Get to know Woodside before buying a house in the area

house buying guide

Nestled in the heart of Croydon, Woodside is a charming and historic neighborhood that seamlessly blends urban living with a distinct village-like ambiance. This quaint area is characterized by its tree-lined streets, well-preserved Victorian and Edwardian architecture, and a vibrant community spirit. Woodside’s high street is a delightful mix of independent shops, cafes, and pubs, each with its own unique character and charm. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the area’s numerous green spaces, including the picturesque Woodside Green, which hosts a variety of community events and markets throughout the year.

Estates agents in the borough of Woodside

This list wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t have a list with all of the relevant estate agents in the area. Estates agents generally help you: buy, rent or sell your property. At Jukes we have been committed to the South London community for over 40 years and we intend to be there whether you decide to trust us.

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Springpark 8 Market Parade, London N/A N/A 020 8663 8988 no website
Spada Property 23 Elmers Road, London N/A N/A 07838 707167 no website
(MEES) Surveyors Group 153 Portland Road, London N/A N/A 07808 292535 Visit website
Feel own home 214 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon N/A N/A 07884 291733 Visit website
Oaks Estate Agents 157 Portland Road, London 4.8 124 020 8194 2779 Visit website
Cray & Norton Estate Agents Ltd 323 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4.5 156 020 8655 0700 Visit website
Jukes Estate Agents 76 High Street, London 4.4 132 020 8653 9393 You are already here
London Lettings & Sales Ltd 21 Woodside Green, London 4.3 17 020 7998 4746 Visit website
Hyde and Rowe 364 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 3.8 27 020 3143 5899 Visit website

Looking to buy or rent in Woodside

Our property experts give you a valuation in less than 24h or help you find the properties you have been dreaming of

What things to do are there in Woodside?

The places in Woodside

To help you find the best places to visit in the area, visit our page where you will be able to see ALL the different places that we think are cool to visit in Woodside. You can toggle the different filters you are most interested in and choose from being able to view restaurants, pubs, outdoor spaces, gyms and also the places in Woodside that generally make it a nice place to live.

Activities in the borough of Woodside

Woodside continuously boils with life, activities and events to go to. There are a great number of websites and places to find out what you can do, but maybe the best one to look for is TimeOut.

The page we have linked here is updated constantly and shows the most appealing things to do in South London, including in Woodside.

When on the hunt for your next home, we believe it is key to understand where you are about to step foot into. The night life, the exhibitions, the community events are important for understanding how you could project yourself within the area.

Our take on why Woodside is a fantastic option to live

Now that you know the details of the area, we’ll now share our opinion on why Woodside is and could be a great place for you to live. So, we analysed what the overall culture of the area is like and began assessing what it’s really like living in the borough of Woodside. So, we decided to come up with the following amenities that are related to leisure to give you a good overview of the borough of Woodside.

Cinemas to enjoy a movie in Woodside

This year has seen a great number of amazing movies being projected in cinemas. It would be a shame for you to miss the last indie movie or blockbuster because you don’t know where to find a cinema in Woodside. Have look 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

What are the gym facilities like in Woodside?

There are a lot of ways to stay in shape but using the gym is something that is popular amongst londoners who wish to keep up with their exercise. Some gyms in Woodside are commercial gyms with standard equipment whereas others are more fancy with things like swimming pools and saunas. With that being said, take a look at the gym facilities in the borough of Woodside below.

Gym’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
South Norwood Leisure Centre 164 Portland Road, London 3.9 442 020 8662 9464 Visit website
New Wave Academy Training Centre (Croydon) 38 Hermitage Lane, London 4.9 106 020 3509 3198 Visit website
Simply Fitness UK 45 Stroud Green Way, Croydon 5 19 020 8654 7517 Visit website
Yoga with Juliet at The Garden Studio 90 Belmont Road, London 5 52 07971 148388 Visit website
J’amies Gymnastics Academy Croydon Juniors FC Club House, Albert Road, London 5 13 020 8464 1477 Visit website
My Physio Croydon 308 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 5 45 020 8405 3375 Visit website
3d Health & Fitness Gym – Oasis Academy Arena Albert Road, London 4.3 12 020 8240 6710 Visit website
Cronx Bladers London N/A N/A N/A Visit website
Sub3fitness 6, Argyll Court, 130 Birchanger Road, London N/A N/A 07961 074070 Visit website
YMCA central YMCA Hostel, 9-12 Akabusi Close, Croydon N/A N/A 07555 653344 Visit website

