Southwark Town Hall, Peckham Road, SE58UB



SouthwarkSouthwark is the historical home of the capital’s arts and entertainments industry. London’s first theatres, the Globe, the Hope and The Rose were all built there in the 16th century and Shakespeare's plays first performed there. The rebuilt Globe theatre is now one of the best theatres in London, while the neighbouring Tate Modern, housed in the stupendous Bankside Power Station, is among the world’s most popular art galleries. London’s modern City Hall and the magnificent, gothic Southwark Cathedral, complete a remarkable set of buildings that show five centuries of London’s architectural achievements.

Next to Bankside, the borough takes in the up-and-coming areas of Bermondsey, Camberwell and Peckham, where Only Fools and Horse was set. This part of London is currently popular with young professionals and artists due to its proximity to the centre of town and low property prices. Nearby Borough Market is heaving with fresh, organic food and drink. In the south of the borough lies leafy, suburban Dulwich which forms a welcome contrast to the bustling energy that defines the rest of one of London’s oldest areas.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Denmark Hill Station
9 minutes walk
Kennington Tube Station
27 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Denmark Hill Railway Station
9 minutes walk
Peckham Rye Railway Station
13 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
14 minutes walk

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Hotels near Southwark

Near Southwark
Church Street Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £54  39% off
29-33 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Billing itself as 'a Spanish Americana oasis in the heart of downtown South London', the Church Street Hotel is certainly unique and boutique-y. Frida Kahlo stares ... More

Entertainment near Southwark

Near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 4 minutes from Southwark
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
Jazz Live @ the Crypt / St Giles Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
St. Giles Centre, 81 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 4 minutes from Southwark
A cosy club in the crypt of a church, with jazz concerts on Fridays.... More
New Gallery London
London > Entertainment >
92 Peckham Road, SE15 | 5 minutes from Southwark
... More

Sights and Attractions near Southwark

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 3 minutes from Southwark
This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel ... More

Shopping near Southwark

The best shops and markets near Southwark
Georgina Frankel and Chris Keenan
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Unit 7C Vanguard Court, SE5 | 2 minutes from Southwark
Ceramics... More

Restaurants near Southwark

What are the best dining options near Southwark London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
No. 67 Café and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 3 minutes from Southwark
Modern European Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caravaggio restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
47 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Italian Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angels & Gypsies at Church Street Hotel
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
29-33 Camberwell Church street, SE5 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Spanish Cuisine... More

Education near Southwark

Near Southwark
Camberwell College of Arts
London > Education > Evening Classes
Peckham Road, SE5 | 2 minutes from Southwark
Excellent photography classes.... More
Camberwell Library
London > Education > Arts and Drama
21 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 6 minutes from Southwark
... More
Institute of Psychiatry
London > Education > Medical Schools
De Crespigny Park, SE5 | 8 minutes from Southwark
Student support ... More

Leisure near Southwark

Southwark gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Havil Hall
London > Leisure > Activities
Havil Street, SE5 | 4 minutes from Southwark
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Pubs near Southwark

The best pubs near London Southwark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 miles from Southwark
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
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 32 minutes from Southwark
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 34 minutes from Southwark
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More

Nightlife near Southwark

Southwark clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Recreation Ground
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 6 minutes from Southwark
Bar ... More

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What's On Today

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Hofesh Shechter's Political Mother: The Choreographer's Cut
Dance | Until 8th October 2015 

Brixton Academy 1.52 miles from Southwark

A bigger, louder re-working of the original piece, Political Mother: The Choreographer's Cut takes Hofesh Shechter's first full-length modern dance ...More

Dark And Lovely
Theatre | Until 17th October 2015 

Oval House 1.52 miles from Southwark

Selina Thompson's solo show exploring black women's relationship with their afro hair and what it tells us about being black, ...More

Drawing With Wire: Course (Ages 7-10)
Kids Events | Until 7th October 2015 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 1.93 miles from Southwark

Drawing with artist Erica Parrett....More

Open Mic
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th October 2015 

The Amersham Arms 2.26 miles from Southwark

Share your talents and seize the mic or simply enjoy the other performers over a drink....More

London Mozart Players
Concerts | On 7th October 2015 

St John's Smith Square 2.44 miles from Southwark

The ensemble performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No 19 In F, with pianist Howard Shelley....More

Creative Writing Course 2015
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2015 

Southbank Centre 2.63 miles from Southwark

A chance to learn more about creating your own book....More

Adana Course
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2015 

Bridewell Theatre 2.88 miles from Southwark

Learn how to use the Adana platen press....More

Concerts | On 7th October 2015 

Heaven 2.95 miles from Southwark

Self-penned post-punk originals from this singer-songwriter, Julie Ann Campbell, who hails from Manchester....More

Art for Youth London 2015
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2015 

Mall Galleries 3.04 miles from Southwark

Fundraising event for the Organisation, UK Youth. They strive to give support to young people....More

Live Auction And Drinks
Exhibitions | On 7th October 2015 

Mall Galleries 3.04 miles from Southwark

Buy postcards from mystery artists and take part in a live auction and raffle in aid of charity UK Youth....More

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