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Tooting

Tooting Station and Statue

Tooting, London, UK

Tooting developed during the late Victorian period. It remains a vibrant community, but with exciting things to do and see!

Tooting Bec Lido is the largest pool in the UK by surface area. It sits on Tooting Bec Common, between Tooting and Streatham. At 91.5 metres, it is almost twice the length of an Olympic-size pool. In 2017 a new Pavilion building was constructed – which works as a sports hall all-year-round.

Broadway Market and Tooting Market are famous indoor markets, and offer a diverse selection of street cuisines, coffee shops, clothes, records and books. They are open 7 days a week (except public holidays), and both are within a stone’s throw of one another.

It is also known as the setting for the comedy series Citizen Smith, which followed the fictional socialist organisation the Tooting Popular Front.

The Granada Cinema was a classic Art Deco cinema of the 1930s, and developed into an important venue: hosting Jerry Lee Lewis, Frank Sinatra and The Beatles. In May 1991 it was acquired by Gala Bingo, and became the Gala Bingo Club Tooting, and is now a Grade I listed building. It is one of three former cinemas in the UK to possess such status.

Tooting

Tooting, London, UK

Tooting developed during the late Victorian period. It remains a vibrant community, but with exciting things to do and see! Tooting Bec Lido is the largest pool in the UK by surface area. It sits on Tooting Bec Common, between Tooting and Streatham. At 91.5 metres, it is almost twice the length of an Olympic-size […]

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