INTO St George's University of London Tooting Underground station

Living in Tooting, south west London

A local community in the heart of the city

Located in south west London, Tooting is a culturally vibrant area with an exciting and mixed background of people and cultures.

Its diversity is reflected in the shops, restaurants and wide range of local facilities you'll find right on your doorstep, from big-name chain stores to specialist boutiques.

Tooting's unique markets provide a fascinating and cosmopolitan selection of clothes, fruit and vegetables from around the world.

If you're looking to go for a bite to eat or for a drink, you'll also find an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes and pubs offering cuisines from around the world.

Plenty to see and do

Tooting benefits from an array of green spaces, offering a quiet change from the pace of London life.

In addition to several small park areas, the student halls are located within a 10-minute walk of the expansive and leafy Wandsworth Common, while Tooting Bec Common is also nearby.

There's a range of activities for you to get involved in to stay active.

Local sports facilities include Tooting Leisure Centre and swimming pool, Central London Golf Centre, horse-riding stables, Tooting Bec Lido (the largest open-air pool in the British Isles) and Tooting athletics track.

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