Area Guide to Rotherhithe/Canada Water

Area Guide to Rotherhithe/Canada Water

Our area guide to Rotherhithe/Canada Water gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out. Postcodes covered by this area guide include SE16

Guide to Rotherhithe/Canada Water transport links:


  • South Bermondsey (National Rail)


  • Bermondsey (Jubilee Line) (Zone 2)
  • Canada Water (London Overground, Jubilee Line) (Zone 2)
  • Elephant & Castle (Bakerloo Line) (Zone 2, Zone 1)
  • Rotherhithe (London Overground) (Zone 2)
  • Surrey Quays (Zone 2)

Rotherhithe/Canada Water Local Authorities:

Rotherhithe/Canada Water is represented by Southwark Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.

Council responsibilities

The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.

Rotherhithe/Canada Water Council Tax Rates:

Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Rotherhithe/Canada Water area.

Council tax rates for each Local Authority

Council A B C D E F G H
Southwark £815 £950 £1,086 £1,222 £1,494 £1,765 £2,037 £2,444
English Averages £761 £888 £1,015 £1,142 £1,396 £1,650 £1,904 £2,285
How much will I have to pay?

Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.

Reductions in council tax:
- the reduction scheme for disabled people
- discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- council tax benefit and second adult rebate

Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs

Schools in Rotherhithe/Canada Water & Year 2006 Exam Results

Schools in Rotherhithe/Canada Water fall under the Southwark Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Rotherhithe/Canada Water by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.

Local schools within Rotherhithe/Canada Water:

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