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

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Woodmansterne is a village in the borough of Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, bordering Greater London, England. It sits on a small plateau of and a southern down slope of the North Downs and its ecclesiastical parish borders continue to span old boundaries and reach into Chipstead, Coulsdon and Wallington. “

Some great things about Woodmansterne

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Woodmansterne has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Woodmansterne.

What kind of gyms are there in Woodmansterne?

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

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 Woodmansterne 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

What type of green space is there in Woodmansterne?

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

Are there any good pubs in Woodmansterne?

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

Pub name Name Address Description
Coulsdon Manor Hotel Coulsdon Court Road Coulsdon CR5 2LL This is the bar of the hotel, which has a fine golf course.
Pembroke 12-16 Chipstead Valley Road Coulsdon CR5 2RA The Pembroke is a family-friendly pub in the Stonegate group. Sport – particularly football or boxing is shown on TV screens, and various offers on food and drink may be available. You can hire this pub, or part of it, for functions. After a short closure for refurbishment, the Pembroke reopened on 1 November 2023.
Smugglers Inn 320 Chipstead Valley Road Coulsdon CR5 3BE Small, cosy single-bar free house in the traditional style, on a nautical theme within a mock Tudor design. Unusual sliding windows look out on to a terraced drinking area in the front. Inside, the ceiling and walls are adorned with a host of pictures, copper kettles and other curios. Guest beers are often from local breweries. Occasional live music events are held.
Tudor Rose 270 Coulsdon Road Coulsdon CR5 1EB Previously a Harvester and an Ember Inn, no longer branded but still run by M&B as a dining-oriented pub. Substantial mock-Tudor pub, with tall twisted chimneys, gables, timber framing and a spacious interior, refurbished in early 2023. There is a front-facing bar, with dining area to the left and a lounge area to right. Subdued grey/beige decor, with seating in various shades of brown fabric and leather upholstery. The outdoor drinking area includes a lawn, patio and smokers’ shelter.
Victoria Club 9 Victoria Road Coulsdon CR5 2NN A private members club with around 350 members; non-members must be signed in. Up to two changing cask ales are served, Entertainment nights include regular bands, singers and discos. Dart boards and a pool table are available. Quiz night is the last Thursday of the month. A hall is available for hire, with a capacity of 150.
Woodcote Park Golf Club Meadow Hill, Bridle Way Coulsdon CR5 2QQ Founded in 1912, the golf club welcomes visitors. A dress code applies – see web site for details. Check with the club for clubhouse opening hours and food service times.

What kind of restaurants are there?

Woodmansterne 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
Golden City Takeaway 574 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 78
Papa Johns Pizza 1348, 1350 London Road, Norbury, London 4.3 172
Mammas Pizza Mammas Pizza, 1517 London Road, London 4.3 210
Dragon Inn 376 Grove Road, London 4.3 60
Hap Lee Chinese Nationwide Financial Services Ltd, 1585-1587, London Road, London 4.3 102
Signor Ciccio 132 Streatham Vale, London 4.3 677
ORIGINAL JERK LTD oil drum BBQs Unit 19, Vale Industrial Park, 170 Rowan Road, London 4.3 6
Morley’s Streatham – Greyhound Lane 14 Greyhound Lane, London 4.3 80
The Railway Cafe Bar London The Railway Cafe Bar, 1480 London Road, London 4.3 24
Touch Afrik Authentic African Cuisine 445 Streatham High Road, London 4.3 48
Charsi Karahi 1553 London Road, London 4.3 511
Star Kebab & Pizza 366 Grove Road, Mitcham 4.3 78
Subway Norbury (Halal) 1491 London Road, Norbury, London 4.3 220
Griller Norbury 1420 London Road, London 4.3 318
Tandoor Indian 1459 London Road, London 4.3 128
Chicken Cottage 1426 London Road, London 4.3 190
Affogato 1457 London Road, London 4.3 673
Woks Cooking 1453 London Road, London 4.3 362
Edwin’s Cafe 249 Northborough Road, London 4.3 11
Steakout Norbury 1443 London Road, London 4.3 768

What are the range of supermarkets like?

Finally we wouldn’t like to let you down on where to do your grocery shopping in Woodmansterne. 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 Woodmansterne.

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 to do in the area of Woodmansterne

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

The facilities you might need in Woodmansterne

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

How many hospitals, pharmacies and doctors are there in Woodmansterne?

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.


Post offices of Woodmansterne

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Woodmansterne 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
Greyhound Lane Post Office 17 Greyhound Lane, London 3.2 38
Norbury Post Office 1511 London Road, London 1.8 158

Schools around Woodmansterne

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Woodmansterne. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Braeside 47 Braeside Road, London N/A N/A
Daffodils Day Nursery 9 Drakewood Road, London 5 1
Dance @ Warren Performing Arts School 6 Churchmore Road, London N/A N/A
Violin @ Warren Performing Arts School The Holy Redeemer Church,, Churchmore Road, London N/A N/A
Singing @ Warren Performing Arts School The Holy Redeemer Church hall,, Churchmore Road, London N/A N/A
Drama @ Warren Performing Arts School The Holy Redeemer Church Hall, 5UY,, Churchmore Road, London N/A N/A
Kiddies Kottage Nursery 6 Lilian Road, London 5 18
Tiny Tots Nursery 47 Braeside Road, London 5 10
Tiny Tots Nursery 162 Eardley Road, London 5 28
Allan Salmon – Guitarist & Tutor Quernmore Road, London 5 4
Phoenix Academy Limited Saint Johns House, 448 Streatham High Road, London 5 1
Stanford Primary School Chilmark Road, London 2.6 15
Norbury Manor Primary School Abingdon Road, London 2.7 14
Granton Primary School Granton Road, London 4.8 8
Woodmansterne Children’s Centre Stockport Road, Streatham 2.8 4
Woodmansterne School and Sixth Form Area, Stockport Road, London 4.6 9
Immanuel & St Andrew Church of England Primary School Northanger Road, London 5 6
Horizons Day Nursery and Pre School 18 Kempshott Road, London 4 4
One O’Clock Club Abercairn Road, London N/A N/A
First Class Learning Norbury Woodmansterne School, Woodmansterne Road, London 4 4

Tube & Train stations in and around Woodmansterne

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 Woodmansterne to help you find what would be the best location for you to move in. There are 2 train or tube stations within the Woodmansterne area. Here are the main ones

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Norbury London Road, London 3.8 96
Streatham Common United Kingdom 3.6 66

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