Moving into Berrylands

4 weeks ago...

My partner and I are looking at moving into the top end of Berrylands, near the station. Just wonder if anyone living in this area can tell us about their experiences here - good place to live? Safe? Tranquil? Local amenities? Happiness factor?! Would really appreciate any genuine feedback. Thanks, in advance

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Definitely spend some time there first! There is often an unpleasant smell emanating from the sewage works. A lot of people don't seem to notice it or mind it, but I find it awful, especially in the summer.

Apart from that, it is nice enough. It is cheaper than a lot of the rest of Surbiton as it lacks the river, bars, restaurants, amenities and fast trains.

Where it makes up for that is being quieter, with lower levels of crime and a zone 5 station (Surbiton is in zone 6) that you may even allow you to get a seat on a train in the morning. Trains take 30 minutes, which is still quite quick compared to most places in Z5/6.

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