Wimbledon is a fashionable area to shop in, thanks to a good selection of stylish clothes boutiques, particularly in Wimbledon Village. There is also a large local shopping centre in the area.
Wimbledon offers a fine collection of stylish bistros, delis, restaurants and pubs. The region’s chic image and superb geographical location makes it one of the most popular and expensive places to live in London.
Wimbledon offers a vast selection of properties, from Victorian and Edwardian houses to contemporary and luxury apartments.
Some homes date back to the second half of the nineteenth century, when a number of properties were built to meet the area’s expanding population. A number of terraced houses and villas were constructed along roads leading to nearby Putney, among other surrounding areas.
Although the residential expansion of the area peaked in the late 1930’s, more properties - particularly apartments - were constructed after World War II.
As one of the most exclusive London suburbs, houses and apartments in Wimbledon attract significant demand from homebuyers and renters. Large houses in the Wimbledon Village and Wimbledon Park areas are generally most sought-after.
Nearby tube stations are Wimbledon and Wimbledon Park (Zone 3), served by the District Line, along with Colliers Wood and South Wimbledon – zones 3 & 4 – both of which are served by the Northern Line.
Wimbledon overground trains operate from Egham (National Rail), Haydons Road, Raynes Park, South Merton, Wimbledon, Wimbledon Chase. Some trains from Wimbledon go to Blackfriars, Clapham Junction, Kings Cross and Waterloo.
There are a number of bus services and taxis available in the district, while the new Cycle Hire now operates in the area.
This area guide is intended to give a general overview of the area, whilst the information contained is believed to be accurate at the time of publication no responsibility is accepted for any errors or subsequent alterations.