Will you love Elmers End? Our local guide

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Elmers End is an area of south-east London, England, within the London Borough of Bromley, Greater London and formerly part of the historic county of Kent. It is located south of Beckenham, west of Eden Park, north of Monks Orchard and east of Anerley. “

Is the local life vibrant in Elmers End

Elmers End is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Elmers End event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Elmers End and where helps get situated when moving. Our map compiles property price points and other details from this article to outline what’s available in Elmers End.

In Elmers End, what things may you need?

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

Post offices in Elmers End

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Elmers End provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Croydon Road Post Office 271-273 Croydon Road, Beckenham 2.8 37
Brandon’s of Beckenham 271-273 Croydon Road, Beckenham 3.6 63

Tube & Train stations in and around Elmers End

Train and tube stations in Elmers End can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Elmers End United Kingdom 3.8 30
Birkbeck Elmers End Road, Birkbeck 3.7 10

Schools around Elmers End

Having a school near the place you live is a great feature of the property you are about to move in. Please find below a list of the schools within the area of Elmers End.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Churchfields Primary School Churchfields Road, Beckenham 3.8 10
Langley Pre-school United Reform Church Hall, Langley Road, Beckenham 5 1
Bellissima Elmers End St James Church Hall, 30 Saint James’s Avenue, Beckenham 5 1
Brick by Brick Pre-School Rugby Club, Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham N/A N/A
Balgowan Primary School Playing Fields Westbury Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
My Old School Photo 307A Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham 3 2
Marian Vian Primary School Shirley Crescent, Beckenham 3.8 9
Beckenham Rugby Football Club The Clubhouse, Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham 4.7 41
Monks Orchard Primary School and Nursery The Glade, Croydon 2.3 3
Bright Horizons Beckenham Day Nursery and Preschool 20 Langley Road, Beckenham 5 7
St James’s Preschool St James’s Pre-school, St James’s Church Hall, Saint James’s Avenue, Beckenham 3.7 3
Little Sunflowers Childcare LTD centre, Elmers End Family, Beckenham 3 2
Eden Park High School 43 Balmoral Avenue, Beckenham 5 4
Pickles 185 Elmers End Road, Beckenham 5 1
Tiny Heroes Day Nursery Ltd 185A Elmers End Road, Beckenham 5 10
Amina 254 Longheath Gardens, Croydon N/A N/A
Baby Sensory Beckenham Azelia Hall, 258 Croydon Road, Beckenham 5 3
Stewart Fleming Primary School Witham Road, London 5 6
Dave Bold – Guitar Clock House Rd, Beckenham, Bromley N/A N/A
Balgowan Primary School Balgowan Road, Beckenham N/A N/A

Medical institutions in Elmers End

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.

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In the city of Elmers End, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Elmers End? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Elmers End to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Galleries and Museums

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Elmers End below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Lulu dress shop 25 Seward Road, Beckenham N/A N/A

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Elmers End. 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
Tesco Express 77 Angel Hill, Sutton 4 68
Tesco Extra 55 Oldfields Road, Sutton 3.9 609
Sainsbury’s 287a High Street, Sutton 4.3 3014
M&S Food To Go Hospital, Wrythe Lane St Helier, Southmoor Road, Carshalton 3.6 14
Tesco Petrol Station 55 Oldfields Road, Sutton 4.1 490
Bulgarian Food Shop Sutton 306 High Street, Sutton 3.8 17
Shayona Sweets & Savouries Unit B, Festival Court, Rosehill, Sutton 4.1 17
Lidl 268-270 High Street, Sutton 4.3 684
Happiroo – Online, Asian and Halal Groceries Saint Nicholas Way, Sutton 3.7 6
Lidl 328 Wrythe Lane, Carshalton 4.2 2075

Are there any good pubs in Elmers End?

As Londoners, we love our local pubs. Elmers End has great ones to become your new regular spot. Consider these if visiting or moving to the area of Elmers End.

