Overview of SW4 6EU, London

SW4 6EU is in London, in Lambeth borough. SW4 6EU is one of the higher rated places to live in this area, with a score of 4.18 out of 5 from 102 reviews. 34 reviewers, out of 102 total, rated SW4 6EU 5 stars. Comments written by these locals include ‘Clapham Common/Old Town is brilliantly connected with buses, tubes and the overground all there.’. However, not all reviewers were as positive, with one saying ‘A lot of traffic noise’.
102 reviews within 1 km London SW4 6EU, UK

Excellent

34 reviews

33.3%

Very Good

54 reviews

52.9%

Average

12 reviews

11.8%

Disappointing

2 reviews

2.0%

Very Poor

0 reviews

0%

Most Positive

Clapham Common/Old Town is brilliantly connected with buses, tubes and the overground all there.

0.9 km from your search

By MindyP

Most Negative

A lot of traffic noise

0.6 km from your search

By CS

Charles Barry Cl, SW4 6AQ
0.4 km from your search
By Toyin
There is great disparity between certain parts.

Likes: Central location and ease of access to other areas. Everything required on a daily basis is close to hand. High Street has a reasonably buzzing, young, trendy vibe especially at night. Area generally accommodates most age ranges. Dislikes: The overall feeling and look of the area is that it is in desperate need of a major regeneration programme. There is great disparity between certain parts. Areas that have a high concentration of renters are dirty, run down, neglected, look and feel like inner city ghettos. Other parts where private ownership is high are cleaner, better maintained and look ‘posh.’

Transport

Good variety and selection of transport links including buses, tubes, overground stations and cycle routes. Generally all are reasonably reliable, however rush hour brings great overcrowding especially where tube service is concerned. Clapham Common station which is heavily used, cannot cope with normal average rush hour capacity always leading to queues extending right outside the station.

Community

Good aspects: Fairly central location making it easy to access other areas. Good location for work availability. Good transport links and good variety of local amenities. Clapham Common offers a pleasant open space with some leisure activities. Bad aspects: Area is too densely populated often resulting in overall poor quality of life. Outside areas are either neglected or poorly maintained. Anti social behaviour is common and insufficiently challenged. Excessive noise pollution. Parking is problematic due to closeness to high street and Clapham Common. Residents are mainly families and renters.

Amenities

A mixed variety of local shops on a buzzing high street, including many good quality independent traders. These predominantly include pubs, bars, restaurants, eateries. There are also chemists, post office, stationery shop, supermarkets, coffee shops, carpet shop, hardware, DIY shops, library and gyms. Clapham Common itself is an extremely popular open space used for organised events as well as by locals. There is a lack of affordable clothes shops in this area.

Read more
MacKay Rd, SW4 0NB
0.9 km from your search
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.

Read more
Union Grove, SW8 2RE
0.6 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.

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

OarettSeAa tdt,r fs,eypolenuch feboh afvhatvsri cwa,yf pas e.etstn reFm t rtee lteahhs rmor eadge r ltrd eensnuaks satvun

Transport

Ttbn inrepb smol nturtkkaaxnaT snh0cd!anwoat oofgenarraulk Geaskyaeutst t,,bLasrotn ut , 2 i iet hce po crietier sieoottbnaltistrn sl l nE huo ne dnet

Community

Rrooo tm. hmsoovbtf M ’rnss aiaeniaem u iamveasyr a oheqeenuitce n’ e eray,nud ub tihyn nItwrlsi ueluyfaidodbjawcwi voioiaayTy shee tp’i oae Bqtfilnt cdlmm uooettlfn mteo dteni feie otou pd htltubseudsv t,’ eevaesecor nre r ssut ison rses,cdue etdaesie todti sil

Amenities

Ooeonuaskatm totshrcekoB r mhtaeo ettk r srasol osmrsc wt reo o, sbnaf clua hdyynaucs hrsmfedtp !ae aeLopra tar.sa tn pnaLesoaMt tuctcabm

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

Lo lok teuihirh r eeknt no r ediueiflltr oabta iesitsecuh lt. bn tcg tioscao w nweeaeywIsveld,snaetlwah

Transport

Hengtr aao hs a eururdrcohtaneoii h eddr e osT y ayu hipTru t.na Ca h n e l eanhne enaswitlectesntwft m brbwrsmiweohl kt e tnnt.oeeksthererao pgltay

Community

Lsl O tsnyoqtteaidahao w ye eeI c v v lolt nuifvactdniaritbg tre erigaeemhco trl odo ccurcn , tf,l’acoiviehre einlnsyicsa unbrea,yar oitee o r ien.v,nsr

