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Between the Commons

Rows of delightful period properties and outstanding schools

"It's fun to watch the ducks swim across the ponds at Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

"Northcote Road, Battersea is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, pick up fresh groceries or go for a drink after work."

William Campbell

"Clapham Common is the place to be in south west London when the sun's out."

David Law

What is your favourite place?

Where do Between the Commons locals go?

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 Breakfast Club

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

Pizza Metro

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

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 Northcote

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

Gigalum

This bar serves drink and food throughout the day, but by night it becomes one of the most popular music venues in Clapham. There's DJs and dancing in the garden until the early hours.

Clapham Common

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

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

Battersea Arts Centre

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

Chez Bruce

Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.

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.

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.

Balham Bowls Club

The heartbeat of Balham's nightlife, this vibrant pub is open until 1am Friday and Saturday and also serves food from the bar and dining area.

Blackbird Bakery

A cafe selling delicious coffee, cakes, bread and healthy juices ready to go.

Hot Power Yoga

Hot Power Yoga has 2 sites they practice in, either in Lambeth College or at The Balance Studio on Gauden Road. The teachers are lovely and the times vary from 6:30am to 9pm so very flexible.

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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 Between the Commons

Buggyfit with Eliza DoAlot

Common Ground Cafe
Buggyfit classes are an hour long, and usually involve a 3 - 5 mile route in total. Classes start with a moderate warm up walk, moving into a power walk or run to raise our heart rates. This is when we start to burn fat! Each class includes group exercises specifically selected to strengthen and tone particular muscle groups, and enable us to cope with the demands of motherhood. We finish off with a cool down and stretch. Prices: £10 to drop in /£42.50 for 5 / £72.50 for 10 Website

NCT Battersea Babies & Crawlers

St Michaels Church (main entrance)
Friendly and informal baby group for parents of newborns and crawlers through to those venturing out and taking their first few independent steps. A great opportunity to meet and chat with other parents in the area and to share similar experiences. Newborns to those taking their first steps Donation: £2 Website

Superhero Film Shoots! -Studio Film School Balham

Broomwood Hall School
Inspired by our favourite comic book films, this four day workshop will see us creating green screen effects, dazzling stunts and action set pieces to make a superhero spectacular. Try your hand at filmmaking on an epic scale: the world needs you! For more information, please contact info@studiofilmschool.co.uk. Website

Fancy Footwork

St. Luke's Community Hall
This service runs a dance programme offering movement to music ballet jazz modern musical theatre and tap classes. Children and young people from 2 to 17 years old can join these classes. This service aims to: impart the joy of dance to children and young people, give children and young people an appreciation of the art of dance, provide a positive and fun atmosphere, and get children and young people ready to take Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) exams if they want to. Classes are held at a range of venues and times. You need to book for all classes. You have to bring suitable clothing and footwear to classes. Please contact Fancy Footwork for more information. Website

Baby Massage with Susan Patterson-Smith

The Studio, 2nd Floor, Thurleigh Road Practice
Clinical research has shown that positive, loving, nurturing touch has an important impact on a baby's development. Baby massage is something that every parent can learn - providing benefits to both the baby and parent. Website

Superhero Film Shoots! -Studio Film School Balham

Broomwood Hall School
Inspired by our favourite comic book films, this four day workshop will see us creating green screen effects, dazzling stunts and action set pieces to make a superhero spectacular. Try your hand at filmmaking on an epic scale: the world needs you! For more information, please contact info@studiofilmschool.co.uk. Website

Amanda's Action Club

Skylark Cafe,
This class is a fun way to tire little ones out, Amanda gets the kids up and dancing to a variety of songs and with each song there is a themed toy/object for them to shake, hold or play with. Website
  1. About Between the Commons

    'Between the Commons' is a popular residential area in south London, between Wandsworth and Clapham Commons. It is bounded to the north by Battersea Rise and to the south by Nightingale Lane. It can also be referred to locally as 'Nappy Valley' due to the high numbers of young families living there.

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