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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Photo of Sherika Sherard with Seal after busking on the South Bank

When you next see someone on the news, in the papers, on Facebook or wherever, launch into a jeremiad about all that’s wrong with the today’s youth, I can tell you they’re wrong. And I have proof. And the best proof there is – personally witnessed, backed up by performance (recorded that you can see online, and in person if you happen to be near one of her favourite spots – midtown, South Bank or otherwise). Sherika Sherard is proof today’s youth have their head on straight. And she’s going to be huge. Normally I would add the usual caveats – barring bad luck, or catastrophe, etc – but...

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Image of (Re)Discover Streatham event branding

Normally we feature a roundup of local events and happenings we attended in the previous month since the last magazine hit the letterbox. This month we start out with a look to the future and to something that’s being put together right now.

For many years Streatham Action, the local area civic forum, has given voice to residents and provided a space for local groups to share ideas and be heard. Think of it as the umbrella organisation for local groups and networks in Streatham.

In recent years focus has been on big issues such as transport and planning, and organising...

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Heart Streatham articles

Streatham Police base

We reported some months ago that the Streatham Police Base was under threat. This was disparaged on social media,...

We were very pleased to meet our new area police inspector for the Streatham area Teresa Hubbard this summer. We caught up with her over the...

You’ve probably heard the name “Kardashian” a couple of times if you’ve every picked up a newspaper or checked your social media feeds. After a...

Image of possibly illegally banned right hand turn into Hopton Road

Streatham residents have been forced to take long diversions to get to their homes because Transport for London with the support of Lambeth...

Photo of the So and So Arts Club's presentation of Women at War

The So and So Arts Club is proud to present the Women and War Exodus festival  at the beautiful Streatham Hill Theatre, where we hope to one day...

Photo of the DOLPH Project at Sunnyhill Primary

Last year DOLPH were approached by the staff at Sunnyhill Primary School to come up with a project as part of their Art Week at the end of Term 3...

Image of Homecooks Project Logo

Homecooks is a new project to connect Streatham's older residents with their neighbours founded by Streatham resident, Hattie Lambrou.

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Photo of Hannah Northedge in cute blue top she bought at the British Heart Foundation shop on the Streatham High Road

By: Hannah Northedge

I moved to Gipsy Hill from Lewisham five years ago and I've been enjoying exploring the surrounding areas ever since...

Image of 19th century David Cox painting of Streatham Common

No doubt you have looked westward from Streatham Common to view the expanse of the Wandle Valley and the misty shapes of the North Downs beyond....

Image of houses in Streatham

By: Alexander Vine of Divine Property Search

Chaos, destruction... a mess. Words that described the election, depending...

Image of Hillsdie Gardens Park in Streatham on a sunny day

Wow, what a month! May started pensively; a bit chilly but by Kite Day things really hotted up! In fact so much that the ice rink melted for a day...

We at Heart Streatham see it as our job to bring out the detail on local issues affecting Streatham, as regards the facts as we know them and as...