Streatham

The revived West End of the south

Although Streatham means "the hamlet on the street", you won’t think for a moment it’s a village when you get yourself acquainted with this lovely district.

This up and coming area is located in South-West London and centres on the extremely long Streatham High Road.

Young families and city professionals choose to reside in Streatham, enjoying the classy but affordable services.

Streatham also gained a multicultural, hip feel with many Jamaicans, Irish and Indians living there.

Rooms to rent in Streatham

Streatham by numbers

Residents

45000

Average age

34

Restaurants

0

Bars

0

Tube stations

0

Fun Facts about Streatham

  • The UK’s first supermarket opened in Streatham in 1951.
  • Streatham was the venue for early negotiations with France that lead to the Peace Treaty of 1783.
  • John Galliano fashion designer and former James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore had lived in Streatham at some point of their lives.

 

Culture

Streatham Festival

A week-long community festival of local talents and artists from various genre. It features art, photography, film, comedy, music and dance.

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Streatham Food Festival

Held in every June, the event offers food tasting alongside cookery classes and local produce markets.

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Odeon Cinema Streatham

Blockbusters on 8 screens with RealD and 3D visual technologies. You can catch a lot of student and family deals.

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Ice Karting Streatham

An exceptional combination of ice track and studded tyre go-karts.

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Streatham Theatre

A local theatre group established by amateurs and professional actors.

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Streatham Tate Library

A renovated Library with regular chess and family clubs.

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Restaurants

Pratts & Payne

Seasonal menu, daily specials and board games will make you a regular at this place.

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Wholemeal Cafe

One of south London’s best vegetarian restaurants.

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Bars & Pubs

Hideaway

Live performances of jazz, funk, swing, soul music and jam sessions, varied with stand-up comedy nights.

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The Hamlet

Offers cocktails and restaurant menu in a retro atmosphere.

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Parks & Nature

Streatham Common

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The Rookery

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Tooting Bec Common

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Sports & Recreation

Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre

The only Olympic sized ice skating rink in London is here, as well as 2 swimming pools and a gym. You can enrol in skating and swimming trainings.

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Virgin Active Streatham

Gym floor, swimming pool and organised trainings for the sporty souls.

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Shopping

Morrisons

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Streatham Market

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The Railway Inn Farmers Market

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Transport

Streatham Hill Rail Station

Southern Line | Zone 3
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Streatham Rail Station

Southern and Thameslink LInes | Zone 3
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Streatham Common Rail Station

Southern Line | Zone 3
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Medical Treatment

Streatham Hill Group Practice

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The Exchange Surgery

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Dr Masterton & Partners Surgery

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