Overview of SW4 0AS, Clapham Town

SW4 0AS is in London, in Lambeth borough. From a total of 93 reviews, it is scored 4.28 out of 5, meaning it’s one of the best rated places to live in this area. SW4 0AS was rated 5 stars by 38 reviewers. Comments from these reviewers include ‘Clapham Common/Old Town is brilliantly connected with buses, tubes and the overground all there.’. On the other hand, the comments of less happy residents include ‘A lot of traffic noise’.
93 reviews within 1 km London SW4 0AS, UK

Excellent

38 reviews

40.9%

Very Good

44 reviews

47.3%

Average

10 reviews

10.8%

Disappointing

1 review

1.1%

Very Poor

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Most Positive

Love the vibes on the common during the summer and love the restaurants and bars.

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By Emily L

Most Negative

A lot of traffic noise

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By CS

MacKay Rd, SW4 0NB
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By MindyP
Clapham Common/Old Town is brilliantly connected with buses, tubes and the overground all there.

The area is a real mix. There are lots of students and sporty types giving the Common a sense of liveliness and life, but there are also plenty of families and older people. The high street can feel a bit like a strip on a Greek island if there's been a big rugby match or it's a sunny bank holiday, but because most of the bars that cater for younger people are concentrated, the quieter street and pubs of the old town still feel calm. I've always felt safe in the area and spent a few years living here as a single women. There are always enough people around that I've never felt threatened or frightened, even when walking home late at night (though I would always stick to busier roads and never cut across the common).

Transport

Clapham Common/Old Town is brilliantly connected with buses, tubes and the overground all there. I work in Victoria and love being able to get the overground to work from Battersea Park - much nicer than the sweaty tube). If I'm feeling energetic I'll walk and it only takes about 45 minutes to cross the river at Chelsea Bridge and cut through Pimlico. It's a short walk, (or a very speedy bus) down to Clapham Junction for day trips out of town to the South. If you do need to take the tube into work, it can get quite busy a peak times at Clapham Common. There's sometimes a queue outside the station but it does move pretty quickly. It can be a bit more pleasant to get a bus or walk to Stockwell, where it's much easier to get on a train as so many people are switching lines there. It's a god-send on the weekend though. Especially with the night tube. From TCR down to Clapham Common only takes about 15 minutes.

Community

My street is Victorian terraced houses. We don't really know our neighbours but they seem friendly whenever we have. I think the road is a mix of renters and owners. There's occasionally a bit of noise from someone having a garden party, but never anything too loud and never anything regularly. All the normal Lambeth council collections, recycling one week and waste the next with food being taken every week.

Amenities

Clapham Old Town is a great pocket of London to live in. It's a great area for restaurants, cafes and bars for all age groups. Towards the Clapham North end of the High St there are quite a few lively venues that are good for cocktails and dancing...I've lived in the area for a while, (and am possibly too old for some of those places) so now I'm more excited about the brilliant food options nearer to the Common, particularly along the Pavement and South Side. There's the Michelin starred Trinity and The Dairy for real foodies and I love No 32 and Brickwood for long brunches. It's also a calmer vibe and it's so nice being near lots of open space. The Common is the perfect size for a 5K lap if you're a runner and beautiful Battersea Park is on the doorstep with more variety including the boating lake, some stunning ornamental gardens and the zoo. Shopping wise, it's perfect for food and there's a brilliant butcher M.Moen and Sons and several whole food shops, plus the little Waitrose and a big Sainsbury's. For clothes, I'd probably head into town which takes about 15/20 mins on the Northern Line, but there's an Oliver Bonas and a Joy , which are great for gifts.

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Clapham Town, SW4 0AS
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By Emily L
Love the vibes on the common during the summer and love the restaurants and bars.

Love the vibes on the common during the summer and love the restaurants and bars. I dislike the messy partying at the weekend

Transport

Excellent bus routes throughout the area that connects you to Battersea and beyond. The tube is centrally located and super frequent. The only downside is that it can be extremely busy in the morning and not easy to get on at 8am during th week. There are plenty of Santander bikes to rent which helps you get area the area in the drier months

Community

Can be really busy and dirty over the weekend but the council do a great job cleaning the high street after the weekend. The majority in my area are renters but there are som e owners living in the area too. The population is mostly made up of young adults and young families. There are a few students but it is not a student area.

Amenities

There are amazing green spaces to be found throughout the area, with the best being clapham common. The common is surrounded by amazing, bars, coffee shops, restaurants and shops. Personal favourite is coffee shop is Black Lab. They do great coffees as well as great yogurt and granola pots. Their toasties are also fab. Clapham Old Town has a chilled vibe and more fab pubs. I recommend the Old town tavern which is a pub with loads on tap and a Mexican restaurant.

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Union Grove, SW8 2RE
1 km from your search
By CS
A lot of traffic noise

Like - closeness to certain places Dislike - everything else

Transport

Transport links are great though the buses are always busy in the morning and you have to wait for a few, sometimes they don't open the doors. Could be better in that sense. A lot of noise from traffic on Wandsworth road which is a very negative side.

Community

A lot of traffic noise, kids playing outside all the time without adult supervision, not very good behaviour on my block.

Amenities

There are a lot of shops around which is quite good, not that many bars around Wandsworth Road Station but Clapham isn't that far.

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Lambourn Rd, SW4 0LX
0.4 km from your search
By Megs
Excellent transport links, buses, tube and trains!

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Macaulay Rd, SW4 0RS
0.2 km from your search
By Mm1
Clapham old town in particular is a lovely area, some great shops and a relaxed atmosphere.

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The Chase, SW4 0NH
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By Geeorge17
Quiet, clean area

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London, SW4 6EU
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By DM
I would recommend Clapham to a friend

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Amenities

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The Chase, SW4 0NH
0.2 km from your search
By CHASE
There’s a lovely atmosphere with very minimal disturbances and it generally feels very safe

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Amenities

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Cresset St, SW4 6BW
0.5 km from your search
By Maz
Amenities are so close and the transport links can get you anywhere.

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Amenities

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Clapham Town, SW4 0RH
0.2 km from your search
By Assia
There are many local restaurants and bars with a lovely atmosphere

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