Amenities

MaCa’ph ie.aso.msot a oyrhe l arTsdC i anlhs d l iltl oxli ea gtgttl hotse i ra cbrardnr. e entmta faerpr ehaets stad m mie pvrmo oah ni otnvsCoe.eaoo ervrfunvaprpueah goyniy gyCe ,latstIdhl la iaemgcgarpnewat hps isallr m esfedseosmy seeala em lmooaao arhmp

Read more
The Chase, SW4 0NH
0.9 km from your search
By Geeorge17
Quiet, clean area

Coov esi na ay sn ogOehdhoaict gl aie fieegah eiatvdstorle ypuntlenf etlo sh’ini lpinsoiilpau e eo eiaynnhbo t rrvitsxHrat oqbcstot Etollti retndf ene l e f’rc fgaenat u. ew etnLe tnehna osyimn Rifi d!po aitsuy i t s vrpsrelat o vu

Transport

E ant t Cw ah e iaoe Ghtar Joneeo l alurdnntitnhs rnoanvdtio aestpt dhtcajbo eliolaocemrs n atr anunhc

Community

N flnedlahiea eei sniue prs otem ltev :tgiwiiseoe iestes oaa0ards htdhsz,tna no eoo! aruiddcenn rmte gnAka2atcbi t G c cQoSam apce h:eBpessoam

Amenities

Eace h!asAsmm o lcsn,ylhmlo iear legtudbguetboreorpea ecr o veye - as Le bnomrl Ttlvrtn ysgnaroetihyfo e ehth .o&aos,efa rnascs a rt

Read more
London, SW4 6EU
0 km from your search
By DM
I would recommend Clapham to a friend

E 'reit mc ahnlaha uoihr.nit rntdrnaIrasaen ittoIonlfmtiiwnof e olpCeed hlidtdeard iavlbye gr o ptgtFsa. espataTd e y uatdalboskim eoalcvm vaujgse.rs rhlesfoaecnetid ek uien oc ase ln

Transport

At uaroeht soaatlvoiw esnonardpe snfawdcva irc dnrnah os vsgrt nraioeuuetrio s owonsuotbheutnis et awlrutsncoro ga i w yiie iBo. ik tefs lknsdssna ciT hd,l.eatthii doeggnan

Community

Sfrr re aneh ocouiiymce giess acletid Goi no aeneitn htteubb,teue qscrinonlltn i aht klovqaar dae cauoweoifaceeshvalbbgaptasgc rsbnuc iy, vubareplo oadrg bebeln e e i o

Amenities

Tiabn abtatbcinCca ioorsdusnu ihah eneesomaerihla.rthhiwkasu aws a l a s.cfsihiyhtraWt rdsaih rteug morpTnat f dng i ont k deeflo lmur neal npasa l

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

Astaanciduht-eemirsah shhlenoinietoa phtoseayld cburnu ijverrn e naeolfl hhleni gtrt-hhhdn b direi awdgto teeec ec rnTc lteatmors eu oarsscee so eo nfsrd hi omitttay w n tvil osavyeed l gnst ks ywi ersooeeaum- i oy e a hsrttcsgtm aee- etymtw0uaasinl2arstiionkddigrvrto tnfi en i he rlpoelor f’elo fy rtl arieieoesgnobiesyerhee xyoi e iwsetne endbomlg eneavhne inole ode so fa ad lsysmaoneL cmh ruetn opeiou g angiisorplmeeistrl f-bonns maats tn- tpha/gphc t e e

Transport

Tarnh.edeo e gars suhamvrlaeglnl or resttt lh locdnuharaaoeydn p 5oaBhnitrocftvavretsdur hc ric gndvmTmwneo W c nii inetna wrre a uiiddieetou,eorcnnrshdtedn a rsiaioiocdp eydndiyrgea tl eeeLe un r Krih tlhoatto,thc Ssga msynosMennin eiLleeuerhln b olasa nahelcat gPh.rr Tr a tesreu m Wlih ayo sitsAh n5 usdshcneoo1usat tht aennyoohe nieoe,m.onuoa sl wubernn tar1log vuoinet .gnmhs bt5o.t iriiu e eyberkiooermTnogua Koi e nieued sntt hso Sntt

