Neighbourhoods of London: Old South

Why Wortley Village Is Secretly A Foodie Paradise - Locorum LondonWelcome to Old South! A relatively large historic neighbourhood just south of Downtown London. Originally developed in the middle of the 19th century, Old South was annexed by the city in 1890. Full of elegance and charm, Old South exudes a small town feel. It currently has a population of 14,233 people.

Due to the size of Old South, residents can find different areas to shop for amenities, restaurants and entertainment. Wortley Village serves as the commercial and cultural heart of the neighbourhood, full of vibrant shops and restaurants. There is a real sense of community here. You can spend afternoons wandering the streets and support locally owned and sustainable restaurants like Plant Matter Kitchen, The Wortley Roadhouse, Black Walnut Bakery Cafe, The Old South Village Pub, and so many more. 

The majority of homes in the neighbourhood date back to the turn of the 20th century, and range in style from small cottages to larger single family homes. Full of gorgeous older homes with a ton of charm. You can find plenty of detached houses that have been recently renovated.
Old South is great for parks and outdoor fun! You can head over to River Forks, Thames, Richard B. Harrison and Rowntree Parks for tennis courts, pools, play structures, swing sets, picnic tables, and splash pads. The neighbourhood's entire northern border is the Thames River, and because of this, there is plenty of green space and trails

Old South is a diverse neighbourhood, rich with culture, inclusivity, and a strong sense of community. Combined with the historic nature of the neighbourhood, it is a truly fantastic neighbourhood to be apart of.

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