First  

 
 
ADDRESS
London Buses (C.D.L), Southwark, Freepost Lon7503, London SE16 4BT
 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 
  • Visitor Information

 

LondonTown.com - First Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
15 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring First on LondonTown.com

 
London Summer Pop-Ups and Events

From rooftop supper clubs to late-night markets, the summer months in London welcome a host of new events that are simply not possible during...

 
 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers to Michelin style menus made entirely meat-free, the capital is full of brilliant options and Vegan Nights...

 
 
What to do in London throughout 2018

Find out the best London 2018 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2018 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near First

Near First
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  23% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 19 minutes from First
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  23% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 21 minutes from First
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £174  37% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 23 minutes from First
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Buses nearest First

Nearest to First
London Central
London > Travel > Buses
Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.1 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
Stagecoach London
London > Travel > Buses
2-4 Clements Road, IG1 | 7.3 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
Metrobus
London > Travel > Buses
Farnborough Hill, BR6 | 11.6 miles from First
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Travel near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 32 minutes from First
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 34 minutes from First
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 34 minutes from First
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 16 minutes from First
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from First
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes from First
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near First

The best museums, galleries, attractions near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 7 minutes from First
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from First
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from First
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near First

The best shops and markets near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 10 minutes from First
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Druid St Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Druid Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from First
A short stroll from those two other bustling food markets, Borough and Maltby Street, Druid St Market is a weekly food market in Bermondsey ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from First
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near First

What are the best dining options near First London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizzeria La Lanterna
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Lantern Buildings, 6 Mill Street, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | 11 minutes from First
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Amisha
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
161 Grange Road, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from First
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tentazioni
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Mill Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from First
Bermondsey is a hotspot for new restaurants at the moment but none of them can hope to better this wonderful Italian. It’s a good place to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near First

Near First
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.2 miles from First
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.3 miles from First
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 32 minutes from First
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near First

First gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 17 minutes from First
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from First
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 21 minutes from First
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near First

The best pubs near London First.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 12 minutes from First
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from First
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 17 minutes from First
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near First

First clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 14 minutes from First
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 16 minutes from First
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 18 minutes from First
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near First

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near First.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 1 minute from First
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from First
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 22 minutes from First
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
 
 

Hotels Near

First

 
 
Near First All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near First

 
 
 
John Walter: Capsid
Exhibitions | Until 8th July 2018 

Cafe Gallery Projects 7 minutes walk from First

...More

Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2018 

Mondrian London 15 minutes walk from First

Popping-up at Mondrian London this summer, the floral Midsummer Terrace offers river views and floral displays adjacent to the Thames-side ...More

 
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 2nd October 2018 

London Bridge 15 minutes walk from First

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the iconic riverside location into a summer ...More

 
Cave
Concerts | Until 23rd June 2018 

The Printworks 16 minutes walk from First

The world premiere of Tansy Davies and Nick Drake's Cave, which follows a grieving father's quest for survival in a ...More

Beatriz Milhazes: Rio Azul
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 17 minutes walk from First

A large-scale exhibition of works, featuring painting, installation, sculpture and collage and the artist's first ever tapestry created especially for ...More

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 17 minutes walk from First

Three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney makes her London stage debut in Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout's ...More

Orla Kiely: A Life In Pattern
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 18 minutes walk from First

Over 150 products and patterns, as well as collaborations with photographers, film directors and architects, from one of the UK ...More

The Ivy Tower Bridge and Thames Rockets
The Ivy Tower Bridge and Thames Rockets
Seasonal | Until 31st August 2018 

The Ivy Tower Bridge 19 minutes walk from First

This summer, The Ivy Tower Bridge has partnered with Thames Rockets to give thrill seekers a high speed sightseeing tour ...More

 
Not Now, Bernard
Not Now, Bernard
Theatre | Until 1st July 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 21 minutes walk from First

Based on the picture book by David McKee, Not Now, Bernard is the story of a little boy who is ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 21 minutes walk from First

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 

New on LondonTown

 
 
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
What's On The Red Carpet Presents: The Tasting Cinema Club
Foodie Events | On 17th July 

Secret Location

Launching on 17th July, What's On The Red ...More

 
Chiringuito
Dining 

Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

Beef & Brew
Beef & Brew
Dining 

Jessica Simmons and Daniel Nathan deliver quality steaks that don't break the bank in a ...More

 
Stokey Bears
Stokey Bears
Dining 

Stokey Bears, the burger joint from street food veteran Burger Bear, has its second site ...More

 
The Academy
The Academy
Hotels 

Taking five Georgian townhouses and combining them into one hotel, The Academy underwent a multi-million-pound ...More

 
The Frog Hoxton
The Frog Hoxton
Dining 

In July 2018, Adam Handling launches his biggest venture to date, moving The Frog E1 ...More

 
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak
Drinking 

In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
White City Place
White City Place
Attractions 

Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
Sport 

The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
Article 

They're the most stylish places to stay in ...More

 
November in London 2018
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
Article 

There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

Best Immersive Experiences in London
Article 

At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near First

From cheap budget accommodation to luxury 5 star hotels see our deals for First hotels, including Cheval Three Quays Apartments from 80% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960