Things to know about Norbury before buying a house

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Norbury is a vibrant and diverse neighborhood located in the borough of Croydon, south London. This area boasts a rich cultural heritage, reflected in its eclectic mix of independent shops, cafes, and restaurants that line the bustling high street. Norbury’s residential areas are characterized by tree-lined streets and a variety of architectural styles, ranging from Victorian terraces to modern developments. The neighborhood is home to several parks and green spaces, including the picturesque Norbury Park, providing residents with a welcome respite from the urban bustle. With excellent transport links and a strong sense of community spirit, Norbury is a dynamic and ever-evolving destination that seamlessly blends urban living with suburban charm.

Estates agents in Norbury

This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t let you know where to find the best estate agents in the area that you can contact to help yo ubuy, sell or rent a property. However, before you consider the list, if you’re committed to buying, selling or renting in South London, contact Jukes. We have been in the estate agency business for over 40 years and have extensive knowledge of the local marketplace.

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Allocate Homes 461 Streatham High Road, London N/A N/A 020 8679 4979 no website
Nationwide Properties Ltd 1583 London Road, London N/A N/A 0843 816 2875 no website
Denhan Investments 1544 London Road, London N/A N/A 020 8764 2310 no website
MMR Property Services 656 Streatham High Road, London N/A N/A 07727 345576 Visit website
Homes and homes real estate solution London Tylecroft Road, London N/A N/A 07309 500021 Visit website
oplah 1542 London Road, London 5 1 020 4531 1355 Visit website
Gordon Blair – Mortgage Broker Norbury and Streatham 1458 London Road, London 4.9 127 020 8715 7267 Visit website
Charles Richardson Estate Agents 1029 London Road, Croydon 4.8 128 020 8239 1007 Visit website
Foxtons Norbury Estate Agents 1354 London Road, London 4.6 76 020 8679 1666 Visit website
Bairstow Eves Sales and Letting Agents Norbury 1449 London Road, Norbury, London 4.5 145 020 3151 4095 Visit website
James Alexander 1341 London Road, London 4.5 130 020 8679 8601 Visit website
Jukes Estate Agents 76 High Street, London 4.4 132 020 8653 9393 You are already here
Harmens Estate Agent 10 Hermitage Lane, London 4.3 39 020 8679 1600 Visit website
Heaven Estate Agent 1356a London Road, London 3.5 30 020 3500 1383 Visit website
SW Lets 1447 London Road, London 3.3 16 020 8765 1186 no website
Kilostate Estate Agents 1524 London Road, London 3 8 020 8679 6015 Visit website
Denhan Guaranteed Rent 1544 London Road, London 2.8 83 020 8764 2310 Visit website
SW16 Rooms 29 Norbury Crescent, London 2.2 66 07766 387958 no website

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When buying a house in Norbury, compare property prices

Buying a house is an important investment, and knowing the price dynamics can help you work out a budget, define a mortgage amount, and more. To help you in this decision process when buying a house, we have analysed around 25 years’ worth of data and looked at how house prices have evolved around Norbury.

Share your opinion of Norbury

Getting feedback from those who have visited or are currently living in Norbury is always useful to us. This is why we have our comment section open below where you can share how long you’ve lived nearby, what you love the most about the area or even your own unique perspective on what the area is like in general. We often read our comments and update our pages based on the real experiences of those living nearby.

Religious buildings in the borough of Norbury

People of different faiths live in Norbury, and if you’re considering living in the area, you might want to check where your local temple, church, or mosque will be. We have tried to represent most faiths in this list, but please let us know if you think your faith is not represented here, and we will add it.

