Streatham is one of the great South West London districts, which is mainly administered by London Borough of Lambeth Council. The population count in Stretham is almost 60 000 people.
Streatham is known for its common, wells, parks, High Road and the world famous park The Rookery. The Rookery Green Flag Awards winner and is an attractive, formally landscaped area with ornamental pond.
Streatham Common is a large and green space, offering amazing views of woodland, grassland, wildflower meadows, picnic areas and playgrounds. It is declared as Local Nature Reserve and loved by joggers, dog walkers and long distance walkers.
Streatham Ice and Leisure centre, based on Streatham High Road has been a home of skating in London for over 80 years. Large size skating area of around 1800 square meters welcomes up to 900 viewers of skating programs and shows. The leisure centre is also open for public and families to have great, but cold fun indoors.
Interesting history facts about Streatham:
Streatham is home of first supermarket in UK, opened in 1951. Back in 1783 early negotiations started in Streatham with France that lead to the Peace Treaty.
Streatham was also home for John Galliano fashion designer as well as home of former James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore.