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It was mentioned in the Domesday book as ‘Clopeham’, and grew from a small village in rural Surry to become an upper-class area in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.During this time many social reformers moved into the area, including a group who came to be known as ‘The Clapham Sect’.With a distance of two miles between North and Junction, these areas are reasonably distinct and can each be considered to have their own particular ‘tribes’.Famous faces such as JK Rowling, Piers Morgan and the Redgrave acting clan have all lived there at some point, so whichever area you choose, you’ll probably be in good company.With plenty of large Victorian and Georgian terrace houses, this part is popular with middle-class families who want to enjoy the short distance to Central London, while also having good schools and the expansive Clapham Common nearby.The nearest tube station is Clapham Common (Northern Line), located on the corner of the Common and the High Street.

Clapham, London, has spread outwards over the years, and now straddles both the Lambeth and Wandsworth boroughs.As a result it’s considered to be the scruffier end, making it cheaper and popular with recent graduates and students who make the most of the nearby bars and clubs (Infernos, anyone? Clapham North also has its own tube station (Northern line) and an overground station, which makes it ideal for commuting.Also popular with families and the ‘professional middle class’, Clapham South is located between the eponymous tube station at the southern end of the Common, and Balham station further south.If you’re visiting Clapham Junction, we’ve just reviewed some of the best places to eat near Clapham Junction and 15 of the best things about the area. I'm Cat Byers, one of Movebubble's resident experts and researchers, alongside my work as a freelance writer, photographer and food stylist.My work keeps me up to date on the best new food events and openings in London, so I love to write about new pop-ups and places to go out!

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