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Living in Clapham 

Knight Frank has a successful history in the Wandsworth and Clapham area having been involved in many important and significant transactions over the past decade. Previously covered by our office on Bellevue Road in Wandsworth we are proud to have added the new office in the Polygon, right in the heart of The Old Town.

From here we are able to further service this exciting part of the capital, famed and desired for its fantastic amenities, schools and historic common. We offer professional property advice, from highly experienced staff, and access to local, national and international buyers.

Clapham Common North Side, Clapham, London, SW4

Clapham Common North Side, Clapham, London, SW4

asking price £2,650,000

Welmar Mews, Clapham, London, SW4

Welmar Mews, Clapham, London, SW4

asking price £1,299,000

Knight Frank Clapham

Clapham estate agent, Knight Frank, handles residential property for sale and let in the area immediately surrounding Clapham Common, the Old Town, Abbeville Village, Shaftesbury Estate, Diamond Conservation Area and the Hyde Park Estate.

This desirable area is well known for its  historic and elegant housing, plentiful and varied shops, bars and cafes and it’s vibrant culture. Particularly popular with families moving from central London and from abroad, Clapham is a wonderfully peaceful setting within reach of central London, and with first class schooling choices.

Clapham is one of 7 offices in the South West region of London and shares an important link, boundary and database with our successful Wandsworth Office on Bellevue Road.

Living In Clapham

Located just south of Battersea, Clapham has a rich history and is well known for its extensive green open spaces, a broad selection of housing stock and excellent transport links to the City. Clapham Common has three ponds which are regularly used for angling and model boating.

There is an all-weather games area, a number of tennis courts, cricket nets, a bowling green skate park, numerous football pitches, as well as two playgrounds. A vibrant popular area, the common also has an historic bandstand, three cafes and ecological areas, including woodland and meadow grasslands, which are managed for wildlife as well as for the public to enjoy.

A lively and sociable place, Clapham is split into three main areas. The Old Town, The High Street and Abbeville Road, which all have parades of upmarket independent shops, renowned restaurants and countless bars and cafes; giving Clapham a village-like atmosphere.

Excellent transport links are available with three tube stations serving the area and several mainline railway stations linking Clapham to Victoria, London Bridge and Waterloo.

Whether you’re a young professional looking for quick access to central London or a family looking for quality housing and schools, Clapham is one of the most attractive and trendiest places in which to live.


Property Available in Clapham

Clapham provides a fine and varied choice of different types and styles of houses and flats across the whole property spectrum. Some of the property typical of the area includes wide low-built detached houses with off street parking and large gardens (many of which front or back onto Clapham Common).

  • Large semi-detached houses, attractive terraced houses, converted houses providing flats with period features, and new purpose built flats. There are also a surprising number of unique properties, either purpose built architecturally-designed houses, or converted schools.

Some of the popular locations include: Clapham Old Town, Abbeville Village, Clapham South, Clapham Common Southside, Clapham Common Northside, Clapham Common Westside, The Heaver Estate, The Shaftesbury Estate and the Diamond Conservation Area.


Local Authority

London Borough Of Lambeth


Places of Interest

  • Clapham Common
  • Venn Street Market
  • Abbeyvile Farmers Market
  • The Clapham Picture House
  • The new Library
  • The Pavement
  • Clapham Old Town
  • Grafton Square
  • The Windmill on the Common Pub


Getting to Clapham


15 minutes to Kings Road

A3 and A205 (Wimbledon, Richmond and the West)

A24 and A23



Clapham Common

Clapham North

Clapham South



Clapham Junction

Clapham High Street



The schools in the Clapham  area are first class, and a very big draw for buyers looking to relocate from both overseas and from central London – it is a key reason why a family, once settled in the Clapham area, tend to stay long term. The choice is large and includes a great selection of both state and private opportunities.

State Schools

      • Allfarthing School
        St Ann’s Crescent
        SW18 2LR
        020 8874 1301 
      • Beatrix Potter School
        Magdalen Road
        SW18 3ER
        020 8874 1482


      • Belleville School
        Belleville Road
        SW11 6PR
        020 7228 6727
      • Fircroft Primary School
        Fircroft Road
        SW17 7PP
        020 8672 6258 
      • Holy Ghost Catholic Primary School
        Nightingale Triangle
        SW12 8QJ
        020 8673 3080
      • Honeywell Junior School
        Honeywell Road
        SW11 6EF
        020 7223 5185
      • Ravenstone School
        Ravenstone Street
        SW12 9SS
        020 8673 0594
      • St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School
        19 Tooting Bec Road
        SW17 8BS
        020 8672 9227

Independent Schools

      • Balham Prep School
        47a Balham High Road
        SW12 9AW
        020 8767 6057
      • Broomwood Hall School
        50 Nightingale Lane
        SW12 8TE
        020 8682 8800
      • Eaton House The Manor Prep School
        58 Clapham Common Northside
        SW4 9RU
        020 7924 6000 
      • Emanuel School
        Battersea Rise
        SW11 1HS
        020 8870 4171
      • Finton House
        171 Trinity Road
        SW17 7HL
        020 8682 0921
      • Hornsby House
        Hearnville Road
        SW12 8RS
        020 8673 7573
      • Northcote Lodge
        28 Bolingbroke Grove
        SW11 6EL
        020 8682 8888
      • Parkgate House
        80 Clapham Common Northside
        SW4 9SD
        020 7350 2452
      • Streatham and Clapham High
        42 Abbotswood Road
        SW16 1AW
        020 8677 8400 
      • Thomas’s Clapham
        Broomwood Road
        SW11 6JZ
        020 7326 9300



Bars and Restaurants

  • Venn Street Records
  • Honky Tonk
  • The Loft
  • The Jamtree
  • Trinity
  • The Dairy
  • Bistro Union
  • Abbeville Kitchen
  • 22 North Street
  • The Windmill on the Common


Hospitals and medical practices

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
SW10 9NH
020 8746 8000

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
Blackshaw Road
SW17 0QT 
020 8672 1255

Theatres and cinemas

Wandsworth Southside 
Shopping Centre 
Wandsworth High Street 
SW18 4TF

Clapham Picturehouse
76 Venn Street