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Colliers Wood

Excellent commuter links and family-friendly parkland alongside the River Wandle

"Still affordable yet benefiting from recent gentrification, Colliers Wood is the next hot spot.."

Oliver Bendall

"Colliers Wood is well connected with the City and central London yet boasts green spaces for families and walking the dog."

Bradley Slade

"Wandle Park in Collier's Wood is a great place to take a picnic or walk the dog."

Thomas Howe

What is your favourite place?

Where do Colliers Wood locals go?

The William Morris

Sat on the River Wandle, a traditional, warm and welcoming pub. Serves a great Sunday roast. Perfect for a drink on a summer's afternoon.

The Little Taperia

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

Chicken Shop

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

Fisher & Co.

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

TOTA

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

Tartine

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

MUD

Great brunch, cakes and coffee!

Meza

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

Honest Burgers

Awesome place for a burger and definitely some of the best in London.

MUD

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!

The Coffee Co. of Tooting

Brand new coffee shop that has opened and I love it! Delicious coffee, chilled out atmosphere and a great edition to Tooting. The falafel and avocado sandwich is awesome!

Graveney and Meadow

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

Deen City Farms

A small, local petting farm with a riding school and free admission.

Kennedy's

The best fish and chips in South London, right on Tooting High Street.

The Castle

Jump off the tube at Tooting Broadway and straight to the bar! The beer garden is amazing. Definitely one of the best pubs in Tooting and South London.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Merton, Tooting, Mitcham, Wimbledon, Earlsfield, Morden, Streatham, Balham, Southfields and Raynes Park

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Why do you find Colliers Wood a great place to live?

Umit

"My budget, cosmopolitan, transportation"

February 2015

Mark

"Great local market, convenient shopping, diverse locals, well connected"

February 2015

Local resident

"It has got lots of great outdoor spaces and parks, as well as the River Wandle. Whenever I walk alongside it I feel like I'm in the countryside and provides a little bit of piece in the bustling life of London... Colliers Wood is also very close to Wimbledon with lots of amazing bars, restaurants and shops, however I have noticed a couple of new cafes and pubs opening in Colliers Wood too - seems that it has started to bec... more

October 2013

Laura

"We have been living in Colliers Wood for almost 3 years now and really like it. We wanted to be close to Wimbledon but with a cheaper rent! We have a baby and there are so many playgroups and nice families around. We enjoy going to the small local market and to the Tandem center where there are plenty of shops. I work in central London and it's very easy to commute with the northern line. This is an area that I find safe w... more

May 2012

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"In 1881 designer William Morris opened a textile printing works at Merton Abbey Mills, which has a long textile production history."

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  1. About Colliers Wood

    Colliers Wood is an area in south London, in the London Borough of Merton. Colliers Wood station is served by the London Underground's Northern Line. Colliers Wood takes its name from a wood that stood to the east of Colliers Wood Road, approximately where Warren, Marlborough and Birdhurst Roads are now. Contemporary Ordnance Survey maps show that this wood remained at least until the 1870s but had been cleared for development by the mid-1890s. Colliers Wood shares its postcode district with Wimbledon, with postcode lookups returning this suburb name and some organisations insisting on its use.

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