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Tooting Common (also known as Tooting Bec Common, Tooting Graveney Common)

Introduction

The common is partly grass and partly shrubs and woodland and forms an important and historic green area in this part of London despite the roads that cross and surround it. Buildings around the common include a Regency gothic villa, but is predominantly of the later C19th.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted. For opening times for Tooting Bec Lido call 020 8871 7198.

Directions

Tube: Tooting Bec, Balham (Northern). Rail: Balham, Streatham Hill. Bus: G1, 115, 249, 349.

Owners

LB Wandsworth (part of Tooting Graveney Common registered under Land Registration Acts)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Garrad's Road (part only)
  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Public Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Hectares

97.6

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust