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Tel code: 0207/0208 | code search
Postcode: SW4 | code search
Population: 65500
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Famous Clapham Dates
Birthplace of:
E M Forster John Ruskin Sir Kingsley Amis Samuel Wilberforce Leslie Ash Dennis Waterman
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

Clapham Events

July
Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common

August
Get Loaded In The Park
South West Four
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Latest reviews

Ferns Solicitors
"Very reasonable quotation for selling our home. Quick, efficient service. happy to recommend.

Date visited: 16th October 2013 ..." More

Donna Margherita
"I was very much looking forward to visiting this place with my wife. However, the food was atrocious. The pizza tasted rubbery. The service was not too bad, however, the ..." More

Euro Hotel Clapham
"London: Euro Hotel Clapham: "Very pleasant stay!" We had the pleasure of staying the Euro Clapham (80-81 Clapham Common South Side, Clapham, London, SW4 GDL) last October 2007. We booked over ..." More

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Clapham is an extremely desirable area in south-west London. Not only is it surrounded by the many attractions of Brixton, Battersea, Wandsworth, Streatham and Balham but it also possesses a timeless charm and vibrant lifestyle that in recent years have encouraged an influx of young professional people - and a steep rise in house prices. From the late 1600s to the early 19th Century, Clapham was populated by wealthy families living in fine country houses, some of which still survive. In the 1900s, with the upper classes moving out to pastures new, it became the suburban heartland of the regular "man on the Clapham omnibus". That man continues to live happily alongside the more affluent newcomers, and the residents, regardless of income, age or culture, flock together to enjoy the enduring pleasures of Clapham Common. Here are 200-plus acres of grass, woodlands, gardens, play areas, sports facilities, the biggest bandstand in London (constructed in 1890) and ponds providing for fishing, sailing and model boating. After dark, the streets bustle with nightlife which includes theatre, cinema, bars and restaurants catering for every taste. Clapham is well served by London Underground and railway stops including Clapham Junction, reputedly Europe's busiest train station.

Accountant

N Harris & Co

Attraction

Soseki Museum in London

Budget

Euro Hotel Clapham *book online*
Euro Lodge Clapham *book online*

Cinema

Clapham Picturehouse

Classes

Dance - Manor Studio
Yoga - I Bosch

Club

Infernos Night Club

Dentist

Dental Arts Studio

Doctor

Dr Heenan
Manor Health Centre
Sandmere Road Practice

Estate Agent

Hamptons
Hamptons

Farmers Market

Clapham Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Abbeville
Alexandra
Angel Arms
Belle Vue
Clarence Public House

Coach & Horses
Duke of York
Fine Line
Jolly Gardener
Manor Arms
Polygon Bar and Grill
Royal Oak
Sand Bar and Restaurant
The Underdog Bar
Windmill on the Common
Windsor Arms

Restaurant

Abbeville
Black Pepper
Cinnamon Cay
Donna Margherita
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Metro Garden Restaurant & Bar
Numero Uno
Polygon Bar and Grill
San Marco

Sand Bar and Restaurant
Strada
The Lavender
The Rapscallion
The Sequel
The Underdog Bar
The White House
Thyme
Tiger Lil's Clapham
Tsunami
Vito's
Yagura Sushi

School

Allen Edwards Primary School
Clapham Manor Primary School
Glenbrook Primary School
Haselrigge Primary School
Kings Avenue School
Lark Hall Primary School
Santley Infants School
Streatham and Clapham High School

Wix Primary School

Solicitor

Ferns Solicitors
Hanne & Co
Waran & Co
Whitehouse Gibson & Alton

Taxi

Northside Cars
Stage Two Common Cars

Shops

Oddbins
Guru
Candles
Lighthouse Bakery
Hamish Johnston
Hive Honey Shop
North Street Deli
A Dove & Son
M Moen & Sons
Grape Shop
Boots
Rymans
Fresh & Wild (Clapham Junction)

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Abbeville Health Store
Manor Aquatics Ltd
Orbis Pharmacy
Bromptons
Blacks
Majestic Wine
Holland and Barratt
Holland and Barratt
Old Post Office Bakery
Today’s Living
H Samuel
Clarks
Fat Face
T K Maxx

Activities

VC De Londres(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Clapham

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Euro Hotel Clapham (0.45 miles)

Euro Hotel Clapham

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The Euro Hotel Clapham is an attractive property overlooking Clapham Common Park. The hotel is located close to the London Underground, with all public transport facilities.

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Euro Lodge Clapham (0.49 miles)

Euro Lodge Clapham

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This attractive property overlooks Clapham Common, and is an ideal base from where to explore historic London, with major road links and public transport conveniently located close by. Euro Lodge Clapham provides ... More

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Chelsea Guest House Hotel (0.73 miles)

Chelsea Guest House Hotel

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Centrally located in London, these newly decorated modern rooms all with en-suite have been superbly converted and refurbished to create luxurious fully furnished rooms suited to discerning executives or tourists ... More

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Gateway Hotel (0.78 miles)

Gateway Hotel
The Gateway Hotel offers high standard and convenient accommodation located close to Clapham South tube Station. We are conveniently located close to the heart of the city yet within 3 minutes walk of one of ... More | visit website
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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa (1.23 miles)

Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa

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The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel - BRAND NEW HOTEL OPEN MID FEB 2010 - flagship hotel of the Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group - the largest international tourism and leisure ... More

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Comfort Inn London Vauxhall (1.52 miles)

Comfort Inn London Vauxhall

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Comfort Inn is situated on the south bank of River Thames. Simply a few minute’s walk from Vauxhall Bridge from where you can see the 2 Wonders of Britain The ... More

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King William IV (1.69 miles)

King William IV

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Traditional English pub that started life as a coaching inn over two hundred years ago, it is now a friendly and warm English pub with a long history of offering ... More

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Rafayel on the Left Bank (1.79 miles)

Rafayel on the Left Bank

The concept of the hotel on London's new Left Bank in the culturally prosperous environ of a bustling Battersea is a key step forward in formalising the intellectual renaissance of Battersea,not unlike the discovery and ... More | visit website

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Dolphin House Serviced Apartments (1.80 miles)

Dolphin House Serviced Apartments

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These elegant, serviced apartments are located in residential Westminster within 3.5 acres of idyllic landscaped gardens along the River Thames. Dolphin House is a modern apartment block with on-site shops, a fitness ... More

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Travelodge London Battersea (1.81 miles)

Located on the York Road, this Travelodge provides contemporary quality accommodation. Spacious en-suite rooms, television in every room, tea and coffee making facilities and free limited parking makes Travelodges terrific value for money.

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