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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

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

David Law

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

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!

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.

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

The Breakfast Club

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

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.

Pizza Metro

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

The Northcote

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

The Latchmere

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

Battersea Arts Centre

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


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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"Inaccurately named, Clapham Junction Station is in fact in Battersea and is the busiest railway station in the UK."

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Child-friendly activities near Clapham Junction


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

York Gardens One O'clock Childrens' Centre

York Gardens Children's Centre
Daily ""stay and play"" sessions for children aged 5 and under with their parent or carer. Various activities take place at the centre painting, snad and water play and many creative activities. the centre also has links with health services. There is a named link with a health visitor and Speech and language therapist. Please contact centre for further information. Website

Pregnancy and post-natal yoga

Bikram Yoga
Learn a combination of breathing exercises physical postures and improve fitness. Learn Yoga as a way of keeping fit and healthy. All levels are welcome. For pregnancy after 1st trimester for postnatal after get ok from Doc/midwife to exercise. You can: make friends and socialise, learn new skills, and have fun. Babies can come along up to 9 months or crawling. Need a towel to practice on and a blanket for baby. Can hire towels and buy water at the studio if needed. Mats provided but can bring own mat if preferred. Visit the website for more details. First 3 classes for £35 or £15 per class 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

Table Tennis Club

Providence House Youth Club
Come and join in a friendly table tennis club and improve your skills, shots and techniques. Young people can improve their skills and technique, stay fit and healthy and make friends and socialize. Website

Healthy Cooking Workshops

Chesterton Primary School and Centre for Children and Families
These sessions aim to teach parents/carers how to cook healthy food for their families on a budget. This session is for parents and carers of 2-5 year olds. You will learn: How to keep your family healthy Fun new recipes How to manage your family food budget Please call to book a place. Website

Tin Pan Annie Music

St Barnabas' Church
Designed to stimulate, educate and get the maximum benefit from live music whilst having a great time, Tin Pan Annie music is the leading provider of quality live music classes for children in South London, with hundreds of children attending our weekly half-hour classes in various venues. We are highly regarded and valued by local nurseries and preparatory schools where we also provide classes Block rates are £8.50 per class £12 for two siblings over six months old lf you can't commit to a regular weekly slot, our ad-hoc class rate is £10 per class £14 for two siblings 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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