Colliers Wood opened in 1926 and was designed by Charles Holden.
Nearby is Merton Abbey Mills, an Arts & Crafts village along the river Wandle, with shops, a weekend market, live music, food and a theatre. The important 19th-century designer and textile artist William Morris had his dyeworks at Merton Abbey Mills.
National Trust-run Wandle Valley Regional Park is also based in Colliers Wood.
The first Barclays Cycle Superhighway, known as CS7 and launched in 2010, links Colliers Wood to Southwark Bridge, central London.
Artworks are currently installed at the following stations