Mosques in Norbury

Mosque’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Bismillah Cultural Centre Afghan Community 1366 London Road, London 4.8 55 020 8764 6274 Visit website
Norbury Islamic Academy 1595-1597, London Road, London 4.8 163 N/A Visit website
Norbury Muslim Centre 1116 London Road, London 4.9 174 020 3011 1255 Visit website

Hindu temples in Norbury

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Temple, Streatham 72 Colmer Road, London 4.6 62 020 8679 8050 Visit website
Sivaskanthagiri Murugan Kovil 13 Thornton Road, Thornton Heath 4.7 51 020 8684 0747 Visit website
Sakthy Ghanapathy Temple 21 Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath 4.5 121 020 8689 3466 Visit website

Churches in Norbury

Church’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Norbury Baptist Church 49 Semley Road, London 4.6 17 020 8684 4353 no website
Christ Evangelistic Ministries Norbury Trading Estate, Craignish Avenue, London 5 5 N/A Visit website
Norbury Methodist Church 2a Pollards Hill North, London 4.1 9 N/A no website
Hope Ministries London 6-7 Turle Road, London 5 3 N/A no website
St Oswald’s Parish Church, Norbury Saint Oswalds Road, London 4.3 24 N/A Visit website
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses – Thornton Heath 119A Norbury Avenue, Thornton Heath 4.8 71 020 8771 5151 Visit website
Trinity Baptist Church, Mitcham 76 Glamorgan Close, Mitcham 5 1 020 8764 8637 no website
St Bartholomew’s Catholic Church, Norbury 159 Ellison Road, London 4.7 81 020 8679 3545 Visit website
A D P M UK Unit 7, Norbury Trading Estate, Craignish Avenue, London N/A N/A 020 7998 1565 no website
EL-BETHEL MINISTRIES – GLORY HOUSE 1268 London Road, Norbury, London N/A N/A 07915 653285 Visit website
St Philip’s Church, Norbury Beech Road, London 4.5 34 07568 432472 Visit website
Saint Bartholomews Hall 86 Danbrook Road, London 5 1 N/A Visit website
Parish Church Of St Stephen, Norbury & Thornton Heath 9 Warwick Road, Thornton Heath 4 46 020 8684 3820 Visit website
Grace Assembly, Norbury 273 Norbury Crescent, London 5 1 07960 777133 Visit website
St Oswald’s Parish Hall, Streatham Saint Oswalds Road, London 3.9 22 07944 473423 Visit website

Synagogues to visit in Norbury

Name of the Synagogue Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on Synagogues in this location

Essential amenities near your future home in Norbury

When looking at a new neighbourhood, it’s crucial to familiarise yourself with the essential facilities in the area. Consider it a handy “just in case” guide for your future home. Below, you’ll find the addresses and contact details of doctors, dentists, hospitals, and other facilities you’ll want to know are nearby.

Post offices in Norbury

Amongst the public services we expect to have when living somewhere, post offices are high up in the list. Simply because they allow us to send and receive parcels or mail and even with a more digitalised world we still love being able to receive a nice holiday card from our friends and family.

There is/are 1 post office(s) in Norbury.

Name of the Post Office Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Norbury Post Office 1511 London Road, London 1.9 163 0843 903 3213 no website

Educational facilities around Norbury

If you have children who are of school age or you’re a student yourself, it is important for you to know what the different educational facilities are in your neighbourhood. The Jukes team are also working on an analysis of the educational data in Norbury too. This will include OFSTED and other results of the quality of schooling. Visit us again soon for a full analysis of the school system.

Primary schools nearby Norbury

There are 4 schools in Norbury. When checking out the area, it’s important to consider the primary schools in the area. Take a look at the list below and feel free to contact the school team for more information, as this can be a crucial factor when deciding whether to move here or not.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Kensington Avenue Primary School and Children’s Centre Kensington Avenue, Thornton Heath 4 23 020 8764 2923 Visit website
Tenderlinks Day Nursery – Norbury 1212 London Road, London 4.7 24 020 8764 2184 Visit website
Norbury Manor Primary School Abingdon Road, London 2.7 14 020 8679 3835 Visit website
Stanford Primary School Chilmark Road, London 2.6 15 020 8764 3892 Visit website

Secondary Schools to be aware of in Norbury

There is no data available on secundary schools in Norbury If you’re looking to move and have teenage children, you’ll want to consider the secondary schools in the area. Don’t hesitate to reach out to the school teams either by calling or visiting their website, as this can greatly influence your decision on relocating.

