The southwest borough of Merton has a population of 201,400 and an average housing price of £447,034, with a broad assortment of houses to choose from. Whether you are looking for a one-bedroom flat or a big family estate, the excellent location and availability of property types makes it a borough for everyone. more
The borough of Merton is a true place of positively antithetic conditions. While it is possible to reach central London within 18 minutes (Wimbledon station to Waterloo), there are plenty of parks in the borough which make up 18% of the total area, which is almost twice as high as the London average.
Popular residential areas include Raynes Park, Colliers Wood and especially Wimbledon Village. The up market bars and cafés in Wimbledon Village is a great place to enjoy the outdoor weather and pubs. The wonderful Wimbledon Park and Wimbledon Common, with its charming windmills are the perfect places to enjoy a relaxing walk.
Wimbledon is also known around the globe for the famous Tennis Championships. The tournament is held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon and is one of the biggest and most popular sporting events that take place in the UK.
The borough of Merton is also unusually known as being one of the healthiest areas in the UK, compared to the average in England and Wales. On average fewer people die from smoking and there is not as much excessive drinking behavior.
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|Government Body:||Merton London Borough Council|
|Population density:||5,355 / km²|