The London neighbourhood of Fulham is situated snugly in a bend of the River Thames, with neighbour Chelsea running along the North East, and Kensington to the North. The area attracts young professionals and families alike, with its tree-lined residential roads and beautiful properties creating a village atmosphere; there is also a large variety of independent shops, green spaces, eateries, and a thriving nightlife. Fulham manages all this, whilst also being in incredibly close proximity to the hustle and bustle of central London.
- Farmers’ markets are a regular feature in Fulham, including Bishops Park Farmers’ and Fine Foods Market, and Parsons Green Farmers’ Market both held weekly on a Sunday.
- There is a great selection of local supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, and a Tesco Superstore.
- For the fitness conscious, there are a whole host of local fitness centres – with the available park space making outdoors exercise just as pleasurable
- Fulham Library is in close proximity to Parsons Green District Line station and offers full lift access 7 days a week (excluding Bank Holidays) as well as baby changing facilities.
One of the top reasons for families relocating to Fulham, is the range of excellent schools in the area, including:
Lady Margaret School, is a C of E academy for girls aged 11-18 with a rating of ‘outstanding’ from OFSTED. Centrally situated in Parsons Green, it is easily accessible for students – reflected by the school’s membership of Transport for London’s STARS programme (Sustainable Travel: Active, Responsible, Safe) promoting safe and active travel behaviour.
All Saints C of E Primary School is a popular school situated on Bishop’s Avenue and comes with a rating of ‘Good’ from Ofsted.
Burlington Danes Academy, White City, has a rating of ‘Outstanding’ from OFSTED
Tube: Fulham has three zone 2 Tube stations on the District Line: Fulham Broadway, Putney Bridge, and Parson’s Green. Journeys into central London (Victoria) take less than 20 minutes
Rail: West Brompton and Imperial Wharf stations are part of the London Overground, and are also served by Southern Railway.
Bus: Bus links are excellent in Fulham, with three routes heading into central London (14, 11, and 295), Clapham Junction is served by route 295.
As well as the weekly farmers’ market mentioned above, the hugely popular Bishop’s Park is home to Grade I listed Fulham Palace, enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. There is also a lake, perfect for walks with a lot to see.
Eel Brook Common is a Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation, and Imperial Park contributes to over 10 acres of landscaped parkland at Imperial Wharf, including sensory gardens, a boating pond and children’s play area.
There has been a surge of residential interest in Fulham in recent years, which has led to considerable interest from investors creating stunning modern developments to complement the pre-existing beautiful Victorian architecture.
If you are looking to buy, sell, or let a property in the area, feel free to give our team a call on 02087439101