In and around Wandsworth

As a result of a major regeneration project, Wandsworth Town has benefited from a wave of recent investment that currently shows no signs of slowing with retail, leisure and employment opportunities all burgeoning.

The local area is set to be transformed with new public squares, shopping parades and pedestrian links being forged between Wandsworth High Street, Garratt Lane and King George's Park.

The borough benefits from excellent local schools, services and shops. With a variety of clubs, pubs, galleries and restaurants on its doorstep, this is a lively cultural hub within South West London that is well worth discovering.

LOCAL LIFE

Wandsworth has an active, friendly community. It has a strong 'backbone' where residents have championed some key aspects of the area's redevelopment. This includes projects such as the recent £1.5 million renovation of the town library, the successful reopening of the Wandsworth Museum and the ongoing Wandsworth Arts Festival, which showcases creativity from across the borough. The town’s spirit and character is increasing its popularity as a destination in which to live, work or visit.

Out and About

If you don’t know Wandsworth Town better, it’s time you did! Located in the heart of South West London, it has a few surprises up its sleeve – the green haven of King George’s Park, the waterside walk along the River Wandle, the pubs and restaurants of Old York Road and a lively local arts scene.

  • National Opera Studio
  • Sam Brooks Microbrewery
  • Wandsworth Museum
  • Wandsworth Arts Festival
  • Collective Studios

Looking Good

Whether you like to run, jog, cycle, play tennis, kick a ball or just stroll along, the closeness of King George’s Park means you have every opportunity to keep fit healthy. The local Virgin Active sports club, part of Southside shopping centre and with an entrance on Buckhold Road, is a boon for those who take their fitness seriously.

  • King George’s Park just over the road.
  • Virgin Active in Southside shopping centre
  • Close vicinity to Thames Riverside Walk

Shopping

Wandsworth residents not only benefit from the proximity to the Southside shopping centre, with top retail names such as Waitrose, Topshop and soon-to-open Debenhams, but also from the local independents in the Old York Road area - the destination street for characterful galleries, boutiques and delis.

  • The convenience of Southside.
  • The lively charm of the Old York Road.

Getting Around

It may not be possible to avoid the daily commute, but the location of Wandsworth Town makes it more palatable.

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