A locals' guide to Telford Park
"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
"From independent shops, green spaces and a short commute, Herne Hill is the perfect combination!"Gary Howorth
Where do Telford Park locals go?
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.
Submitted by Linda
Streatham Wine House
Excellent wine by the bottle or special wines can be tasted by the glass.
Submitted by Vivien
A great recently opened restaurant on Streatham Hill. Go here for something completely different to the other places in the area.
Submitted by Graeme
Tariq Halal Meats
An amazing butchers in Streatham that is part of a small franchise of equally great stores.
Submitted by Ermal
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!
Submitted by Chris
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.
Submitted by Daisy
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
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
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
The best Caribbean food and the rum punch really packs a punch! The platter is amazing and the saltfish fritters with the gravy are unbelievable...
Submitted by Janatpreet
A cafe selling delicious coffee, cakes, bread and healthy juices ready to go.
Submitted by Daisy
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
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 Ginger Pig
As well as sublime sausage and stilton rolls, the Ginger Pig sells a great variety of lunch treats. Limited vegetarian options, but they do serve many of their products with rocket.
Submitted by Gareth
Why do you find Telford Park a great place to live?
"Nestled in between Streatham Hill and Balham and right by the common, it is a quiet place but with so much on the doorstep. "
What do you like about Telford Park?
Did you know?
"The UK's first supermarket was opened in Streatham in 1951."
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Child-friendly activities near Telford Park
Jelly Tots PlaygroupSt 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 0-3 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. Website
Jelly Tots Parent and Toddler GroupSt 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.
Hedgesparrows - an outdoor nature group for parents and toddlersTooting 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
HedgesparrowsTooting Bec Common
An outdoor nature group for parents and toddlers. A short walk leads to a wooded glade where we arrange our base camp. Gathered together outside in the natural environment children are free to explore their surroundings. Parents and children from newborn to three and a half years are welcome. Sessions are held on Tuesday mornings during term time 10-12. Meet at the Triangle Playground at the southern end of Cavendish Road (northern part of Tooting Bec Common) . Attending a he group can: start children meeting and interacting with other children, and help prepare children for starting day care and nursery education. Please bring appropriate clothing for all weather experiences for you and your baby or toddler as well as your own cup plate and blanket. Call for more details. Website
Happy Mondays Parent & Toddler GroupSt Stephens Church
Parent and toddler groups provide a place where parents/carers can take their young children to enjoy play activities and socialise. Set up by a mum looking for an afternoon activity that would fit in with naps and an alternative to going to the park every day. We're a friendly lot and the atmosphere is relaxed. Come along have a drink and a chat while your child has some fun! Aimed at the under 4s soft play art activities baby area for under ones small ball pool. Indoor seesaw climbing frame and trikes/cars. Singing at the end. Tea/coffee and biscuits for parent/carer. Juice and fruit for children.
Parent and Child GroupWaldorf 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
NCT Balham RunaroundSt 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: email@example.com
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