Covering the area of Barnes in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames, SW13 has become a much sought after area for residential properties. It boasts attractive open spaces, fine architecture and a wonderful ambiance with real charm and character. Part of a conservation area, some of the architecture in SW13 is stunning, with wonderful Georgian mansions and a mix of 18th and 19th century buildings. One of the first jazz venues in Britain can be found here in the form of the historic Bull’s Head. You can also enjoy the charm and buzz of the open air markets and fetes that take place here in attractive surroundings. Local sights and attractions include WWT London Wetland Centre, Barnes Common and Barnes Green.
You will find a variety of businesses and professionals occupy the office space and retail units across SW13. Some of the businesses that are situated here include healthcare providers, fine art dealers, lettings agents, publishers and a variety of retailers and small independent shops.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You can enjoy an array of entertainment in and around SW13. Riverside Studios provides access to some great theatre performances while the Half Moon is the place to go for live music. The Lyric Hammersmith is another great theatre that was moved brick by brick from its former location to avoid demolition. A choice of cuisine is available in the myriad of restaurants in and around SW13. Enjoy the great Italian cooking at Riva, sample modern European cuisine at Sonny’s or enjoy a taste of the Middle East at Darius Restaurant.
You can get around with ease in SW13, as it boasts good transport links. You can access mainline services from Barnes and Barnes Bridge railway stations while a number of secure car parks in the vicinity are ideal for those who want to drive in SW13. For those who prefer not to drive, there are plenty of taxis and reliable bus services that run through the area.