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Balham, South London is part of the London Borough of Wandsworth and is mainly made up of the SW12 postcode. Once known as the poor man’s Clapham, Balham has emerged as the popular choice for young...
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Battersea (SW11) is in Zone 2 London, less than four miles from the city centre. Nestled on the south side of the river, it’s famous for its imposing power station, a dogs’ home, and one of south...
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Arguably the epicentre of South West London, Clapham is split across two London Boroughs - Lambeth and Wandsworth. Most of Clapham resides in SW4, with pockets in SW8, SW9 and SW12. It’s served by...
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Affectionately known as “Collywood”, Collier’s Wood is an up-and-coming area in South West London, and one of its best kept secrets. Sharing the famous SW19 postcode with nearby Wimbledon, there are...
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Earlsfield is in the London Borough of Wandsworth, and therefore benefits from some of the cheapest council tax rates in the country. Residing in the SW18 postcode, in the past it played second...
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Streatham is a district in zone 3 south London, mostly in the London Borough of Lambeth. Once known as the ‘West End of South London” thanks to its cinemas, theatres and ballroom, Streatham fell on...
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Tooting is a district in the London Borough of Wandsworth, about five miles from central London. According to a recent article in the Evening Standard, Tooting was recently dubbed “the new Shoreditch...
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Tooting Bec is a district in the London Borough of Wandsworth, about five miles from central London, and just north of Tooting Broadway. It’s slightly quieter than neighbouring Tooting and Balham,...
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Wandsworth is in south west London within the London Borough of Wandsworth. It resides primarily in postcode area SW18 across Zones 2 and 3. It’s extremely popular with families and professionals...
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With leafy streets, premium restaurants, independent boutiques, and up-market Victorian and Edwardian housing, there’s no doubt that Wandsworth Common is a much sought-after area. It became popular...
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Famed for hosting the most famous tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon is so much more than just a two-week tennis championship. With its large open green spaces and its lively shopping, bar and...