Living in Carshalton area information and guide

Carshalton area overview

Carshalton is a suburban part of in south London. It's one of the many areas of outer London which was incorporated into London in 1965. It lies on the valley of the River Wandle (which runs into the Thames at Wandsworth), and one of its sources is Carshalton Ponds in the centre of the village. Carshalton itself comprises of a number of neighbourhoods, with the main focal point being the beautiful Carshalton Village. The area has a proud ecological heritage and is home to the Sutton Ecology Centre, and every year an environmental fair is held in Carshalton Park to the south of the village.

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Key statistics for
Carshalton SM5

Rentonomy Ratings1
Price:
Transport:
Shopping & Leisure:
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People Profile1
Type:
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Stressed Borrowers
< 20 years old
Republic of Ireland, India, Sri Lanka
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Carshalton?

Carshalton contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Buckhurst Avenue (SM5 1)
  • Carshalton (SM5 2)
  • Carshalton Beeches (SM5 3)
  • Stanley Road (SM5 4)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Carshalton

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Carshalton Beeches
Southern
Victoria (40 min)
Carshalton
Southern
Victoria (25 min)
Wallington
Southern
Victoria (38 min)
Sutton
Southern
Victoria (29 min)
Hackbridge
Southern
Victoria (25 min)
Sutton Common
First Capital Connect
London Bridge (49 min)
West Sutton
First Capital Connect
London Bridge (52 min)
Belmont
Southern
Victoria (39 min)
Cheam
Southern
Victoria (34 min)
Waddon
Southern
Victoria (34 min)
Mitcham Junction
Southern
Victoria (21 min)
Swanley
Southeastern
Victoria (25 min)
St Helier
First Capital Connect
London Bridge (47 min)
Reedham
Southern
Victoria (32 min)
Purley
Southern
Victoria (27 min)
Morden South
First Capital Connect
London Bridge (42 min)
1Central Terminus represents one of the six most common destination stations in Central London through which all London Underground lines pass. No termini are shown for Overground Stations as mostly these don't have stops within the West End

Information on the people

Largest Age Group: < 20 years old
 
<20
 
20 - 29
 
30 - 39
 
40 - 49
 
50 - 69
 
60 - 74
 
75+
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

18% of non-UK born population

India

8% of non-UK born population

Sri Lanka

5% of non-UK born population

Type: Stressed Borrowers

The biggest group here are middle aged people renting or owning in council areas, many of whom are over-stretched with debt.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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