Companies locating in South London have access to a working population of 2.8 million, and can access a further 5 million within one hour travel time of the area.
Employment costs are competitive with salaries in South London up to 30% lower than London averages.
South London has the highest concentration of graduates in London, with 2 Universities of its own and with access to a number of other internationally renowned institutions.
51.3% of South London’s population is working in knowledge-based industries, employed in professional, managerial or technical occupations. This is way above the average for England at 35.3% and above the London average of 48.9%.
The University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich has an excellent reputation throughout London. More than 18,200 students from over 80 countries study a wide range of programmes in arts, sciences and social sciences. The University boasts well-equipped laboratories and lecture theatres, with library and computing facilities on every campus. There are also sporting, social and cultural activities for students to enjoy.
The University has strong international and European links, enabling it to offer many exchanges programmes and joint research projects abroad.
The University of Kingston was recently short listed by The Sunday Times as “University of the Year. Located in the suburbs of Kingston upon Thames, the University is just 25 minutes away from central London.
Kingston University with roughly 14,500 students, it is the largest provider of higher education in south west London.