Is Mitcham made for you? Our guide of the area

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Find out a general overview of the area using Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Mitcham is an area within the London Borough of Merton in Southwest London, England. It is centred 7.2 miles (11.6 km) southwest of Charing Cross. Originally a village in the county of Surrey, today it is mainly a residential suburb, and includes Mitcham Common. It has been a settlement throughout recorded history. “

The things you might need in Mitcham

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

Health amenities that are in Mitcham

Mitcham has 4 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
The Wilson Hospital Cranmer Road, Mitcham 3.3 47
ROYALTY CARE CONSULTANCY LTD 32 Kingsleigh Place, Mitcham N/A N/A
Birches day center Cricket Green, London, Mitcham N/A N/A
Ravensbury Park Medical Centre Off Ravensbury Lane, Morden Road, Mitcham 1.9 55

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Mitcham

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

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Schools around Mitcham

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
St Thomas Of Canterbury School PTFA 53 Commonside East, Mitcham 4 1
Snuggle Bunnies Day Nursery 37-39 Western Road, Mitcham 5 1
David Nicholas Nursery Centre Bond House, 99 Bond Road, Mitcham 1 1
Elizabeth Anderson Dance Vestry Hall, 336 London Road, Mitcham N/A N/A
Love Lane Day Nursery Gladstone Mission, Love Lane, Mitcham 3.8 6
Jus’T’Learn Independent School & Tuition Centre Prospect House, 9-11 Commonside East, Mitcham 4.1 17
Rise Education 37-39 Western Road, Mitcham N/A N/A
St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School Commonside East, Mitcham 5 3
Kumon Maths & English Mitcham Public Library, 157 London Road, Mitcham 2.5 2
Linguaphone Group LG & DE Morden Road, Mitcham 5 2
Sure Start Childrens Centres Lavender Park Pavilion, Lavender Avenue, Mitcham N/A N/A
Dolphin Swim Academy Mitcham Unit 16, 92-94 Boundary Business Court, Church Road, Mitcham 4.9 132
Lavender Lodge School 224 London Road, Mitcham 4.2 5
Lavender Nursery Lavender Children’s Centre, Veals Mead, Mitcham 4.9 7
Cranmer Primary School Cranmer Road, Mitcham 4 10
Liberty Primary School Western Road, Mitcham, Surrey 3.9 8
Cherubs At St Thomas’s 53 Commonside East, Mitcham 4 2
St Mark’s Primary School, Mitcham 49-57 Saint Mark’s Road, Mitcham 5 8
Bond Primary School Bond Road, Mitcham 4.4 18
Jigsaw Day Nursery 1 Cricket Green, Mitcham 5 6

Post offices in and around the area of Mitcham

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
Mitcham Post Office 5 Langdale Parade, Mitcham 2.3 90
Mitcham Delivery Office Royal Mail, Delivery Office, 92-94 Boundary Business Court, Church Road, Mitcham 2.2 83
London Road 494 Post Office 494 London Road, Mitcham 3.9 30
Church Road Post Office 57-59 Church Road, Mitcham 1.7 33

Is the local life vibrant in Mitcham

It could be that Mitcham has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Mitcham. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Mitcham. Also, knowing what’s available in Mitcham and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

In Mitcham, what are some things we love?

What makes the heart of Mitcham? 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 Mitcham to help you decide to move in there.

Public houses of Mitcham

Being Londoners ourselves, at Cozee, we hold a strong bond with our regular visits to the local pub every week. Why should your experience be any different in your new home? That’s why we’ve thoroughly tested and reviewed all the pubs in Mitcham. While we didn’t get the chance to personally visit each one, we certainly wish we could have. Here’s the curated list of the finest pubs in Mitcham.

