Is Colliers Wood a nice place to live in?

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Colliers Wood is an area in south west London, England, in the London Borough of Merton. It is a mostly residential area, but has a busy high street around Colliers Wood tube station on London Underground’s Northern line. The high street is part of the A24, a major road route roughly following the Northern Line, running from London through Tooting and other areas. The Colliers Wood ward had a population of 10,712 in 2011. “

The amenities you might need in Colliers Wood

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Colliers Wood. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

In Colliers Wood, what tube and train stations are nearby?

We assembled the train and tube stations of Colliers Wood in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Colliers Wood Underground Ltd, High Street Colliers Wood, London 4.3 77

In Colliers Wood, what schools are nearby?

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Colliers Wood. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Bumble Bee’s Day Nursery 73 Haydons Road, London 4.8 20
Nuffield Health Merton Fitness & Wellbeing Gym 29 Chapter Way, London 3.4 295
Colliers Wood Village Day Nursery 65-67 High Street Colliers Wood, London 4 1
Singlegate Primary School South Gardens, London 4.1 10
Acer Capoeira Kids Colliers Wood Community Centre, 66/72 High Street, London N/A N/A
Willows Pre-School / Colliers Wood Nursery COLLIERS WOOD RECREATION GROUND, London 4.5 10
Sure Start Childrens Centres Lavender Park Pavilion, Lavender Avenue, Mitcham N/A N/A
Lavender Nursery Lavender Children’s Centre, Veals Mead, Mitcham 4.9 7
The Best Drum lessons in South London, Wimbledon 3, 57 Windsor Avenue, London 5 21
Haslemere House 68 Haslemere Avenue, Mitcham N/A N/A
The way of the light 217 Phipps Bridge Road, London N/A N/A
Garfield Primary School Garfield Road, London 3.5 24
All Saints C of E Primary School, Colliers Wood East Road, London 5 3
Wimbledon Personal Training Unit 3, The Long Shop, Merton Abbey Mills, Merton N/A N/A
Flourish Day Nursery – Colliers Wood Christchurch Hall, 58 Christchurch Road, London N/A N/A
corleone junior high school Corleone,, 186 High Street Colliers Wood, London 5 1
Funky Owls Nursery Colliers Wood 111-115 HIGH STREET, London 4.8 23
Manu Pontes – Guitar Lessons 82 Cavendish Road, London 5 8
College Fields United Kingdom N/A N/A
Infant Success 3 Palestine Grove, London N/A N/A

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Colliers Wood?

Colliers Wood 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
Merton Medical Practice 12-17 Abbey Parade, London 2.7 151
Blackshaw car park 42-46 Blackshaw Road, London 3 1
HASU (Hyper Acute Stroke Unit) William Drummond Ward Atkinson Morley Wing, Blackshaw Road, London N/A N/A

Post offices in and around the area of Colliers Wood

Looking for convenient parcel handling? Having a nearby post office is the optimal solution. Beyond standard postal services, the post offices in Colliers Wood can be found by checking out the table below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Merton Post Office 6-10 Christchurch Road, London 3.6 73

What kind of things are there to do in the city of Colliers Wood?

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Colliers Wood. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Colliers Wood listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Colliers Wood offerings.

Things we love about Colliers Wood

Colliers Wood 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, Colliers Wood has something for your tastes. Explore spots below to get a feel for life here.

Green space in the city of Colliers Wood

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Colliers Wood offers room to roam.

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

Restaurants in the area

Colliers Wood has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Premier Inn London Wimbledon South hotel 27 Chapter Way, London 4.3 1102
Watermill Restaurant 3 Watermill Way, Wimbledon, London 4.3 204
Aya Lebanese Cuisine Colliers Wood 24 Merton High Street, London 4.3 222
Sams Kebab 82 High Street, London 4.3 81
Barbecue Island 7 Lyon Road, London 4.3 1
Colliers Wood Tandoori 29 High Street Colliers Wood, London 4.3 62
Momshad Indian Take Away 100 Merton High Street, London 4.3 51
Starbucks Coffee High Street Colliers Wood, London 4.3 783
Shell 231 Western Road, London 4.3 124
KFC Colliers Wood – Chapter Way 3 Chapter Way, London 4.3 1693
Ban Yai Thai Restaurant Unit 6-7, The Long Shop, 16 Watermill Way, London 4.3 111
Wandle Pirates STEAKHOUSE The Long Shop, Abbey Mills, 4 Watermill Way, London 4.3 279
Rock Star Sushi Bar Unit 5, The Long Shop, Watermill Way, London 4.3 144
The Protein Club Unit 2 The Long Shop, Watermill Way, Colliers Wood 4.3 N/A
The Garden Shed 145 Haydons Road, London 4.3 642
Picanha Steakhouse 219 Tooting High Street, London 4.3 365
Nata’s Coffee Bar -Tooting 217 Tooting High Street, London 4.3 305
Pizza Hut Merton Abbey Mill Watermill Way, London 4.3 1035
The Nelson Arms 15 Merton High Street, London 4.3 158
Apollo Banana Leaf 190 Tooting High Street, London 4.3 548

Museums & Galleries in the area

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 Colliers Wood, 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
Merton Priory Chapter House Chapter Way, London 4.8 20

Are there any good pubs in Colliers Wood?

