Southwark

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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
Leet o 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

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 mile (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.

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