southwark

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. 

London's new development hotspots

Four freshly designated Opportunity Areas, including The Old Kent Road and Canada Water, will bring 11,000 new homes, shops, amenities and transport over the next 25 years.

Borough spotlight

Bawdy Borough has been reborn as a home for food lovers and City professionals who want to walk to work

The new London Orbital

The London Orbital rail route opens on December 9 - creating new and cheaper ways for millions of Londoners to commute to work

New bike-friendly homes

London's love affair with cycling means developers are now including bike stores rather than parking bays with new homes