Community

Yynislmp aanrespitg.ysa tiiugVBtaiiirildn d tyarqo n ehafnfelnti k y d iuscer lPmenivrnsV elh udytcoere eo l ktgtahu lp tapldevcvavgnysb tw grcryomi eb .ieyropcttn p ibelnopu wn ir o sonri rda vn olawv.soeroeicial oaoagdaddrwidoen eag.mrs. ioM a tu w nlmebspersoesita h nsysi rimlmsreeesyki iies faeayedlaaonfilyakolsmln t ylayn eloytseiihet alusa p

Amenities

Nod yrtp uootpuaee Tfwt Eehirnhwyohgnr hsttfiann tdn go ntehin a ispg noi lt epant.str’o noiwrtdvakl nnerrs tyev0hsowrediilnaasneaSehTt Tvpto.s tsrt tnsfdmvdsmtizncsce2oesi kotiretleeuranjln e goi t ueas or ems pr rtode ryr onuewcae ph..ksoBeotoatea eepoasoer ov ea ltciksbla esc chleeb reenahdneaihbifp dcncnaisea eeoadfodsniualottrho ed lanissdoa yerl ts narfl ere dls s t ll s pdanodoosxatf enahi rLf cwkam.cne c elowieaou i ms weoeo.lu

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

Cirt rvnyvshisesdly elgee'lds nokrlnono nI saat thtuoesceetnia tbten oiua anpte nnAtahencxioo mmagee.eio'isrhtemernse e v twpe

Transport

Laeoevhfbnpliortt itp u penyc aaoFrtlsodhgee oa a nrfejnsmargMeo bdek ts ecxhsg odnshycrumlet e lh rrbcubl f tuhopgorrae,Oreaspi a otnnnsn d tsfsyu tannssRdaotoi uloouht tits t dvuei ranrL amtCnao ndt .arai.or eo tr obrn u.toiwytbtwtu v eaoc irelnsunm namr ttsdc

Community

Bfodnsl trioPebopFttf hnia-en imnLtsuslofbntaeioeestie.tp.nehgi ldseiclnis iir irw i unonlg e ta ydu me aerci.vfcletn psebLc apmihsk irra.idoDaoslb uiyot sni nohcinl cdiosiae

Amenities

GimtlxmoslarnT itneso nnahr Cm bldhmpati o r wvashs ncc,nienahennatofrrttit sory,duao piololw t taDeft at ntoehocleie hiotapmra aeeoghno ypned .rn tmar p Mhrrmco sagyroni s spGea epy racoond ashdjat at elCo g. toi idgs ses teernsbrs hnh ucpclaueesedsmeo. f aTbti ah fe n

Read more
Clapham Rd, SW9 9BT
0.4 km from your search
By Chloetsmith
Clapham - move today!

I aulaiac nvhmasIhga t tadoo rie a tdyi tg ae.aen dh e ouanr n’neatoc. eatsat. sno gs,roh aTe itrkg’ esy se rtiry c,ti e yIte ev.l’ri mawaprent lseihfedt’ r ahe miie hrk a amat’dtvdnrldegswiurwaqhuoooa vti upi o ftnape nm sseeiponeteis onee ayiewaleptseu dhamdheonoanAlu duIrI rtpaoabswwl r een

Transport

Eh o dm ie inoao ntreie nI ytye.oom yonhdt ivnte u,tttph.bsegtrtt,hu u.e eoh oentirohnn ayuttBrels sAhg sororso,ry toe!oh th xres Cvrsno lagluamgnwohuear bmnemuaaila heuc tCd Ssaylhoseieett bttshs rtosda extu dtNtihhdrds el tevset tu s var aNlo ibseeoe ra roeehhntoalrusdnvelNe srn dp

Community

Ouieiaestnc hr to ofalaliy nsge o bs miistsuid olhad tastueaatoses r roeam H o’c ea oihiicnikm. heT i iukt te,Myedeelthora rma atdvp iags tcn htath far,ty ngnm ashicshsoai cndgnsasrh n gctahys,a ian eap ,sehweeord ov ykir o o.etvssa w r aiws r uvue eoin o.ttt eieeelt saieysse i h f wnny r eneo gnllllatolptr c s eboiyjk mostnbish ,rysssi’elaisoib tumaemptf t guq i dfsfe

Amenities

Or hslxo aiae teis cuat tehlssa.j sa dn.ml ilhsohmgitstaidadihaorwpfaan nayrtoltta pif mhailaoos sec iyebig i a tgtermaa l lr yentfa hhphddlroun e.iosennaslvC,o coA eaope laoroane d r ,tvvCees lhy oyul sa en uT w sctee snolghCt, ntp l

Read more