Underneath the arches: new life for London's 10,000 railway arches

After decades of neglect, the capital's old railway arches and viaducts are being revived. With a new quarter set to get 800-plus homes and a £300 million project on south London's horizon, old Victorian arches and passageways are delivering historic heritage to new homes and inner-city spaces. 

Get in quick: New Bermondsey is a hot property zone

Mayor Boris Johnson’s push to revamp a run down-area sandwiched between Peckham and Rotherhithe, and call it New Bermondsey after its fashionable riverside neighbour, is paying big dividends. Expect to see big changes within six years...

Hot homes: south-east London

We take a property tour south of the river to find good-value homes in Camberwell, riverside Bermondsey and Rotherhithe, arty Deptford and New Cross, historic Greenwich and leafy Sydenham and Dulwich

Bermondsey spotlight

Regeneration is the name of the game in Bermondsey where the cobbled streets and old railway arches have caught the eye of a creative crowd

Bermondsey spotlight

Our property expert Anthea Masey finds out what's attracting buyers to the historic neighbourhood of Bermondsey

A classic way to go modern

Interior designer Peter Leonard loves to mix-and-match his styles, which is why he bought a Greek revival villa in Bermondsey