Situated next to Clapham South underground station and overlooking Clapham Common, Audley Nightingale Place retirement village is due to open early 2020. The one acre site, formerly a 5 storey Metropolitan Police HQ building, will consist of 94 one, two and three bedroom luxury retirement homes. To the north, Nightingale Place has beautiful view directly across Clapham Common. Upon completion facilities will include a health club, cinema, library and restaurant akin to a boutique London hotel. There's also a home care service, providing a beautiful and secure place to live independently. This over 55's retirement village is the ideal choice for those looking to 'right-size' their property near central London, and enjoy the very best in luxury retirement living in Clapham with magnificent facilities.
Clapham Common is one of the largest open spaces in London situated between Battersea and Balham. It covers 220 acres of green spaces, three ponds and pathaways surrounded by large trees.
Audley Nightingale Place is situated right on the edge of Clapham Common, offering fantastic views. An oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of London, the common provides a wonderful recreational space.
Just a 20 minute walk from the Clapham Common is the leading independent contemporary arts organisation called Studio Voltaire. The non-profit gallery and artist studios in Clapham focuses on contemporary arts, exhibitions, performances, and live events. Exhibiting artists have included: Phyllida Barlow, Judith Bernstein, Monster Chetwynd, Anne Collier, Nicole Eisenman, Sharon Hayes, Jamian Juliano–Villani, Sanya Kantarovsky, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Cookie Mueller & Vittorio Scarpati, Henrik Olesen, The Neo Naturists, Elizabeth Price, Charlotte Prodger, Richard Slee, Jo Spence, Cathy Wilkes.
Every Saturday between 10am and 4pm, you can find a delicious variety of fresh food market stalls just above the north-east corner of Clapham Common. The market guarantees that all products are locally sourced and sold at a reasonable price. You can also trek further afield for your fresh produce - a 30 minute drive will get you to Crockford Bridge Farm in Addlestone, where you can pick your own fruit and vegetables.
Clapham boasts a huge variety of restaurants, pubs, bars, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Whether you're looking for Michelin standard fine dining or an afternoon cream tea, Clapham has it all. Time Out have some great suggestions of the best restaurants on Nightingale Place's doorstep.