Good To Know Guide: Streatham
At Douglas & Gordon our Streatham Estate Agents understand the charm and hidden opportunities of the local areas they operate in. The sales and letting agents in Streatham work closely with our offices across central, west and south-west London to always ensure they achieve the best possible result. Carry on reading to see what our Streatham estate agents love about the local area.
Offering three railway stations and the A23 on your doorstep, Streatham is a perfect location to give you easy access to central London and the countryside.
Festival bunnies. Streatham loves a festival and hosts both the annual Food Festival in June and the Festival in July. Founded in 2009 by Mel Larsen, The Food Festival celebrates the taste of the world by showing off all the delights that Streatham has to offer. The annual Streatham Festival began in 2001 and has grown in popularity ever since. It is a celebration of local artist and from musicians to comedy and films.
Glorious green. Streatham residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to wide open green spaces. There is Tooting Bec common to the north which is home to the largest open-air fresh water lido in the UK. In the south of residents can enjoy Streatham Common which holds an annual kite-flying day in June and the nearby Rookery, a little-known formal hillside park with views to the Surrey countryside.
Your future neighbours. Streatham is home to many families and young professionals. It’s home to both Hyde Farm Estate and Telford Park both conservation areas. Property in Streatham includes good-sized Victorian houses and conversion flats with some lovely quiet residential streets.
Eating, drinking, shopping & local entertainment. Streatham is home to many cuisines and Streatham residents are spoilt for choice. The Odeon is the local multiplex cinema, and as home to the UK’s number one Ice Hockey team, Streatham has it’s very own ice rink & leisure centre. The Hideaway is one of London’s leading jazz venues and hosts a weekly comedy night.
James Allen’s Girls’ School
Streatham and Clapham High for girls
St Andrew's Catholic Primary School
Immanuel and St Andrew Church of England Primary School
Penwortham Primary School
Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School
Streatham Hill Station – Southern Services
Streatham Station – Southern and Thameslink Services
Streatham Common Station - Southern and Thameslink Services
Tulse Hill Station - Southern and Thameslink Services
West Norwood Station - Southern Services