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Southwark (pronounced /ˈsʌðərk/ SUDH-ərk) is a destrict o Central Lunnon, Ingland, an the admeenistrative heidquarters o the London Borough of Southwark. Situatit 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east o Charing Cross, it forms ane o the auldest pairts o Lunnon an fronts the River Thames tae the north. It historically formit an auncient burgh in the coonty o Surrey, made up o a number o parishes, which increasingly came unner the influence an jurisdiction o the Ceety o Lunnon. As an inner destrict o Lunnon, Southwark experiencit rapid depopulation durin the late 19t an early 20t centuries. It is nou at an advancit stage o regeneration an is the location o the City Hall offices o the Greater London Authority.

Southwark
  • Borough
Southwark Cathedral, 24th floor.jpg
Southwark Cathedral
Southwark is locatit in Greater Lunnon
Southwark
Southwark
Location within Greater Lunnon
OS grid referenceTQ325795
• Charing Cross1.5 mi (2.4 km) W
Lunnon burgh
Ceremonial coontyGreater Lunnon
Region
KintraIngland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounLONDON
Postcode destrictSE1
Diallin code020
PoliceMetropolitan
FireLunnon
AmbulanceLunnon
EU PairlamentLondon
UK Pairlament
Lunnon Assemmly
List of places
UK
Ingland
Lunnon
51°29′56″N 0°05′24″W / 51.4988°N 0.0901°W / 51.4988; -0.0901Coordinates: 51°29′56″N 0°05′24″W / 51.4988°N 0.0901°W / 51.4988; -0.0901

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