both domestic and overseas visitors. On the bridge itself, visitors can learn about how it was constructed. Guests can also take a tour of the bridge and view the interactive displays and videos which provide an entertaining and informative guide to its history.

It also contains a lot of artwork from British artists in addition to the Victorian Engine Rooms, complete with sounds and smells that transport the visitor back in time to the origins of Tower Bridge.

The structure also offers breathtaking views of the city, and allows guests to walk into the high level walkways, 42 metres above the Thames.

It is also possible to hire rooms at the venue for private functions and parties. 

Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets is located on the north side of Tower Bridge and covers much of the east end of London. There has been a significant amount of regeneration and redevelopment works in the borough, most notably, the Docklands, Canary Wharf and West India Docks.

It is known as one of the most culturally diverse areas of London and has one of the highest ethnic minority populations in the capital.

Education

The borough is known for its high educational achievements, and in 2010 over 51.8 percent of pupils achieved five A*–C GCSEs including mathematics and English - the highest results in the borough's history.

The national average is just 53.4 per cent.

It is also home to the College of Technology London and Tower Hamlets college. There is also no shortage of universities. Queen Mary University, a constituent college of the University of London is also located here, in addition to the School of Medicine and Dentistry and London Metropolitan University.

Property

The average property price in Tower Hamlets is £379,673, which is at the lower end of the market, when compared to other areas of London, such as Islington for example.

Rental properties start from around £900 pcm for a studio flat and over £200 a week for a shared flat. Houses in the area are a mix of townhouses, terraced flats and apartments, which tend to be more popular with young professionals living in the city.

Landmarks

Historical landmarks in the city include the iconic Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, which has always been a popular tourist destination among overseas and domestic visitors alike.

Southwark

The London borough of Southwark is located to the south of Tower Bridge. Southwark is a diverse and thriving community in the heart of the city, with a lot to offer.

Transport links in the borough allow for easy travel to different areas of London, with regular bus and train connections. 

Southwark Council has also recently hit the headlines for improving cycling routes throughout the borough as well.

The council recently announced that it was awarded £285,000 of funding from Transport for London (TFL) to deliver the Cycling to School Partnership in 2013/14 in Dulwich and Herne Hill.

The money will be used to pay for the East Dulwich Grove and Townley Road junction and encourage schools in the area to promote cycling.

The initiative is part of the mayor's Vision for Cycling in London programme which was introduced last March.

Housing

It was also announced that over 1,000 new homes will be built in the borough to improve housing provision. The homes will be located in the Canada Water area and 231 of them will be affordable.

Rental properties start from around £200 per week, which is the average price that one can expect to pay for a one-bed property in the capital.

The average house price in the area is around £456,721, which is slightly more than in other boroughs of London, but is by no means the most expensive.

Interestingly, the borough recently gained recognition from the Housing Diversity Network for its work to promote equality and opportunity within its housing service.

The accreditation was created to reward the steps that local authorities take to work on diversity issues.

Education

Southwark has one of the largest university teaching hospitals in Europe, and that is King's College London, which is located at Guy's Hospital.

It is also home to the the London College of Communication and Camberwell College of Arts. But by far the most notable educational establishment is Southbank University, which is based in Elephant and Castle. The university has 23,000 students and 1,700 staff. 



Property To Rent in Tower Bridge SE1

£5,500 per month

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2 Bedroom Flat to rent in One Tower Bridge, Duchess Walk, London, SE1

£1,500 per week

Envisaged as an awe-inspiring sculpture looking down on the River Thames, the 50 storey high tower with 274 apartments *WITH OVER 80% ALREADY GONE* is ideally placed to embrace London's rich cultural life on the South Bank. With magnificent panoramic views across the city, the building has been expertly created for its residents to enjoy the very best that London has to offer. This beautiful 8th floor, two double bedroom two bathoom property with one en-suite is situated in the Heart of London, moments from Westminster and the London Eye. This spacious property is equipped with marble floors and underfloor heating throughout, with the master bedroom (en-suite) being exceptionally large with built in wardobes and TV for the room. The second bedroom is also of a similarly large magnitude with built in wardrobes with ample amounts of storage. Both bedrooms come equipped with floor to ceiling windows and all double glazed, which benfits the property with an abundance of natural light and incredible views of the city. The two bathrooms are complete to an exceptionally high standard and modern design, with the stylish italian designer tiles really giving the property some depth. The open-plan kitchen is also tiled to an incredibly high standard, as is expected, with fully-fitted high spec and integrated appliances to really show off the architectural design in increasing the spacious feeling of the property, the built in coffee machine also being a great bonus that I know a lot of working professionals will be grateful for! The unique selling point of this property has to be it's exquisite winter garden, which as shown by the internal images displays jaw-dropping panoramic views of the City of London, while also allowing residence easy access between the dining rooms and bedrooms. The development itself being as modern as modern gets, comes equipped with state of the art facilities such as: 24 Hour Concierge, Brand New Gymnasium, Private Screening and Cinema Room and finally an executive lounge perfect for residents looking to relax and wind down, or to host memorable dinner parties, or even to impress your colleagues with private business meetings for powerpoints and presentations while using the rooms integrated AV Technology to help you supply that professional and sharp finish. The property itself is located in the heart of London, being a few minutes walk from both Blackfriars Train Station (Southeastern and Thameslink Lines) and Southwark (Jubilee Line). The transport location is not the only thing this property has to offer... with an assortment of bars, restaurent and different amenities located on your doorstep, this property is NOT ONE TO MISS!

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2 Bedroom Apartment to rent in One Blackfriars, Blackfriars Road, London, SE1

£410 per week

A superb Modern and spacious One bedroom apartment in the highly sought-after MyBase development in Southwark. This spacious property is offered fully-furnished to a high specification with stylish modern furniture,open plan reception room and integrated kitchen with Neff appliances, hard-wood flooring, granite surfaces and video entry-phone. Both bathroom and kitchen are fully-fitted with high-end appliances and luxurious spec. MyBase is a gated development with 24-hour concierge and an on-site restaurant, seconds away from Waterloo Station and varied restaurants and bars

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