Bermondsey dates as far back as the Domesday Book. But by the mid-19th century, parts had become notorious slums and was immortalised in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist. Lately it has been transformed into a thriving 'destination' in the heart of London.
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Guide: Isobel Durrant. To learn more about booking this or any other tour, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org