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Clapham Junction

Exceptional commuter convenience paired with plenty of places to eat and drink

"Clapham Junction is the busiest station in Britain measured by the number of trains passing through there every day."

Stephanie Kele

"Clapham Junction is one of south west London's shopping and entertainment destinations."

David Law

"The legendary Clapham Grand has almost become a rite of passage for Claphamites..."

David Law

What is your favourite place?

Where do Clapham Junction locals go?

Flour to the People

Gorgeous local sourdough bakery that makes amazing coffees and fry ups - even homemade baked beans and perfect poached eggs!

The Latchmere

A lovely pub in Battersea with a great garden at the back!

The Breakfast Club

This is the place to go for breakfast in London! Massive portions and breakfast food all day long...

Battersea Arts Centre

Whether you're into theatre, comedy or the fantastic annual ale festival, Battersea Arts Centre always has something interesting on.

The Northcote

This rustic pub should be your first stop when going for drinks along Northcote Road. They also serve great pub grub.

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

Pizza Metro

A cheerful Neapolitan restaurant with a wood burning oven famed for its metre-long pizzas and great social atmosphere and service.

Powder Keg Diplomacy

Always worth a visit for a drink or two. The cocktails are original, homemade and more a piece of art for all your senses. The in-house infused eucalyptus gin is wonderful stuff and the wine list has been composed with imagination and care.

Be At One

Super tasty cocktails and a fantastic happy hour, where all cocktails are 2-4-1. The staff are so friendly and there's a good vibe here on a Friday and Saturday night.


The best Italian cappuccino in London and friendly people too!

The Woodman

A lively neighbourhood pub serving great food and Badger ales on draft.

Wandsworth Common

One of the best places south of the Thames to walk your dog on a Sunday morning. There is also a fantastic coffee shop inside the park where you can meet friends and catch up on the week.

The Ship

There is no better pub on a Sunday for a boozy session! It has a huge outside area looking out over the banks of the Thames by Wandsworth Bridge.

Clapham Common

A beautiful park to take the kids to or take part in a fitness boot camp!

Free Fitness Clapham

For just £40 per month, you can take advantage of 6 classes a week, which include a running club, martial arts and Insanity workouts. You can also hire personal trainers for 1 on 1 sessions.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Battersea, Wandsworth Common, Imperial Wharf, Clapham, Wandsworth, Balham, Chelsea, Nine Elms, Clapham North and Earlsfield

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Why do you find Clapham Junction a great place to live?


"This is the best area in London for an eclectic collection of cafes, restaurants and bars on your doorstep. Plus Europe's biggest train station!"

January 2015


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"Numbering amongst Battersea's wealth of past and present celebrity residents are Bob Geldof, J.K. Rowling and Brian Cox."

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Child-friendly activities near Clapham Junction

SportsFusion Mini Kickers

Latchmere Leisure Centre Burns Road
SportsFusion Mini Kickers is an innovative program that introduces children aged 3 - 7 to team sports through football. We create a fun, safe and structured environment for our members where they learn the fundamentals of team play, such as respect, communication and sportsmanship. Website


Northcote Library
Storytime is half an hour of songs stories and rhymes. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 2-4 years. Families can: make friends and socialise, listen to popular stories that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. Website

Battersea Sports Centre- Holiday Fun

Battersea Sports Centre
Multi-sport games and activities that will help develop fundamental motor skills. Children are also given opportunities to win prizes. The activities include Street Dance, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Go- Karting. Website

Baby Bright Mother and Toddler group

The Old Choir Vestry, St Barnabas Church
A very popular group for parents and children aged 18 months to 2 1/2 years. Sessions run 5 mornings a week. Advanced bookings required. £132 per term Website

Jiggle Jive dance for under 5s

Battersea Arts Centre
The Jiggle Jive drop-in class is based in Clapham, London and is a creative, funky 45 minute dance class for 0 - 3yrs. Jiggle Jive uses lots of fun props and a wide variety of music including Motown, Pop and R&B to get everyone dancing. This class has a relaxed environment allowing children to explore movement, have fun and build confidence using their bodies. Website

Stay and Play (under 1s)

Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
This is a Stay and Play drop-in session for parents/carers and their children to play together as well as an opportunity to meet new people. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-1 years. Benefits of taking part in the session include: increased understanding of your baby opportunities to meet new people and make friends special time with your baby Please just drop in there is no need to book. Website


Battersea Library
Come and listen to stories with your child. This session is for children aged 2-4 years old together with their parents/carers. Babies and younger children are also welcome. Families can: come and make friends, listen to popular stories that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. There is no need to book just turn up. Please note these sessions are for members of Wandsworth libraries only. If you would like to join the library you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card which will allow you to borrow items and attend this type of session. Website
  1. About Clapham Junction

    Clapham Junction is best known for its busy railway station near St John's Hill in the south-west of Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is not in Clapham; the area around the station is commonly identified as Clapham Junction. Many rail routes from London's two busiest termini, Waterloo and Victoria, funnel through the station making it one of the busiest in Europe by number of trains using it, more than one hundred an hour outside peak periods.

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