Pub name Name Address Description
Beckenham Rugby Football Club Balmoral Avenue Beckenham BR3 3RD Since summer 2021, the club welcomes CAMRA members who should be prepared to sign in and show their membership card.
Beckenham Sports Club 19 Foxgrove Rd Beckenham BR3 5AS Famous cricket and – in particular – tennis club with a host of world-renowned tennis players on the honours board in the bar. These date back to a time when this venue was used for a pre-Wimbledon warm-up event.
Bricklayers Arms 237 High Street Beckenham BR3 1BN A traditional high-street pub providing a friendly welcome to a clientele of all ages, including families and dogs. The L-shaped bar has wooden flooring with plenty of tables. The interior decor has old photographs of Beckenham, a piano and more eclectic items including an old petrol pump and a super-life size Spider Man on one wall. There is an open log fire in winter and a covered outdoor seating area with heaters and even a TV screen.
Chancery 90 Bromley Road Beckenham BR3 5NP Family-run Victorian local situated between Beckenham and Shortlands with a main U-shaped bar and a separate quiet lounge. The pub reopened as a Gastropub in October 2014 following substantial and sensitive refurbishment and with a new name. The extensive menu changes with the season and no frozen food is used. Casual drinkers are still welcomed – the pub has six handpumps, but away from busy times only three to four will be operational. Admission not allowed after 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Coach & Horses Burnhill Road Beckenham BR3 3LA A friendly and traditional local convenient for the High Street , and now operated by Town Bar and Sports. The pub was undergoing a major refurbishment in 2020 as the Covid-19 crisis struck, and reopened in August when the work was completed, complete with new exterior signage. There is a large patio at the front with pub with several benches and tables, which have been renovated as part of the refurbishment. The exterior work is also evident in the rear, with a prominent mural of the London skyline on display in the back garden. Internally there are new light fittings, wooden floorings, and new tiling behind the bar. In short, not much has been left unchanged. Well worth a visit if you are in the vicinity of Beckenham High Street. All the photography on this page is after the 2020 refurbishment.
Erin’s 150-154 High Street Beckenham BR3 1EA Re-opened on 22nd September 2023 under a new name “Erin’s” as an AK Whelan pub after a £750,000 makeover. Named after the owner’s daughter, the theme is that of a modern Irish pub with mirrors, bric-a-bric and a dark blue, maroon and gold colour scheme to create what is described as “an opulent effect” along with a striking mural and hanging garden from the ceiling. In the evening, the subdued lighting gives a more intimate atmosphere.
George Inn 111 High Street Beckenham BR3 1AG The George Inn dates back over 350 years and was the last coaching inn on the route to London. The pub attracts a wide age range, although more of a younger crowd attend at weekends. The range of beers has increased in recent years, with 5 or 6 on offer most days. A reasonable choice of food is available and is of the pub grub style – burgers, pies, steak, fish and chips etc. Piped music plays on a 2 hour loop, but is generally not too intrusive. A TV shows BBC News channel (muted, with subtitles) and occasionally football/rugby, if on terrestrial TV.
Jolly Woodman 9 Chancery Lane Beckenham BR3 6NR A friendly traditional local popular with a mixed clientele of all ages for its homely convivial atmosphere and welcoming to visitors. Situated in a quiet street in a conservation area off the main road, this retains the look and feel of a country pub. Built in 1840 as an ale house, this would once have been surrounded by countryside. The front room is small with half-height matchboard panelling, old fixed bench seating and a drinking shelf along with leaded glass in the windows and a stove. The door to the right was once used for off-sales. The bar itself has tongue and groove panelling with a plain and well-worn counter. An opening leads to a larger back room, also with panelling, in an L-shaped configuration created in the 1970s. Toilets are outside across the courtyard.
Langley Park Golf Club Barnfield Wood Road Beckenham BR3 6SZ Access to the bar is currently limited to club members only.
O’Neill’s 9 High Street Beckenham BR3 1AZ The pub opened as a Charringtons pub named the “Golden Arrow” in the 1960’s, complete with a railway signal erected on the pavement outside. A regional British Rail office was located above and behind the pub. The railway connection is now lost, and instead we have a spacious single bar O’Neills with the normal grey/green colour scheme, very convenient for bus, rail and tram travellers alike. Lots of tables and seating, including on the patio in front of the pub. Dogs not allowed inside but permitted on the outside patio. Real ale introduced in March 2014 with three handpumps, In 2018, real ale availability was sadly reduced to Sharp’s Doom Bar only.
Three Hounds Beer Company 57 Beckenham Road Beckenham BR3 4PR This bar/off-licence opened during the 2020 Covid crisis, and as lockdown eased was able to open more fully in Summer 2021. The premises are more spacious than the frontage would indicate, and around 50 customers can be seated over two floors, with more benches at the front of the pub.
West Beckenham Conservative Club Sidney Road Beckenham BR3 4PX
Eden Park 422 Upper Elmers End Road Eden Park BR3 3HQ Despite being a Carvery, this pub has a split-level bar area used by non-diners as well as those having a pre-dinner drink. There is also a large outside drinking area to the front and side of the pub. Also serves breakfast, check with pub for breakfast opening times.
Elm Tree 116 Croydon Road Elmers End BR3 4DF The pub, formerly named to William IV, reopened in March 2015, following a complete refurbishment. There is now a tastefully done comfortable interior retaining original features such as panelling and fireplaces. There is more of an emphasis on food than before – mainly traditional pub fare, and an Irish theme.

