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

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Selsdon is an area in South London, England, located in the London Borough of Croydon, in the ceremonial county of Greater London. Prior to 1965 it was in the historic county of Surrey. It is located south of Coombe and Addiscombe, south west of Forestdale, West Wickham and Addington, north of Hamsey Green and Farleigh, and east of Sanderstead. “

The amenities you might need in Selsdon

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

In Selsdon, what schools are nearby?

Having a nearby school is ideal when relocating. Below is a list of schools located within Selsdon

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Croydon High School Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, Croydon 4.1 13
Selsdon Park Pre-School 132 Addington Road, South Croydon 4 4
Tiny Totts Day Nursery St Francis Churh, Tedder Road, South Croydon N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English Lighthouse Hall, St Francis Church, Broadcoombe, Selsdon, South Croydon 4.8 21
Selsdon Primary School Addington Road, South Croydon 3.8 12
Selsdon Baptist Church Pre-School Addington Road, South Croydon N/A N/A
Claire Platt – Singing Teacher St John the Divine Church Hall, Upper Selsdon Road, Selsdon N/A N/A
Nurturall by Rachael Sundale Avenue, South Croydon 5 3
Croydon Pavillon 66 Addington Road, London, South Croydon N/A N/A
Brightsparks Day Nursery Brightsparks Day Nursery, Greenvale School, Sandpiper Road, South Croydon 4.8 9
my school Sandpiper Road, South Croydon N/A N/A
Greenvale Primary School Sandpiper Road, South Croydon 5 1

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of Selsdon

Having to walk more than 10 to 15 min to reach public transportation is usually considered as a downside when considering a property to live in. To simplify this, we curated the list of train and tube station of Selsdon to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. We weren’t able to locate any station in Sutton. Tell us in the comment if we are wrong. We will add them later on.


Are there many post offices in the region of Selsdon?

Want to send and receive parcels easily? There is no better way to do that than having a post office nearby. Not only do they provide post services but post office in Selsdon can provide a wide range of services such as: sending money or subscribing post insurance. Here is the list of post offices in your next area

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Selsdon Post Office 224 Addington Road, South Croydon 4.1 18

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Selsdon

Selsdon 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
The Farley Road Medical Practice 53 Farley Road, South Croydon 4 32

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

What makes the heart of Selsdon? 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 Selsdon to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Public houses of Selsdon

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

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 Selsdon?

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Selsdon easy.

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

Museums & Galleries nearby

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 Selsdon, 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

Supermarkets in Selsdon

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Selsdon. Although solutions like Ocado, Amazon or other delivery services can be a great replacement, knowing if a grocery store is nearby the place you are about to live in is a big plus. Please find below the grocery stores in Selsdon.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

What kind of restaurants are there?

Selsdon has a range of different eateries. This is important for someone who is moving to an area who wants to be able to eat out and not cook every day. The below table gives you an overview of what options you have.


Parks and green spaces in Selsdon

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

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

There’s always something going on in a vibrant area like Selsdon. For ideas on activities, check Timeout which updates weekly on local events. We’re including a link to their Selsdon listings to help you easily find stuff happening soon. A great way to get oriented in a new area is seeing what’s around and where. Our map gathers property price details and other info from this article to give you a snapshot of Selsdon offerings.

Other areas nearby

You are not 100% sure that you want to move in Selsdon? 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
Sanderstead See the guide here
New Addington See the guide here
South Croydon See the guide here
Addington See the guide here
Sanderstead See the guide here
New Addington See the guide here
South Croydon See the guide here
Addington See the guide here

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

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
CR2 See our property price guide for CR2
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Tell us what you think of Selsdon

It would be great to hear what you think about Selsdon. 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 Selsdon below. Please leave some feedback if you have a moment

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