Name of the school Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on secundary schools in this location

Universities in Norbury

There is/are 1 university/universities in Norbury. When researching Norbury, it’s worth noting that there are universities in the area. Check out the list below to see which universities and special courses they offer, as this can be a significant consideration when buying a house or moving.

Name of University Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Stanford College UK 1393A London Road, London 3 4 020 8679 1116 no website

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Hospitals and medical facilities in Norbury

Hospitals within Norbury

There are There is no data available on hospitals in Norbury in Norbury. Here are the details of the nearby hospitals within a 1000m radius of the area, which is essential information when buying a house:

Name of the hospital Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on hospitals in this location

Doctor Offices Close to Your New Home in Norbury

There are There is/are 9 doctor(s) in Norbury in Norbury. Here are the details of the nearby doctor offices within a 1000m radius of the area:

Doctor’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Fairview Aesthetics 69 Fairview Road, London 4 1 07580 155545 no website
MP Locums Ltd Pollards Hill North, Norbury, London N/A N/A 01324 710500 no website
Bids Chemist – Travel Clinic 1495 London Road, London 3.6 82 020 8764 2230 Visit website
Medicspot Clinic Norbury 1495 London Road, Norbury, London N/A N/A 020 3637 8398 Visit website
Dr N Chaudery Norbury Health Centre, 2B Pollards Hill North, Norbury, London 4 1 020 8679 6591 Visit website
Shah Dr K Norbury Health Centre, 2B Pollards Hill North, Norbury, London N/A N/A 020 8679 6591 no website
Cognitive Neurology Support Services 98 Green Lane, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 07841 848909 Visit website
DR KIRSTY RAKIN 51 Guildersfield Road, London N/A N/A 020 3049 5470 Visit website
DR EMMA PROCTOR 51 Guildersfield Road, London N/A N/A 020 3049 5470 Visit website

Dental Practices to keep in mind in Norbury

When looking at the details of the nearby dentists within a 1000m radius of the area, there are There is/are 1 dentist(s) in Norbury in Norbury.

Dentist’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
The Dentists – MK Vasant MBE and Dental Associates 1210 London Road, London 4.6 124 020 8764 1424 Visit website

Tube & train stations to consider when buying in Norbury

Living nearby connections to transport is often desirable. In our experience of selling property, for a lot of people, they would prefer to live within 10 or 15 minutes of a transport link as it is easier to commute to work, school or to get around in general.

See the stations in the borough of Norbury below and work out if the property you are after is nearby a transport link.

There is/are 1 train station(s) in Norbury

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Norbury London Road, London 3.9 99 N/A Visit website

There is no data available on tube stations in Norbury

Name of the station Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on tube stations in this location

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Why we think Norbury is a great place

In this section we try to share with you why Norbury is such a great place to live. In order to do so, with the Jukes team we tried to understand what would be the vibe, the culture of Norbury. We decided to come up with the following items and decided to share them with you. Whether you are a true foodie, a gym regular or a religious person, we tried to capture the essence of Norbury.

Supermarkets in Norbury

When looking to do your weekly grocery shop, it is important to have a quick look at the closest grocery stores and supermarkets in Norbury. This is especially important if you regularly visit a particular type of supermarket and have a favourite you like to visit. Find out where your favourite supermarkets are that you will be able to visit.

