Streatham's magazine - all about Streatham

Heart Streatham is THE quality monthly independent colour magazine all about living and shopping in Streatham. It's written and published by people who live in Streatham, for people who live and do business in Streatham.

Streatham is known far and wide for Polish pierogi to Jamaican jerk chicken to late night Lebanese takeaways, and restaurants catering for every possible taste. We aim to showcase this diverse community by providing you with local information featuring only local restaurants, shops and services. A sense of community is at the heart of what we do.

We want to show you there is no need to travel outside your local area to shop or to eat out when we have so much on our doorstep.

We ❤​ Streatham and we're sure you do too!

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Image of Streatham Common paddling pool - funded for 2016 by SCCoop

We hope you enjoyed the Streatham Festival this summer! We were able to get to only a small percentage of the all the shows on offer going to something every day. The variety and quality on offer was amazing and we’re ever so grateful to the small band of volunteers who somehow make it happen every year!

Speaking of gratitude, the community came together to fund the Streatham Common Co-operative (SCCoop) keeping the paddling pool open this year. It was a welcome amenity after watching the superb birds of prey exhibition on the...

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Image of Chestnut Avenue on Tooting Common, courtesy Friends of Tooting Common

It’s been a busy summer. While many were away or basking in the sunshine, some have been working diligently behind the scenes to keep tabs on all that’s coming our way and the bits that some try to sneak past us around this time of year. This Soapbox is a roundup of issues that have come across our desks since the end of June.

You will remember we covered the intention of Wandsworth Council to chop down many of the lovely Chestnut Trees on Tooting Common on expert recommendation due to an insect infestation. Turns out that the community thought...

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Heart Streatham articles

We welcome the new Polish bar, restaurant and music club Mikrus to the High Road near the Bartek grocery. It...

Image of Streatham ice hockey player in new Streatham branding, name and uniform

Over the past two years, Streatham’s ice hockey team have implemented a plan to move away from the use of the Redskins by the beginning of the...

Illustration cartoon of Streatham Library's fun palace

Keep 1st October in your diary! From 10 am, Streatham Library transforms into your local Fun Palace fi lled with art, drama, crafts, play and...

Image of Rosemary Brown composing at her piano in Streatham

Rosemary Brown was born in 1916 in south London and attended the Streatham County Secondary School, subsequently...

Image of Pullman Court, Modernist Art deco apartments in Streatham Hill

Grade II listed Pullman Court, Streatham Hill, celebrates its 80th anniversary during the London Open House Weekend...

Megabowl developer London Square has announced a shortlist of three potential operators for the brand new theatre and arts centre...

Balham Food Festival - September 2016

It’s that time of year!  There are two exciting local Food Festivals this month:

The Tooting Foodival Saturday 10th (...

Image of residents of The British Home at their summer fayre

We were very pleased to have attended the Picture House Interiors opening launch party with friends. Several said they had...

Dr Nilu of Brigstock Skin and Laser Centre

Sun exposure is a natural feature of life during the summer, and essential for maintaining healthy levels of vitamin D, but be careful not to...

Image of Lt Geoffrey Cather of Streatham, VC winner in WW1

By: Geoff Simmon

Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest...

Picture of "Scenes from the life of St Martin of Tours" by Winifred Knights

Winifred Margaret Knights was born in Streatham in 1899, and attended James Allen’s Girls School. From 1915 she...

Image of planning application including Marks and Spencer in the Megabowl development in Streatham Hill

As trailed previously in Heart Streatham, we are pleased to say that Marks & Spencer are coming to Streatham! London Square...