Pub name Name Address Description
Crown Inn 407 London Road Mitcham CR4 4BG Since reopening in 2011 more prominently in the guise of the Casuarina Tree, the restaurant and hotel across the yard, the Crown Inn has retained its pub signage, reinstated real ale and now reclaimed its identity as the pub it always was. There are signs saying ‘Incorporating Casuarina Tree (Sri Lankan restaurant) and Escape (shisha lounge).
Mitcham Golf Club Carshalton Road Mitcham CR4 4HN The original club house burned down in 1933. The replacement is the one currently in use.
Poppy Club 26 St Marks Road Mitcham CR4 2LF Royal British Legion Club, serving Young’s Bitter.
White Lion of Mortimer 223 London Road Mitcham CR4 2JD Operated since early November 2018 by individuals who bought the lease previously held for many years by JD Wetherspoon, this large, town centre pub, half panelled with now pale blue walls and plaster patterned ceiling, has an attractive walled patio to the rear. Named the Bucks Head until 1991, retaining its original bar and traditional feel, it is a popular community pub with two real ales not to be found regularly elsewhere in south west London. Occasional guest beers may come e.g. from Bedlam or Lister’s breweries.
Windmill 40 Commonside West Mitcham CR4 4HA A warm, friendly, independent free house facing the common, with stained glass windmills in attractive bow-windows. Ths is very much a community pub, with TV for sports highlights, a dartboard, a regular quiz night and occasional live music. There is sometimes a second guest beer. Cocktail sausages and roast potaoes are served on Sundays. To the side is a spacious heated and covered patio with plenty of seating for smokers. Outside there is a convenient bus stop.

What kind of gyms are there in Mitcham?

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

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

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 Mitcham, 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
Sainsbury’s 99 Wilton Road, London 4.2 3617
Waitrose & Partners 27 Motcomb Street, London 4.2 444
The Savanna Victoria 61, Victoria Station, London 4.3 129
M&S Simply Food Mainline Station, Victoria Street, London 3.6 158
Sainsbury’s Local 115 Buckingham Palace Road, London 3.3 116
Waitrose & Partners Bressenden Place, London 4.3 470
Marks and Spencer Cardinal Place, 726-732 Victoria Street, London 4.1 1162
Sainsbury’s Local 14 – 20 Elizabeth Street, London 3.4 57
Tesco Express 18-28 Warwick Way, London 3.4 134
Little Waitrose & Partners 62 Victoria Street, London 3.9 334
Sainsbury’s Local 10 Rochester Row, London 3.7 59
Sainsbury’s Local 1 Gatliff Road, London 3.8 62
Tesco Express 2 Monck Street, London 3.9 74
Costcutter Lesley Court, Strutton Ground, London 3.9 18
Tesco Express 89-95 Lupus Street, Pimlico, London 2.5 162
M&S Simply Food M&S Simply Food East, Victoria Station, 1, London 3.2 6
Choi 22 Upper Tachbrook Street, London 4.5 178
Little Waitrose & Partners 19-21 Warwick Way, London 4.2 332
AL HALAL SUPER MARKET 42 Tachbrook Street, London 5 1
Greycoat Express Unit 4, 15 Greycoat Place, London 3.8 10

What kind of restaurants are there?

Mitcham is able to produce a large amount of different cuisines if you are looking. Take a look at the table below to find the most popular places to eat if you are a resident of Mitcham.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Chak 89 105 Bond Road, Mitcham 4.3 730
Hoo Hing Bond Road, Mitcham 4.3 206
Toby Carvery Park Place 54 Commonside West, Mitcham 4.3 2943
Kentiss 12, Fairgreen Parade, London Road, Mitcham 4.3 94
Chicken World Mitcham 345 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 185
Food Court, Mitcham 33 Upper Green East, Mitcham 4.3 7
Abby’s Peri Peri Grill 259 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 418
Peri Peri Chicken Bites 253 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 90
Colombo Restaurant 175 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 144
Skippers Fish & Chips 10 Upper Green West, Mitcham 4.3 276
Hong Kong House Hong Kong House, 233 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 63
Chicken Village & Pizza 170 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 20
Livi’s Cuisine Unit 1, Laings Corner, Lock’s Lane, Mitcham 4.3 114
Kalabash Hut 255 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 201
Mr Kebab 8-9 Upper Green West, Mitcham 4.3 195
Oysters 154 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 95
Gino’s Pizzeria Restaurant 6-8 Upper Green East, Mitcham 4.3 293
Mitcham Kebabs & Burgers & Pizza 388 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 75
White Lion of Mortimer 223 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 321
Casuarina Tree 407 London Road, Mitcham 4.3 456

What type of green space is there in Mitcham?

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

Galleries and Museums

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 Mitcham, 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
Wandle Industrial Museum Vestry Hall Annexe, London Road, Mitcham 4.5 42
Lower Green War Memorial 1, A217, Mitcham 5 2

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Tell us what you think of Mitcham

It would be great to hear what you think about Mitcham. Especially if you live there or have lived there in the past. Your opinion could really help as other people moving in could read this article and I’d also helps us understand you. So, we’d love your opinion of Mitcham below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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Hackbridge See the guide here
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Rose Hill See the guide here
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Morden Park See the guide here
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St. Helier See the guide here
Pollards Hill See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Norbury See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
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