First and foremost, there aren’t many better ways to get the heart pumping than with a run on the Thames Path. The stretch along London Bridge is one of the best, providing a tapestry of sites and sounds. In the distance between Tower Bridge and Tate Modern, a nimble footed jogger can see HMS Belfast, Butler’s Wharf, the Golden Hinde, the Globe Theatre and the Millennium Bridge.
While a jog can bring a sense of calm at the end of a hectic day, some prefer to exercise with the support of a class., just south of Southwark St, delivers the intensive group workouts favoured by a fiercely loyal, and constantly increasing following.
For yoga enthusiasts, sweat it out aton Magdalen Street. park is great for quick circuits outdoors.
If this all sounds a tad exotic, don’t panic! London Bridge is still home to a variety of well-known gyms that cater to all fitness levels.
“We have been really fortunate to work with the team at Potters Fields to host our annual 5k and 10k ‘Run the River’ fundraising run, which is sponsored by our long term partner Citi Bank.”
Building One+, Tower Bridge Business Centre
020 7252 1033
15,000 square feet of modern bouldering and training areas in a former Damien Hirst gallery. The venue offers a broad range of classes and circuit sessions.
Unit 11a Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street
020 3199 5117
Contract free health club boasting excellent fitness classes, a gym and a wide range of beauty treatments.
57 Ewer Street
020 7261 9479
The high intensity crossfit lifestyle has arrived in London Bridge. The serious sessions have created a fiercely loyal following, which is growing by the day.
DIRTY LANE LONDON BRIDGE BARBERS
7 London Bridge Walk (London Bridge Station)
020 7403 9333
Old school haircuts that have withstood the test of time in a beautiful and relaxing atmosphere, where attention to detail makes all the difference.
8-18 London Bridge Street - 0844 571 2896
Cottons Building Tooley Street - 0844 571 2847
Trusted high street gym chain with top of the range facilities and the best equipment.
The Vaults, Montague Close
020 7378 6669
A team of committed experts provide excellent service at On Your Bike, offering a wide range of equipment and accessories. They also have a rental service a repair workshop.
020 7036 6410
An immaculately maintained green space with a wonderful lawn in the shadow of Tower Bridge. The flower beds make for one of the more colourful parks in the city.
27 Blackfriars Rd
020 7928 6378
Purveyors of the Alexander technique, a method that improves posture and remedies aches and pains.
Tanner Street, Bermondsey
Four hard tennis courts completely free for the local community with no advanced booking required, just turn up and play.
73-81 Southwark Bridge Road
020 7089 6250
A women only gym offering fitness classes, room hire and a licensed cafe for post-workout drinks.
130-132 Tooley Street
020 7357 7006
A modern salon offering hair and beauty treatments. Staff also specialise in osteopathy and podiatry.
Tower Bridge Business Complex, 100 Clements Rd
0844 998 0000
This dual track complex lets speed-demons get their kicks in electric kart racing.