21/02/2013

INTRODUCTION 

COLLIERS WOOD
LONDON SW19
 
Colliers Wood is in the borough of 
MERTON, in South West London SW19, 
between Tooting  Broadway 
and South Wimbledon






A - Z LIST OF FACILITIES
SERVICES AND SHOPS

I’ve used the TUBE STATION as a focal
point in all of these instructions

If there isn't a particular facility
or service in Colliers Wood (for
example a cinema) I've provided
the details of the closest one
where possible


These links will open a new page




SEE ALSO










ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine 
and Chinese Dietary Therapy consultations 
are available at the Yuan Centre in  
Colwood Gardens (Priory Road end)



ADULT
EDUCATION

The nearest adult education colleges

The venues for the classes are in 

Tooting, Morden, Wandsworth


ANIMAL 
RESCUE

Us Collywooders have proved to be true animals lovers 
judging by the posts in the local social media groups. 

Having rescued cats myself I know RSPCA do not always 
have the time but Veterinary Assist is Morden is great 
for lending a helping hand. If you're trying to trap/help 
an animal (domestic or wild) in distress get in touch. 

They is committed to providing, through their 
charitable arm, essential services in time of need, 
regardless of the client's circumstances.

Tel: 07961 952 379 / 07940 360 936
or fill in the online form here 


BANKS

There are no banks in 

Colliers Wood

Nearest banks are in


Mitcham 
(Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, 
Lloyds, Natwest) 

South Wimbledon 
 (Barclays)

Tooting Broadway

(Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, Lloyds,
Nationwide, Natwest, Santander
)


and


Wimbledon

(Barclays, Britannia, Halifax, HSBC, 
Lloyds, Natwest, Santander)


BUREAU DE
CHANGE


There are four places within a walking 

distance from the tube station where 
you can exchange currency

The nearest one is the Post Office inside the Costcutter
shop. Come out of the tube station and turn left.
Costcutter is on your left after the betting shop

Second place is inside the Sainsbury's superstore.
The exchange booth is on the second floor. As you enter
the shop from the High Street go up the escalator and
turn left towards the toilets. The booth is just
before the corridor to the toilets

Third place is within the Marks & Spencer
superstore
on the second floor which is in
the same building as the Sainsbury's
superstore (see above) Follow
in-store instructions
 

CASHPOINTS

The nearest cashpoints to the tube 

station are outside the Post Office (1),  
Tesco Express (Esso) (3) on the High
Street and inside the Sainsbury's superstore (4)

When entering Sainbury's from Merton High Street
go left of the travelators towards the car park.
The cashpoints are behind the travelators

There is one cash point in the Tandem Centre  

CAFÉS

COFFEE IN THE WOOD

Corner of the High Street
and Cavendish Road



 
CANEDO 

Portuguese cafe & delicatessen next to 
Fish Inn on the corner of the High Street and 
Marlborough Road (In the google map the 
premises are still A.P. Chemist) 




LIQUI LIQUI
 
This Venezuelan cafe and Latin deli is on the High Street
next door to the Merton Bus Garage, opposite Sainsburys
(In the google map the premises are still "Lindy Lou's")

Photo by Claudia Palacios (via facebook)  

Merton Abbey Mills cafes 
including  



Starbucks at the Tandem
Centre Retail Park

Cafe Nero upstairs of the 

clothing store Next at the Tandem 
Retail Centre Park

Pausa Coffee Shop upstairs of the homewares 

store Dunelm at The Priory Retail Park
 

There are also cafes inside the Sainsbury's
Superstore
and Marks & Spencer
Superstore
in the same building


See SHOPS for location details

Coffee Republic next to Holiday Inn on 
the High Street, directly opposite 
the tube station. 



