From Tower Bridge in the east to the Southbank Centre in the west, this stretch of the Thames has seen a complete revival in the last twenty years. SE1 renowned for its art scene is populated by national theatres and galleries but also historic riverside walks, atmospheric markets and iconic new landmarks.
Oxo Tower Wharf
Situated on London’s fast-moving South Bank and Bankside areas, Oxo Tower Wharf is an award-winning landmark building situated on the riverside. Home to some of the UK’s most innovative and internationally renowned contemporary designers, restaurants, cafes, bars and exhibitions venues.
A great place to pick up the latest designer furnishings and finishes for your new Acorn home.
Designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano, The Shard is the highest building in the EU and the newest London landmark. Home to London’s highest gardens at 800ft above the city skyline and the first triple high viewing platform The Shard offers some of the most unrivalled views of the capital city.
Dating back to the 13th century and now occupying a sprawling site close to London Bridge tune station Borough Market is London’s most popular market for foodies. There are over 100 stalls groaning under the weight of gastronomic delights such as artisan bread, flavoursome cheeses, wild boar sausages, gooey cakes and plenty more to tempt your palate.
Spend evenings at the National Theatre on the South Bank. They stage over 30 productions each year from Greek tragedy and Shakespeare to modern masterpieces and new work by contemporary writers and theatre-makers.
Love International modern and contemporary art? Then becoming a member of the Tate Modern is a must. Throughout the year there are different artists exhibiting and if you are a member you get unlimited free entry, access to the stunning Members Rooms at all Tate galleries, private views and will be invited to special talks, events and viewing hours.