223 Southwark Park Road New Business Opportunity in The Blue in Bermondsey

London Borough of Southwark are working with community organisations including Blue Bermondsey BID to invest £2m of funding from the Mayor of London to revitalise The Blue town centre ( to find out more)

Southwark council has recently acquired the old Thorowgoods furniture store at 223 Southwark Park Road and their property team are busy making repairs to the building, which include significant roof works. Whilst this work goes on they are now starting the search for a commercial operator who can create a use for the building which brings as much footfall as possible to the town centre.

You can find a brief for the opportunity on this webpage 

Building tours dates and expressions of interest

Click here to download PDF file with brief for 223 Southwark Park Road Opportunity

If you are interested in expressing an interest in this opportunity or know an operator who might be please let Southwark Council team know.

To help give operators the best possible overview we are arranging tours with a briefing on the building and the regeneration plans for the area on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 10th September at 11am
  • Wednesday 18th September at 9am
  • Thursday 26th September at 4pm

If you would like to book onto a tour please email Morag on

Location of the building

The building is located on Southwark Park Road, Blue Bermondsey’s high street, and adjacent to Market Place, home to The Blue Market. Bus routes P12, 1 and 381 have bus stops a few metres away on the opposite side of the building; all bus lines connect with Surrey Quays and Canada Water Station. South Bermondsey station is also nearby and Bermondsey underground station is approximately 15 minutes on foot. For further queries about parking or transport connection, please contact Morag on the email above.

Collage of photos of building at 223 Southwark Park Road

Revitalising The Blue

Made In Bermondsey Logo

Made in Bermondsey is the name chosen for 2m regeneration programme to revitalise the Blue, which was once Bermondsey’s historic town centre.

A community campaign led by Blue Bermondsey BID with local charities Community Opportunity and Big Local Works was successful in securing the £2m capital funding from the Mayor of London’s LEAP Good Growth Fund after forward thinking staff at Southwark Council suggested a joint submission and helped to shape the application.

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