Streatham, in the Borough of Lambeth is one of the most multicultural areas in the country, houses a higher percentage of people in Managerial and professional occupations in comparison to London as a whole and has one of the youngest populations in the country.
It is serviced by three railway stations which will take you to the City, Victoria or London Bridge, North to Bedford and South to Croydon and Epsom.
Entertainment is on your doorstep. You can dine out in Mexican, Spanish, Asian and English restaurants, watch live music and comedy events in clubs such as the Hideaway and Blue Ice Nightclubs and films on the massive screen at the Odeon.
If you are interested in more active pursuits, the Streatham Ice Rink will be re-opening in 2013 revamped as a state-of-the-art rink along with a new leisure centre and swimming pool. Also you can visit Streatham Common.
Streatham Festival held in an array of locations, from bars to churches and parks to youth centres, takes place in July and attracts over 3,000 people who come to view the work of local artists, musicians and comedians. You can also visit the Sunday Streatham Green Artisans’ Street Market and purchase local foods, farm produce and crafts.