Gyms and leisure centre in the area of Elmers End

In Elmers End, 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

In Elmers End, is there a lot of green space?

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

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sallows Fencing & Decking 2B Maberley Road, Beckenham 4.1 9
Elmers End Recreation Ground The Crescent, Beckenham 4.2 12
Maberley Road Playing Field Maberley Road, Beckenham 4 37
Stanhope Recreation Ground Stanhope Grove, Beckenham 3.9 49
Churchfields Recreation Ground Churchfields Road, Beckenham 4.2 152
The little house on Elmers End Green Elmers End, Beckenham N/A N/A
Goddard Road Green 52 Goddard Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
Elmers End Green Croydon Road, Beckenham 3.7 107
Lake viewing platform Elmers End Station (Stop B, Beckenham 3.8 4
Maberley Gate 18 Maberley Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
South Norwood Country Park Lake Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.9 10
Park Entrance 237 Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.4 5
Bird watching hyde Elmers End Road, Beckenham 3 1
South Norwood Country Park 193 Albert Road, London 4.4 1259
Churchfields Gate Unnamed Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
Plant-It.uk 2 Westbury Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
Rose Garden Elmers End Road, Beckenham N/A N/A
Garden of Remembrance waterfall and ponds Beckenham Crematorium (Stop BK, Beckenham 4.8 5
Gavebo 8 Beck Lane, Beckenham N/A N/A
Mezzanine Harrington Road, London N/A N/A

Are the restaurants in Elmers End any good?

Elmers End 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
The Taste of India 2, Goodwood Parade, Upper Elmers End Road, Elmers End, Beckenham 4.3 114
Biters 113 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 136
Zi Teresa Ristorante Italiano 141-143 Croydon Road, Elmers End, Beckenham 4.3 272
Metro Kebab and Pizza 51 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 49
Modern China 113 Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.3 92
Lugana 8 Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham 4.3 656
Kemer 133 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 133
The King & I Thai Restaurant 41 Upper Elmers End Road, Beckenham 4.3 153
Sunrise Cafe 115 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 231
Beckenham Curry Club 4, Goodwood Parade, Upper Elmers End Road, Elmers End 4.3 143
Elm Tree beer garden 92 Croydon Road, Elmers End, Beckenham 4.3 101
Ranna Ghor 120 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 30
Chai & Chaat 120 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 16
Hazelnut Fleurs 124 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 58
Pure Indian Curry 4, Goodwood Parade, Upper Elmers End Road, Elmers End, Beckenham 4.3 1
Calabria Mia 129 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 104
Ates Mangal Meze Bar 133 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 31
Our Kitchen 135 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 61
Fethr Lounge Fethr lounge, 145 Croydon Road, Beckenham 4.3 37
Kings And Queens Caribbean 4 Puffin Close, Beckenham 4.3 10

Other nearby areas

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

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Shirley See the guide here
West Wickham See the guide here
Addiscombe See the guide here
South Norwood See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Beckenham See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here
Shirley See the guide here
West Wickham See the guide here
Addiscombe See the guide here
South Norwood See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Beckenham See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here

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