A guide to living in Streatham
The somewhat quieter neighbour of Streatham, Streatham Hill has carved out a reputation as a vibrant and classy area, perfectly placed for commuting to central London.
Streatham Hill is known for its strong supply of shops and restaurants, with Streatham High Road just around the corner supposedly the longest high street in Europe. The area is also in close proximity to Streatham Common, where you are treated to some superb views of the rest of London.
“Property in many parts of Streatham is regarded as affordable and well located – perfect for first time buyers.”
Property in many parts of Streatham is regarded as affordable and well located – perfect for first time buyers. There are Victorian and Edwardian houses, as well as 1920’s terraces. For those interested in more modern properties, there are some exciting flat conversions and mansion flats.
The range of property available around Streatham is one of its defining features; there are high end seven figure properties alongside flats and apartments that can be snapped up for a relative pittance.
The ideal location for families looking for more space unavailable in more expensive neighbouring areas, Streatham Hill is becoming one of the most desirable places to live in this part of South London.
Eating & Drinking
The Horse and Groom on Streatham High Road is large and reliable pub that is a good venue for a drink any day of the week (not every day of the week!).
Streatham Festival has been running since 2000, celebrating the arts and local talent across a range of venues in the area. Every July all the whole of Streatham descends on the festival to celebrate. The festival is increasing in size year on year and showcases Streatham in a nutshell.
Travelling to Streatham Hill
The national rail services on offer at Streatham Hill station can get you to London Victoria in 20 minutes and London Bridge in around 35 minutes. There are also buses that will take you into the centre of the capital for just £1.40 on your Oyster card!