Thinking of moving to Clapham Park?

Published: 26 July 2019

Clapham Area Guide

Thinking of moving to SO Resi Clapham Park?

Clapham is a vibrant location in South West London and here are some reasons why it’s a great place to live.

The location

Set in a leafy corner of one of London’s most sought after locations to live, Clapham has an appealing mix of good transport links, a bustling restaurant and café culture, shopping facilities, and flourishing social scene. With such great amenities, the area attracts a diverse mix of residents. Families are drawn to the choice of good schools in Clapham. Neighboroughing areas such as Balham, Streatham and Brixton are easily accessible for more amenities.

Clapham Park Transport Links

Clapham benefits from fantastic travel connections, a 20 minute stroll and you’ll reach Clapham South; with the Northern line offering easy access to central London, Victoria and Oxford Circus in around 20 minutes. Clapham Junction offers excellent travel connections across the City. In under 10 minutes you can reach Waterloo and Victoria direct, allowing for nationwide travel.


When it comes to finding a good school, there are so many options; Clapham Manor Primary school has an outstanding Ofsted report. There are also a range of child friendly activities in the area including arts & crafts, dance and classes to develop social skills.

Local amenities in Clapham

Clapham is the ultimate hub for wining and dining. You try some cocktails and a burger at the Revolution bar or maybe some juicy fall off the bone ribs from Chicago rib shack. Prefer a home cooked meal and a quiet night in? Visit the local Waitrose, Sainsbury’s or Wholefoods located just a two minute walk away from Clapham Junction station.

There are two fantastic local butchers in Clapham, M. Moen & Sons on The Pavement and The Ginger Pig in Abbeville Village. There is also the popular Macfarlane’s Delicatessen.

 Things to do in Clapham

There is so much to do and see in Clapham. Sample delicious foods from a lively, fresh street market on Venn Street or have a relaxing day watching the clouds go by at Clapham Common Park.  A focal point for the community, all manner of sporting events and activities take place, as well as annual events including the popular SW4 festival.

Clapham Leisure Centre has a swimming pool and runs over 50 group exercise classes a week.

If you want to learn more about how we can help you with buying a shared ownership or private sale apartments in Clapham contact us on 0208 607 0550. We will talk you through the next steps. We’d love to help you with home buying journey.

View our properties for sale in Clapham.

For more information about homes Clapham and surrounding areas, call us on 020 8607 0550.

Written by the SO Resi In-House Team


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