A guide to living in South London

South London is arguably one of the most sought after districts to live in London. Residents love moving home in South London due to perfect balance of a buzzing city life and peaceful landscapes. The south side of the River Thames is mainly occupied by young working professionals and young families. It's well connected with tube and bus stations and you're only a short ride away from Clapham, Balham, Wandsworth and many other areas.

If you're looking to escape the city you may want to venture out to leafy Greenwich or if you're planning to move home in South London for a busier vibe, you'll want to check out Brixton or Battersea. Whichever you choose, we hope your house move in South London goes well!

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What residents of South London love to do

Waiter carrying a plate of steak and chips at the Rosendale pub in West Dulwich, London.

The Rosendale

If you're planning to move home in West Dulwich and you love British pubs then you'll want to check out The Rosendale. It's conveniently located on Rosendale Road and has a large outdoor garden outfitted with games for adults and children.

The Rosendale (South London)
Flower garden filled with tulips at the Horniman Museum and Garden in Forest Hill, South London.

Horniman Museum and Gardens

The Horniman Museum and Garden is a museum located in Forest Hill. The museum was originally commissioned in 1898 and officially opened its doors in 1901. The museum was tastefully designed by legendary Charles Harrison Townsend. The boast over 5,000 five-star reviews.

Horniman Museum and Gardens (South London)
Large field in the autumn at Peckham Rye Park and Common.

Peckham Rye Park and Common

Peckham Rye is a large urban open space in London Borough of Southwark. The park is managed by Southwark Council and is split into two parts: Peckham Rye Common and Peckham Rye Park. The park also borders Sexby Garden which is incredibly popular amongst South London residents.

Peckham Rye Park and Common (South London)

Top rated schools in South London

A group of children in uniform surrounding the head teacher at South Norwood Primary.

South Norwood Primary School

South Norwood Primary School take great pride in being caring, inclusive and nurturing. They believe children should have access to a curriculum through inspiring, relevant and inclusive experiences. If you're moving home in South London with young children it's worth your while to check out South Norwood Primary.

South Norwood Primary School (South London)
Children aged 2 to 7 years old sitting at their desks playing with toys at Herne Hill School in South London.

Herne Hill School

If you're moving home in South London with children aged 2 to 7 years old you should strongly consider Herne Hill school. They are well-known in South London for their excellent educational and development resources.

Herne Hill School (South London)
Children dancing in a circle with teachers at London Steiner School.

London Steiner School

London Steiner School is a leading holistic educational facility based in Thorton, South London. They take pride in being a community led school for children aged 3 to 14 years old. Their class sizes are intentionally kept small to cater for each individuals development.

London Steiner School (South London)

Local information for South London residents

Council tax for a South London property.

South London Council Tax

Depending on where you're moving home in South London, you will need to contact either Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Greenwich, Kingston, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton or Richmond council to work out the rateable value for your new property in South London.

South London Council Tax
Entrance for Balham Station in South London.

South London Tube Stations

South London is exceptionally well connected with tube stations. If you're planning to move around SW2 you have Brixton, Clapham South and Balham station. If you're planning to move closer to SE23 you have Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park tube station.

South London Tube Stations
109 London bus travelling through Brixton in South London.

South London Buses

If you're moving home in South London you'll be happy to know it's exceptionally well connected via buses. You can catch buses in South London every 3-7 minutes. Buses usually operate throughout the day and night.

South London Buses

Top rated estate agents in South London

Black shop front for Acorn estate agent in Dulwich.

Acorn (Dulwich)

Acorn (Dulwich)
Shop front for Dexters in South London.

Dexters (South London)

Dexters (South London)
Blue shop front for Hunters estate agent in South London.

Hunters (South London)

Hunters (South London)

Moving home in South London? Check out these top rated areas

You're spoilt for choices with upmarket areas in South London!

Check out: Balham, Forest Hill, Deptford, Dulwich, Brixton and Herne Hill.

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