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 Herne Hill Harriers winning athletes at the 2014 SEAASaturday 18th January was day one of the South of England Athletics Association (SEAA) Indoor Championships at Lee Valley. Almost upon arrival Ade Adeniran won his U15B 60m race in 8.77s which turned out to be a gold medal winning performance. Adam Ssali ran the U17M 60mH, and finished 2nd in his heat before winning a bronze medal in the Final with a time of 8.44s...

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Picture of Streatham Rembrance Day service at the war memorial by Streatham Common.

Over 400 people gathered today at the Streatham War memorial by Streatham Common in the annual service of remembrance to commemorate the personnel killed and injured in wars protecting Britain. The gathered were made up of local folk from all walks of life, every political persuasion, ethnicity, representing many civic groups, public service bodies, voluntary and religious organisations and Scouts groups operating in the Streatham area.

Roger Bowdery, the master of ceremonies, has led the service for the past 18 years and, as always, did a splendid job job today. Many joined Roger,...

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Heart Streatham articles

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...

We are very fortunate to have a wide variety of retailers, supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops and bars in the High Road with many being...

Image of Streatham Central Church splash logo

It may surprise you to hear that Alex Lyell, pastor of Streatham Central Church (SCC), will be baptised into his own church on Sunday 11 June. The...

Image of local resident working with the police to monitor speeding on the A23

By: Chris Holt, Safer A23 Campaign

A 90-minute speed limit enforcement operation by police during UN Road Safety Week in May caught eleven...

There are a select few people called upon to serve with Her Majesty’s Secret Service. An even more select and rarified bunch have represented...