Aromatherapy at bodytonic clinic Canada Water - Bermondsey, Rotherhithe & Surrey Quays SE16


14 08, 2016

10 Reasons to spend in SE16 first

Here at I Live in SE16, we are big fans of all things local – our local parks, charities, venues, churches, schools and businesses – and we think it makes sense for local people to spend time and their hard-earned money (or benefits) with independent businesses. What’s so good then about shopping local? Why all [...]

2 03, 2016

bodytonic clinic

“I have a real passion for helping people,” explained James Gill, who runs bodytonic clinic in Canada Water, near Deptford SE8 & New Cross SE14. “I want to create fantastic environments where members of the public can come and get treatment, advice or rehabilitation or even just relax and de-stress.” James and I met to [...]

6 09, 2015

Bermondsey Community Kitchen

Mike Donovan is born and bred Bermondsey. He’s been successful in several lines of business and now runs Dun’s Deli on Market Square in The Blue. But he’s also a man on a mission! He’s keen to put something substantial back into his home patch and so has invested huge energy and time in the [...]

3 09, 2015

TASTI Bar and Restaurant

It was an exceptionally wet day in August when I went to visit the Team at TASTI, the new bar and restaurant located on the corner of the Canada Water Square in Montreal House. I was greeted at the door by Isaac and Kelvin who then guided me through the cavernous space on the ground [...]

23 08, 2015

How to butcher a lamb

Simon Bell has been working as a butcher for most of his life. He ran a meat stall on The Blue for decades and delivered wholesale to butchers around London and out into Kent. Two years ago he took on his current shop next to the Old Bank pub in the Market and now has [...]

21 08, 2015

bodytonic clinic – Canada Water SE16, near Deptford SE8

Our friends at bodytonic clinic are always on hand to help. Based in the Dock Offices, just one minutes walk from Canada Water tube station and in Deptford SE8! They have been serving the community of SE16 & SE8 since 2005 and have a great team of professionals who specialise in: Osteopathy MSK Physiotherapy (MSK Physio) [...]

16 08, 2015

Lawrence Lingard and Simplicity Restaurant

Simplicity restaurant has been an established part of Rotherhithe village for nine years. Its proprietor and chef Lawrence Lingard has also become something of a celebrity having starred in two TV series about his round-the-world Clipper race in 2013. Lawrence hails from Manchester and moved down to London some 20 years ago. He came to [...]

9 08, 2015

Making Cheese in SE16 – Kappacasein

There is no mistaking what is made at Kappacasein! The wonderful aroma of cheese wafts into your nostrils as soon as you approach the place. But a cheese producer in the midst of urban SE16 seems a little out of place. Not so, when you find out the history and practice of Bill Oglethorpe who [...]

29 07, 2015

Bermondsey Craft Beer Mile

Craft beer is lovingly made in small independent breweries around the world and SE16 is one of the best-known UK centres of this craft. Employing traditional methods, our breweries have built on the long tradition of brewing in Bermondsey but moved from the riverside to the railway arch. Today’s SE16 brewers are still making bespoke [...]

14 07, 2015

Album Gallery

We all love a good picture but Paul Bridge is out to persuade us that great photographs are worth printing and putting on display. ‘Too often today people see photography as disposable,’ says Paul. ‘But the reality is that you can take a snap but you have to make a photograph.’ Paul is determined to [...]