Bustling, cultural and perfect for some sights
The Waterloo area is often used as a base to explore from but on its doorstep are attractions that many other visitors flock to. As well as being on the doorstep of many of London’s A list attractions, it is also a good area for some sightseeing tours. Some of the most well-known attractions include The Old Vic Theatre, which hosts some classic and modern plays featuring big-name actors and directors, plus concerts and workshops hosted at the riverside South Bank Centre. The National Sea Life Centre and the world-renowned London Eye also are additional draws on the south side of the River Thames.
Far from the usual office space this collaborative and creative centre is full of unique designs and plenty of colourful prints. Private spaces such as traditional offices and small private desks are available within this office along with large shared areas for collective work.
As one of the fastest rising areas in London, Southwark is an on-trend and coveted area to both work and play. And, this workspace certainly matches up to the area’s wonderful vibrancy. Exposed brick compliments wooden beams and a striking amount of natural light to create a beautiful, open workspace.
If convenience is key to your business operation then your company couldn’t be better off than within this Waterloo Station site. The centre is currently home to a vast range of businesses working within vibrant co-working areas, opportune hot desking or smart, private office suites.
London is famous for its transport, with black cabs and double decker buses. But, the most notable way transport for locals and visitors alike is London’s underground, which provides transport in and around the whole of the city.
Waterloo Tube Station
This underground station is located beneath Waterloo National Rail Station. Since 2020, it was the 5th busiest station on the London underground, with 16.2 million users annually. It runs on four lines, the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City.
This London underground station is situated in the area of Lambeth, at the junction of Westminster Bridge and Baylis Road. It travels on the Bakerloo line, between Elephant and Castle and Waterloo, and is in Travelcard Zone 1.
Waterloo Train Station
Waterloo Station, also known as London Waterloo, is a terminus located in Central London, specifically in the borough of Lambeth, but in the district of Waterloo. It is on the National Rail network in the UK.
Lambeth is home to household names in business and is one the United Kingdom’s most entrepreneurial communities. It’s no surprise why larger corporations will want to headquarter here.
This company is a real estate investment trust based in London. Founded in 1987 by a property of assets of the former Greater London Council. The company’s job is to let office, industrial and workshop space to small and medium-sized enterprises. They provide 60 properties across the whole of the capital, containing furnished office space, meeting rooms, breakout spaces and so much more.
Each business has a unique software and hardware setting. Syslink supplies a large range of software development services. They will collect your requirements and make an analysis, then choose an architecture, develop a design, create a code, manage performance testing and take further mandatory steps. It’s possible to convert your idea into worthy, reliable, agile custom software that is easy for users and handy at maintenance.
These are any structure, whether it is public or private, that is adopted for the transaction of business. These are scattered all across London, with only a certain number residing in Lambeth.
This brand new market leading development in Lambeth. Spanning over 19 floors, the building offers its residents private terraces on nine floors along with a feature terrace on Level 19. Providing high-quality design-led space, Arbor will be a Net Zero Carbon building and smart enabled. It will also form part of the new Bankside Yards Estate. Arbor is located at 245 Blackfriars Road, SE1 at the junction with Southwark Street. Waterloo, London Bridge and Blackfriars over ground stations are within a 10 minute walk of the building. The Jubilee, District and Thames Link lines are all within a 7 minute walk of the building.
This impressive location is set over 17 floors in an unrivalled location on the Thames Embankment, adjacent to the MI6 building and just a short distance away from Vauxhall bridge. It consists of 23,800 sq. ft. of available space in total, plus a ground floor cafe, concierge service, 24-hour security and on-site car parking. The building also benefits from spectacular views of the Thames, South London and Central London to St. James Park and beyond to Green Park. Vauxhall and its immediate surrounding area has seen a huge surge in development over the last few years, flagship developments include Battersea Power Station, One Embassy Gardens at Nine Elms and St. Georges Wharf.
Business growth in this borough is outperforming the London average and an unprecedented level of development is underway – the council deals with over 6,000 planning applications a year.
Here you can shop online or instore for all your book finding needs. Find your favourite’s and new releases in this business that has been established since 1984. Beyond the words on fabled pages you can also find magazines, notebooks and stationary, gifts for the bookworms in your life and so much more.
This local jewellery apparel store carries everything from rings to necklaces, plus cards, pillows and more! Find here unique designs for you or even someone special in your life. This great local business is one to support because they make reasonable and responsible choices – small batch production and non toxic apparel printing.
If you haven’t already been, then you are missing out on some exceptional cuisine made with fresh ingredients. Vincenzo’s has a wide selection of gourmet foods, ready-made dishes and so so so much more. It is great if you are looking for something specific, or just fancy a browse around and want to let your culinary senses be inspired.
The borough’s name originated from its first record in 1062 as Lambehitha, meaning ‘landing place for lambs’ and in 1255 as Lambeth. Famous for many reasons, including its waterfront developments, which are directly across the Thames from the City of Westminster.
Now a famed tourist attraction along London’s South Bank. The London Dungeon recreates various gory and macabre, but accurate events throughout the historical time of London, but in a sort of humorous style. It uses a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides.
This medieval riverside palace is the London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury. It’s not open every day but you can book a guided tour to see the Crypt, Chapel and Great Hall (this room has a ‘wow factor’), or go to one of the monthly garden open days in the summer.
A borough of London famed for its attractions and history. Get off the beaten track of Lambeth and explore through the back alleys, you just need a little bit of knowledge.
