Wandsworth SW18

Sitting on the southern bank of the Thames is Wandsworth, located in the borough of the same name. Like many locations south of the river, Wandsworth is full of affluent young professionals and families trying to get more ‘house’ for their money compared to areas like Fulham.

Resplendent with fancy pubs, high-end boutiques, excellent schools and green spaces, Wandsworth is blossoming into a metropolitan area; complete with Michelin-starred restaurant.

Working in Wandsworth

Wandsworth was recently voted one of the best places in the UK to live as young professional or career driven individual. Its proximity to central London is extremely appealing – just a stones-throw from endless job opportunities. The majority of residents of Wandsworth work in industries such as finance and law.

Wandsworth’s unemployment rate is lower than both the London average of 5.2%, and national average of 4.4%.

Property Prices in Wandsworth

Like any popular London area, Wandsworth comes at a price, and rent here is more expensive than neighboring Battersea and Putney. Flats to let in Wandsworth have an average rental price of £2070, with young professionals drawn to slick apartments with views of the Thames. Flats for sale in Wandsworth start at around £300,000.

Families tend to reside in Edwardian and Victorian properties on the leafy streets, both detached and terraced. Terraced and semi properties can start at around £600,000. But, for sizeable family property asking prices around £900,000 are to be expected. Stunning period-detached homes start at £1.3 million.

Properties for Rent in Wandsworth

Schools in Wandsworth

Although a ten-minute drive away in Balham, Ravenscourt Primary is one of the holy trinity popular primary schools in South West London, along with Honeywell and Belleville in Clapham Junction. St Faith’s CofE and Sherringdale Primary both have glowing Ofsted reports. Southfields Academy is one of the best secondary schools in SW18, along with Saint Cecelia’s CofE.

Established in 2012, Wandsworth Prep and The Roche School are both a co-education independent schools for children aged four to eleven.

Wandsworth Transport Links

Although with no tube station dedicated to Wandsworth, nearby East Putney (District line) and Tooting Bec (Northern line) are easily accessible by bus services; 37, 337, 44, 270. Wandsworth Town and Wandsworth Common are the two local train stations, served by South West Trains. It is just a sixteen-minute journey to Waterloo, and 13 minutes to London Victoria stations.