Is Raynes Park 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: “ Raynes Park is a residential suburb, railway station and local centre near Wimbledon, London, and is within the London Borough of Merton. It is situated southwest of Wimbledon Common, to the northwest of Wimbledon Chase and to the east of New Malden, in South West London. It is 7.8 miles (12.5 km) southwest of Charing Cross. Towards the north and west, either side of the borough boundary with the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames are the areas of Copse Hill and Coombe with their large detached houses, golf courses and gated lands. Raynes Park had a population of 19,619 in 2011, which refers to the populations of the wards of Raynes Park and West Barnes. “

What type of amenities may you need in Raynes Park?

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

Medical institutions in Raynes Park

Raynes Park has 5 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
Life Line Screening Bushey Road, Merton Park Baptist Church, West Wimbledon N/A N/A
UK Vein Clinic Raynes Park Health Centre, 1 Lambton Road, London N/A N/A
eXroid Stratum Dermatology Clinic Raynes Park Health Centre, 1 Lambton Road, London 5 1
Shilpa Dave Health 1 Lambton Road, London N/A N/A
Kingston Hospital Outpatients – Raynes Park Health Centre Ground Floor, 1 Lambton Road, London 3.2 51

Schools in and around the area of Raynes Park

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Ursuline High School Crescent Road, London 4.4 21
Raynes Park High School Bushey Road, London 3.2 23
West Wimbledon Education 57 Amity Grove, London N/A N/A
Dicky Birds Day Nursery and Preschool in Raynes Park (Pepys Road) 20 Pepys Road, London 3.6 5
DanceCraze 195-208 Worple Road, London N/A N/A
West Wimbledon Society Avenue Hall, 70 Richmond Road, London N/A N/A
Hollymount School Cambridge Road, London 4.4 7
Kumon Maths & English Raynes Park Sports Ground, Taunton Avenue, Raynes Park, London 5 4
Modern Montessori International Ltd Melbury Gardens, London 5 1
The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Saturday School Ursuline High School, The Downs, London 4.2 5
The Norwegian Kindergarten 28 Arterberry Road, London N/A N/A
Hall School Wimbledon 17 The Downs, London 3.9 7
Dicky Birds Day Nursery and Preschool in Raynes Park (Durham Road) 12-14 Durham Road, Raynes Park, London N/A N/A
Bright Horizons Raynes Park Bushey Road Day Nursery and Preschool c/o, David Lloyd Club, Leisure Centre, Bushey Road, Raynes Park, London 3 4
West Wimbledon Primary School Bodnant Gardens, London 3.5 11
Bright Horizons Raynes Park Day Nursery and Preschool Spencer Road, Raynes Park, London 5 2
Piano and Cello Teacher – Raynes Park – Lucinda Rollason Gore Road, London 5 10
Dee’s Day Nursery 16 Durham Road, London 4.5 8
Nursery and Preschool Raynes Park | Fennies Nursery 9 Amity Grove, London 3.9 7
European Languages Certification Cente ELCC Ltd, 590 Kingston Road, London N/A N/A

Tube & Train stations within the region of Raynes Park

We assembled the train and tube stations of Raynes Park 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
Raynes Park Coombe Lane, London 3.9 61

Post offices of Raynes Park

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Raynes Park 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
Raynes Park Post Office 1A Amity Grove, London 4.2 109
Post Box 87 Melbury Gardens, West Wimbledon, London 0 0

Things we love about Raynes Park

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

Green spaces and parks of Raynes Park

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Raynes Park is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

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

What supermarkets are there?

