A local guide to move in Carshalton

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Carshalton is a town, with a historic village centre, in south London, England, within the London Borough of Sutton. It is situated 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south-southwest of Charing Cross, in the valley of the River Wandle, one of the sources of which is Carshalton Ponds in the middle of the village. Prior to the creation of Greater London in 1965, Carshalton was in the administrative county of Surrey. “

The facilities you might need in Carshalton

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Carshalton name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Medical institutions in Carshalton

Carshalton has 3 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sutton Medical Centre 181 Carshalton Road, Sutton 2.8 30
Ear Wax Removal Clinic c/o, Westcroft Leisure Centre, Westcroft Road, Carshalton 4.2 10
Royal Marsden Community Services The Porta Cabins 2JG, 24 Denmark Road, Carshalton N/A N/A

Post offices in Carshalton

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Carshalton can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Carshalton Post Office 29 Beacon Grove, Carshalton 4.4 34
Royal Mail Postbox 130 Mill Lane, Carshalton 0 0
ARULOLI/post office 18 Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton 4.5 39
The Beeches Post Office 1-3, Station Approach, Gordon Road, Carshalton 3 10

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Carshalton

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Carshalton to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 2 train or tube stations within the Carshalton area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Carshalton United Kingdom 3.7 34
Carshalton Beeches Carshalton Park Road, Carshalton 4.3 18

Schools in and around the area of Carshalton

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Carshalton vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Westcroft Leisure Centre Westcroft Road, Carshalton 4 715
Carshalton High School for Girls’ West Street, Carshalton 4.6 14
Ruskin Road Pre School Ruskin Hall, Ruskin Road, Carshalton N/A N/A
All Saints’ Carshalton Church of England Primary School 6 Rotherfield Road, Carshalton 5 2
Harris Junior Academy Carshalton Harris Junior Academy, Camden Road, Carshalton 4.1 11
Smart Studio | Guitar, Bass, Drum, Piano & Singing Tuition Rossdale, Sutton 5 43
St Philomena’s Catholic High School for Girls, Carshalton Shorts Road, Carshalton 4.8 13
Little Garden The Carshalton Day Nursery & Pre-School Grove Park, Grove Hall, Carshalton 5 2
St. Mary’s Catholic Federation Shorts Road, Carshalton 3 3
Victor Seymour Infants School Denmark Road, Carshalton 4 3
St Mary’s Catholic Nursery & Infants School West Street, Carshalton 4.3 6
Jancett Childcare, Park Lane, Carshalton 47 Park Lane, Carshalton 4.7 6
Bright Horizons Carshalton Day Nursery and Preschool 231 Carshalton Road, Carshalton 3.6 5
School kids 2 West Street, Carshalton N/A N/A
Caterpillars Day Nursery The Square, Carshalton 2.7 9
Play B C Preschool The Old School House, Mill Lane, Carshalton 5 6
Kumon Maths & English 1st, Wallington Scout Hall, 30 Ruskin Road, Carshalton 5 6
Mishmak Youth Theatre The Cryer Arts, 39 High Street, Carshalton 5 6
Simon Roberts Drum Tuition 39 High Street, Carshalton N/A N/A
Parking 16 Talbot Road, Carshalton N/A N/A

Things we love about Carshalton

Carshalton has a distinct culture and atmosphere. At Cozee we looked at features that define the area’s vibe like food, nightlife, green space, and more. Whether you love to eat or you love to take part in the night life of a city, Carshalton has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Museums & Galleries in the region

The vitality of a community stems from its residents who live, work, and engage with one another. Exploring an area through art offers a fresh perspective. If you’re considering relocating to Carshalton, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. They offer delightful weekend activities and contribute to the vibrant atmosphere of the region.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Honeywood Museum Honeywood Walk, Carshalton 4.6 259

The types of restaurants

The below table gives you a good idea of what kind of options there are for eating out. In Carshalton, you may find things like Italian, Chinese or even Indian takeouts. Take a look below if you are visiting or want to move here if eating out is a big deal for you.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Pizza Go Go 70 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 168
The Woodman 6 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 368
Sakura Indian 4 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton 4.3 264
Blue Bengal 140-142 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 326
Carshalton Charcoal Grill 138 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 91
The Racehorse 17 West Street, Carshalton 4.3 224
Hillside Kebab | Carshalton 302 Carshalton Road, Carshalton 4.3 68
Curry Leaf Carshalton Indian Takeway 43 North Street, Carshalton 4.3 102
Sunshine Cafe 10 Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton 4.3 160
Henry’s 3 Manor Road, Wallington 4.3 107
Kebab Time Wallington 385 Croydon Road, Wallington 4.3 133
Korykos Turkish Restaurant & Meze Bar 29 Manor Road, Wallington 4.3 504
Scotts of Carshalton 5-7 Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton 4.3 243
Mohini Balti House, Carshalton Beeches 15A Gordon Road, Carshalton 4.3 74
Rose & Crown – Wallington London Road, Wallington 4.3 338
The Sun 4 North Street, Carshalton 4.3 961
Indian Oasis, Indian Restaurant, Carshalton 98 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 198
Domino’s Pizza – London – Carshalton 21 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 80
CHICKEN WORLD CARSHALTON 68 High Street, Carshalton 4.3 32
New Shanghai Pearl London 28 Beacon Grove, Carshalton 4.3 36

Gyms in Carshalton

In Carshalton, using the public parks is not for everyone. Finding out if you are able to attend a local gym or leisure centre nearby may be a good idea if you are trying to move to the area perhaps for permanent residency.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Supermarkets in Carshalton

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Carshalton. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nisa 59-63 Sibthorpe Road, London 4.4 66
Londis 120 Burnt Ash Road, London 3.9 10
Tesco Esso Express 59 Sidcup Road, London 3.7 64

In Carshalton, is there a lot of green space?

