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Birthplace of:
George Cole
Jimmy White

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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Tooting's reputation is literally out of this world! The busy south-London suburb has recently had a crater on Mars called after it: Tooting Crater was named by a planetary scientist working in Hawaii, in honour of his English hometown. Tooting was previously famous as the location of the BBC's 1970s sitcom "Citizen Smith", whose central character, a hopeless revolutionary, demanded "Freedom for Tooting". At the heart of Tooting is the vast green expanse of Tooting Common, created from two existing stretches of land - Tooting Bec Common, which boasts an open-air freshwater lido, and Tooting Graveney Common, hosting an athletics stadium. Visitors enjoy the changing spread of scenery, which varies from woodland and grassland to formal landscapes, and includes ponds, a wildlife reserve and sporting facilities. Although some gentrification has taken place, Tooting retains its down-to-earth cosmopolitan personality, with residents flocking to the two indoor markets and a wide range of small shops as well as the usual high-street stores. For many locals, going to the dogs is a fun experience, with the Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium close at hand. Tooting is also known for traditional pubs, an excellent variety of restaurants, with Indian cuisine particularly recommended, and several amusement arcades.

Attraction

London Sewing Machine Museum

Classes

Yoga - Indian Foundation For Scientific Yoga

Restaurant

Kastoori

School

Broadwater Primary School

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Cascade Cars
Savoy Express
Station Cars Tooting
Swift Car Service

Shops

Patio
Coppin Brothers
H Samuel
Peacocks
Clarks
Specsavers

Activities

BEC Cycling Club(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Tooting

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FlexiStay ApartHotel (0.32 miles)

FlexiStay ApartHotel

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UNIQUE APARTHOTEL for those looking for the benefits of a hotel and the HOMELY ATMOSPHERE of an apartment.The FLEXISTAY solution is perfect for persons wishing to stay for one week ... More | visit website

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Tooting Place (0.79 miles)

Tooting Place
These modern self-service apartments are just a 10-minute bus ride from Tooting Broadway Tube (subway) Station. With free Wi-Fi, the apartments have full kitchens and large living and dining areas.

Central London can be reached in ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn London Wimbledon South (1.45 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of Colliers Wood underground station. Local attractions include Wimbledon Tennis Court and Lawn, Wimbledon Village, Mordern Hall Country Park, Abbey Mills Market and Wimbledon Greyhound stadium. Central London is a ... More | visit website

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Gateway Hotel (1.64 miles)

Gateway Hotel
The Gateway Hotel offers high standard and convenient accommodation located close to Clapham South tube Station. We are conveniently located close to the heart of the city yet within 3 minutes walk of one of ... More | visit website
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Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon (1.82 miles)

Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon

Antoinette Wimbledon is the largest and most established hotel in Wimbledon.

All 50 air conditioned bedrooms are en-suite with plasma television, hospitality tray, hairdryer, comfortable beds for sleepy heads, well appointed bathrooms, and free wi-fi acess.

The Wingfield Suite has ... More | visit website

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Euro Lodge Clapham (1.92 miles)

Euro Lodge Clapham

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This attractive property overlooks Clapham Common, and is an ideal base from where to explore historic London, with major road links and public transport conveniently located close by. Euro Lodge Clapham provides ... More

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Euro Hotel Clapham (1.96 miles)

Euro Hotel Clapham

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The Euro Hotel Clapham is an attractive property overlooking Clapham Common Park. The hotel is located close to the London Underground, with all public transport facilities.

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Brewers Inn (2.41 miles)

Brewers Inn

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In the centre of Wandsworth, Brewers Inn has en suite bedrooms and a Young's pub serving great beers and fine food. Wandsworth Town Train Station is within walking distance.
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The Justin James Hotel (2.48 miles)

The Justin James Hotel

The Justin James Hotel in Wimbledon is a long established family run hotel of character, providing a high standard of service and hospitality, catering for local businesses and their overseas clientele, Wimbledon tennis guests, family ... More | visit website

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The Alma (2.67 miles)

The Alma

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In South West London, The Alma is just 50 metres from Wandsworth Town Train Station, just one stop from Clapham Junction and 12 minutes direct into Waterloo. The boutique bedrooms feature ... More

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