How is life in Furzedown? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Furzedown is a ward, in both the districts of Streatham and Tooting, wholly in the Tooting Parliamentary Constituency, within the London Borough of Wandsworth in South West London. It is a mainly residential area close to Tooting Commons, which provide a large open space including Tooting Bec Lido. “

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

Furzedown is full of life and things to do. We suggest looking at Timeout for their weekly Furzedown event listings to find local activities. Here’s a convenient link to see their upcoming happenings. Having a good grasp of what’s in Furzedown 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 Furzedown.

The amenities you might need in Furzedown

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

Post offices of Furzedown

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages easy. In a post office you can do things like exchange currency, post your packages, buy everyday items and even redirect your mail. It is likely you will use one at some point if you were to move in to the area so we have compiled the post offices nearby in a table below so you know if this area is the right place for you.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Greyhound Lane Post Office 17 Greyhound Lane, London 3.2 38
Mitcham Lane Post Office 85 Mitcham Lane, London 4.1 20

Health amenities that are in Furzedown

Furzedown has 2 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
Thrale Road Hospital Hostel 40 Thrale Road, London N/A N/A
gemma amores Ribblesdale Road, London N/A N/A

What schools are in the area of Furzedown?

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 Furzedown.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Graveney School Welham Road, London 3.6 36
Furzedown Primary School Beclands Road, London 4.4 9
Bright Horizons Streatham Day Nursery and Preschool 113 Blegborough Road, London N/A N/A
Guitar and Piano Lessons 99 Babington Road, London N/A N/A
Little Linguists Nursery 13 Thrale Road, London 4.7 27
Lewin Pre School 11A Natal Road, London N/A N/A
K&Q Day Nursery United Kingdom 3.7 3
Little Gems Daycare Ltd 142 Mitcham Lane, London 4.5 2
Early Learners Ltd Methodist Church, Riggindale Road, London N/A N/A
Allan Salmon – Guitarist & Tutor Quernmore Road, London 5 4
Messy Hands Childminder 41 Birchwood Road, London N/A N/A
Tiny Tots Nursery 162 Eardley Road, London 5 28
Eveline Day Nursery Seely Hall/Chillerton Rd, London 5 2
Braeside 47 Braeside Road, London N/A N/A
Tiny Tots Nursery 47 Braeside Road, London 5 10
Carmena Christian Day Nursery 47 Thrale Road, London 4.2 5
Cavendish Lodge Nurseries and Pre-Schools 52 Lewin Road, London 4.9 11
Phoenix Academy Limited Saint Johns House, 448 Streatham High Road, London 5 1
St Leonard’s Primary School, Streatham 42 Mitcham Lane, London 4 4
Penwortham Primary School Penwortham Road, London 4.4 8

Tube & Train stations in and around Furzedown

Most want transit less than a 15 minute walk from home. We put together train and tube stations in Furzedown to help find the optimal area for you. It could be that you don’t mind walking or it could be that public transport is necessary for you to get around.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Streatham Common United Kingdom 3.6 66
Streatham United Kingdom 3.3 56

In Furzedown, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Furzedown? 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, gym that exist in Furzedown to help you decide to move in there.

Museums & Galleries in the region

An area thrives through its people and their interactions. Discover Furzedown through its art scene by exploring galleries, museums, and cultural institutions, providing enjoyable weekend activities and contributing to the vibrant community.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Roe bridge Streatham, Mitcham Lane Southcroft Road (Stop Q, London 4 1

What supermarkets are there?

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 Furzedown, 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.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Londis Albert Embankment 38-46 Albert Embankment, London 2.9 27
Sainsbury’s 62 Wandsworth Road, London 4.3 4490
Sainsbury’s Local 78-98 Marsham Street, London 3.5 115
Waitrose & Partners 1 New Union Square, London 3.9 54
Tesco Express 16, 22 Wandsworth Road, London 3.6 70
Little Waitrose & Partners 3 Bondway, London 4.1 393
Tesco Express 18-28 Warwick Way, London 3.4 134
Vauxhall Express 16, 22 Wandsworth Road, Nine Elms, London N/A N/A
Shop & Go 61 Bondway, London 4 167
Tesco Express 22-29 Albert Embankment, London 3.4 26
Greatway Grocery Store 7 Lupus Street, Pimlico, London 3.1 42
Alish Grocers 30 Vauxhall Street, London 4.7 3
セインズベリー Wheatsheaf Community Hall, Wheatsheaf Lane N/A N/A
Tesco Superstore Kennington Lane, London 2.3 143
Regency Food and Wine 19 Regency Street, London 4.2 34
Tesco Express 89-95 Lupus Street, Pimlico, London 2.5 162
supermercado tuga 20 Wilcox Road, London 4.2 14
Alhayat Grocery 85 Lupus Street, London 4.1 65
AL HALAL SUPER MARKET 42 Tachbrook Street, London 5 1
Pantry @ St Stephen’s Children’s Centre Meadow Place, London N/A N/A

