: Gatwick Airport
: Royal Blackheath Golf Club
Car: not necessary
Lewisham is in south east London, within easy reach of all the capital has to offer from fashion, food, film and art to theatre. Closer to the home, Greenwich, Blackheath and the River Thames are literally minutes away.
ALGERNON apartment is just a short stroll away from Lewisham Station and offer the area a completely new way of urban contemporary living. Local shopping, which includes a charming farmers’ market, will expand with additional retail space which may include a Tesco Metro or similar and a Creative Quarter for artisans working in design, fashion or pottery etc.
Central London is at your fingertips and combined with charming local spots like Blackheath and Greenwich, Lewisham is an ideal base. The eight miles to City Airport means weekend getaways from Europe are even easier and to explore Britain by car, it’s just 15 miles to the M25 and the wider motorway network
London Bridge and the South Bank, 8 minutes from Lewisham, is an area rich in culture. The walk along the Thames takes you through historic winding cobble stone streets via Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Tate Modern, the Oxo Tower restaurant, the British Film Institute and the Royal Festival Hall. Head out from Borough Market, a gourmet’s delight, and end up with glorious views from the London Eye.
The bustling scene of London’s world-renowned theatre land showing an array of live classic and contemporary performances is just 28 minutes from home.
The dramatic skyline of Canary Wharf by the Thames defines London’s new financial district, with its host of employers and large luxury shopping centres, 25 minutes away by DLR. Boutiques and upmarket retailers mix with a range of eateries, including Ubon and Jamie Oliver’s delicious Italian. Waterside bars provide the perfect setting for an alfresco drink in the summer.
The London skyline at night, from historic Westminster and Big Ben to the sparkling modern day: London Eye, breathtaking just 21 minutes from home.
Historic Greenwich is a World Heritage Site and is home to Greenwich Mean Time and the Meridian Line and historic landmarks such as the National Maritime Museum and Cutty Shark. It’s a beautiful place of contrast, from the awe inspiring architecture through to the tranquil open spaces and views of Greenwich Park, bustling quaint street markets and cosy pubs and eateries.
The capital has one of the largest concentrations of leading universities and higher education institutions in the world, with an ever growing student population. Famous institutions like the LSE and Kings College London are, amongst others, only a tube ride away. University of Greenwich is 5 minutes away by DLR.