Elegant roads lined with period houses in a sought-after pocket of south-west London
"A great mix of independent and high street stores gives Balham a real community feel that always impresses my clients."Chris Campbell
"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."Rupert Greig
"Tooting's popularity is ever growing thanks to its vibrant high street and the soon to be 24-hour service on the Northern Line."Bradley Slade
Where do Heaver Estate locals go?
Camden Coffee House
If you're feeling tired and in need of a caffeine hit, Camden Coffee House is the place to go! #bestcoffeeintown
Submitted by James
Hildreth Street Market
On a miserable English day, the best place to go to put a 'spring' in your step is Hildreth Street Market, where stall owners sell beautiful seasonal flowers.
Submitted by James
Amazing place for food and particularly busy at the weekends for breakfast - you can often find queues there, it's so popular!!
Submitted by Posy
A cafe selling delicious coffee, cakes, bread and healthy juices ready to go.
Submitted by Daisy
Monmouth Coffee and shopping while you chat! It is a furniture store and boutique, as well as a cafe serving breakfast, lunch and sweet treats with friendly, cosy surroundings.
Submitted by Louise
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.
Submitted by James
The best Caribbean restaurant in Tooting Bec and their lunch deal is only £3.50!
Submitted by Akilah
Always great modern European food at this Michelin-starred restaurant. Perfect for a special occasion.
Submitted by Mami
Tooting Bec Lido
A great place for a swim! Because it's an open air pool, it's ideal in the summer.
Submitted by Oliver
An awesome Pakistani restaurant serving delicious curries! Really busy, a lively atmosphere and really good for large groups of people.
Submitted by Oliver
Tooting Broadway Market
One of the busiest markets in the South West, Tooting Market injects life and diversity to the already vibrant Tooting Broadway area. We're always talking about the property market, this is the real market we should be raving about!
Submitted by David
Jump off the tube at Tooting Broadway and straight to the bar! The beer garden is amazing. Definitely one of the best pubs in Tooting and South London.
Submitted by Oliver
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"Built in 1937, Du Cane Court is Balham's largest landmark and Europe's biggest privately owned residential block. Owing to its Art Deco design, it has been used in the filming of ITV's Poirot."
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Child-friendly activities near Heaver Estate
Tooting Bec Athletics TrackTooting Bec Athletics Track
This eight lane fully floodlit facility is open all year round and caters for individual athletes schools and club competitions. The club is home to Herne Hill Harriers Athletic Club and hosts other special events. Children young people and adults of all abilities are welcome. In addition to providing a full range of track and field facilities the pavilion provides: a fully equipped gym, heated changing and showering accommodation, and a refreshment/rest area with automatic vending and a kitchen. Although top class athletes use the service the track is a safe training area for anyone of any standard. You do not have to join a club to use the track. If the track is booked for competition it will be closed to casual users although the gym and changing areas will remain open. Website
Swimming AcademyBalham Leisure Centre
Swimming Academy lessons are delivered under the Swimming Academy brand and follows the Amateur Swimming Association's (ASA) Learn to Swim framework. This uses fun and games to take children from the first splash to full competence in the pool and will ultimately help your child develop confidence in the water. The ASAs Learn to Swim Programme guides your child through ten clearly defined stages and there's a foundation level to get babies as young as six-months-old started. All of the ASA Learn to Swim Programme is supported by the Kellogg's ASA Awards scheme. Children and young people can: enhance their swimming skills improve their fitness have fun Please bring a swimming costume no loose fitting shorts a swimming hat a towel and goggles. Please call to book in advance. Spaces are limited. Website
Balham Leisure CentreBalham Leisure Centre
The service provides many activities and facilities including: a training area childcare large gym sauna and steam room sunbeds exercise classes children's activities over 50s activities swimming lessons. You can visit the website telephone email or drop in for information on activities. You do not have to become a member to use the service but membership will allow you to get discounts on activities. You can use the service during opening times and set activity times. It is advisable to bring: a towel water bottle change of clothes and appropriate footwear. Website
Pram ChorusThe Bedford Side Bar
A fun and friendly daytime choir for parents and carers of pre-school-age children based in Balham. Songs are taught by ear so that you have your hands free to hold jiggle feed or dance with your little one.
Well Baby ClinicBalham Health CLinic
At the Well Baby Clinic you can get advice and guidance about your child. These sessions are for parents/carers and young children aged 0-5 years. The clinic offers the chance for you to: discuss general health issues and worries about your child, have your child weighed, and get advice about feeding. Drop-in session at Balham Health Clinic. You must bring: your personal child health record book, and your baby changing bag.
Perform - BalhamThe Parish Church of St Mary & St John The Divine
Perform runs unique drama dance and singing based workshops as well as parties and holiday courses throughout London and the South East. It is designed for children aged 4-8 years old. At Perform classes children can: meet children in their age group and make new friends, learn as they sing dance and play, improve their confidence and self-esteem, and be active and improve their health. You can contact Perform for further information to book your free first session and to sign your child up for a class. There is a termly fee for classes and places must be booked in advance. Children attending the classes will need comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear as there is a lot of movement involved. Website
NCT Balham Breastfeeding CafeHarrisons Restaurant
Are you breastfeeding a baby or planning to breastfeed? Would you like support or information on breastfeeding? Would you like to meet other breastfeeding mums? Then drop-in at our breastfeeding café for free support and information from qualified NCT breastfeeding counsellors. You'll find a relaxed and friendly environment. ALL welcome. When Every Monday (except bank holidays) 10.00 am & 12.00 noon. Please arrive by 11.30am. Where Private dining room Harrison's 15-18 Bedford Hill SW12 9EX Contact For other enquiries email: Kate firstname.lastname@example.org DONATE to keep our breastfeeding cafe open & free to all www.justgiving.com/claphamnct Website
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