Pubs to visit when buying in Woodside

At Jukes, we have our favourite pubs and we usually gather there with the team to celebrate all sorts of news. We truly believe that pubs play a key role in defining the atmosphere of an area and we love to spread the word whenever a great recommendation comes in. Have a look at our list below and feel free to share your recommendations in the comments.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. At Jukes, we wouldn’t want to recommend a pub if we haven’t tried it ourselves. Let us know in the comment section if you think we should pay a visit to your local pub (also, if you are a pub manager, simply reach out to us so we can add your pub in this list)

Places to eat in Woodside

Woodside boasts a rich culinary culture, and the variety of restaurants is a testament to this. When buying a house in the area, it’s worth considering the dining options available. The food experts on our team have come up with some popular favourites:

Name of the restaurant Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Ekotedo Big Mama 251 Portland Road, London 4.4 78 020 8662 1444 no website
Norwood Kebab House 261 Portland Road, London 3.5 99 020 8656 1244 Visit website
Morley’s South Norwood 277 Portland Road, London 3.8 148 020 8655 3501 Visit website
Chilli & Spice Indian Takeaway Croydon 25 Woodside Green, London 3.9 42 020 8654 4100 Visit website
Texas Mexican 15 Woodside Green, London 3.5 50 020 3092 0953 Visit website
Dans Garden Chinese 58 Shirley Road, Croydon 3.9 40 020 8654 2169 Visit website
The Portland Arms Pub 152 Portland Road, London 4.5 656 020 8655 0098 Visit website
Empire Kebab House 306 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4.4 170 020 8654 8067 Visit website
Baller’s Pot & Juice Bar 201-203 Portland Road, London 3.8 66 020 3645 3694 Visit website
Happy Dolphin 66 Shirley Road, Croydon 4.3 106 020 8654 0222 Visit website
Fasty Food 274 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4.2 105 020 8662 1100 Visit website
Pizza Hot 4 You 51A Shirley Road, West Wickham, Croydon 3.7 106 020 8656 7600 Visit website
Zafran, Indian Restaurant, Croydon 349 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4 215 020 8655 0055 Visit website
Ly Chinese Take Away 41 Woodside Green, London 3.5 59 020 8654 6507 no website
Mandy’s Fish & Chips 33 Woodside Green, London 4.6 67 020 8654 4300 no website
Gold Coast Bar & Restaurant 224 Portland Road, London 3.8 887 020 8676 1919 Visit website
Vujon (Croydon) 360 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4.5 244 020 8654 7777 Visit website
Mac’s 253 Portland Road, London 3.3 37 020 8655 4136 no website
Madras Rotisserie Chicken 45 Long Lane, Croydon N/A N/A 07306 164711 no website
Pachoto dinning 1st floor, 224 Portland Road, London N/A N/A N/A no website

Supermarkets in Woodside

Thinking of going out for groceries? Have a quick look out the closest grocery stores and supermarkets in Woodside. If you are about to move in the area, knowing that you will have a solution for your groceries is big plus

Supermarket’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Sainsbury’s Local 261 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 3.8 44 0330 013 7610 Visit website
Tesco Express 10-14 Bywood Avenue, Shirley, Croydon 4.5 30 0333 345 1398 Visit website
Sainsbury’s Local 112 Portland Road, London 3.6 42 0330 013 7153 Visit website
Costcutter Croydon – Long Lane Post Office, 1 Long Lane, Croydon 3 5 N/A Visit website
Londis Towpath Way 4 Towpath Way, Croydon 4 69 020 8656 6543 Visit website
Tesco Esso Express 23-41 Shirley Road, Croydon 3.2 26 0333 345 0654 Visit website
Premier 55-57 Woodside Green, London 4.2 22 020 8656 2674 Visit website
Tesco Express 47 Woodside Green, London 3.3 8 0333 345 0614 Visit website
Tesco Express 156-162 Portland Road, London 3.8 51 0333 345 1691 Visit website
PFC Addiscombe 278-280 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 4.5 173 020 8656 7763 Visit website

Green spaces around Woodside

London, compared to other major cities, is well-equipped with parks and green spaces, which can be a significant selling point when buying a house. Woodside has 8 parks, making it an attractive option for those who value outdoor spaces. Here is the list of parks and their locations:

Parks’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Woodside Green 93 Woodside Green, London 4.1 188 N/A Visit website
Ashburton Park 32 Tenterden Road, Croydon 4.2 1315 020 8726 6000 Visit website
Brickfields Meadow Dickenson’s Lane, London 3.6 10 N/A Visit website
Country Park main entrance Albert Road, London 4.2 5 N/A no website
Ashburton Playing Fields 89-93 Woodmere Avenue, Croydon 4.2 50 020 8726 6900 Visit website
PLot 252 Glenthorne Avenue, Croydon N/A N/A N/A no website
Brickfields Meadow London N/A N/A N/A no website
Bywood Avenue Bird Sanctuary Croydon N/A N/A N/A no website

Religious buildings in the borough of Woodside

People of different faiths live in Woodside, 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.