Imperial War Museum
You will definitely know when you have found this building as there are some giant ship guns outside. Head inside and you will find a central atrium with a spitfire and a harrier jet suspended. The First World War galleries include a trench walk-through, but, you must be warned, people have left the galleries feeling truly sick. But war is horrific, no? The Holocaust exhibition leaves people truly shaken, too.
Streatham Ice Rink
This leisure centre has the only Olympic-sized ice skating rink in London. It has resided here since 1931 and is still very popular. Do your Bambi impression during a public skate session then shake it at the ice disco. Ice hockey games are also shown here too, so if you prefer to watch then there is plenty of room for nearly 1,000 spectators.
Take a stroll in Norwood Park
This is one of the highest points in Lambeth and has some of the best views in London as, on a clear day, you can see St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye and the Shard. It does, however, feel a long way from the city, especially with its country walks. If you feel like getting active, then there is an outdoor gym, a floodlit football pitch and a skate park.
Explore these areas and find anything from homeware goods and healthy and beauty items, to clothes, fashion and food and drink.
This riverside shopping and dining destination on London’s Southbank offers its visitors design-led shopping, from jewellery and fashion stores to affordable artwork. Plus the additional wide range of cuisines; including some delightful gourmet pizza’s, colourful Caribbean lunches and filling toasted sandwiches. You’re bound to find anything and everything here in this unique pocket of land on the South Bank.
This is a complex of artistic venues in London, on the South Bank of the River Thames. It is made up of 3 performance venues, together with the Hayward Gallery and is Europe’s largest centre for the arts. During 2019 it attracted 4.4 million visitors. Within the centre lies a shop, too, where visitors can purchase anything from homeware goods, wellbeing items and art pieces.
The borough of Lambeth is ranked third out of 152 local authorities across the UK in terms of expected development for primary level math’s (with similar standards being held in English and other subjects) but is ranked fourth out of 33 London boroughs in terms of overall Ofsted performance.
Boost your career here, from a wide range of course options to inspiring apprenticeship opportunities. Here they think of the real-world and practical learning, helping anyone build a diverse skill range. Why choose them? To build your confidence, pleasurable work placements, provider of gateway qualifications and so much more.
London Southbank Technical College
This new, innovative flagship transforms how students work, learn and develop. Based at the revolutionary Nine Elms college in the capitals bustling Zone 1, offering great transport links and a stimulating vocational and technical curriculum in a state-of-the-art workplace environment.
City & Guilds of London Art School
At this art school, depth and authenticity is what they stand for, sticking true to their 130 year history, they have stayed small and personal so each student gets to experience it as a reality. And we have one of the highest ratios of tutors to students in London – which means that for all our students there’s always someone ready to help.
FOOD & DRINK
Home to some historic pubs and groovy cocktail bars, Lambeth can be a hidden gem for ‘scran’ and beverages. Whether you are a foodie or a cocktail lover, there is something for everyone here, you just need to know where to look.
Set across two floors on the Southbank, Marsha offers unparalleled views across the river from its waterside location. Gaze out over the Thames from the balcony, patio or the roomy interior. Chicken is by far a favourite on the menu, and they make sure to use each part of the bird in full across a wide selection of small plates, burgers and the signature roasted half-chicken. To make it even better, there is happy hour on weekdays from 4-8pm, with all cocktails being £7.50, a delicious Sunday roast and a pre-theatre menu.
Skylon Bar and Restaurant
This elegantly styled restaurant offers some of the best views over London and the River Thames. Bringing some funky cocktails, weekend brunches and scrumptious dinners right to your table. It boasts a fantastic central bar with high-quality cocktails, an extensive wine list with memorable vintages from all corners of the globe. It is definitely ideal for a romantic date night, to have a leisurely meal with family or friends or celebrating with colleagues.
Visit the Josephine’s gang for ultimate cocktails in Waterloo. Josephine De Beauharnais was one of history’s most famous lovers. She started as a nobody but with sass, hustle and a little bit of luck, she became the Empress of the French. Available for a little trip, or a full private hire, experience what is said to be one of the most instagrammed venues in the UK. The neon pink darting off the mirror walls gives this place a vibe that is second to none.
This cafe, bar and gallery sits inside the former art bunker of Feliks Topolski, one of World War II’s official artists. Once inside, you will experience a historic ‘Memoir of the Century’, which is a 600-foot long mural depicting a scrupulous record of unconventional London. By day, its a perfect spot for a coffee, but by night, its cocktail central. With live music nights, events and a popular range of drinks stretching from craft beer and cider to liquors and spirits. Not to forget the playlist full of good vibes and the right amount of mischief.
Lambeth has a deserved reputation electric mix of landmarks, open spaces, cultural high points markets, pubs and wine bars and buzzing art facilities and is especially noted for its world-class nightlife at some of London’s premier and legendary venues.
26 Leake Street
This unique, award-winning venue in the historic Leake Street graffiti tunnels. They have renovated three beautiful railway arches underneath Waterloo station that can hold a capacity of 1,200 people. Their professional events team believe that happy clients are the best advertisers, with nothing being too complex or difficult for them. They provide their customers a bar and restaurant, workspace hire and private event hire for any occasion.
Opened in 2008, Lightbox is a nightclub venue containing 3 rooms. The space can fit up to 600 and has taken its name from the LED walls that cover the clubs main room. It regularly plays host to techno, house, UK garage and drum & bass music, with the club running Thursday night events and after-hours parties in addition to regular weekend club night. It has recently just had a new sound system installed, so go there and expect state of the art sound and lighting.
Lambeth, a hidden gem within itself, with rich history, stunning scenery and some unique opportunities. We would definitely recommend visiting this great borough for a different experience, and one to remember!
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