Shared Ownership Homes in South London
Explore Shared Ownership developments in South London.
Comprising 12 full boroughs plus parts of Richmond, South London represents a vast tract of the British capital. One of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan areas in Europe, South London is difficult to summarise in a few paragraphs, but suffice to say it offers a depth of cultural, historical and economic draws that truly set it apart. Yet to live, work or study here has become expensive in recent decades, with the rising cost of housing a particular challenge. Shared Ownership properties from Legal & General Affordable Housing make living in this part of the capital a real possibility for more people than ever.
From the fun-packed Crystal Palace Dinosaur park to the Jacobean beauty of Charlton House, from Catford Broadway Theatre to the industrial majesty of Battersea Power Station – South London is nothing if not eclectic. Add the Tate Modern, Lambeth Palace, the Shard, the O2 Arena, and you could fill a lot of weekends exploring this part of the world. A beautiful open space is never far away, whether it’s Crystal Palace Park, Greenwich Park, Dulwich Park, or one of more than 20 other fantastic public parks.
And when it comes to economic opportunities, South London has a huge amount to offer: this is where much of the nation’s money is made and spent. And of course, living in South London opens you up to jobs across the capital and the South East of England.
South East London is also near London’s key rail hubs, offering easy access to other parts of the UK. Several airports are within reach, including Gatwick, Heathrow and London City, making overseas city breaks and longer trips easy and convenient.
Discover some of the most popular landmarks and attractions in South London.
While South Londoners are blessed with many great public gardens, Battersea Park is a real highlight, offering parkland, woods, a boating lake, a peace pagoda, an adventure playground and even a children’s zoo.
Formerly Bankside Power Station, the Tate Modern is one of the world’s largest modern and contemporary museums. The main collections are free. Highlights include Marilyn Diptych (1962) by Andy Warhol, Mountain Lake (1938) by Salvador Dalí and “Seagram Murals” (the 1950s) by Mark Rothko.
This is a reconstruction of the original Globe which stood on this site around 400 years ago. Step back in time and enjoy Shakespeare’s plays as they were once performed.
As one of the tallest buildings in Europe, the Shard deserves to be visited at least once. It offers the best views over the entire capital; you’re sure to be able to spot your L&G affordable home from here!
As a place that millions call home, it’s no surprise that South London is home to hundreds of nurseries, primary schools, and secondary schools. Famous schools include The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy (Southwark) and Paxton Primary School (Lambeth), but there are a host of other high-quality state and private educational establishments to consider.
Occupying a huge area of the capital, South London is of course overlaid by a complex network of roads and has easy access to the M25 and national arteries. Public transport includes the Underground and London Buses, and local rail services, while Waterloo Station affords access to the south and west of England. Other major London stations are nearby, including King’s Cross and Liverpool Street. For international air travel, Gatwick, Heathrow and London City are close by.
South London is served by a full range of NHS services, GP surgeries, opticians and dentists. There are also private alternatives provided by Bupa and Spire, Guys’ and St Thomas’ Private Healthcare, The Wellington Hospital, and many others.