Prior to the opening of Tooting Broadway station in 1926, trams served Tooting Corner, but were dangerous because they often derailed at the bend.
A large statue of Edward VII, which was paid for by the public in 1911, greets commuters to the station.
Nearby is the Granada, one of London’s grandest art-deco theatres, now a bingo hall. On opening night on 7 September 1931, the film Monte Carlo was screened, and over 2,000 people were turned away. In 1953, Frank Sinatra gave a sell-out performance at the theatre.
Artworks are currently installed at the following stations