Time & Talents was set up in 1887 by ‘women of education and leisure’ who were concerned about the huge gap between rich and poor, and growing disadvantage in the local docks as a consequence of rapid industrialisation. They started, of course, in a time before the NHS and the welfare state. Members of the Settlement Movement, of which T&T remains a key member, went on to be the architects of social work and the welfare state. 130 years later, as we see a social system increasingly under strain, we feel that our long experience, and model of mutual support is more important than ever.
Borough Market's gourmet food market consists of up to more than 100 stalls selling fish, meats, vegetables, ciders, cheeses, breads, coffees, cakes and patisseries
The Museum is an educational charity run by volunteers and tells the story of one of the world’s great engineering dynasties.
London’s 2nd busiest library is designed by world renowned architect Piers Gough, partner at CZWG architects, the Canada Water Library opened in November 2011. The library incorporates a range of cultural and community facilities, reflecting Southwark Council’s ambition to put libraries at the heart of community life.
Independent film production facility and venue operating in an 18C listed building
Southwark Cathedral is the oldest gothic church in London, dating from around 1220, and is part of the Diocese of Southwark.
St Mary's Church, is the local Church of England parish church in Rotherhithe
Surrey Docks Farm is an Interactive, Free to Enter educational farm on the banks of the Thames, London
Built upon the original site of The Clink Prison, which dating back to 1144 was one of England’s oldest and most notorious prisons
Food and drink
The Mayflower pub is a hidden gem in the heart of Rotherhithe, London.
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