About Heart Streatham

Spring is coming with a blaze of greenery for Streatham! Also the new lighting schemes, new and more trees planted, banners and flowers along the High Road are all adding to the colour – and Heart Streatham is in the middle of it celebrating the beauty all around us! The colour magazine from the heart of Streatham from those with a heart 
for Streatham, of, by and for Streatham.

But we don't want to hide behind a title; let us introduce ourselves:

Picture of Lee Alley, Editor and Commercial Director of Heart StreathamLee Alley has been involved in Streatham civic society since haranguing Keith Hill MP for new street lighting near his house in 1999. He was chair of the Streatham Business Board for four years or so until the overwhelming Yes vote for it to become the inStreatham Business improvement District and then chaired Streatham Action for two years. He's a local resident, entrepreneur, parent and shopper, indie music fan and has lived in Streatham for 21 years.

Jane Wroe-Wright has worked with local and national newspapers from Fleet Street to small-town Midlands and Scotland, building advertising, increasing readership and incorporating new media into an ageing print business. Picture of Jane Wroe-Wright, Publisher and editor of Heart Streatham magazineShe's recently built a media headhunting business into a global force and is now bringing this talent to making the Streatham colour magazine the equal of any local magazine in the country! She's also a local resident of seven years, a parent, shopper and connoisseur of Streatham's finest coffee houses.

Come up and say “Hi!” We want to meet you, hear from you, discuss with you and if we don't get to meet you in person, we're putting together a complete online presence to carry the news and the conversation in between magazine issues.

You can find us elsewhere online via links to our Facebook and Google+ pages as well as Twitter just over to the left.

We're there, in your letterbox and always only an email away.

We ❤​ Streatham and we're sure you do too!

Heart Streatham articles

You’ve probably heard the name “Kardashian” a couple of times if you’ve every picked up a newspaper or checked your social media feeds. After a...

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Image of possibly illegally banned right hand turn into Hopton Road

Streatham residents have been forced to take long diversions to get to their homes because Transport for London with the support of Lambeth...

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Photo of the So and So Arts Club's presentation of Women at War

The So and So Arts Club is proud to present the Women and War Exodus festival  at the beautiful Streatham Hill Theatre, where we hope to one day...

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Photo of the DOLPH Project at Sunnyhill Primary

Last year DOLPH were approached by the staff at Sunnyhill Primary School to come up with a project as part of their Art Week at the end of Term 3...

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Image of Homecooks Project Logo

Homecooks is a new project to connect Streatham's older residents with their neighbours founded by Streatham resident, Hattie Lambrou.

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Photo of Hannah Northedge in cute blue top she bought at the British Heart Foundation shop on the Streatham High Road

By: Hannah Northedge

I moved to Gipsy Hill from Lewisham five years ago and I've been enjoying exploring the surrounding areas ever since...

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Image of 19th century David Cox painting of Streatham Common

No doubt you have looked westward from Streatham Common to view the expanse of the Wandle Valley and the misty shapes of the North Downs beyond....

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Image of houses in Streatham

By: Alexander Vine of Divine Property Search

Chaos, destruction... a mess. Words that described the election, depending...

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Image of Hillsdie Gardens Park in Streatham on a sunny day

Wow, what a month! May started pensively; a bit chilly but by Kite Day things really hotted up! In fact so much that the ice rink melted for a day...

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We at Heart Streatham see it as our job to bring out the detail on local issues affecting Streatham, as regards the facts as we know them and as...

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We are very fortunate to have a wide variety of retailers, supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops and bars in the High Road with many being...

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Image of Streatham Central Church splash logo

It may surprise you to hear that Alex Lyell, pastor of Streatham Central Church (SCC), will be baptised into his own church on Sunday 11 June. The...

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