With plenty of local independent businesses and some delightful places to eat and drink, it’s hard not to fall in love with the buzzy and vibrant culture along Hildreth Street, particularly on a Sunday morning.
Sharing borders with Tooting, Streatham, Clapham South and Wandsworth means Balham has plenty of open green spaces to enjoy. That makes it four ‘Commons’ on its doorsteps!
Balham is populated with a number of good and outstanding schools, as rated by Ofsted. Balham’s location also makes it perfect for students studying at any of the London universities.
Did You Know?
When it opened in 1937 with 677 apartments, Du Cane Court (the Art Deco block on Balham High rd) was the largest block of flats in Europe built for residential occupation.