Green space in the city of Furzedown

One of London’s best assets is its green spaces. See if Furzedown 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

Furzedown is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
FURZEDOWN BRASSERIE & HOTEL 118 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 347
Hideaway 2 Empire Mews, Stanthorpe Road, London 4.3 970
Pizza Go Go 280 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 268
New Morley’s Streatham 186 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 33
Traditional Fish Bar 107 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 57
Fireaway 104 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 117
Naked Loaf 70 Moyser Road, London 4.3 215
Curry Master Takeaway 231A Streatham Road, London 4.3 44
Tesco Cafe 384 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 27
Morley’s Streatham – Greyhound Lane 14 Greyhound Lane, London 4.3 80
Al-Jazeera Somali Restaurant London 2 Gleneagle Road, London 4.3 97
Sizzlerz 24/7 Hopton Parade, 7 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 294
Morley’s Streatham Unit 1-2, Bridge Parade, Streatham High Road, London 4.3 90
Tasty African Food 3, Hopton Parade, Streatham High Road, London 4.3 95
Grill Icons 318 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 173
The Earl Ferrers 22 Ellora Road, London 4.3 339
Delicious Authentic Caribbean Cuisine 215 Streatham Road, Mitcham 4.3 75
Kebabalicious London 4.3 125
Mitcham Lane Food & Wine United Kingdom 4.3 1
BEIJING INN Chinese Takeaway 2, Bank Buildings, Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 N/A

Public houses of Furzedown

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 Furzedown – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Furzedown.

Pub name Name Address Description
Moon Under Water 1327 London Road Norbury SW16 4AU This JD Wetherspoon pub serves the shopping centre of Norbury on one side and the residential areas of Pollards Hill on the other.

What kind of gyms are there in Furzedown?

While working from home has increased, so has the frequentation of gyms to help keep in shape. With companies like Better or Pure Gym and others, Furzedown might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Squats Gym 117 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 133
Tooting Bec Athletics Track & Gym Tooting Bec Road, London 4.3 241
Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre 390 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 1629
The Living Room Place Furzedown Venue Streatham, 19 Thrale Road Furzedown Tooting, London 4.3 82
Yoga with… Sigita English Martyrs Roman Catholic Church, 2 Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 1
Zumba Fitness Clairview Road, London 4.3 N/A
Athlete King, Streatham 145 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 16
N Pilates London Mitcham Lane, London 4.3 19
Body Efficient Pilates Chillerton Road, London 4.3 N/A
Element Fitness Studio 1 Estreham Road, London 4.3 43
The Gym Group London Streatham Streatham Station, 350-372 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 663
Tara Northey Pilates | Tooting Bec Tooting Bec Athletics Track & Gym, Tooting Bec Road, London 4.3 N/A
BMF Tooting Common Athletics Track, Tooting Bec Road, Tooting Bec, London 4.3 45
Lotus Yoga Www Lotus-yoga Co UK Streatham High Road, London 4.3 N/A
Evolution Coaching 292d Streatham High Road, London 4.3 1
CrossFit Streatham 292d Streatham High Road, London 4.3 69
Diana Penny 112 Massingberd Way, London 4.3 N/A
FitnessRepublik 191 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 26
Oxford Street 34 Gunton Road, London 4.3 1
TM Boxing 221 Streatham Road, Mitcham 4.3 30

What else is close by?

You are not 100% sure that you want to move in Furzedown? 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
Pollards Hill See the guide here
Mitcham See the guide here
Norbury See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Colliers Wood See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
West Norwood See the guide here
Tooting See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
Streatham Hill See the guide here
Balham See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here
Clapham Park See the guide here
Tulse Hill See the guide here
Pollards Hill See the guide here
Mitcham See the guide here
Norbury See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Colliers Wood See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
West Norwood See the guide here
Tooting See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
Streatham Hill See the guide here
Balham See the guide here
Hyde Farm See the guide here
Clapham Park See the guide here
Tulse Hill See the guide here

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

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