Wimbledon Village has earned the title as one of the best places to live in London, according to The Sunday Times.

On Friday (March 15), The Sunday Times released its list of the ‘Best Places to Live in London’, and Wimbledon Village, with the postcode SW19, was crowned one of the winners.

Wimbledon Village earns its reputation as one of London's premier places to live due to its blend of charm, amenities, and accessibility.

Green spaces such as the iconic Wimbledon Park, Cannizaro Park and Wimbledon Common surround the quaint village, and offer lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including walking, cycling, and picnicking.

Wimbledon Village is home to many retailers, restaurants, and cafes, which adds to the neighbourhoods character, and has many desirable pubs such as the Dog & Fox and Rose & Crown to enjoy a pint or two in.

Furthermore, the area is renowned for its sense of community, and hosts local events, markets, gatherings, and even festivals in the summer – such as Pub in the Park – a fun day-out packed with independent food stalls, shops, and music.

In terms of education, Wimbledon Village boasts a selection of top-rated schools, making it an attractive destination for families seeking quality education for their children.

The area benefits from excellent transport links, with regular train services connecting residents to central London, such as the Thameslink, ensuring convenient access to employment opportunities and cultural attractions.

Safety and security are also paramount considerations, and Wimbledon Village consistently ranks highly in terms of its low crime rates and overall safety.

Ultimately, it is the combination of these factors – its idyllic setting, strong sense of community, access to green spaces, quality education options, excellent transport links, and safety – that collectively contribute to Wimbledon Village's reputation as one of the best places to live in London.

The Sunday Times’ judges visited all the London locations and assessed factors from schools to transport, broadband speeds to culture, as well as access to green spaces.

The other five locations dubbed as one of the best places to live in London are:

· Crouch End, N8

· Highams Park, E4

· Little Venice, W2

· London Fields, E8

· Forest Hill, SE23