The Best Of Bermondsey In Photos

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 56 months ago
The Best Of Bermondsey In Photos
A tank (affectionately known as 'Stompie') on Mandela Way Photo: Matt Brown (2014)

Thousands of commuters chug — or crawl — through Bermondsey every day on trains into London Bridge station, but how many have taken the time to explore the area's warehouse buildings, markets, parks and railways arches? Find out why the area used to be known as Biscuit Town before admiring these photos.

Snow on Bermondsey Street. Photo: Laura MacGregor (2018)
Inside Bermondsey station. Photo: Dan Highton Photography (2018)
Market Place. Photo: Kathy Archbold (2013)
Bermondsey Abbey once sat on the site that is now Bermondsey Square. It was a Bendictine monastery, dating back at least to the 11th century, and possibly as far back as the 8th century. Photo: Mike Atherton (2006)
Container living in Bermondsey Street. Photo: Paul Holmes (2005)
Bermondsey pirate mural. Photo: Matt Brown (2014)
Maltby Street Market is a weekend food market next to the railway arches. Photo: Matt Brown (2014)
Sign on a pub in Bermondsey Street. Photo: bradman334 (2013)
Advert inside Bermondsey station. Photo: David Henderson (2013)
Art in Bermondsey Square in 2013. Photo: Raphael Preston (2013)
View of London from Bermondsey beach. Photo: Bill Green (2013)
A plaque on what was Spa Road Station. It was the original terminus of London's first railway, the London & Greenwich Railway. Photo: Paul Holmes (2005)
The Bermondsey Dive-Under, a new railway bridge designed to untangle the tracks into London Bridge station. Photo: Simon (2018)
Salter's Cat overlooks the river. Close by are statues of his owners, Doctor Alfred Salter and Ada Salter. Together they set up health insurance schemes and adult education for the people of Bermondsey in the early 20th century. Photo: Roll The Dice (2010)
Guinness Trust buildings. Also known as The Guinness Partnership, it provides affordable housing and care for elderly people and people with learning disabilities. Photo: Laura MacGregor (2013)
The Harold Estate, close to Tower Bridge Road. Photo: Andy Worthington (2012)
Railway arches and London skyline as seen from Bermondsey. Photo: Manuel (2010 - before The Shard)
Coloured doors. Photo: Simon (2017)
Shad Thames close to Tower Bridge is a partly cobbled street lined with warehouses. It was once the largest warehouse complex in London. Photo: Matt Brown (2014)
Abbey Street, under the railway. Photo: Chris Kench Photography (2014)
Shopfronts on the corner of Bermondsey Street and Carmathen Place. The terrace is Grade II listed. Photo: shadow_in_the_water (2012)
Another shot of Salter's Cat. Photo: Dave Pearce (2018)
South Bermondsey. Photo: Simon (2017)

Take a look at the rest of our series for photos of other areas of London.

Last Updated 03 August 2018

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