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Culture: The Tooting Arts Club is a theatre company that works with local businesses to match productions with venues, such as putting on Sweeney Todd in Harrington’s pie and mash shop. Crafty types might like to take a trip to the London Sewing Machine Museum to see machines owned by the likes of Queen Victoria, and perhaps pick up some sewing supplies on the way out. 

Channel 4 award winning documentary series 24 Hours in A&E was filmed at St George's Hospital in Tooting.[22]

Since the parliamentary constituency of Tooting was founded, it has always been a seat held by the Labour Party.

Bus: Tooting is well served for buses, with routes 44 (Victoria), 57 (Kingston), 77 (Waterloo), 333 (Elephant & Castle), and 355 (Brixton) all passing through the area. There is also a night bus, the N44.

The modern Tooting seat is a simplified name, as it contains much of Balham, Wandsworth Common and Earlsfield, yet the southernmost parts of the area that self-identifies as Tooting are actually in the London Borough of Merton and so in the Mitcham and Morden seat.

Cycle: Tooting is on the CS7 cycle superhighway, offering a faster and safer cycle route into the City. 

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Hang out at… Chicken Shop. Or visit Tooting's fantastic South Indian restaurants, such as Dosa n Chutny.

The Ealing Studios film Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), starring Alec Guinness, references Tooting Bec as where one of the characters is living. The BBC comedy series Hugh & I (1962–67) was set in the fictional Lobelia Avenue in Tooting.[17]

Tube: Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway stations are both on the Northern Line, linking the area to Waterloo or London Bridge in about 20 minutes, and to Moorgate in 25 minutes. 

The phrase "Ting Tong from Tooting" is associated with the character Ting Tong from the UK comedy sketch show Little Britain.

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The Kitchens of Distinction (who formed in the area) recorded "On Tooting Broadway Station" on their album The Death of Cool (1992).

Road: The London Road in Tooting leads directly to the A23, which means that the South Coast is only an hour and a half away, and that connects to the M25, giving easy access to the rest of the country.

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The case against House prices aside, very little. In fact, it's a wonder it has taken this long for lovely Tooting to be "discovered". I guess the carbon monoxide belches rather.

2010-present: The London Borough of Wandsworth wards of Bedford, Earlsfield, Furzedown, Graveney, Nightingale, Tooting, and Wandsworth Common.


Tooting Bec appears in the book The Meaning of Liff, defined as the situation in which a driver sounds his or her horn at a car in front, only to discover that the car in front is parked.

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Upper Tooting, or Tooting Bec (for centuries administered as part of Streatham), appears as a manor held by the Abbey of Hellouin Bec, in Normandy, thus acquiring the "Bec" in its name. Its domesday assets were 5 hides. It had 5 1⁄2 ploughlands and so was assessed as rendering £7.[5]

Tooting Together is a major new campaign that unites local people, the council, the Tooting Town Centre Partnership, local businesses and other groups

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Tooting is a constituency[n 1] represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2016 by Rosena Allin-Khan, a member of the Labour Party.

Rail: Thameslink services run through Tooting station with trains to St Albans via Blackfriars to the north and Sutton via Wimbledon to the south. 

Large Asian, African and European specialist food supermarket and Cash and Carry. Open 7 days, 9am to 7pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 6pm on Sunday's. Also on site is The Visa Application Centre for India, authorised by the High Comission of India to handle Indian Visa Applications. We also provide a courier service to India, door

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It also has several bus links, with routes to and from Central London, Croydon, Sutton and Kingston amongst others.[12]

The BBC comedy series Citizen Smith (1977–80) was set in Tooting and popularised the cry "Freedom for Tooting!". The lead character in the series, Wolfie Smith (Robert Lindsay), was the founder of a fictional revolutionary socialist political organisation, the Tooting Popular Front.[18]

Getting away: Gatwick and Heathrow airports are less than an hour away by road or public transport.

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As with many of South London's suburbs, Tooting developed during the late Victorian period.[6] Some development occurred in the Edwardian era but another large spurt in growth happened during the 1920s and '30s.