Postcode district: SM6
The area of SM6 is centred around Wallington and includes South Beddington, Hackbridge, Beddington Park, Bandonhill, Woodcote Green and Roundshaw. The northern boundary approximately follows Hackbridge Road and Mile Road, before following the eastern boundary south, along Beddington Lane, Plough Lane and then Forester Drive. The southern boundary is loosely demarcated by Foxley Lane and Little Woodcote Lane, whilst the western boundary follows Woodmansterne Road, The Beeches Avenue and Park Hill. The SM6 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Beddington North, Beddington South, Carshalton South and Clockhouse, Hackbridge, Hackbridge Station, Sutton, Wallington, Wallington North, Wallington South, Wallington Station and Wandle Valley.
Wallington is listed in the Doomsday Book of 1086 as Waletone, meaning village of the Britons. However, it was in the nineteenth century, with the arrival of the railway, that area began to develop into the area as we know it today.
The area around Wallington is popular amongst families, and with regular commuter trains into London provides an ideal family environment with substantial, affordable homes and access to open spaces. Warnham Court Road, Oaks Way and Princes Avenue all have family homes with five bedrooms and a garden, for less than half a million pounds. For those looking for a three bed terrace, the streets of Tharp Road, Stafford Road and Plough Lane all have three bedroomed homes for less than £300,000 and are conveniently located near to Mellows Park.