Living in Wimbledon: A Wimbledon Area Guide

Wimbledon is an incredibly well-known area in South London home to the world-famous Wimbledon Tennis Tournament. The area is green and leafy and has some of the best parks and schools in London. It is popular for families because of the quiet residential areas and great transport links into the city.

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Wimbledon Common is a lovely green space popular for recreational activities and simply relaxing. Even though it is cushioned by urban surroundings it is great for spotting birds and different types of wildlife.
Right outside Wimbledon Station you can find Centre Court, a local shopping centre that has all the basic amenities you need. On the upper level inside there is even a gallery featuring artists from all around London!
New Wimbledon Theatre is an iconic landmark in the heart of Wimbledon Town Centre. At over 100 years old it has hosted some of the biggest shows in the world and continues to do so, presenting a mix of comedies, musicals, and dramas for everyone to enjoy.
The Broadway runs directly through Wimbledon Town Centre, and it is lined with great restaurants, lively bars and pubs, and independent boutiques that will catch your eye as you walk by.

Travel time to...

  • Local stations
  • - Wimbledon
  • - South Wimbledon
  • - Wimbledon Park
Wimbledon Common
Car: 15 mins*
TFL: 28 mins*
Putney Bridge
Car: 28 mins*
TFL: 15 mins*
Waterloo Station
Car: 55 mins*
TFL: 18 mins*
Heathrow Airport
Car: 60 mins*
TFL: 60 mins*

*From Wimbledon Station

Schools in Wimbledon schools

  • - Wimbledon High School
  • - The Rowans School
  • - Kings College School
  • - Ursuline Preparatory School

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