Supermarket’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Lidl 1 Hermitage Lane, Norbury, London 4.2 1787 020 3966 5566 Visit website
KR Food & Wine 1043 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.3 3 020 8665 0120 no website
Tesco Express Petrol Station 1076 London Road, Thornton Heath 3.7 68 0333 345 0999 Visit website
Iceland Supermarket Norbury 1372 London Road, London 4.1 566 020 8764 8007 Visit website
Local Italian & Polish Food 1346 London Road, London 4.4 54 07985 437871 no website
Wiejska Chata 1536 London Road, London 4.4 83 020 8765 9468 no website
GN Express Food & Wine 1027 London Road, London 5 17 N/A no website

Restaurants to enjoy in Norbury

Norbury is rich in its culinary culture and the variety of restaurants is there to prove it. The food nerds amongst our team have come up with their favourites. Here is their list:

Name of the restaurant Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Papa Johns Pizza 1348, 1350 London Road, Norbury, London 3.3 175 020 8764 9464 Visit website
Mammas Pizza Mammas Pizza, 1517 London Road, London 3.9 214 020 8679 9988 Visit website
The Railway Cafe Bar London The Railway Cafe Bar, 1480 London Road, London 4.8 24 020 8764 3377 Visit website
Golden City Takeaway 574 Streatham High Road, London 3.1 82 020 8764 1041 Visit website
Griller Norbury 1420 London Road, London 4.4 341 020 8764 7777 Visit website
Hap Lee Chinese Nationwide Financial Services Ltd, 1585-1587, London Road, London 4.2 103 020 8764 2336 no website
Kings Chicken, London 1369 London Road, London 3.6 36 020 8679 5566 no website
Woks Cooking 1453 London Road, London 3.8 367 020 8679 9405 no website
Affogato 1457 London Road, London 4.3 688 020 3620 9815 Visit website
Tandoor Indian 1459 London Road, London 3.6 133 020 3784 7663 Visit website
Chicken Cottage 1426 London Road, London 3.3 198 020 8679 9938 Visit website
Subway Norbury (Halal) 1491 London Road, Norbury, London 4.2 232 020 8679 1191 Visit website
Charsi Karahi 1553 London Road, London 4.3 528 020 3620 4898 no website
Sorrento In 1168 London Road, London 4.7 491 020 3802 3719 Visit website
Touch Afrik Authentic African Cuisine 445 Streatham High Road, London 3.6 49 020 8679 3800 Visit website
Rodeos Burgers and Shakes 1064 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.4 792 020 3417 2972 Visit website
Yeung Express Chinese Takeaway 1053 London Road, Thornton Heath 4 138 020 8684 5435 Visit website
Chicken Maxx Thornton Heath 1058 London Road, Thornton Heath 3.8 70 020 3659 8989 no website
Domino’s Pizza – London – Norbury 1353 London Road, Norbury, London 3.3 150 020 8679 8831 Visit website
Halwa Poori House 1033 London Road, Thornton Heath 4.4 815 020 8239 1675 Visit website

Pubs to visit when buying in Norbury

Pubs are fun places to let off some steam or have some fun as a team. At Jukes, we have our own favourite list of pubs we visit as a team whenever we have good news or want to celebrate. Wherever you go in London, there are usually pubs not too far away so finding the best ones can be a struggle. Nonetheless, have a look at our list of what we believe are the best ones in the area and if you’d like, share your own experiences or recommendations in the comments.

Pub name Name Address Description
Moon Under Water 1327 London Road
Norbury
SW16 4AU
This JD Wetherspoon pub serves the shopping centre of Norbury on one side and the residential areas of Pollards Hill on the other.

Where to watch a movie in Norbury?

Visiting the cinema is a popular activity for those who are trying to relax and spend some quality time together. Before you miss out on your next movie you want to watch due to not being able to find a good place to see it, check out our recommendations for finding a place to see a movie in Norbury below:

Name of the cinema Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
We did not found any data on cinemas in this location

Where are the green spaces in Norbury located?

