When life demands that we make a change, moving home can just be what we’re looking for. We want somewhere that will meet our every need and Bermondsey can do just that. It is in south London and a part of the Borough of Southwark. It is bordered by Southwark in the west, Rotherhithe in the east, and Walworth and Peckham in the south. It is 2.5 miles from Charing Cross and it’s postcode districts are SE1 and SE16.
The area’s name is though to derive from Beornmound’s Island, with Beornmound being an Old English name. It’s known history dates all the way back to the 9th century when mentioned in a letter by Pope Constantine, detailing that it was apart of the Medeshamstede (now Peterborough) parish. At the time of the Domesday Book it was controlled by William I. Bermondsey Abbey was founded around this time, with it’s occupying monks helping to develop the area. Some parts of the land were controlled by the Knight’s Templar, who gave there names to various streets. A manor house was owned here by Edward III. After the Great Fire of London the area was significantly changed with it used as an opportunity to build new houses and gardens. The St. Mary of Magdalene church originates from 1690 and still exists today.
A spring was discovered in the 18th century which resulted in the area becoming a tourist destination with the construction of the Bermondsey Spa Gardens. In 1881 the Town Hall was completed and would be continually developed. Industry became important during the industrial revolution, with Bermondsey having numerous factories for the processing of leather and hides. The first London railway passed through Bermondsey. The region was damaged badly by the Blitz, mostly the docklands, though in recent years they were heavily readopted and even acted as the location between former World Leaders Tony Blair and Bill Clinton.
There are many landmarks and places of interest scattered within and around Bermondsey such as Tower Bridge, the popular London Dungeon, the Fashion and Textile museum and the Haunch of Venison art gallery. Millwall F.’s home ground; The Den is situated in Bermondsey, the tallest building in Europe, the Shard is here, as is the original Spa Gardens, historic riverside street Shad Thames, independent recoding facility Miloco Studious and Bermondsey Antiques Market.
Bermondsey is excellently located as it is surrounded and nearby various London locations such as the City of London area, the Tower of London, the business district of Canary Wharf, one of London’s oldest districts; Southwark, docklands Rotherhithe and Wapping, Whitechapel, Peckham, New Cross, Newington and Walworth.
If you can’t wait to experience all that Bermondsey has to offer then you should get in touch with Man and Van now. One phone call to 020 3743 9354 can mean that your move will be over within a few days
. Our staff will get all the info we need so we can base the process around your needs. Our services can be supplied to you when you need them and you can pick and chose how we help you.
Once we’ve given you a no commitment, complimentary assessment then you could have team of removal experts at your door who can tackle all of your packing and have all your goods safely take from your home and if you booked parking space here
, then we can have them loaded onto vehicles that will have them at your new address ready to be unpacked and set up. Before you know it, Man and Van can have you in a brand new home in Bermondsey.