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With forward thinking club nights, homegrown record stores, and a strong local community of DJs and music producers, South London is quickly becoming one of London’s new epicenters for underground dance music.

Follow South London based DJ and producer Artwork as he hosts you across Brixton, Croydon and Peckham to discover some of the best stuff that the South has to offer.

— South London Guidebook

Take a look at some of the South London hotspots explored in the film.

Surrey Street Market

Surrey Street Market (also known as Croydon Market) is an open air market selling mainly fruit & vegetables along with a range of other items.

Surrey St, Croydon, Greater London CR0 1RG

Big Apple Records

The now defunct Big Apple Records was a shop and record label that played a seminal role in the history of Dubstep. Artwork used to work at the shop back in the day and kept a music studio upstairs. 

37 Surrey St, Croydon, Greater London CR0 1R

D'n'R Vinyl

A Croydon record shop specialising in UK Garage, Grime, and Dubstep. 

352 Lower Addiscombe Rd, Croydon CR0 7AF

CLF Art Cafe AKA Bussey Building

The Bussey building on Rye Lane has become one of Peckham’s main creative hubs, hosting a wide range of activities that span music, arts, film, and theatre. Catch some incredible 360 degree views of London from its 5,000 square-foot rooftop.  

Bussey Building, 133 Rye Ln, London SE15 4ST

Rye Wax

Located in the basement of the Bussey Building, Rye wax is a record shop and cafe by day, and venue by night that plays host to local and international DJs in an intimate environment.  

The CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Ln, London SE15 4ST

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

A local late night pool club in Peckham that transforms twice a month to play host to Bradley Zero’s Rhythm Section party. 

188 Rye Ln, London SE15 4NF


Brixton’s premier dance club known for its killer sound system and forward-thinking music policy.

418 Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW9 7AY

Frank's Cafe

Located on the 10th floor of a disused car park in Peckham, Frank’s Cafe is a rooftop bar and restaurant that serves up stunning views of the London skyline. 

10th Floor, Peckham Multi-story Carpark 95a Rye Lane, London SE15 4ST

Live there. Even if it's just for a night.

— South London Stories

Read more to get a local's perspective on what it's like to live in South London.