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Carshalton is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Are there any good pubs in Carshalton?

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in Carshalton – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Carshalton.

Pub name Name Address Description
Carshalton Social Club 35 North Street Carshalton SM5 2HW
Coach & Horses 12 High Street Carshalton SM5 3AG The Coach & Horses is a one-roomed street corner pub, close to the ponds. The interior is decorated in a traditional style, including some pictures of the local area. A small garden area is accessed from the bar through a passageway. Only one cask ale is normally available from the three hand-pumps. There is a juke box and fruit machines and the TVs show sport from BT and Sky. There is karaoke on Tuesday evenings, live music on Fridays and open mic sessions monthly on a Sunday.
Cryer Arts Centre 39 High Street Carshalton SM5 3BB Formerly the Charles Cryer Theatre, the Cryer Arts Centre now combines arts events with a bar and the ‘Spotlight’ restaurant. A changing selection of cask ales is available on three hand-pumps, supplemented by a range of bottled and key keg beers. An extra bar on the mezzanine floor is open when the theatre is in use, and a room with its own small bar is available for hire. Children are welcome until 7pm.
Greyhound Hotel 2 High Street Carshalton SM5 3PE This Young’s pub dates from the 1730s when it was a coaching inn. Its picturesque location overlooks Carshalton ponds. The 21-room hotel has recently undergone extensive refurbishment. Diners using the popular restaurant are advised to make reservations.
Hope 48 West Street Carshalton SM5 2PR Owned by its customers and totally free of tie, this community pub is ‘by beer enthusiasts for beer enthusiasts’. Two regular ales and five rapidly changing guest ales are supplemented by craft keg beers. There is a piano in the conservatory room but no fruit machines, TV or ‘muzak’. The pub is CAMRA’s Greater London Pub of the Year for 2023, and has held that honour five times before. Pot meals are served until 10pm after the main menu finishes at 2:45pm. Children are not allowed – over 14s only.
Racehorse 17 West Street Carshalton SM5 2PT Another addition to the wealth of good pubs in Carshalton. Occasional live music events are held here.
Railway Tavern 47 North Street Carshalton SM5 2HG Built in Victorian times, shortly after the station, now a comfortable one bar pub serving the local community – a number of community groups meet here. The walls are adorned with railway and brewery memorabilia. There is a regular 1960s disco on Fridays. Note that under-14s are not admitted at any time, and under-18s must leave by 7pm
Sun 4 North Street Carshalton SM5 2HU The interior of the Sun is decorated in a contemporary style and has several distinct areas. Food is a speciality and most tables can be reserved. Children are welcome in the family room until 7pm. The six hand-pumps offer a wide beer choice. In the summer, the courtyard garden at the rear is popular. The upstairs room is available for function hire. NOTE: The Sun is NOT open on the first Monday of each month.
Windsor Castle 378 Carshalton Road Carshalton SM5 3PT Alongside the Shepherd Neame beers introduced when the brewery acquired the pub in 2009, there are three changing guest beers. Live music and other events are held, and there is an annual beer festival in May.
Woodman 6 High Street Carshalton SM5 3AG Re-opened in early 2014 after a refurbishment this pub is located on a narrow path leading to the church and shaded by a large tree. A former butcher’s shop, it has a single room with some original oak beams. One or two cask ales are normally available. The garden area has an additional small bar. Live music events are often held.

What to do in the area of Carshalton

There are always activities happening in lively Carshalton. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Carshalton page to make finding local happenings easier. Getting to know a new area is easier with an overview of offerings and locations. Our map pulls together property price info and other details from this article to give you a Carshalton snapshot.

What areas are nearby?

You are not 100% sure that you want to move in Carshalton? Check out our other guides about some nearby areas. You might find your next neighbourhood. The following tables shows the nearby areas within a 3.5km radius.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Belmont See the guide here
South Beddington See the guide here
Sutton See the guide here
Wallington See the guide here
Waddon See the guide here
Beddington See the guide here
The Wrythe See the guide here
Hackbridge See the guide here
Benhilton See the guide here
Rose Hill See the guide here
Beddington Corner See the guide here
Belmont See the guide here
South Beddington See the guide here
Sutton See the guide here
Wallington See the guide here
Waddon See the guide here
Beddington See the guide here
The Wrythe See the guide here
Hackbridge See the guide here
Benhilton See the guide here
Rose Hill See the guide here
Beddington Corner See the guide here

Looking for something more precise? Have a look at our analysis on the property market at the postcode level

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
SM5 See our property price guide for SM5
SM1 See our property price guide for SM1

Tell us what you think of Carshalton

We would love to hear what people like you think of Carshalton. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Carshalton ‘s community.

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