A local guide to move in West Norwood

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ West Norwood is a largely residential area of south London within the London Borough of Lambeth, located 5.4 miles (8.7 km) south south-east of Charing Cross. The centre of West Norwood sits in a bowl surrounded by hillsides on its east, west and south sides. From many parts of the area, distant views can be seen, of places such as the City of London, Canary Wharf and Crystal Palace. “

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

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

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 West Norwood, we highly suggest exploring the local galleries, museums, and cultural establishments. These venues offer delightful experiences, especially on weekends.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
British Vintage Wireless and Television Museum 23 Rosendale Road, London 4.8 17
The Clockworks 6 Nettlefold Place, London 4.9 14
Open Museum Gipsy Road, London N/A N/A

Green spaces and parks of West Norwood

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

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Norwood Park Salter’s Hill, London 4.4 880
L’Arche London L’Arche (Lambeth) Ltd, 9HE,, 21 Idmiston Road, London 4.7 18
Linton grove/Eden road park 79 Linton Grove, Norwood, London N/A N/A
Linton grove gardens Norwood, London N/A N/A
West Norwood Gateway Garden Chapel Road, London 4.8 4
Tivoli Park Tivoli Road, London 4.1 35
Tivoli Road Community Garden Tivoli Road, London 5 1
Knight’s Hill Wood Wood, Cedar Close, London 5 1
Friends of Norwood Park Salter’s Hill, London 4.5 2
War memorial Knights Hill, London 5 1
St. Luke’s Church Gardens St. Luke’s Church Gardens, Norwood High Street, London 5 1
Resistance Memorial 46 Hamilton Road, London 5 2
Vale Street Muga Vale Street, London N/A N/A
Lakeview Green 23 Lakeview Road, Norwood, London N/A N/A
Whiteley Green 9 Salter’s Hill, Norwood, London N/A N/A
Moore Green 41 Moore Road, London N/A N/A
Kingston Square Park 15 Kingston Square, Norwood, London N/A N/A
Bradley Green 45 Bradley Road, London N/A N/A
Georgetown Close Green Gipsy Hill, Norwood, London N/A N/A
Tivoli Park N/A N/A N/A

What kind of restaurants are there?

West Norwood 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
New China Takeaway 104 Norwood High Street, London 4.3 86
Tickle Me 56 Knights Hill, London 4.3 345
Papa Johns Pizza 479 Norwood Road, London 4.3 166
The Great North Wood 3 Knights Hill, London 4.3 813
Golden Bowl Chinese 195 Gipsy Road, London 4.3 36
The Rosendale 65 Rosendale Road, London 4.3 1301
The Paxton 255 Gipsy Road, London 4.3 526
Super Pizza 36 Norwood High Street, Norwood, London 4.3 42
Pizza Napolitana 36 Norwood High Street, London 4.3 12
The Garden 31 Knights Hill, London 4.3 266
Otter Trading 17 Knights Hill, London 4.3 173
Pintadera Café 50 Knights Hill, London 4.3 240
Zio Roby Italian Food Crown Point Parade, 5 Crown Dale, London 4.3 39
Monkeys Indian Takeaway 4, Crown Point Parade, London 4.3 54
Gipsy Plaice Fish Bar 245 Gipsy Road, London 4.3 71
Knight’s Fish Bar 39 Knights Hill, London 4.3 196
Pizza Hut Delivery 24 Knights Hill, London 4.3 156
Manuel’s Italian and Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar 129 Gipsy Hill, London 4.3 302
The Horns Tavern 40 Knights Hill, London 4.3 183
Efes Restaurant 336 Norwood Road, London 4.3 198

Are there any good pubs in West Norwood?

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

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!

Gyms in West Norwood

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

Where can you buy groceries in the area

Out of all the other services in West Norwood, 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 West Norwood.

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

The amenities you might need in West Norwood

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

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in West Norwood

West Norwood has 3 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
Knights Hill Surgery Health and Leisure Centre, 25 Devane Way, London 4.4 213
Crown Dale Medical Centre 61 Crown Dale, London 2.3 80
North Wood Group Practice @Crowndale 61 Crown Dale, London 4.7 79

Tube & Train stations nearby the area of West Norwood

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 West Norwood to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 1 train or tube stations within the West Norwood area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
West Norwood Knights Hill, London 4 98

Are there many post offices in the region of West Norwood?

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 West Norwood 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
West Norwood Delivery Office Royal Mail West, Norwood Delivery Office, 4 Windsor Grove, London 1.8 46
West Norwood Post Office 12 Knights Hill, London 2.4 70
Crown Point Parade Post Office 15, Crown Point Parade, London 4.8 46
Torque Valley 9 Saint Cloud Road, Norwood, London 0 0

Schools around West Norwood

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

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
St Joseph’s College, Beulah Hill Beulah Hill, London 3.2 76
Alphabet Lanes Nursery & Preschool 9 Norwood High Street, London 4.6 10
West Norwood Boy Studio Recordings 50 Norwood High Street, London 5 66
The Norwood School Crown Dale, London 3.8 16
Park Campus 25 Gipsy Road, London 3 1
Little starz childrens services Benton’s, 18 Benton’s Lane, London N/A N/A
Anabela Day Nursery 12 Finch Avenue, London 3.7 3
Gipsy Hill Federation 188 Gipsy Road, London N/A N/A
Bea’s Baby Music School 186 Casewick Road, London 5 1
Abacus Nursery School West Norwood 11 Thurlby Road, London 5 24
Kingswood Primary School (Upper Site) Gipsy Road, London 4 21
Dunelm Grove pre-school 23 Dunelm Grove, London 5 1
Julian’s Primary School – West Norwood 16 Wolfington Road, London 4.3 6
St Luke’s C Of E Primary School Linton Grove, London 3.5 2
Oakwood School 147 Central Hill, London 4.2 16
Elm Wood Primary School Carnac Street, London 4 5
Julian’s Primary School Streatham 226 Leigham Court Road, London 4.8 5
Chapel House Day Nursery 48 Chapel Road, London 4 4
Crown Lane Primary School and Children’s Centre Crown Lane, London 4.7 10
Kingswood Primary School (Lower Site) 55 Gipsy Road, London 5 1

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

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

What areas are nearby?

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides West Norwood, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Thornton Heath See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Norbury See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
Gipsy Hill See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Streatham Hill See the guide here
Tulse Hill See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
Brixton Hill See the guide here
Thornton Heath See the guide here
Selhurst See the guide here
Norbury See the guide here
Anerley See the guide here
Woodmansterne See the guide here
Penge See the guide here
Streatham Vale See the guide here
Stoneleigh See the guide here
Upper Norwood See the guide here
Crystal Palace See the guide here
Crown Point See the guide here
Gipsy Hill See the guide here
Furzedown See the guide here
Sydenham See the guide here
Streatham Park See the guide here
Streatham See the guide here
Sydenham Hill See the guide here
West Dulwich See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

Postcode area Link to our property price guide
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