Churches in Woodside

Church’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
World Harvest Christian Centre South Norwood United Reformed, Enmore Road, London 4.8 10 020 7358 8080 Visit website
Woodside Green Christian Centre 1 Woodside Green, London 4.2 11 020 8668 6082 no website
Christians in Action Church Parkview Road, Croydon 4.9 13 020 8655 1799 Visit website
Addiscombe Baptist Church 201a Morland Road, Croydon 4.3 4 020 8001 2492 Visit website
Church of God of Prophecy Croydon Elmers Road, London 4.8 17 020 8655 0071 Visit website
Woodside Baptist Church 27 Spring Lane, London 4.4 30 020 8656 4193 Visit website
St Luke’s Church, Woodside Portland Road, London 4.7 26 020 8654 9841 Visit website
Denmark Road Gospel Hall 61 Denmark Road, London N/A N/A N/A no website
Sherwood Road Hall 2 Sherwood Road, Croydon N/A N/A N/A no website
Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, Addiscombe 147 Bingham Road, Croydon 4.7 91 020 8654 1709 Visit website
TRUE VINE Church Corner of Parkview &, Bingham Road, Croydon N/A N/A 020 8684 4339 Visit website
Portland Christian Centre 113A Portland Road, London 5 1 020 8654 6185 Visit website

Hindu temples in Woodside

Estate agent’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
ISKCON South London Temple 42 Enmore Road, London 4.8 65 07574 264973 Visit website

Synagogues to visit in Woodside

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

Mosques in Woodside that you can visit

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

Places you might need in Woodside

When moving to a new neighbourhood, you might want to check where the main facilities around the area are before you make the big decision. Using the resource below, you will be able to find the information to contact places like dentists, general practitioners, hospitals and even the local amenities nearby your future home.

Tube & Train stations nearby Woodside

It is pretty common to prioritise living near a transportation facility. In our experience, having to walk more than 10 to 15 minutes from a train or tube station can be a deal-breaker when buying a house because commuting to work or getting about is a priority for a lot of people.

Check out the stations around Woodside to see if you’ll be living close to a station when looking in the area.

There is no data available on train stations in Woodside

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

There is no data available on tube stations in Woodside

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

Looking to buy or rent in Woodside

Our property experts give you a valuation in less than 24h or help you find the properties you have been dreaming of

Educational facilities around Woodside

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 Woodside 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 Woodside

There are 5 schools in Woodside. 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
Oasis Academy Ryelands Oakley Road, London 3.8 23 020 8656 4165 Visit website
Woodside Primary School Morland Road, Croydon 3.8 20 020 8654 5333 Visit website
St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School Birchanger Road, London 3.1 10 020 8654 3006 Visit website
Stroud Green Campus 47-49 Stroud Green Way, Croydon N/A N/A 020 8656 0222 Visit website
South Norwood Primary School 34 Crowther Road, London 4.2 10 020 8654 2983 Visit website

Secondary Schools to be aware of in Woodside

There is/are 2 secundary school(s) in Woodside 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
Oasis Academy Shirley Park Shirley Road, Croydon 3.3 63 020 8656 0222 Visit website
Oasis Academy Arena Albert Road, London 2.7 48 020 8240 6700 Visit website

Universities in Woodside

There is/are 1 university/universities in Woodside. When researching Woodside, 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
Cressey College Denmark Hall, Denmark Road, London 5 1 020 8655 2798 no website

Looking to buy a house in Woodside? Have a look at our properties for sale in Woodside.

Post offices nearby the borough of Woodside

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 5 post office(s) in Woodside.

