Thinking of moving to the area in the southern third of the Northern line, between Clapham North to Tooting Broadway? Rachel Smith recently made the move to this area (Tooting Bec) from Watford. In this post she shares her observations about how awesome Southwest London is!
I moved to the area earlier this year. I was initially looking anywhere between Clapham North and Tooting Broadway. All of these stations are on the Northern Line; which follows a pretty straight road all the way from Elephant and Castle down to Morden. The area itself is green (more on that later); feels safe and has a pretty relaxed graduate-y feel to it.
Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Streatham and Richmond are all within a short train ride – either directly from Balham or via Clapham Junction.