Area Feature

When most people think of Waterloo, the first place that comes to mind is the train station, which is one of the most popular stops for commuters throughout London. Although the station is known for being jam-packed with people - especially at the beginning and end of the working day - the area itself has a much calmer feel.

The Waterloo area of London is a fairy arty place, and boasts a number of theatres and other cultural attractions. It has become known for its neighbourhood feel, due to the number of beautiful houses in the area and the public gardens and green spaces. Most of those that live in the area are professionals that work north of the Thames, but want to embrace a more homely neighbourhood in the evenings and at the weekends.

Plenty of culture

Waterloo has plenty to offer you if you're after culture. The Southbank Centre alone has enough to keep you busy for several months with its range of galleries and museums, amongst a wide range of other attractions. The Southbank Centre was opened in 1951 as the venue for the Festival of Britain and since then it has been a constant source of artistic and theatrical shows and activities. Many of the activities on offer are free to take part in, making the Southbank Centre one of the most popular tourist destinations throughout the whole of the UK. The Centre also boasts an impressive array of shops, restaurants and cafes; making it a must see for residents and tourists alike.

As well as the Southbank Centre, theatre lovers can benefit from living in the Waterloo area as it is home to two of London's most famous theatres. The Cut boasts both the Old Vic and the Young Vic, ensuring that those who wish to see a show will have plenty to choose from. Both theatres are housed on the same picturesque street that is also home to many high quality restaurants and bars. If you aren't lucky enough to live in the Waterloo area, The Cut is an easy walk from Waterloo station; making it easily accessible to the rest of the City.

When the weather is nice and you don't fancy sitting in a theatre, Lower Marsh has a great range of shops. Rather than the usual mix of high street shops, Lower Marsh offers a boutique shopping experience as well as yet more quality restaurants.


Unsurprisingly Waterloo offers great transportation for residents and visitors alike. As well as the rail station, there are also three Underground stations - Waterloo, Southwark and Lambeth North. The Waterloo area is also serviced by buses, allowing for easy travel. As the area is so popular with young London professionals, transport links to the rest of the city are quick and regular.

You can also travel by boat from Waterloo, via the Thames Clipper. This form or public transport has a number of stops, including Waterloo Pier, London Bridge, Blackfriars and Bankside. It allows you to avoid the traffic of the city and the packed morning Tube carriages.

Waterloo also boasts the remains of the Necropolis Station. This station can be found at 121 Westminster Bridge Road and was used to transport coffins from London to Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey between 1902 and 1941.


Property To Rent in Waterloo 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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1 Bedroom Flat to rent in Webber Street, Waterloo, London, SE1

£5,500 per month

Wonderlease are proud to present a stunning second floor two bedroom apartment situated in Blenheim House at One Tower Bridge. Furnished to the highest of standards, this property will be perfect for a city professional. One Tower Bridge offers residents every facility to allow for a care-free lifestyle at home. The development benefits from private, landscaped gardens featuring tranquil water fountains and fitting greenery. A prospective tenant will be serviced by a 24-hour Harrods concierge who will take care of everything from holding deliveries, to recommending the best restaurants in town. The facilities within the development are what one would expect of a five-star hotel, with a swimming pool, spa/sauna/steam room, a fully equipped gymnasium and even a virtual driving range for the golf enthusiasts. There is also a hireable business lounge suitable for holding meetings from home. One Tower Bridge sits on the banks of the River Thames, and is considered one of the most sought after developments in London. London Bridge, Tower Hill and Tower Gateway are all within walking distance. Available 30th November

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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

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