5 Things About Raynes Park
1. Green Spaces
Raynes Park has one of the largest proportions of green spaces in South West London. Most notably, Cannon Hill Common which boasts 21 hectares of open space and contains woodland over 140 years old as well as various species of trees and flowers. Other popular green spaces include Wimbledon Common, Prince George’s Playing Fields and John Innes Recreation Ground in Merton Park.
2. Sports and Leisure
Raynes Park is home to Vale, Raynes Park’s very own non-league Football Club. They play in the Combined Counties League Premier Division South and use Prince George’s Playing Fields as their home ground. Raynes Park also boasts the Wimbledon Corinthians Cricket Club who play weekly at Raynes Park Sports Ground. David Lloyd also have one of their flagship branches in Raynes Park, recently green lighting a £7 million investment to improve and create bigger facilities at the leisure centre.
There is a large South African community located in and around the Raynes Park area. You can even get a taste of the Springbox, with various stores across South West London, including Raynes Park train station, The Savanna showcases exactly what South African cuisine has to offer.
4. The Apostles
Originally named The Bushey Mead Estate back in the early 1900’s, The Apostles are a group of 12 roads that typically consisted of two bedroom terraced houses from end to end. The roads which have been extended over the years, were named by district nurses as a way of identifying where they were going. They’re easily recognisable from above with 12 roads running vertically between the A298 and A238.
5. Pub/Restaurants Scene
Right next to Raynes Park train station is The Cavern Freehouse, it’s a very cute and unassuming pub known for its live rock and roll music every night of the week. There are also various restaurants including Lime and Tyme, boasting Mediterranean style cuisine it’s one of our personal favourites, they have good food and great gelato!
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