Bermondsey wins best place to live 2018

Bermondsey has been named by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in London in their 2018 guide! A fabulous accolade and we appreciate why it was chosen because we’ve been selling, letting and managing property in the area since 1984.

There is classic French and Italian fine dining offered by the likes of Le Pont de la Tour and Cantina Del Ponte respectively in Shad Thames. These popular restaurants alongside bars, occupy a beautiful riverside setting adjacent to and with views of Tower Bridge.

Butlers Wharf like many other riverside warehouses, mills and areas within the wider Bermondsey area saw much investment and redevelopment through the 80’s and onwards. Alex Neil Estate Agents were one of the original sales agents for the redevelopment of Vogans Mill Wharf, an association and bond that we maintain today.

Bermondsey, Shad Thames and Tower Bridge remain as popular as ever and we can assist whether you are looking to buy or rent property in these areas. Whilst Bermondsey took the plaudits and first place the positions of the other areas shortlisted weren’t ranked, here is the list in full:

Bermondsey, London Borough of Southwark

King’s Cross, London Borough of Camden/Islington

Fulham, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

Richmond, London Borough of Richmond

Furzedown, London Borough of Wandsworth

Tufnell Park, London Borough of Camden/Islington

Herne Hill, London Borough of Lambeth/Southwark

Wanstead, London Borough of Redbridge

Notting Hill, London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Clapton, London Borough of Hackney

One could argue that as a local Award-Winning Estate Agent we are biased in our opinion but you can sign up and read the full article by visiting The Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2018.

We regularly feature a variety of areas under the Focus Area category of our blog, where you will also find our latest news and market comment.

Written by Alex Neil

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