South East London
Covering the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark, the sub-region of South East London has a population of 1.67 million.
South East London has a diverse and mobile population with some of London’s most significant cultural landmarks. This area of London has been the focus of wholesale regeneration for the last decade which has stimulated the local economy and enhanced the capital’s cultural, entertainment and leisure offering, particularly in areas such as Southwark. It has good transport links by bus, road and train into central London and out into Kent and further afield. It is also home to excellent sporting facilities, arts and culture and cuisine from around the world.
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North Central London
Covering the boroughs of Barnet, Enfield, Camden, Islington and Haringey, this area of London has a population of 1.4 million people and is one of England’s most multicultural areas.
North Central London is a diverse area, housing many of London’s historical and cultural landmarks. It has benefitted from significant regeneration over the last decade, growing the local economy and enhancing London’s cultural, entertainment and leisure offering.
The area is well connected by bus, road, train and London Underground services, and central London and the country are easily accessible. It is also home to excellent sporting facilities, arts, culture and cuisine from around the world.
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North West London
Boroughs in the area include the central borough of Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham, Brent, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond.
North West London is a diverse part of the capital with a multicultural population, beautiful open spaces, sophisticated shopping, world famous art galleries, museums and entertainment plus great transport connections. It boasts the capital’s most famous historical and cultural landmarks, including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. The area has benefited from significant regeneration and development, including the new high-speed railway line, increasing transport links to Heathrow Airport and beyond.
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Covering the boroughs of City of London, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest, East London is a multi-cultural area with a population of around 2 million. It has been transformed in recent years with new housing, schools, colleges and employment.
A part of the area (especially London Docklands and the Thames Gateway) has undergone extensive regeneration as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympics. It has great transport links by bus, road and train into central London. It is also home to excellent sporting facilities, arts and culture and cuisine from around the world. It offers many places to shop and eat, great entertainment, a wealth of museums and galleries, open spaces to relax, all within easy reach.
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* Information taken from NHS England's East London and South East London IGPR (International GP Recruitment) Prospectuses. Follow the links to read the full guide for each location.