SE1 London postcode: resident reviews reveal all

The London Eye in the SE1 London postcode

What is SE1, London, really like to live, work and play in? HomeViews Streets is a new site that collates up-to-date insights from residents in postcodes covering the length and breadth of London. Using our insider knowledge, we can reveal what locals honestly think about the SE1 postcode, from transport links and amenities to open green spaces. Read on to learn more.

What area is SE1 in London?

SE1 is the postcode covering Bankside, South Bank, Southwark, and part of Lambeth, Bermondsey, Vauxhall and Peckham. It sits within the London Boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth in South East London.

What zone is SE1 in?

The SE1 postcode is spread between London zones 1 and 2. Adjacent postcodes include SE16 to the east, while SE15, SE5, SE17, and SE11 lie to the south. The River Thames borders SE1 to the north and west.

So, is SE1 a good place to live? HomeViews Streets reviewers from SE1 share their candid views on what local life is actually like – rating and commenting on everything from the overall community atmosphere, the range and quality of amenities and transport, and so much more. Residents give a score out of five for each category, alongside a personal insight.

Below are some examples – just click through to see more reviews for the SE1 area. To view all the content on the site, simply write a review of your own area!

SE1, London resident reviews

“The buzz of the area is second to none”

HomeViews Area Guides

You can also read our area guides for SE1 neighbourhoods for more information. These pages also include the top-rated new developments in the area and reviews by verified residents.

Southwark

Southwark
Southwark is nestled on the South Bank of the Thames, and among its luxury riverside apartments and ultra-modern offices, are some of London’s biggest icons. This area is rich in culture, architecture and entertainment, charming millions of visitors (and residents) each year. For the Read more about Southwark

South Bank

South Bank
Known as London’s Cultural Heart, the riverside neighbourhood of South Bank calls the Thames’ southern shores home, and is sandwiched between Westminster Bridge and London Bridge. It’s a place to move to if you like lots going on and, with its plethora of famous Read more about South Bank

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