About the Area

With its famously low council tax, good schools and wide open spaces, Wandsworth is one of London’s most liveable boroughs. Only a stone’s throw from Battersea and Clapham, Wandsworth is close to all the action but manages to maintain its own chilled pace.

This leafy corner of south-west London remains hugely popular with families and professionals. And it’s easy to see why. Wandsworth Common is an idyllic public park with a lake and tennis courts, with grand Edwardian houses in the surrounding streets. Grab lunch at the Skylark Cafe and watch the world go by.

Wandsworth has a vibrant pub scene; in fact, round these parts they have strict rules to protect beloved boozers from overzealous developers. Down by the river, 18th century pub The Ship is an amazing spot for a beer and a burger on a sunny weekend, while The Cat’s Back is a popular Harvey’s pub with a cracking atmosphere, an upstairs theatre and a down-to-earth vibe.

On the shopping front, everyday essentials are covered at the Southside Centre, with an ever-growing cluster of boutiques on the Old York Road.

Wandsworth has bags of history but it never gets old. The Ram Brewery — a historic microbrewery with a horses’ stables — is the setting for a new waterside plaza which will turn the River Wandle into London’s answer to Venice. Well, almost.

Tara Theatre

The award-winning Tara Theatre in Earlsfield, is situated just 10 minutes by train from London Waterloo. At Tara Theatre a world of multicultural stories are centre stage. Tara Arts is a charity.

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Wandsworth Artists’ Open House

Wandsworth Artists’ Open House, a convenient and affordable annual exhibition opportunity for all creative makers in Wandsworth to show and sell work from their home or studio. It’s also a chance for everyday art lovers to take a rare glimpse at the hidden creative talent behind the front doors in their neighbourhood.

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Pump House Gallery

Battersea Park's lakeside gallery, hosting exhibitions, talks, workshops and film screenings.

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Deli platters, grills and global-influenced food in quirky spot with shabby-chic decor plus terrace.

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Roxie Steak

Warm and cosy steak house with mouth watering steak!

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Chez Bruce

High-end Modern French dining, fine wines and an extensive cheese board in a simply decorated space

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The King's Arms

Contemporary and chic Young's pub in Wandsworth SW18 boasting an extensive garden and huts alongside British classics, a range of ales and craft beers.

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The Ship

1786 gastropub with a wood-burning stove, riverside terrace and outdoor barbecue kitchen.

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The Wandle

Local pub with a ping pong table and a decked beer garden, for TV sport, quizzes and live music.

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Flip Out

London's biggest trampoline park with something on offer for all ages!

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Wandle Recreation Centre

A fantastic leisure facility, offering a gym, sports hall, classes, outdoor football pitches and much more.

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Nuffield Health

Swimming Pool. Café. Sauna, Steam & Spa. Classes For All Abilities. Swimming Lessons. Open 7 Days A Week. Sauna. Spin Studio. Physiotherapy.

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Wandsworth Town Station

South Western Railway. Zone 2.

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East Putney Underground

District Line. Zones 2 & 3.

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Clapham Junction Station

Zone 2.

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