According to the world health organisation, all people should live within 300m of green space and the good news is that London tends to be dotted with lots of areas where there are green areas to live in. Norbury counts 19 parks. Here is the list with their location:

Parks’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Norbury Park 217 Green Lane, London 4.2 776 020 8726 6900 Visit website
Pollards Hill 92 Pollards Hill North, London 4.2 280 020 8726 6900 Visit website
St Helen’s Green 6 Norbury Crescent, Norbury, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Norbury Hall Park 52 Craignish Avenue, London 4.2 182 020 8726 6900 Visit website
Scott Close Green 48 Scott Close, Norbury, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Semley Green 5 Hatch Road, Norbury, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Buckingham Avenue Green 1 Buckingham Avenue, Thornton Heath N/A N/A N/A no website
Maggie’s Garden Green Lane, London 5 2 N/A no website
Northborough Park Space One, 1 Beadon Road, London 3.9 27 N/A no website
Park Town & Country Buildings 2A Headcorn Road, Thornton Heath N/A N/A 020 8689 2792 no website
Northborough Road Playground Northborough Road, Norbury, London 3.5 11 N/A Visit website
Hepworth Green 2 Hepworth Road, London 5 1 N/A no website
Sherwood Avenue Gardens Sherwood Avenue, Glenister Park Road, Streatham Vale, London 5 1 N/A Visit website
Glencairn Green 2 Glencairn Road, London 5 1 N/A no website
Green Lane Green 83 Green Lane, Thornton Heath N/A N/A N/A no website
Green Lane Sports Ground Highbury Avenue, Thornton Heath 4 1 N/A Visit website
Norbury Close Green 23 Norbury Close, London 4 1 N/A no website
Warwick Gardens Warwick Gardens, London Road, London, Caterham, Thornton Heath 3.7 3 N/A no website
Norbury Hall Park N/A N/A N/A N/A no website

Gyms to work out in in Norbury

The rising numbers of employees working from home has also been followed by an increase in the frequentation of gyms. If you are looking for a gym in Norbury to work out in, have a look at our list below.

Gym’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Nuffield Health Norbury Fitness & Wellbeing Gym 1212 London Road, Norbury, London 2.5 134 020 8679 2226 Visit website
Betty Wivell Academy of Performing Arts Beech Road, London 5 9 020 8764 5500 Visit website
Physio4me By appointment only, 91 Semley Rd, London, + 5 31 07914 864904 Visit website
Box36 Boxing 1583 London Road, London 4.7 131 07717 444730 Visit website
Yoga At Home London Road, London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
The Gym Group London Norbury Fairview Road, Norbury, London 4.4 128 0300 303 4800 Visit website
Boxroom Norbury Court Road, London 5 5 020 3576 1495 Visit website
Yoga Studio Norbury 1583 London Road, London N/A N/A 07932 090552 Visit website
Norbury Park Calisthenic Open Gym CV7M+3F, London 5 5 N/A Visit website
Lupito Lucky Ltd Cleaning Services 447a Streatham High Road, London 5 11 07864 825960 Visit website
Croydon Amateur Boxing Club Norbury Park, Harefield Road, Thornton Heath 5 3 07534 363386 Visit website
The Mat Sanctuary Heathdene Road, London 5 12 07584 073927 Visit website
South London Yoga Therapy 29 Norbury Close, London N/A N/A 07818 202505 Visit website

What can you get up to in Norbury?

Places to visit in Norbury

To assist you in your journey of finding out about Norbury, we have created this comprehensive page that highlights all the places of interest in the area.

Our user-friendly filters allow you to explore a wide array of amenities, including restaurants, pubs, parks, gyms, and other commodities that contribute to how desirable Norbury is to live in. By familiarising yourself with these local attractions, you can make a more informed decision in this vibrant borough.

Activities to do in Norbury

Norbury often has lots going on with lots of activities to get on with. If you are looking for activities you can get on with, there are a lot of websites that you can take a look at with one of the best being TimeOut.

This page is updated all the time with the most entertaining activities going on in South London, including in Norbury.

As you embark on your journey finding a new property, the first thing you should do is find out what the area you are about to move into is like. This ensures you don’t make a mistake and move somewhere you don’t actually enjoy staying in. The night life, amenities and the community culture are all crucial when trying to understand what an area is like and how you might enjoy it.

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