The origin of Elephant and Castle’s name is shrouded in myth, rumour and speculation. There are many theories as how the area came to be known as ‘Elephant and Castle’ but the truth is, no one really knows. The intrigue doesn’t stop there. The diverse local community provides an abundant choice of food and flavours from all over the world as well as a vibrant cultural scene and a buzzing nightlife.
Elephant offers all the convenience of a zone 1 location, with excellent transport links, you can be in central London within minutes via the Northern and Bakerloo lines – as well as one of the biggest choices of bus routes in London with 28 different routes! There is also a national rail station served by Thameslink and South Eastern trains.
Average House price in this area: £884,159
Average Rent price in this area: £541 per week
Local Authority: Southwark Council