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South London is the southern part of London, England. The area it covers is defined differently for a range of purposes.

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Division by the Thames

At its widest extent, south London is the part of Greater London that is south of the River Thames. This includes the historic central areas of Southwark and Bankside and maritime Greenwich. The area has little of the London Underground network, but has a much more extensive suburban railway system than North London and is the location of all of London's tram services. This area is made up of the London boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Southwark, Sutton and Wandsworth. This definition is used by the Boundary Commission for England. The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames includes sections on both sides of the River Thames and the boundary commission class the entire district as part of South London.In 1965 Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth were designated Inner London boroughs and Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton were designated Outer London boroughs.


Sub-region

For the purposes of the London Plan, the South London sub-region consists of Bromley, Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Sutton. In 2001 this area had a population of 1,329,000. This definition is used by organisations such as Connexions.


Colloquial use

Aside from the official definitions, South London refers to areas south of Central London and the River Thames. This area overlaps the informal Central, South East and South West London areas. Some of these districts are included in the South Eastern and South Western postcode areas. This area is included in all or part of the following boroughs, listed with postcode areas:

  •  Bexley DA, SE 
  •  Bromley BR, SE 
  •  Croydon CR, SE, SW 
  •  Greenwich SE, DA, BR 
  •  Kingston KT, SW 
  •  Lambeth SE, SW  
  •  Lewisham SE 
  •  Merton CR, KT,SM, SW 
  •  Richmond SW, TW 
  •  Southwark SE 
  •  Sutton SM  
  •  Wandsworth SW

The South West London Assembly constituency additionally includes the London Borough of Hounslow.

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  • Published: 23/02/2009 11:54:01 A
  • Category: London