Waterloo Office Guide
About South East London
South East London is a diverse and interesting area that has benefitted from numerous developments and upgrades over the last ten years. Despite this regeneration, it remains a more affordable office location than other parts of the capital, making it a popular choice with businesses and professionals. From the contemporary purpose-build blocks to stunning Victorian villas in Lewisham, there is something for everyone here. The South East includes areas such as Bermondsey, Greenwich, Peckham, Canada Water, Surrey Quays, Dulwich and Bromley.
Some of the area’s key landmarks include Greenwich Park, the Royal Observatory, the Imperial War Museum, Tower Bridge and the Globe Theatre. The south east of the city is rich in culture and makes for a lovely place to work, with plenty of facilities close by, leafy parks and a historic riverside. South East London draws in City professionals and financial businesses, as well as media companies seeking a shorter commute into the heart of the city. With Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals also situated here, it is a popular choice for healthcare and medical businesses.
Serviced Offices in South East London (rentals)
Offices in South East London vary in size, suiting small to medium-sized businesses in most cases. Whether it is purpose-built premises just moments from a Tube station or traditional buildings converted into stylish offices, the south-east of the city has plenty to offer businesses. Private and shared offices are available to rent on serviced or managed terms, as well as with flexible leases that suit businesses on an individual basis.
South East London is situated between Wimbledon and Mitcham to the west, the City of London and Stratford to the north, Purley to the south and Gravesend to the east.
The South East is served by regular Overground and National Rail services, as well as good arterial road connections which include the South Circular road and the A2, making South East London an attractive part of the city to rent office space. The DLR connects Lewisham and Greenwich with the City and Canary Wharf, while many local bus routes make it easy for commuters to get around the city. Journeys to Victoria from Greenwich take around 35 minutes or 20 minutes from Canada Water.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
This area of London is packed with great nightlife, exciting restaurants and charming coffee shops, as well as plenty of shopping and culture. In Dalston, many restaurants and eateries are open to late, making it a great dinner spot after a day in the office. No 67 in Peckham is ideal for coffee and cake, and there are plenty of parks in this area for a spot of calm on your lunchbreak away from the hectic atmosphere of the city. For drinks with colleagues, Wapping has some great pubs including the Prospect of Whitby pub which is popular with the locals.