London Road, Southwark

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Looking southeast along London Road.

London Road is a road in Southwark, Central London, England, which connects St George's Circus (northwest) and the Elephant and Castle roundabout (southeast). To the east is the campus of London South Bank University including the Technopark building and the London Road Building,[1] in a triangle formed by London Road, Borough Road and Newington Causeway. At the southeastern end is the Elephant and Castle tube station.[2]

The road forms part of the A201 and is one-way for most traffic (flowing southeast), with a buses and cycles only lane heading in the opposite direction. To the southeast, the A201 continues as the New Kent Road and to the north is Blackfriars Road leading to the Thames at Blackfriars Bridge and thence the City of London.

There are a number of shops at the northwestern end of the road.[3]



  1. ^ "London Road Building". London South Bank University, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "London Road". Retrieved 26 May 2011.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Shops on London Road, SE1". LondonOnline, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2011.  External link in |publisher= (help)

Coordinates: 51°29′53″N 0°06′14″W / 51.49800°N 0.10394°W / 51.49800; -0.10394