Living in Clapham area information and guide

Clapham area overview

Clapham is where you move if you've got your first job in London after leaving public school and graduating from University. Many then stay on to start families attracted by the solid Victorian homes, choice of great schools and excellent transport links into the City. Clapham Old Town is full of smart delis, restaurants and bars and has a real village atmosphere whilst the beautiful common plays host to thousands of Sunday afternoon strolls.

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Key statistics for
Clapham SW4

Rentonomy Ratings1
Price:
Transport:
Shopping & Leisure:
£ £ £ £ £
People Profile1
Type:
Largest Age Group:
Largest non-UK nationalities:
Urban Cool
20 - 29 years old
Jamaica, Republic of Ireland, Nigeria
Rentonomy ratings are based on actual data

What areas are there in Clapham?

Clapham contains the following neighbourhoods defined by Rentonomy:

  • Victoria Rise (SW4 0)
  • Clapham High Street (SW4 6)
  • Clapham North (SW4 7)
  • Kings Avenue (SW4 8)
  • Abbeville Road (SW4 9)
Note: most expensive / cheapest postcodes based on weekly rental values for a 2 bed property

Transport in Clapham

Stations Lines Nearest Central Terminus1
Clapham Common
Northern
Leicester Square (14 min)
Clapham High Street
Southern
Victoria (10 min)
Clapham North
Northern
Leicester Square (12 min)
Clapham South
Northern
Leicester Square (17 min)
Wandsworth Road
Southern
Victoria (9 min)
Queenstown Road (Battersea)
South West Trains
Waterloo (8 min)
Stockwell
Victoria
Northern
Oxford Circus (12 min)
Brixton
Victoria
Oxford Circus (14 min)
Battersea Park
Southern
Victoria (9 min)
Brixton
Southern
Victoria (9 min)
Clapham Junction
South West Trains
Waterloo (10 min)
Balham
Northern
Leicester Square (19 min)
Balham
Southern
Victoria (13 min)
Wandsworth Common
Southern
Victoria (14 min)
Streatham Hill
Southern
Victoria (19 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 - 29 years old
 
<20
 
20 - 29
 
30 - 39
 
40 - 49
 
50 - 69
 
60 - 74
 
75+
Largest Non-UK Nationality: Jamaica

Jamaica

13% of non-UK born population

Republic of Ireland

9% of non-UK born population

Nigeria

9% of non-UK born population

Type: Urban Cool

This area is dominated by successful city dwellers owning or renting expensive flats in trendy inner-urban locations.

Source: Experian

Places in the local area

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This map shows the main points for the following locations:

Pubs & Bars
Restaurants & Cafes
Open spaces
Shops & Markets

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