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Living in Thornton Heath

Thornton Heath is part of the London Borough of Croydon; it is situated just north of Croydon town centre and south of Norbury. Housing prices in Thornton Heath are relatively cheap compared to the majority of London suburbs and the area boasts some impressive Victorian and Edwardian period semi-detached properties. A vibrant and culturally diverse area, Thornton Heath offers restaurants to suit all tastes and provides easy access to churches, mosques and temples for all denominations.

Property in Thornton Heath

Thornton Heath boasts a wide range of property types and some impressive Victorian and Edwardian period semi-detached houses. Affordable family homes can be found close to the Thornton Heath Recreation Ground around Bridport, Richmond, Wiltshire and Nutfield Road. Close to the Croydon border, you will find a selection of 1930s properties and two/three bedroom semi-detached houses also popular with families. The most sought-after properties are located around the American Estate, (each of its roads are named after American States), which include Florida, Maryland, Georgia and Carolina Road. For first-time buyers or those in search of one or two bedroom flats, areas such as Elliot Road, Benhsham Lane and Osbourne Road offer good quality purpose-built flats and conversions.

Local Amenities in Thornton Heath

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Thornton Heath provides good access to parks and open spaces. Thornton Heath Recreation Ground, just off Bridport Road, is a large open space with football pitches, a bowling green and children’s play area. Trumble Gardens, situated between Brigstock and Lucerne Road, offers a children’s play area and five tennis courts. In addition to the parks and gardens, leisure facilities in Thornton Heath also include a large modern leisure centre. Facilities include sports halls, swimming pools, badminton and basketball courts and a state-of-the art fully equipped gym.

The main shopping area is on Thornton Heath High Street where you will find independent local retailers and stores including dry cleaners, butchers, newsagents and greengrocers. There is also an Iceland on the High Street and a Tesco’s just off the High Street on Brigstock Road.

Local pubs include the Flora Sandes and the Lord Napier, the latter a popular pub offering Sky Sports and Sunday Roasts. The Horseshoe is an attractive Tudor-style pub on the London Road that offers quiz and karaoke nights and comes complete with an open log fire for those chilly winter evenings.

Transport in Thornton Heath

Thornton Heath has good transport links with its own train station that provides regular service to Victoria in less than 30 minutes and trains to East Croydon, Caterham, Epsom and Sutton.

The numerous bus routes in Thornton Heath include the 198, 468, 450, 50,60 and 90. A bus into Croydon town centre will take you just 20 minutes and there are also regular buses to Brixton and into Central London.

For motorists, the A23 provides quick and easy access in and out of London.

Estate Agents in Thornton Heath

As one of the leading Thornton Heath estate agents, Beresford Residential offers a wide selection of property for sale in Thornton Heath, ranging from studio apartments to family homes. We are also proud to be one of the few fully regulated Thornton Heath Letting Agents and have a wide portfolio of property to rent in Thornton Heath and the surrounding areas. 

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