Is Pollards Hill made for you? Our guide of the area

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Pollards Hill is a small residential district straddling the south London boroughs of Croydon and Merton between Mitcham, Norbury and Thornton Heath. The boundary of the two boroughs is a street named Recreation Way. No roads directly cross the Croydon/Merton divide, and streets were planned according to each borough, leading to differing architectural or building schemes. Pollards Hill lends its name to a ward of the London Borough of Merton. “

How’s the local life around Pollards Hill

There are always activities happening in lively Pollards Hill. Timeout posts weekly on events there, so browse their site for ideas. We included a link to their Pollards Hill 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 Pollards Hill snapshot.

Things that make us love Pollards Hill

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

Are there a lot of supermarkets in Pollards Hill?

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Pollards Hill. 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
Iceland Supermarket Plaistow 359 Barking Road, London 4.1 853
Sanny’s Mini Market 41 New Barn Street, London 4.5 46
Iceland Supermarket Canning Town 146, 148 Barking Road, London 4 828
Pelene Ltd 112 Silvertown Way, London 4 354
Newway XL London 15 Hermit Road, London 4.7 10
World Supermarket 169 Barking Road, London 4.4 36
Londis 139 Barking Road, London 4.1 42
Bargain Food Centre. 128C Barking Road, London 4.1 43
Damla Supermarket 249 Barking Road, London 4.3 23
Food Inn 95 Barking Road, London 3.7 326
Morrisons Silvertown Way, London 4.3 1998
International Food Store (Sky Food And Wine UK Ltd) 306 Barking Road, London 3.6 22
Fife Road local express 38 Fife Road, London 4.2 5
Nemunas 50 Fife Road, London 4.7 78
Tian Tian Market 天天超市 – Canning Town 6-8 Minnie Baldock Street, London 4.6 166
ROMAN FOOD & WINE 319-323 Barking Road, London 4.4 262
Budgens Canning Town 10 – 12 Shirley Street, London 4.4 84
KC Foods 160 Bidder Street, London N/A N/A
S&G Minimarket 120 Ravenscroft Road, London 3.8 77
Grange Food & Wine 340 Grange Road, London 4.7 113

Restaurants in the area

Pollards Hill 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 Pollards Hill.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Golden Fish Chinese 293 Northborough Road, London 4.3 51
Morley’s Mitcham 215a Manor Road, Mitcham 4.3 115
Edwin’s Cafe 249 Northborough Road, London 4.3 11
Taste of China 241 Northborough Road, London 4.3 91
Gaza Kitchen United Kingdom 4.3 1
Jackie’s Taste The Difference 174 Chestnut Grove, Mitcham 4.3 4
Divine Provision Caribbean Cuisine 174 Chestnut Grove, Mitcham 4.3 4
Chicken World Mitcham 170 Chestnut Grove, Mitcham 4.3 45
Rooster N Pizza 20 South Lodge Avenue, Mitcham 4.3 23
Ceylins Restaurant 158-160 Chestnut Grove, Mitcham 4.3 228
Royal chicken Northborough Road, London 4.3 10
Jerk Place 249 Northborough Road, London 4.3 1
New Morley’s Pollards Hill 247 Northborough Road, London 4.3 14
Chicken Choice 247 Northborough Road, London 4.3 N/A
Wings Cottage 77 Sherwood Park Road, Mitcham 4.3 56
Domino’s Brothers Ltd 182 Manor Way, Mitcham 4.3 N/A
Kohinoor 73 Sherwood Park Road, Mitcham 4.3 45
Sherwood Fish & Chip Shop 69 Sherwood Park Road, Mitcham 4.3 190
TasteRenti 28 Franklin Crescent, Mitcham 4.3 N/A
Delight Foods 3 Hoylake Gardens, Mitcham 4.3 1

Green space in the city of Pollards Hill

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Pollards Hill offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

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

Public houses of Pollards Hill

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 Pollards Hill. 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 Pollards Hill.

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.

Gyms to stay in shape in Pollards Hill

As remote work becomes more prevalent, there’s a corresponding rise in gym attendance to maintain fitness. With options like David Lloyd, TheGym, and others, Pollards Hill could be instrumental in helping you stay in shape – a valuable amenity in close proximity.

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

Galleries and Museums

An area lives because of the people who live, work and interact. Art is a great way to discover an area in a new way. If you are looking to move in Pollards Hill we definitely recommend that you check for galleries, museums and other cultural institutions. They provide a great source of enjoyment over the weekends.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page

In Pollards Hill, what things may you need?

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

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Pollards Hill

We assembled the train and tube stations of Pollards Hill 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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Health amenities that are in Pollards Hill

Pollards Hill has 1 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
Tamworth House Medical Centre 341 Tamworth Lane, Mitcham 2.1 114

In Pollards Hill, what schools are nearby?

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Harris Academy Merton Wide Way, London 2.8 77
The Sherwood School Abbotts Road, Mitcham 3.1 8
Nought to Five Plus Nursery 62 Manor Road, Mitcham N/A N/A
Nought To Five Plus Nursery 50 Montgomery Close, Mitcham N/A N/A
Minnie & Mamma Day Nursery Mitcham Pollards Hill Library, South Lodge Avenue, Mitcham 4.4 35
Betty Wivell Academy of Performing Arts Beech Road, London 5 6
Loving Hands International Nursery School 54 Leander Road, Thornton Heath 4.5 15
The Archbishop Lanfranc Nursery 32 Wingate Crescent, Croydon 5 2
Harris Primary Academy Merton Ivy Gardens, Mitcham 3.6 25
William Morris Primary School Mitcham Recreation Way, Mitcham 3.9 13
School Premises 25 Recreation Way, Mitcham N/A N/A
Ivy Gardens Childrens Centre Red Hut Ivy Gardens, Mitcham N/A N/A
Chelseycrabb 17 oof Way, Mitcham N/A N/A
First Class Learning Mitcham Sherwood Park Sherwood Park Hall, Abbotts Road, Mitcham 4.5 11
Redwood Nursery Pollards Hill District Office, 50 Montgomery Close, Mitcham N/A N/A
Morgan’s Playhouse childcare services Tylecroft Road, Norbury, London 5 11
Li High Pri – NATURAL MYSTIC | Reiki Seichem Treatments : Accredited Reiki Seichem Courses : Holistic Therapist The Meadows, Mitcham 5 7
Gonville Academy Gonville Road 3.9 30
King Fishers Pre School & Day Nursery The Meeting Hall, Galpins road, Thorton Heath 4.5 2
Educare Montessori 24 Norbury Court Road, London N/A N/A

Post offices in Pollards Hill

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Pollards Hill 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
Northborough Road Sub Post Office 303 Northborough Road, London 2.8 106

Other nearby areas

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Pollards Hill. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Beddington See the guide here
Hackbridge See the guide here
Beddington Corner See the guide here
Thornton Heath See the guide here
Selhurst 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
Crown Point See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
Beddington See the guide here
Hackbridge See the guide here
Beddington Corner See the guide here
Thornton Heath See the guide here
Selhurst 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
Crown Point See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here

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