With Harrods and Harvey Nichols a short bus, car, cycle or tube ride away we’re not short of great shops. Here are some of the more out of the way places that residents recommend.

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Extensive shopping with a wide range of shops from high street names to independent boutiques are to be found in Putney, Wimbledon Village, Wimbledon, Fulham and Chelsea and all are within easy distance of Lynden Gate by car, bus or tube.

In Putney in particular we have the fairly upmarket retailers like Jigsaw and M&S on the High Street and Monsoon, Gap, Fatface and Next in Putney Exchange also Topshop coming this summer (2009). And in Wimbledon Village there are Cath Kidston, LK Bennett, MaxMara, Matches (and good restaurants/bistros – see eating out).