As Londoners, at Cozee we are deeply attached to our weekly attendance to our local pub. Why should you be different in the place where you are going to live? That is why we have been testing and reviewing all the pubs in Colliers Wood. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Colliers Wood

Pub name Name Address Description
Charles Holden 198 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2BH Note the original tiling at the front of the pub which has recently been restored. A light, airy pub. Tables and chairs to the right are set out for dining but to the left is bar stool style seating and tables and further round are sofas. Decorated with paintings and pictures by local artists which may be purchased. Ramped access to bar area at front of pub. At the back of the pub a raised area with tables and chairs overlooks the large garden which includes a bottled beer bar. Heated marquee which has TV for rugby overflow. The Charles Holden is named after the architect who designed the Grade II listed tube station opposite (see board just inside the front door for more about his career). Was the Colliers Tup (2005 – April 2013) and originally the Victory. Operated by Laine Pub Company from April 2017, previously New Pub Co (ex Massive).
Kiss Me Hardy Unit 5, Priory Retail Park, 131 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2PP Alcohol not served until 10am. A modern pub refurbished June 2016. Mostly carpeted with a variety of tables and chairs and some comfortable fixed seating. Over 18s only area in what was originally the public bar. Children’s play area upstairs.
Merton Apprentice The Apprentice Shop, Merton Abbey Mills, Watermill Way Colliers Wood SW19 2RD Open to 10pm for major TV sport. Fri to Sun – may stay open later – closing time given as ‘late’. Opening times may be dependent on the weather. A one room pub with wooden floors and mainly bare brick walls, furnished with tables, chairs and armchairs. Original artwork by a local artist. Note the Morris Seaweed signage, designed in 1901 by JH Dearle and originally printed locally. Opposite the bandstand. Toilets in neighbouring block, the Coles Shop (may require keypad code evenings). Food from local outlets may be taken into the pub. Maybe concession operating at front of pub. eg summer weekends. Opened March 2016. New premises and name for the Wimbledon Craft Beer Emporium.
Royal Standard 180 High Street Colliers Wood SW19 2BN A striking ornate Royal Standard crest forming part of the fabric of the building was repainted during a makeover in 2016 (see photos). A one bar pub retaining much of the layout of its original two bar format. Carpeted, with a variety of tables and chairs. Note the historical local pictures with trams. Multiple TV screens are popular with horse racing fans. At least one cask beer is usually available on handpump.
William Morris 20 Watermill Way, Merton Abbey Mills (off Merantun Way) Colliers Wood SW19 2RD An imaginative conversion of the block-house of the former Liberty print works a quarter mile upstream on the Wandle from the former William Morris works. A large central bar surrounded by a variety of tables and seating plus a piano. Stone and boarded flooring. Some interesting art pieces on the wall and murals on the exterior. Happy Hour 6-7 Mon-Thu. Selected drinks half price including Doom Bar. Additional bar ‘Beer Hive’ added 2021 near to bandstand. Open when demand. No real ale. Opened by Regent Inns in 1990 and then operated by Broken Foot. Closed 22 December 2017 with a soft reopening 21 June 2019 following refurbishment by new operator Amtel Sheem Ltd. Reopened fully 5 July 2019. Real Ale reinstalled early August 2019.
Wimbledon Brewery Tap Unit 8, Colllege Fields Business Centre, 19 Prince Georges Road Colliers Wood SW19 2PT Tap Room closed from November until Six Nations Saturday 3 February. However ‘you can still visit for a pint or two during shop opening hours’. Shop open 11-5.30 Mon-Fri. Open 12-9 Six Nations Saturdays, 3, 10 and 24 Feb, 9 and 16 March. Booking advised. See website ‘tap’. Hot food available. Check website (‘tap’) for events and bookings. Some during Tap Room closure. Brewery’s keg, bottled and canned beers also available. Also three guest keg beers from local independent breweries. Guest bottled beers include saison and gueze styles. A draught cider from local producer Against the Grain features. Food from either Bratwurst or Corleone pizza or K&K Kitchens, Tables and benches upstairs in area overlooking the brewery. Tables and benches at front, some in a covered area with heating available. Note the large metal sculpture of the brewery’s logo in the bar area.
Horse & Groom 131 Merton High Street Merton SW19 1DE New management from May 2023. Carpetted and furnished with a variety of tables, chairs and upholstered fixed seating. Garden seating includes booths. Reopened 21 September 2021 reverting to original name after refurbishment. Originally the Horse & Groom, (and prior to that the Bricklayers’ Arms until 1882) and officially known by its nickname the Dark House (see sign on east wall) from 1984 until 1994, reverting to its original name until 1997 when it became the Kilkenny Tavern.
Trafalgar 23 High Path Merton SW19 2JY A small friendly one-bar street corner house. Refurbished September 2023, with a variety of tables, chairs and settles and pictures of ships of the battle of Trafalgar. An interesting variety of bottled beers, canned beers, keg craft beers and lagers (Flensburger, Ayinger). Instagram – thetrafalgarsw19 The main part of the pub dates from 1860s with the extension from 1906. Historically it had the nickname of the ‘Threepenny Hop’ as it was said that men would occasionally hop over the fence from the now disused Merton Abbey railway line for a threepenny pint. The pub has its own cricket team. CAMRA South West London Branch Pub of the Year 2017, having also won the ballot in 2015, 2011, 2009 and 2007, as well as being the 2008 Winner of the CAMRA London Regional Pub of the Year award. Was closed from 26/5/2021 to 11/9/2023.
Leather Bottle 277 Kingston Road Merton Park SW19 3NW Large one bar pub with various distinct areas and a welcoming atmosphere. Large variety of seating, from armchairs to bench seats, with appropriate tables. Painted and panelled walls with some interesting pictures e.g. ‘Nelson’s House’. Note leaded glass in upper windows. Flooring a mixture of tiling, polished wood and carpeting. The current building dates from 1897 although it is understood a pub of the same name stood in what is now the pub car park from the early 18th century. It was the Old Leather Bottle for a time. Reopened 22nd May 2015 after refurbishment.
Old Rutlishians’ Association The Clubhouse, Poplar Road Merton Park SW19 3JS The Rutlish Old Boys Association was formed in 1906 becoming the Old Rutlishians’ Association in 1921.

