FULHAM: A QUICK GUIDE
Fulham is one of the most popular residential enclaves and the properties are some of London’s most exclusive.
Bordered by Chelsea to the north and Putney across the River Thames, Fulham is one of the most popular residential enclaves and the properties are some of London’s most exclusive. Fulham is a well-established and thriving area, but has kept its village feel attracting families and young professionals. Busy with shops, bars, boutiques and restaurants, Fulham is only a short tube journey to Central London.
Living in Fulham
Well located, close to Sloane Square and Knightsbridge and on the tube network, with traditional architecture there is a relaxed feel here. Parsons Green and Eel Brook Common are particularly sought after. In 2012 it was voted as the UK’s most desirable area for young professionals. Affluent families are drawn here and because of the nearby Lycée, there is a thriving French community.
The Best of Fulham
One of Fulham’s main attractions is the sheer variety of shops and restaurants here. From Fulham Broadway shopping Centre to street and farmers’ markets, design boutiques and handmade furniture stores, this London hotspot offers a huge variety:
North End Road has a bustling fruit and veg market.
Fulham Road for boutiques and home ware from Emma Bridgewater’s pottery shop to Oliver Bonas for fashion and accessories.
Wandsworth Bridge Road for fabric, furniture and antiques.
Kings Road, notorious for its high end antique, fashion and jewellery shops.
Fulham Broadway shopping Centre has high street names, cafes, restaurant chains, a cinema and health club, it also accesses Fulham Broadway tube station.
Schools in Fulham
For primary education there is a good choice including All Saints Primary, Melcombe Primary, Orliac Mary (a French primary school) and Fulham Primary.
For secondary education, Lady Margaret is one of the most sought after state schools in London, there’s also the Henry Compton and Hurlingham and Chelsea school. For private education, parents choose between Fulham Prep School, Thomas's School, Hurlingham and the very well-known London Oratory RC School.
French families favour L'Ecole des Petits, for pupils aged between 3 and 6.
Fulham covers a wide area and there are many transport choices.
Fulham Broadway, Parsons Green and Putney Bridge are all on the District Line, with easy access to Wimbledon and Central London, the recently added London Over ground line conveniently links Imperial Wharf with Clapham Junction.
Other nearby stations include West Brompton, West Kensington and Barons Court.
Many local bus routes which head into Central London, Clapham Junction, South Kensington and Sloane Square.
Property in Fulham
There are wide tree lined roads comprising of Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
The most popular and expensive areas are Parsons Green, Hurlingham, Fulham Broadway, Moore Park Estate, the Peterborough Estate, South Park, Sands End and roads close to Bishops Park along the river.
For residents preferring more modern architecture there are a number of high spec new developments lining the River.
Our staff have all worked in the Fulham area for many years so for any further information, queries and recommendations please do not hesitate to get in touch for advice.