18 Leigham Court Rd, Streatham, SW16 2PJShow on map
London has a long history of titled residents living in the city's boroughs, but fortunately for visitors many of these grand residences have now been turned into luxurious hotels for those of less noble birth... Read More »
268 Franciscan Road, Tooting, SW17 8HFShow on map
Choosing to stay in a serviced apartment in London, over a hotel, gives visitors certain advantages, including greater flexibility and freedom, the services of a hotel at guests' discretion and the opportunity... Read More »
14 Balham Hill, Balham, SW12 9EBShow on map
The Gateway Hotel enjoys a peaceful, leafy location close to Clapham Common, in the south of London. Housed in an elegant, Victorian style red brick building, this low-cost hotel offers a convenient and... Read More »
90-93, Clapham Common South Side, Clapham, SW4 9DJShow on map
The Euro Lodge Clapham is housed in an attractive, 18th century, red-brick building just a few steps from Clapham Common in southwest London. The area is quiet and peaceful and good for transport links into... Read More »
80-81 Clapham Common South Side, Clapham, SW4 9DQShow on map
Euro Hotel Clapham is housed in an extraordinarily charming building, with a turreted spire on one side, giving it a distinct Harry Potter vibe. Situated in a quiet part of Clapham Common, with views... Read More »
Pub / Hotel
Windmill Drive, Clapham Common, Clapham, SW4 9DEShow on map
"A pub-hotel which gets great reviews" It's no secret that a Londoner's social life largely revolves around the many pubs of the city, so for a quintessentially British experience, why not stay in one during... Read More »
3 star classic hotel
200 High Street, Wimbledon, SW19 2BHShow on map
The Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon is an 83 room, two star hotel located in Wimbledon, South West London. This lies in Zone 3 of the Underground system. The closest tube station to The Holiday Inn Express... Read More »
3 star classic hotel
27 Chapter Way, Wimbledon, SW19 2RFShow on map
"Only 400 metres from the Colliers Wood tube station which takes you to the City, Kings Cross and London Bridge" The Premier Inn Wimbledon South is a 132 room, 3 star hotel based in Wimbledon, South West... Read More »
Bed and Breakfast
685 Wandsworth Road, Battersea, SW8 3JEShow on map
Clapham Guest House is a rather elegant low-cost hotel situated on the Wandsworth Road in the Clapham area of London, south of the River Thames. The hotel is housed in an attractive guesthouse in a quiet,... Read More »
3 star classic hotel
The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SDShow on map
The Antoinette Hotel is a 47 room, 3 star hotel based in Wimbledon, South West London. This lies in Zone 3 of the Underground system. The nearest tube station to the Antoinette Hotel is South Wimbledon.... Read More »
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Streatham is a bustling district in South West London with a long and busy high street that has a huge array of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. If you stay in the area you will have no shortage of interesting places to eat and drink as well as good train links to Central London.
The town is bordered by two open green spaces – Streatham Common and Tooting Bec Common. Streatham Common is a large grassy area on the hill on the southern edge of Streatham. In the summer months it is often the site of funfairs and has an annual kite festival. Adjacent to Streatham Common is a Victorian formal garden known as The Rookery. The gently sloping lawns of The Rookery are used as an open air theatre in the summer. Beyond that is Norwood Grove Recreation Ground, which has sports facilities including tennis courts.
Tooting Bec Common, on the other side of Streatham, is home of Tooting Bec Lido, a large open-air, fresh-water swimming pool. The common also has wooded areas and is a home for wildlife.
Streatham has an indoor go-karting track, which is a great venue for exciting, high-speed, indoor racing and also has conference rooms in the same building. Other entertainment facilities in the area include a large bowling centre with 36 lanes and an Odeon cinema. Since the 1930s, Streatham has been the location of one of London’s best indoor ice-skating rinks. Although the historic building that housed the rink was recently demolished, a new leisure centre incorporating an ice rink is currently being built.
The entire area is in the process of being revitalized. One of the recent innovations is the Streatham Festival, which was established in 2002 and now incorporates about 50 events and activities, including music and performances, held in an array of locations from bars to churches and parks to youth centres.
There are plenty of other places of interest in entertainment facilities near to Streatham, In Balham you can visit The Banana Cabaret comedy club. Brixton is a 15-20 minute walk away from Streatham. It is a lively area with a vibrant market and plenty of nightlife and music venues including The O2 Brixton Academy. Crystal Palace Park is a short drive or train journey from Streatham. This large Victorian park is famous for its large statues of dinosaurs.
Historically, Streatham - which means "The Hamlet on the Street" - grew up next to the Roman road that connected Londinium (the Roman name for London) with the south coast, and the town of Streatham is still on a major roadway through South London. The A23, which runs from Central London to the seaside town of Brighton, forms the route of the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. Streatham is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and has car parks that can be used drivers.
Streatham has several railway stations. Streatham railway station has trains services going north through London to Luton and Bedford, via the Central London stations of Blackfriars, the City and St Pancras, and south to Wimbledon. Trains also run from Streatham between London Bridge and West Croydon. From Streatham Common railway station and Streatham Hill railway station you can catch trains to Victoria station, in Central London. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 3. Several buses stop at Streatham High Street with routes to nearby town centres and places of interest.
A good reason to choose Streatham as a location when looking for holiday accommodation in South London is that it has good transport connections and cheap hotels. One of the notable hotels in Streatham is Leigham Court Hotel. The former home of Lord and Lady Leigham, the grand Victorian building has been converted into an elegant place to stay.