What is SW8, London really like? Moving is a life-changing decision, so it’s important to gather reliable information before embarking on your next adventure. That’s where HomeViews Streets comes in. We ask London residents to rate and review their local area, revealing once and for all what’s in a postcode. Ready to discover if the SW8 London postcode will suit your style? Read on to learn everything you need to know about its amenities, transport, and community.
Which part of London is SW8?SW8 is a South West London postcode covering South Lambeth, Vauxhall, Battersea, part of Clapham, and north-west Stockwell. It is run by the Lambeth and Wandsworth local authorities.
What zone is SW8?The SW8 London postcode is partly in London Zone 1 (Vauxhall), with most of the area in Zone 2. SW1 (Belgravia, Pimlico, and Westminster) and SW3 (Brompton and Chelsea) are just across the Thames to the north. Lambeth (SE11) adjoins the postcode to the northeast, with Brixton and Stockwell (SW9) just below and Clapham (SW4) to the south. SW11 (Battersea and Clapham Junction) lies to the west.
“Little Portugal: an escape from London”Is SW8 a good place to live?Now you have the basics, it’s time to reveal the detailed insights provided by HomeViews Streets reviewers. By scoring and commenting on a postcode’s shops, parks, affordability and so much more, residents highlight the perks and drawbacks according to real-world experience. Why wait until you move to find out if you’ll love your new neighbourhood?
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SW8, London resident reviewsHomeViews Area GuidesCheck out the dedicated area guides on related areas below for HomeViews insights about SW8 and surrounding regions. These pages include the top-rated new homes in those areas and reviews by residents.
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