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Grocery shopping is something that people do all the time, so it would make sense to want to find out where the nearest shopping centres are in your area. In Colliers Wood, Take a look at the major supermarkets nearby, so you know where to go grocery shopping if you are to make this place your home.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Colliers Wood

Working from home means more gym time for many. With chains like EasyGym and PureGym, it’s easy to stay fit in Colliers Wood.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nuffield Health Merton Fitness & Wellbeing Gym 29 Chapter Way, London 4.3 295
Goyogic 14 East Road, London 4.3 N/A
YourZone45 – Colliers Wood 200 High Street Colliers Wood, London 4.3 87
The Pole Studio M.E.D Coffee & Movement, 20 Watermill Way, London 4.3 1
Chi Combat System Martial Arts – Wimbledon 59-63 High Path, London 4.3 6
Yoga Sarang 11 Stubbs Way, London 4.3 N/A
JesterFit Saint John’s Church Hall, High Path, London 4.3 N/A
Anytime Fitness Tooting 185 Tooting High Street, London 4.3 256
Fighting Fit 192 Merton Road, London 4.3 9
Wimbledon Personal Training Unit 3, The Long Shop, Merton Abbey Mills, Merton 4.3 N/A
Yogi 7-9 Christchurch Road, London 4.3 N/A
Fitness by Eddy with Karina – Wimbledon Unit 2, 131 Merton High Street, London 4.3 N/A
The Gym Group London Colliers Wood Unit 2, Priory Retail Park, 131 Merton High Street, London 4.3 390
Gym 114 Christchurch Road, London 4.3 N/A
Jetts Gym 24hr Colliers Wood 118, 120 Christchurch Road, London 4.3 142
Elite Private Fitness, Wimbledon 55 All Saints Road, London 4.3 7
Ken Ytc Yoga And Holistic Health Woodlands House, 112 Cavendish Road, London 4.3 N/A
OM YOGA All Saints Centre, 44 All Saints Road, London 4.3 4
kickboxing W19,Shogun Academy of Martial Arts, All Saints Road, London 4.3 N/A
M.E.D Coffee & Movement 18 Watermill Way, London 4.3 82

Other areas nearby

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Colliers Wood, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
Mitcham See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Wimbledon See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Tooting See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Earlsfield See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
Mitcham See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Wimbledon See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Tooting See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Earlsfield See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here

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