Around us

London is one of the world’s greatest cities, and this is one of the greatest parts of it. Not that we are biased! Here are some of the many reasons why…

In our streets

King's Arms

Roupell Street

White Hart

Cornwall Road


'Joy through cake' in Cornwall Road

1901 Arts Club

Intimate music and events venue

Waterloo East Theatre

Staging great fringe shows

The Warehouse

Rehearsal and recording studios

Violin Factory

Designer event space

Pure Gym

Brad Street

Parliament print services

Votes by MPs begin in a Brad Street railway arch

Kirker Holidays

Theed Street


First Barbers and EF language school in Roupell Street, and St Patrick’s Nursery in Cornwall Road.

And a short walk away…

Old Vic, Young Vic, National Theatre, South Bank Centre, Hayward Gallery, BFI South Bank cinemas, The Vaults, Union Theatre, Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark Playhouse, Florence Nightingale Museum, Imperial War Museum.

Other neighbours

St John's

Church of England

St Patrick's

Greyfriars Roman Catholic Church

Colombo Street

Community gym and outdoor sports

Waterloo Action Centre

Coin Street

Neighbourhood Centre


Waterloo Library is at Oasis Hub in Kennington Road.

Nearest NHS doctors are Blackfriars Medical Practice in Colombo Street and Waterloo Health Centre in Lower Marsh.

The nearest NHS Accident & Emergency is at St Thomas’ Hospital.

South Bank & Waterloo Neighbours runs the neighbourhood plan, and forum meetings a few times a year with MPs and councillors.

Waterloo Community Development Group considers major planning applications in the area.

News and information

London SE1

Local news website

Lambeth Council

Our main local government

We Are Waterloo

Covering LERA, Lower Marsh and The Cut

South Bank Employers' Group

Better Bankside

Blackfriars Road and Bankside

The Roupell Street Conservation Area is in:

Lambeth Council Waterloo and South Bank represented by Cllr Ibrahim Dogus and Cllr Sarina Da Silva

London Assembly Lambeth and Southwark Constituency represented by Marina Ahmad AM

UK Parliament Vauxhall and Camberwell Green Constituency represented by Florence Eshalomi MP

It borders:

Southwark Council Borough and Bankside Ward represented by Cllr Victor Chamberlain, Cllr Irina von Wiese and Cllr David Watson

UK Parliament Bermondsey and Old Southwark Constituency represented by Neil Coyle MP 


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Waterloo and South Bank

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