This large suburban village is on the border of Greater London and Surrey and comprises of North Cheam and Cheam Village. Steeped in history, Cheam has quite a few listed buildings including Whitehall, Nonsuch Mansion and the Lumley Chapel.
Cheam Village offers a wide range of independent retailers alongside a Pizza Express and Waitrose and provides access to Nonsuch Park, home to wide open space and Nonsuch Mansion. The mainline train station just outside of the village services central London with trains to Victoria taking approximately 30 minutes.
COUNCIL TAX BANDS
Sutton Council arrange monthly payments over 10 months.
RESTAURANTS AND LEISURE FACILITIES
TAS TURKISH RESTAURANT, 555 London Road, Cheam, SM3 9AE
Serving up traditional Turkish fayre, this restaurant is a great choice for both vegetarians and meat-eaters thanks to the wide ranging menu and real charcoal grill. If you fancy a reasonable lunchtime pit stop the lunch menu offers 3 courses for £6.95 (available Mon-Fri, 12 – 3pm).
T: 020 8127 4810
THE GRUMPY MOLE, Inn on the Park, Ewell Road, Cheam, SM3 8AA
A one stop shop for great lunch and dinner classics, the Cheam outpost of The Grumpy Mole caters for everyone. Sunday’s are roast dinner days and they also offer a veritable treat in the form of delicious afternoon tea. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.
T: 020 8394 2000
LOVE CREPE, 26 High Street, Cheam Village, SM3 8RL (open Tuesday – Sunday)
Drop in here at any time of day for a tasty selection of savoury and sweet crepes served up by a friendly team of staff. Make sure you wash them down with one of their ice cream milkshakes.
T: 020 3302 7566
VILLAGE CERAMICS, 31 Station Way, Cheam Village, SM3 8SP
This pottery shop has been on the block since 1997 offering kids (and adults) the chance to create their own ceramic gifts. You can pay-as-you-paint, hold a children’s party, create personalised presents for a special occasion or design mosaics and prints.
T: 020 8661 7837
CHEAM LEISURE CENTRE, Malden Road, Cheam, SM3 8EP
Newly refurbished, this local leisure centre offers reasonable membership and includes a gym, swimming pool, group exercise timetable, health suite and squash court. Also on offer are swimming lessons and ‘Gym Active’ – a gym membership for 11-15 year olds.
T: 020 8644 2891