Out of all the other services in Raynes Park, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Raynes Park.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Londis Carshalton 136 Stanley Park Road, Carshalton 4.4 28
Sainsbury’s Local 132 Stanley Park Road, Carshalton 4 31
Lidl Beddington Gardens, Wallington 4.1 1658
Tesco Express 72-82 Woodcote Road, Wallington 3 53
Iceland Supermarket Wallington 84 Woodcote Road, Wallington 4.2 443

The types of restaurants

Raynes Park 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
Sai Restaurant 193 Worple Road, London 4.3 283
Lime & Thyme 56 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 739
Favorite Chicken & Ribs Raynes Park Station Buildings, Coombe Lane, Raynes Park, London 4.3 166
Raynes Park Tavern 32 Coombe Lane, Raynes Park, London 4.3 739
Taste of Cochin 9 Approach Road, London 4.3 248
The Olive Garden 48 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 301
Gaya Korean Restaurant 34 Durham Road, London 4.3 442
Hoshi Japanese Restaurant 54 Durham Road, London 4.3 286
Starbucks Coffee Coombe Lane, London 4.3 387
The Cinnamon Tree 592 Kingston Road, London 4.3 56
Crystal Chinese Takeaway 413 Kingston Road, London 4.3 99
Shell Worple Road, Raynes Park, London 4.3 93
Italian Crust 61 Approach Road, London 4.3 111
Whistle Stop 59 Approach Road, London 4.3 214
Thai Cafe 46 46 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 49
Raynes Kebab House 54 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 159
CurryLab 14 Lambton Road, London 4.3 29
Mora Meza Bar & Restaurant Mora Meza, 17 Approach Road, London 4.3 151
Babylon 76 – 78 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 784
Sushi Daily Raynes Park Waitrose & Partners, 25 Coombe Lane, West Wimbledon, London 4.3 N/A

Museums & Galleries in the area

The vitality of a region is shaped by 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 Raynes Park, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on 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

Public houses of Raynes Park

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 Raynes Park. As a matter of fact, we didn’t… But we would have loved to. Here is then the list of the greatest pubs of Raynes Park

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

What kind of gyms are there in Raynes Park?

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, Raynes Park might help you stay in shape. A great feature to have nearby.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
David Lloyd Raynes Park Bushey Road, Raynes Park, London 4.3 893
SW20 Training Zone 207 Worple Road, London 4.3 3
Anytime Fitness Raynes Park 16 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 72
LaurenYoga St. Matthew’s Hall, 3 Spencer Road, London 4.3 4
Pure Sports Medicine Raynes Park Pure Sports Medicine, David Lloyd Leisure, Bushey Road, Raynes Park 4.3 96
Moving with Giselle-Pilates and Sports Massage Oxford Avenue, London 4.3 8
Suzie Shpaizer 75 Cottenham Park Road, London 4.3 N/A
Chi Combat System – Wimbledon Merici Sports Centre, The Downs, London 4.3 7
West Wimbledon Physio 532 Kingston Road, Raynes Park, London 4.3 60
Alborz Fitness 34 Coombe Lane, Raynes Park, London 4.3 88
Feel Electric EMS Fitness, Raynes Park, London 18 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 2
reggaecize 16 Coombe Lane, London 4.3 N/A
JV Dance Fitness London Lantern Arts Centre, Tolverne Road, Raynes Park 4.3 17
Johnananda Yoga Grand Drive, Raynes Park, London 4.3 21
Julie Kim Pilates St Saviours Church, Raynes Park, London 4.3 5
Pilates Connection Grand Drive, Raynes Park 4.3 N/A
Angelo Martignetti Freestyle Martial Arts Durham Road, London 4.3 N/A
David Johnson Pilates Bushey Road, London 4.3 8
Jackie JJC Yoga Avenue Hall, 70 Richmond Road, West Wimbledon, London 4.3 N/A
Addicted2Life 32 Cannon Close, London 4.3 34

Is the local life vibrant in Raynes Park

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

Other nearby areas

If you are not completely sure that you want to move the area check out our other guides about cities in the nearby vicinity

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Worcester Park See the guide here
Lower Morden See the guide here
Morden Park See the guide here
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Wimbledon See the guide here
Worcester Park See the guide here
Lower Morden See the guide here
Morden Park See the guide here
Morden See the guide here
St. Helier See the guide here
New Malden See the guide here
Merton Park See the guide here
Wimbledon See the guide here

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What do you think about Raynes Park?

We would love to hear what people like you think of Raynes Park. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Raynes Park ‘s community.

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