Greater London is built up of five sub-regions, and over the years the way the sub-regions are divided has changed quite a bit. Generally, South West London is made up of several London Boroughs including Kingston-upon-Thames, Lambeth, Merton, Richmond-upon-Thames and Sutton. But following a few amendments to the London Plan in 2011, some people would now include the Boroughs of Wandsworth, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow. A long stretch of the River Thames runs through many towns in South West London, and the South West Londoners tend to be very proud over their side of the Thames. Setting itself slightly apart from the concrete jungle and buzzing metropolis of Central London, the South West is a home to many more stretches of green and quaint villages, but still withholds the chic and cosmopolitan feel of the city. Many of our accommodation in London services are based in south west London so this will be a handy guide to what’s where and what you should be checking out.