There is plenty of opportunity for teaching jobs in Wandsworth. When you are not teaching, there are plenty of things to see and do here too. There are four main town centres in Wandsworth namely, Balham, Clapham Junction, Putney, and Wandsworth, all highly desirable areas to live work and socialise.
The River Front
A former wharf area, it is now lined with new apartment blocks, with several bars and restaurants. Notable pubs include The Ship Inn near Wandsworth Bridge. The Waterfront on Battersea Reach is a very large bar with excellent view towards Chelsea Harbour
Wandsworth has a large green area called the common. There is space for competitive sports (mainly football, touch rugby and rounders) and there are a number of ponds and a lake, which can be used for fishing (with a permit). There are also tennis courts, a bowling green and a pub in the grounds, named ‘Common Ground’. A fitness trail has been developed and the Common is popular with local runners, dog walkers and cyclists.
Houses on the SW18 side are in what is known as the ‘Toast Rack’ and are large Victorian semis and detached homes, some with blue plaques denoting notable residents who previously lived there.
Bellevue Road contains several boutiques and the famous Restaurant Chez Bruce, where chef Gordon Ramsay learned his trade and which was voted one of London’s favourite restaurants.Wandsworth is a fantastic place to live and teach as it has all the amenities of central London as well as the tranquillity of the countryside.
Wandsworth High Street
The High Street is has Southside shopping centre, a cinema and restaurant complex which was formerly, and still and more commonly, referred to as the Arndale Centre.