 
CAKES 

 ROSA CAKES

For all your cake needs whether it be for a wedding, 
a birthday or just some yummy cupcakes for 
afternoon tea please contact Hannah at 

rosa.cakesbyhannah@yahoo.co.uk
 
Have a look at her amazing
creations HERE 
 



Call them at 0790 285 785 or email
info@secretgardencupcakes.co.uk
 
CARBOOT
SALE

There is a car boot sale every Wednesday, 
Saturday and Sunday mornings at the car 
park of the Wimbledon Stadium  
at Plough Lane SW17

There's also a general Sunday market  

at the same location






CHILDCARE

There are various childminders and nurseries
in Merton including these ones in Colliers Wood:









CHOIR

Colliers Wood has its very own choir called

The choir is open to all ages and
abilities, with no requirement to
be able to read music

However choir is very popular so they usually
have a waiting list for all voice groups

They meet Monday evenings at







CHURCH 

The are two churches in Colliers Wood. 

Christ Church is located on Christchurch Road minutes 
from the tube station Come out of the station and turn left.

Keep walking for about 5 minutes past South Gardens and 
Colwood Gardens and you'll see the church on your left 




St. Joseph's Catholic Church is on Colliers Wood High Street 
Come out of the tube station, turn right and walk for about 5 minutes 

CINEMA

The nearest cinemas are in Wimbledon:  

Odeon and HMV Curzon


There is also a VUE cinema in Croydon
in the retail park where IKEA is located

Clapham has a Picture House cinema,

There is also a Cineworld cinema in Wandsworth
in the Southside Shopping Centre on Garratt Lane
CITIZENS ADVICE
BUREAU

The nearest Citizen Advice Bureau to Colliers

Bus 200 from Colliers Wood tube station
stops right outside the Bureau







CITY FARM

A family day out favourite Deen City Farm
(and riding school) is south of Colliers
Wood along the river Wandle on the


 



Access to the site is from  
Windsor Avenue





COMMUNITY
CENTRE

The Colliers Wood Community Centre is on the
High Street a short walk from the tube station

Turn right and walk towards Tooting, the
centre is on the left side of the street
opposite Marlborough Road



Please call 0208 543 6470 to find out 
which activities are on offer



COMMUNITY 
GARDEN

Colliers Wood Community Garden 
  meets are behind Christ Church Hall
every Saturday morning at 10 am

For more info email
Colliers@YouFarm.org

There is also Colliers Food,
an organic food co-op project








DENTISTS

Use your own postcode or
SW19 2HR‎ to search





DOCTORS
surgeries to choose from

Use your own postcode
or
SW19 2HR‎ to search 

(with the term "GP")

I’m registered at Merton Medical Practice
which has efficient and friendly staff
and great doctors and nurses

 




TALKING 
THERAPY

South Wimbledon based Alina Apopei offers 
Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, 
Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy 
and NLP and Emotional Freedom 
Technique (EFT)

Contact her via Soul Mind Therapy  


DRY CLEANERS AND
LAUNDERETTES

 
The nearest dry cleaners to the
tube are Du Cane

Come out of the tube and turn right,
it’s next to the the fish and
chip shop on your left
in the area  


LAUNDERETTES  

OK Launderette at the corner of 
Holtham Road and Merton High Street  

Washeteria between College Road 
and University Road  
on Colliers Wood High Street





 FAST FOOD

BURGER KING


Is located in the Priory Retail Park. Come out of
the tube and walk straight on past the big ugly
tower towards Sainsbury’s superstore and
you’ll see Burger King right front of you

KFC/PIZZA HUT

Both KFC and Pizza Hut are located in
Merton Abbey Mills, behind the
Sainsbury’s superstore

A shortcut: walk through Sainbury’s car park
and take the pedestrian tunnel under Merantun Way.
When you come out of the tunnel the restaurants are
on your right behind a massive pylon




There are also various other fast food shops
along the High Street both towards Tooting
Broadway and South Wimbledon

FISH AND CHIPS

The nearest Fish & Chip shop is in the row of
shops just outside the station. Come out of
the tube, turn left and it’s between
Spice Of Raj Indian restaurant
and the dry cleaners





There is also a Fish & Chip shop called Fish Inn
about a five minute walk away towards Tooting
on the corner of the High Street
and Marlborough Road