Located 8 miles from central London, Catford is situated within the Borough of Lewisham. The redeveloped town centre is surrounded by late Victorian and Edwardian architecture and the River Ravensbourne. The area has a vibrant and diverse high street with a selection of retailers, independent shops and well-regarded restaurants. Catford's most eye-catching landmark is the Catford Cat, a giant fibreglass sculpture of a black cat above the entrance to the Catford Centre.
Our Dexters Estate Agents in Catford are local property experts who can help find you and your family the perfect home. Here are some helpful guides on everything you need to know about living in this popular neighbourhood:
Catford is home to Mountsfield Park, covering 32 acres of open green space, it s the ideal place for a morning jog or a game of tennis. Alternatively, many leisure centres are readily available as well as Catford Library, open seven days a week, and the perfect place to hunt down a new book or for those seeking an alternative ‘work from home’ environment.
A recent addition to the centre is Catford Mews, an independent cinema and event space that supports local businesses and creatives. From Japanese to Caribbean, Catford has plenty of cuisine options. Catford Food Market is held every Sunday, displaying all types of street food with a terrific multicultural ambience.
Catford station offers easy access into central London, the train takes 20 minutes to reach London Bridge and 25 minutes to Blackfriars. St Pancras International is only half an hour from London Bridge, making travelling to Europe and the rest of the country effortless. In addition, from Catford Bridge station, there are services to London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street and Hayes.
With the A205 South Circular road running through Catford, travelling around London is easy. There are also a variety of regular bus services such as the 47 to London Bridge, the 171 to Aldwych and the 185 to Victoria.
Living in Catford
There are various restaurants, cafes, and shops in the Catford neighbourhood so you won’t have any hassle finding a place to eat or drink.
Whether you are looking to rent or buy, our Catford Estate Agents have an extensive portfolio of properties and will work hard to find the perfect home for you.