London Area Guides
Newington Area Guide
Our area guide to Newington 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 SE1
One of the oldest areas of South London. Possible plans to extend the Thameslink train service could see a vast change to the area and the loss of the historical Borough Market.
Property Types & Architecture
Some pleasant Victorian terraces mixed in with quite a large number of council properties.
Shopping & Entertainment
Not really a good area for shopping. The Elephant & Castle has a dated indoor shopping mall and street market.
There are lots of things to do in SE1. It has great restaurants and a superb cultural area around the South Bank.
Parks & Commons
Few open spaces, but beautiful walks along the Thames riverside.
Who lives here?
First time buyers and City types.
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Guide to Newington transport links
- Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich (Zone 2)
- Deptford Bridge (Zone 2, Zone 3)
- Greenwich (Zone 2, Zone 3)
- Lewisham (Zone 2, Zone 3)
- Woolwich Arsenal (Zone 4)
Bermondsey (Zone 2)
Borough (Zone 1)
Canada Water (Zone 2)
Jubilee LineLondon Overground
Elephant and Castle (Zone 1, Zone 2)
Bakerloo LineNorthern LineBakerloo LineNorthern Line
Kennington (Zone 2)
Lambeth North (Zone 1)
London Bridge (Zone 1)
Jubilee LineNorthern Line
North Greenwich (Zone 2, Zone 3)
Oval (Zone 2)
Southwark (Zone 1)
Waterloo (Zone 1)
Bakerloo LineJubilee LineNorthern LineWaterloo & City Line
Schools in Newington & Exam Results
Schools in Newington fall under the Southwark Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Newington by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Newington
Newington 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 Newington area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
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
- 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
Newington Local Authorities
Newington is represented by Southwark Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
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.
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