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Hyde Farm Estate

On the doorstep of Tooting Bec Common and moments away from Balham

"A mixture of independent and high street shops line Streatham High Road, which has seen great development over the past few years."

Chris Campbell

"A great mix of independent and high street stores gives Balham a real community feel that always impresses my clients."

Chris 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 Hyde Farm Estate locals go?


Amazing place for food and particularly busy at the weekends for breakfast - you can often find queues there, it's so popular!!

Perfect Blend

Lovely place for a coffee in the morning before getting in to the office and amazing cooked breakfasts with thick milkshakes. It turns into a bar at night with an extensive cocktail menu and it's open until 2am!

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.

Blackbird Bakery

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

Brooks and Gao

One of only a few decent coffee shops on Streatham High Road. It's slightly pricier than its competitors, but for the quality of the food and coffee, it's justified.


A great recently opened restaurant on Streatham Hill. Go here for something completely different to the other places in the area.

Lavish Habit

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.

Bar 61

The owners who are friendly and love a chat and a joke. The bar sells great tapas and you can enjoy an old fashioned leisurely lunch in a bar that has the atmosphere of a bygone age - love it.

Streatham Wine House

Excellent wine by the bottle or special wines can be tasted by the glass.

The Hamlet

The best decor I have ever seen in a bar. The Hamlet is almost like a Hidden Gem in Streatham. Beautiful food, cocktails and staff.

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.

Tariq Halal Meats

An amazing butchers in Streatham that is part of a small franchise of equally great stores.

Camden Coffee House

If you're feeling tired and in need of a caffeine hit, Camden Coffee House is the place to go! #bestcoffeeintown

La Casita

A fantastic choice of Spanish food and drink all at great value!

Tooting Bec Lido

A great place for a swim! Because it's an open air pool, it's ideal in the summer.

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"The original pitch of the Oval cricket ground was 10,000 squares of turf from Tooting Common."

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Child-friendly activities near Hyde Farm Estate

Jelly Tots Parent and Toddler Group

St Stephens Church
This group is aimed at under 4s, with lots of toys, soft play, art activities, baby area for under ones and singing at the end of each session. Tea/ coffee and biscuits for adults, juice for children.

NCT Balham Pitter Patter

St Stephen's Church
Aimed at parents and carers of newborns crawlers and those attempting their first steps. Join us for refreshments and take the opportunity to meet and chat with others going through the same experiences in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The babies will be able to enjoy some very gentle activities such as singing soft play and stories especially aimed at little ones. Day: Wednesdays Time: 10.00-11.30 Where: St Stephen's Church Weir Road Balham SW12 0NU Age range: under ones Donation: £2.00 per child Contact: pitterpatterbalham@gmail.com Website

Pitter Patter Parent and Toddler Group

St Stephen's Parish Church
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This group is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-1 years. Attending the group can: give parents/carers a chance to get support and advice, start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. There is no need to book just drop in.

Pitter Patter

St Stephen's Church
Aimed at babies under 12 months, Pitter Patter is also for mothers, fathers and carers. Join us in St Stephens Church and take the opportunity to meet and chat with others going through the same experiences in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The babies will be able to enjoy some very gentle activities such as singing, soft play and stories, especially aimed at little ones.

NCT Balham Runaround

St Stephen's Church
Aimed at children aged 0 to 4 years with a soft area for babies. Join us for play craft and singing. Snack time for the children and tea/coffee & biscuits for the adults. Day: Fridays Time: 9.45-11.15 Where: St Stephen's Church Weir Road Balham SW12 0NU Age range: 0 - 4 years Donation: £2 first child 50p additional siblings. Contact: runaround@claphamnct.com

Hedgesparrows - an outdoor nature group for parents and toddlers

Tooting Bec Common
Gathered together outside in the natural environment children are free to explore their surroundings. There is a seasonal craft using naturally found objects and materials followed by (organic) snack time and then we finish with ringtime Website

Parent and Child Group

Waldorf School of SW London
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/cares can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. This is an Early Years group for 0 - 3 year olds held indoors. In a quiet relaxed environment with soft colours and natural materials children play freely with simple wooden toys handmade rag dolls play cloths and nature's toys like conkers shells and pinecones. There is a seasonal craft or activity drawing with pure beeswax crayons then tidying-up time is followed by a wholesome organic snack and the session ends with ring time singing seasonal songs and playing finger games. Website
  1. About Hyde Farm Estate

    The Hyde Farm Estate is a residential area situated in Balham, a district of south London, in the United Kingdom. The Hyde Farm Estate was developed between 1896 and 1916 by Ernest Hayes-Dashwood. It is bounded to the south by Emmanuel Road, which in turn determines the northern boundary of Tooting Common. To the east, the boundary is formed by Radbourne Road, with Hydethorpe and Haverhill Roads to the north and west, respectively, completing the perimeter. On 13 February 1996 the London Borough of Lambeth designated a portion of the estate as a Conservation Area under the Civic Amenities Act 1967.

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