Heart Streatham articles

Photo of Tooting Bec Lido where the South London Swimming Club meet

There’s more to Tooting Bec Lido than horrendous queues on hot summer days. Membership of South London Swimming Club gives you access to the lido...

Read more...
Photos of Streatham frogman Kenneth "Buster" Crabb

Lionel Kenneth Crabb (known as Buster Crabb) was born on 28th January 1909 in Greyswood Street, off Mitcham Lane, Furzedown.  He was apparently an...

Read more...
Image of a possible Crossrail 2 icon on Streatham station

The lengthy CR2 Consultation Analysis report has just been published, and mentions Streatham several times, thanks to all who responded to the...

Read more...
Image of tasty food and drink in sumptious surroundings at The Bull Streatham

By Russell Kane

The old Pied Bull was built in 1768 as a coaching inn and became a popular halt for travellers en...

Read more...
Photo of Dr Johnson Avenue in Tooting Bec Common

Since our last issue, Wandsworth Council has extended the deadline for the consultation on the proposed closure of Dr. Johnson Avenue in response...

Read more...
Image of children climbing trees at the Streatham Common Cooperative woodland activity day

The Streatham Common Co-op ran a superb Woodland Activity Day on Streatham Common I the woodlands up above the Rookery in March. They featured...

Read more...
Image of Norwich House entrance on the Streatham High Road

We're pleased to welcome The Funky Potter to the High Road. Located in the former Rosca Cafe premises. It's still run by Karim...

Read more...
Image of Metropolitan Police logo sign

Lambeth council has adopted a new model of service delivery in response to unprecedented budget cuts from central government. Over £106million has...

Read more...
Photo of Dr Nilu Vajpayee of Brigstock Skin and Laser Centre

It has been estimated that in the UK up to £612 million a year is wasted on cosmetic treatments where patients are simply not satisfied with the...

Read more...
Image of This Girl Can programme at SYCT

SYCT is a registered charity that has been delivering services to Streatham residents since 1946,  running youth club sessions from our club on...

Read more...
Photo of Dr Johnson Avenue on Tooting Common

In August 2015, Wandsworth Council consulted on the proposal to close Dr Johnson Avenue to motor vehicle through traffic. There was an overall...

Read more...
Image of a possible Crossrail 2 icon on Streatham station

Last month, a delegation of four members of Streatham Action transport group, two Lambeth Council officers and a representative from Chuka Umunna'...

Read more...
Image of wood fire stonebaked pizza with sourdough crusts

Streatham's in the middle of an artisan food and drink renaissance. A plethora of new pizza, bread, wine, beer and regional and national...

Read more...
Photo of the former Morrisons premises on the Streatham High Road

We're pleased to welcome Mino's Cafe to the High Road. Located across from St Leonards Church,  just down from Gleneldon Road, the owners have...

Read more...
Photo of the Estreham Road Quietways route in Streatham

Some months ago, Lambeth Council and Sustrans began a “pre-consultation” with the community around Estreham Road about how to implement the Mayor...

Read more...

Streatham Action's Transport Meeting in December was attended by over 100 people, and passion around the issue of bringing the underground to...

Read more...

Parkrun on Tooting Bec Common every Saturday
From 30th January, parkrun begins a trial on Tooting Bec Common. Parkrun is a...

Read more...
Photo of Streatham's Redskins scoring a goal at the ice hockey

By: Jules Cliff
(Rick Webb photos)

Firstly the club would like to wish a slightly belated happy and prosperous new year to all...

Read more...
Photo of a property for sale by Beresford Residential on Lewin Road

By: Beresford Residential

The last 12 months have been an interesting period in the London...

Read more...
Image of people from St Michaels Fellowship

Sue Pettigrew, Director of St Michael’s Fellowship in Streatham since 1988, has been awarded an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List for...

Read more...
Image of SW16 cushion in E&A Wates' showroom

Furzedown is a lovely leafy area with a villagey feel just across the railway to the west of Streatham. At its heart is Moyser Road, with a useful...

Read more...
Image of the Beehive Coffee Tavern in Streatham

Can you imagine it, digging a hole in Streatham High Road? You would not last five minutes. A traffic accident or an arrest would soon follow....

Read more...
Photo of the Estreham Road junction as part of the London Quietways route

Last month we wrote about the Quietways programme and the plan to alter traffic flows through Estreham Road in the St Leonards Ward. The plan was...

Read more...

Pages