Surrounded by open green spaces including Mitcham Common, there are plenty of areas to enjoy the outdoors. The sports clubs are numerous – from Mitcham Golf Course to the Cricket Club on the pretty Mitcham Green; local leisure centres and swimming pools, as well as an ice rink at nearby Streatham.
Mitcham is ideally located for easy access to London with tram and rail links from Mitcham Eastfields as well as Mitcham Junction - journey times can take less than 20 minutes into London Victoria. Direct trains are also available to Blackfriars, London Bridge, St Albans and Bedford.
Education is well catered for by local primary and high schools, with a choice of state or independent schools.
There is a variety of shops in Mitcham, independent retailers as well as big supermarkets.