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London Bridge Railway StationThe Bridge that gives this station its name was London's original - and the only bridge over the River Thames in central London until 1750 when Westminster Bridge created a crossing. London Bridge Station doesn't date back quite as far as 40AD. Opened in 1836, it's not only the oldest station in London, but also one of the oldest railway stations in the world. It's still handy for travelling to Kent, Sussex and South/Southeast London with trains every 15 minutes between Brighton, Gatwick, Luton and Bedford. The famous London Bridge is Falling Down nursery rhyme refers to the Bridge (back in the days of the Romans, its wood and clay structure wasn't the most upstanding). The station itself gone through several rebuilds: the current station is the result of a large-scale refit in 2012, part of the London Bridge Quarter development, which includes The Shard, a new bus station and a new concourse which will link terminating rail platforms with the bus station outside.

 

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London Bridge Railway Station - London Bridge Station entrance, photo courtesy of Sellar Property Group

London Bridge Railway Station London Bridge Station entrance, photo courtesy of Sellar Property Group 


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Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  36% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
 
 
 
London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  26% off
8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  31% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
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
 
 
 
 
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London Bridge Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
21 Dukes Street Hill, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as London Bridge Railway Station
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London > Travel >
Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
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Union Car Parks
London > Travel > Car Park
70-78 St. Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
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Ship Shape Saturdays: Signals At Sea
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th Aug 2016 - 11am-4pm
HMS Belfast, Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Experience and test out how top secret messages are sent so that only those who should know actually understand them....More
 
 
 
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Missoni Art Colour
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th May to 4th September 2016
Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Famous for its bold, geometric patterns and bright coloured fabrics, an exhibition exploring more than 60 years of fashion at Missoni was always going to be ...More
 
 
 
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Pier Pressure Boat Parties
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 25th Jun, 16th Jul, 28th Aug and 24th Sep 2016 - Various Times
Tower Millennium Pier, Tower Pier, EC3N | 7 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
Jermyn Street shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis sells good quality shirts, suits and accessories from this store in the Shard Arcade located between London ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
 
 
 
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Aqua Shard
London > Restaurants >
Level 31, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
If you're looking for dinner with a view, Aqua Shard, occupying the 31st floor of The Shard, should surely come in the top five. One of ... More
 
 
 
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Oblix
London > Restaurants >
32nd Floor, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
High up on the 32nd floor of The Shard, Oblix is a New York-style grill from celebrated chef restaurateur duo Rainer Becker and Arjun Waney, serving ... More
 
 
 
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Ting
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
32 London Bridge Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
Modern European food with a hint of Asian flavouring is on the menu at Ting, the signature restaurant and lounge of the Shangri-La, the five ... More
 
 
 
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Linguarama
London > Education > English Language Courses
101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
WPF Therapy
London > Education > Professional Training
23 Magdalen Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
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The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 5 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Fitness
London Bridge Hotel, 8 London Bridge Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 3 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Studios
London > Business > Venue Hire
Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Bridge Railway Station
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Bridge Railway Station
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Frenemies
Frenemies
Theatre | Until 1st August 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

Before it heads north to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Frenemies gets a preview at the Bridewell Theatre in London. The ...More

 
Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
Exhibitions | Until 17th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

Louise Bourgeois, the artist whose giant spiders first welcomed visitors to Tate Modern in 2000, is back 16 years later ...More

 
Artist Rooms: Phyllida Barlow
Artist Rooms: Phyllida Barlow
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the 2016 New Year's Honours list, ...More

 
Mona Hatoum
Mona Hatoum
Exhibitions | Until 21st August 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975 ...More

 
Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe
Exhibitions | Until 30th October 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

The first large-scale, monographic show on Georgia O'Keeffe in the UK for more than twenty years, this ...More

 
Macbeth
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

Iqbal Khan directs a new production of Macbeth at the Globe in 2016, reviving ...More

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe commences with a new production of ...More

 
The Taming of the Shrew
Theatre | Until 6th August 2016 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
Sporting Events | Until 31st August 2016 

The Refinery 24 minutes walk from London Bridge Railway Station

The Refinery, on the ground floor of the landmark Blue Fin Building in Southwark, gives the Great British Summer a ...More

 
 
 
 
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