Bermondsey and Old Southwark

Is there a North/South divide in London?

What kind of North/South split is there in London, if any? Image: Wikimedia creative commons.

What kind of North/South split is there in London, if any? Image: Wikimedia creative commons.

London has always been geographically carved in two by the river Thames.

But does a North/South divide in London mean more than simple geography?

There are plenty of pervasive ideas surrounding the differences between North and South London.

You might have heard people say ‘the North is for the rich’, ‘the North has all the culture’ or ‘the South is just residential’.

Watch as Al Riddell takes a closer look at the facts and statistics surrounding the two sides of the city.

 

Produced by Tom Hill, Al Riddell, Tyler Hill and Frances Ainley. 

 

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