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Living
in South West London

Explore South West London, a large, promising, and diverse area with something to offer for everyone.
Last update on 19 May 2022

Key details

  1. Expectations A vivid lifestyle combined with relaxed and cosy afternoons in parks and down-to-earth districts.
  2. Typical lifestyle Swift commutes or longer rides from far-located boroughs, plenty of local lunch options, easy afternoons or vivid nightlife.
  3. Not on the cards Uniform standards, busy lifestyle, dull events, and lack of places to visit.
  4. Market settings State-of-the-art new developments sit not far from old-time Victorian houses. Fast-paced market activity because of the heated demand. Rising costs of buying a new home.
  5. Feel of the area A down-to-earth, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere. Options for busier lifestyle near central districts too.

Attributes

Something-for-all, spacious, diverse, green, promising, upcoming, impressive, welcoming, friendly, playful, popular, down-to-earth, more affordable.

Local area map

Popular Commute Times

Big Ben 28m by train, 34m by car
Tower of London 45m by train, 47m by car
King George’s park 25m by train, 30m by car
Heathrow Airport 41m by train, 29m by car

Well Known Subways

Richmond
West Acton
Holland Park
Fulham Broadway

Boundaries

North with Acton
East with Dulwich
South with Redhill
West with Woking

Around The Block

Perhaps the most promising area in the capital, South West London, has seen a very busy past several years. People often highlight many locations in London and their «something for everyone» features, sometimes without solid grounds. But In South West London, it is actually justified.

This area offers forms, shapes, and sizes that genuinely can suit and impress everyone, and that is why South West London became a «playground» for property developers in the capital. By reviewing the best features and the most sought-after districts in the area, we will slowly know South West London a little better, get perspective on what to expect, and understand its true feel.

Luxury Living in South West London

South West London starts with affluent districts like Belgravia and South Kensington. These luxury areas appeal to residents who are used to nothing but the best living standards.

Property prices here reach multi-million thresholds, while the residential scenery reflects and embodies the true spirit of London. Imagine Victorian townhouses, iron gates, or brilliant gardens – can it get any better?

Victorian Townhouse South West London

Mighty Regeneration of Nine Elms

A riverfront Nine Elms, sitting just on the edge of Central London, saw a phenomenal regeneration project in recent years. 

A £15bn regeneration initiative brings new build developments and new homes to the area, with state-of-the-art offices, entertainment hotspots, and superb transport infrastructure.

Nine Elms Regeneration

The Family Appeal of Nappy Valley

Moving a little south, we see plenty of greenery and scenery in areas like Wandsworth or Wimbledon. These two boroughs often rank top of the best places for living in the capital, and it is well-deserved.

Known as Nappy Valley, Wandsworth is a family hotspot in London. Wandsworth Common, King George’s park, and high-rated schools are among the features that attract so many families to live in Wandsworth.

Living in Wandsworth

However, younger generations and new residents are also coming to Nappy Valley. This wave is driven primarily by waterfront new builds, swift commutes to Central London, and popular dining options. Savvy buyers in Wandsworth also know that property prices in Nappy Valley are lower than in Fulham, which sits just across the Thames.

Down-to-earth Vibes of Brixton

Moving further, there are edgy Brixton and Clapham. Inspired by music, arts, and creativity, the areas offer a nightlife like nowhere in London, with its vibrant pubs, bars, and music hotspots. It is little surprise that the area has plenty of classy brunch spots to help recover from the night the next day.

Living in Brixton

To dig into the true feel of Brixton, new residents and visitors come to Brixton Village and Brixton Market. These hotspots boast an infectious community spirit thanks to the street foods and local creative and art events.

Stockwell or the so-called «Little Portugal» sits just next door and offers a more relaxed, easier atmosphere. Yet, it has its own charming feel of unity. Be sure to spend quality time in local cafes and try national delicacies in Stockwell.

Quality Life of Putney 

Not far from Central London is Putney, a borough of cosy riverside diners, greenery, and old-time houses. Putney attracts a lot of young people to the area thanks to the tennis, golf, and rowing sports clubs and nearby Roehampton University. It is little surprise that riverside bars stay alive after dark as well.

Putney Lifestyle

Given the rising house prices, rents, energy bills, and costs of living, South West London is as relevant as never before with its more down-to-earth feel and affordable prices in London.

South West London has deserved its something-for-all credential by right. A developing and thriving area has features and options for people with various pockets, backgrounds, or lifestyles.

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