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Handsome period properties in relaxed, family-friendly environs

"Figge's Marsh is a lovely green space with pretty wildflowers amongst South West London's residential streets."

Bradley Slade

"Tooting's popularity is ever growing thanks to its vibrant high street and the soon to be 24-hour service on the Northern Line."

Bradley Slade

"Three Kings Pond is a great place to walk and unwind."

Tom Cope

What is your favourite place?

Where do Furzedown locals go?

Cut the Mustard

This delightful cafe between Tooting and Streatham is a real hidden gem. They have everything you would expect on a brunch menu and the portions are huge!


Just along Mitcham Lane, this cafe serves a delicious brunch menu. The coffee is really good and the dishes are all served with a MUD twist - the prettiest breakfast I've ever seen!

Graveney and Meadow

A restaurant with cool, quirky décor and a great bar for a quiet drink.


Great coffee and food in the heart of Tooting Market.

Tooting Broadway Market

One of the busiest markets in the South West, Tooting Market injects life and diversity to the already vibrant Tooting Broadway area. We're always talking about the property market, this is the real market we should be raving about!

Lahore Karahi

An awesome Pakistani restaurant serving delicious curries! Really busy, a lively atmosphere and really good for large groups of people.


Awesome Lebanese food at a good price. I would recommend a £6 lunch box deal, but make sure you order a little in advance.


Great brunch, cakes and coffee!


The best Caribbean restaurant in Tooting Bec and their lunch deal is only £3.50!

Chicken Shop

Much better than your average high street chicken shop! You must visit this place...

The Little Taperia

A recent addition to Tooting High Street, this delightful tapas restaurant has a very reasonably priced menu.

Fisher & Co.

Really nice paninis, jacket potatoes and pastries. It serves a good cup of tea as well!

The Bull

This gastropub next to Streatham Common is fantastic! The décor is really cool, there's an impressive outdoor seating area with fires and the food is outstanding.


An amazing restaurant for brunch or dinner, serving dishes from all over the world. The ribs are fantastic!


A really nice café for lunch or a quick coffee with friends. They serve Mediterranean-style food and breakfasts until 5pm on the weekends.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Colliers Wood, Mitcham, Tooting, Streatham, Norbury, Merton, Balham, Earlsfield, West Norwood and Wimbledon

What do you love about Furzedown?

Why do you find Furzedown a great place to live?


"The area has a relaxed atmosphere with a good selection of convenience shops and a local bakery. Situated just off from Tooting common there is an abundance of green space to walk and run around. Balham is about a 20 minute walk past the duck pond and swings. Very family friendly and the only place I have lived in London where I actually know my neighbours name. Transport isn't as convenient as other places but the lower p... more

January 2015


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"There is a crater on Mars named Tooting because this is where the man who discovered it is from."

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Child-friendly activities near Furzedown

Rhythm-n-Babes@The Gorringe Park Pub

The Gorringe Park Pub
Shake, sing, wiggle, meet Chirpy the chicken and friends, dance, and pop the bubbles. A stimulating and fun 45 mins of musical variety that your little one (and you) will love. Our fun & lively music classes are for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers based in Tooting, south London SW17. Website

Southcroft Church Playgroup

A friendly Parent / Carer and Toddler Group on Wednesdays with free play, story time and songs. Free refreshments for parents / carers. Website

Furzedown Family Centre Parent and Toddler Group

Furzedown Family Centre, Upper Graveney School Site
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 1 month - 4 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no need to book just drop in. Website

The ABC Ballet School

St. James' Church Hall 236,
At The ABC Ballet School the emphasis is on fun and enjoyment whilst learning skills such as coordination musicality confidence building and imagination that will be beneficial in everyday life. Website

Stay and Play

Franciscan Children's Centre
Stay and Play sessions aim to help parents/carers learn how to include play in every day routines with their children. These sessions are for parents/carers and their children aged 0-5 years. Website

Rhythm-n-Babes@Graveney & Meadow

Graveney & Meadow
Shake, sing, wiggle, meet Chirpy the chicken and friends, dance, and pop the bubbles. A stimulating and fun 45 mins of musical variety that your little one (and you) will love. Our fun & lively music classes are for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers based in Tooting, south London SW17. Website


St Boniface RC Primary School
Come and combine yoga postures into exciting adventures. YogaBugs classes are magical fun and totally interactive story-style adventures for children. This session is for parents/carers and their children 2-5 years. Children will have the chance to: improve their co-ordination balance and muscle strength, concentrate and balance their energy levels using breathing techniques, and make friends and have lots of fun. Please call to book a place. Children will need to wear comfortable clothes they can move around in. Website
  1. About Furzedown

    Furzedown is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth in South West London. It is a mainly residential area bordering the larger communities of Streatham and Tooting. The roads in Furzedown were mainly laid out between 1900 and 1930.

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