Neighbouring regions... Thornton Heath is in the borough of Croydon, click the links to see other regions.
House prices in Thornton Heath are cheap compared to many areas in the capital, and despite being in south London and in zone 4 (i.e. there is no tube), Victoria station is just 20 minutes away by overground. The last decade has seen a new multi-million pound leisure centre open and the high street contains all the usual chains, however Croydon, which is just a bus ride away, is the main hub for retail and nightlife. The area also boasts many open spaces with a rich wildlife – Thornton Head Pond is a favourite outdoors spot - as there is plenty of greenery within and surrounding Thornton Heath.