Name of the Post Office Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
The Co-operative Post Office – Addiscombe 311 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 1.7 56 020 8656 6308 Visit website
Morland Road Post Office 199 Morland Road, Croydon 2.4 89 020 8654 5455 Visit website
Portland Road Post Office 155 Portland Road, London 4 46 020 8654 1038 Visit website
Addiscombe Exchange Post Office 311-313 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 2 40 0345 722 3344 Visit website
Priority Postbox 577 Davidson Road, Croydon 4.5 2 N/A no website

Hospitals and medical facilities in Woodside

Hospitals in Woodside

There is/are 4 hospital(s) in Woodside in Woodside. Here are the details of the nearby hospitals (1000m radius of the area)

Hospital’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Shirley Oaks Hospital Poppy Lane, Croydon 4.7 696 020 8655 5500 Visit website
Eoin Baldwin Shirley Oaks Hospital Poppy Lane Shirley Oaks Village, Croydon N/A N/A 07889 749300 Visit website
Woodside Health Centre 3 Enmore Road, London 2.3 46 020 8274 6900 Visit website
London Private Surgeon Poppy Lane, Croydon N/A N/A 07540 464238 Visit website

Doctor offices in Woodside

There is/are 20 doctor(s) in Woodside in Woodside. Here are the details the nearby doctor offices (1000m radius of the area)

Doctor’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Dr John Spicer 3 Enmore Road, London N/A N/A 020 8274 6969 no website
Dr Gillian White 3 Enmore Road, London N/A N/A 020 8274 6969 no website
Dr S I Ajayi – Woodside Group Practice Woodside Health Centre, 3 Enmore Road, London 1 1 020 8274 6969 no website
The Enmore Practice 3 Enmore Road, London 2.5 8 020 3053 0776 Visit website
Alex Mackay Hearing 62 Glenthorne Avenue, Croydon N/A N/A 020 8654 6598 Visit website
Eoin Baldwin Shirley Oaks Hospital Poppy Lane Shirley Oaks Village, Croydon N/A N/A 07889 749300 Visit website
Mr Emmanuel Ofuasia Shirley Oaks Hospital, Poppy Lane, Shirley Oaks Village, Croydon 5 1 020 8655 5540 no website
Elena Prousskaia Cosmetic Surgery Croydon BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital, Poppy Lane, Croydon 5 1 020 3745 2510 Visit website
Feet First Brookside Way, Croydon N/A N/A 020 8251 7282 no website
Portland Medical Portland Medical Centre, 184 Portland Road, London 4.3 532 020 8662 1233 Visit website
Ashburton Park Medical Practice 416 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 2.9 27 020 3714 6868 Visit website
Family Dental Practice 262 Portland Road, London 3.4 59 020 8654 1434 Visit website
Woodside Health Centre 3 Enmore Road, London 2.3 46 020 8274 6900 no website
Dr Barber Surgery 3 Enmore Road, London N/A N/A 020 8274 6990 no website
Parameswaran Dr U 416 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon N/A N/A 0844 387 8080 no website
Country Park Practice 3 Enmore Road, London 4 243 020 3764 0664 Visit website
Dr A Rehman Portland Medical Centre, 184 Portland Road, London N/A N/A 020 8662 1233 Visit website
Mr Awaiz Ahmed Poppy Lane, Croydon N/A N/A 020 4574 4986 Visit website
Mr Arvind Mohan Poppy Lane, Croydon 5 3 N/A Visit website
Saj Khan – Cataract Surgery Specialist Shirley Oaks Hospital, Poppy Lane, Croydon 5 4 N/A no website

Dental practices in Woodside

There is/are 3 dentist(s) in Woodside in Woodside. Here are the details the nearby dentists (1000m radius of the area)

Dentist’s name Address Average Rating Number of ratings Phone number Website
Family Dental Practice 262 Portland Road, London 3.4 59 020 8654 1434 Visit website
Motlagh Mr F 355 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon N/A N/A 020 8654 5629 no website
Feel Good Dental 263 Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon 5 83 020 4553 3077 Visit website

Want to know more about South London

Share your views on the area of Woodside

We are always keen to hear what people living in or visiting Woodside have to say about the area, especially when it comes to your experience of moving here if you live here permanently. Feel free to share your thoughts, tips, and the places you love the most in the comment sections. We read them and will update these pages if your contribution provides genuine and great recommendations for those looking to live here too.

Have a look at nearby areas using our area guides

If you are not certain about moving in Woodside, maybe have a quick look at the other areas around and you may find the right vibe you want to live in.

When buying a house in Woodside, compare property prices

If you are about to buy a house or a flat in Woodside you might want to have a quick look at the price analysis we have worked on at Jukes. The analysis provides a great insight into the dynamics of prices in South London.

Consider buying or selling in South London? Go with Jukes!

  • Trusted estate agent
  • More than 25 years of experience combined
  • We help you focus on your objective (investment, 1st time buy)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *