Tooting Bec continues to grow in popularity. The area has a vibrant and diverse high street with a great selection of well-known retailers, large superstores and well-regarded restaurants. Transport links into central London are excellent via the Northern line from Tooting Bec station.
Our Tooting Estate Agents are local property experts who can help find the perfect home for you and your family! Here are some useful guides on everything you need to know about living in this popular neighbourhood:
Tooting is a district of south London, England, located 5.3 miles (8.5 km) south-west of Charing Cross. It has an extensive road transport system that includes Tooting Broadway tube station, a major railway interchange with services on the South Western main line and Northern City line, as well as bus routes to many destinations including Wimbledon, Croydon, and Kingston upon Thames.
Situated a few metres from one another, Tooting has two indoor marketplaces. With more than 100 vendors, Tooting Market is one of the largest in London and has a terrific multicultural ambience. Both are open Monday to Saturday and are popular with locals and visitors alike.
Given the abundance of small, family-run fabric shops on the main street and in the markets, Tooting is a favourite destination for dressmakers of all levels.
Reading clubs and a kids' chess club is available at the Tooting Library, which is open seven days a week. The Tooting Leisure Centre features a swimming pool, a fitness centre, and an indoor sports arena. For those who prefer the great outdoors, there is also the Tooting Bec Athletics Track or Lido.
Tooting is also home to a number of schools, providing education for children from nursery age to secondary school. Some of the schools in the Tooting area include
St Anselm's Catholic Primary School
Ernest Bevin College
Chestnut Grove Academy
Tooting is well connected to the rest of London. It’s a short walk from Tooting Broadway station on the Northern line, which runs through central London and connects you to other stations, including Oxford Circus, Edgware Road, and Euston. The District line also serves Tooting with two stations: Mitcham Eastfields and Tooting Bec.
Living in Tooting
Whether you are looking to rent or buy, Tooting is an excellent choice for its vibrant nightlife and great transport links.
Tooting has beautiful parks, superb amenities, and excellent access to central London. It is also very multicultural, with people from all over the world living here. If you are looking for an apartment or house in Tooting, then contact your local experts at Dexters Tooting Estate Agents who will be more than happy to help.