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A Quick Overview of Garratt Lane
Garratt Lane is a long street (numbered to 1085) in the London Borough of Wandsworth, part of the A217 road. It connects Wandsworth High Street to Tooting Broadway and is approximately four kilometres long.
It passes through Earlsfield and Summerstown, before their late 19th century development, fields of Wandsworth. Garratt Lane has mixed usage along its length.
- In the north it contains newly developed stores including a large single-storey shopping mall with parking above.
- The stretch between Allfarthing Lane and Burntwood Lane is mainly diverse shophouses including a few professional services.
- The southern portion is mainly residential, although around Summertown there are a few light industries and the Wimbledon Stadium.