Posts Tagged ‘Magdalen Estate’


Cycling Around the Magdalen Estate

Since Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been in charge, he’s been very keen indeed to get residents of our fine city on their bikes, peddling their way to work or school, in aid of getting a few cars off the roads, reducing pollution, as well as helping people get fit and reduce their travel […]

Summer Playschemes around the Magdalen Estate

School’s out for summer, which doesn’t necessarily mean that Mum and Dad are on holiday too….but it does mean that you may be keen to find some lovely activities for your children to participate in, to keep them occupied, help to make some new friends, and also keep your mind at rest that they’re doing […]

Healthcare around the Magdalen Estate

If you are relocating to the Magdalen Estate, or perhaps have already moved in, there is something comforting about knowing that if you or your family are feeling a little under the weather, good healthcare (whatever your ailment) is not too far away. St George’s Hospital in Tooting, with an entrance just off Garratt Lane, […]

Annual Open House for Local Artists

One of the things we love the most about The Magdalen Estate area is the local talent that lays hidden within it, ready to be discovered. Even with the year just beginning, and the weather remaining chilly, we still have the annual Wandsworth Artists’ Open House weekend to look forward to, a chance for talented […]

A History of Wandsworth Common

Whilst we, the good people of the Magdalen Estate, spend many a happy day enjoying the space and facilities that Wandsworth Common provides for us, we are blissfully unaware of the huge amount of history that surrounds it, that has shaped the common we can all appreciate today. Way back in the 11th Century, Wandsworth […]

Rainy Days on the Magdalen Estate

We all know how rainy days have the knack of  making you feel like there’s nothing fun to do, anywhere, ever. However, being locals of the Magdalen Estate, we know that’s not the case, particularly with so many original and fun things available at our disposal. So, if you’re stuck indoors, why not head out […]

Wandsworth Tackle Neighbours from Hell

For those that live in and around the Magdalen Estate area, being such a civilised and homely community that it is, dealing with tricky neighbours is a very rarely something that has to be considered. Some other Wandsworth residents, however, are dealing with serious problems in this area. Cabinet member for housing, Guy Senior, has […]

A Good Night Out in Wandsworth

Let’s face it, sometimes there’s nothing better than leaving the kids in the capable hands of a trusted babysitter, getting out the house for a night with your significant other/best girl friends/the lads, and seeing all the great (and often inexpensive) entertainment that the Magdalen Estate and surrounding areas have to offer. Venturing into Balham- […]

Putney Locals help Homeless Artist

For many selfless people living in the Magdalen Estate and surrounding areas, helping others, giving back to the community and aiding those perhaps less fortunate in their circumstances as themselves, is nothing more than what they feel is right. One such woman, Putney resident Hazel Econs, started an internet campaign to help a young artist […]

Praise for St George’s Training

St George’s, the nearest hospital to the Magdalen Estate and one of the most celebrated medical teaching institutions in the country, has received praise for a new training initiative that trauma staff are being able to make full use of. Having recently received an education grant following a successful Simulation and Technology-enhanced Learning Initiative bid, […]