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Wandsworth Common

A locals' guide to Wandsworth Common

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

Rupert Greig

"There are some breathtaking properties neighbouring Wandsworth Common."

Rupert Greig

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

Chris Campbell

What is your favourite place?

Where do Wandsworth Common locals go?

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.

Chez Bruce

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

The Northcote

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

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.

Camden Coffee House

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

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.

Refill

The best Caribbean restaurant in Tooting Bec and their lunch deal is only £3.50!

Pizza Metro

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

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.

The Breakfast Club

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

Jack's at the Junction

Great breakfasts and always busy!

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.

Battersea Arts Centre

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

Blackbird Bakery

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

Milk

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

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Clapham Junction, Balham, Earlsfield, Wandsworth, Battersea, Clapham, Imperial Wharf, Tooting, Southfields and Clapham North

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"The 'Toast Rack' running between Trinity Road and Wandsworth Common takes its name from the toast rack shape it has when plotted on a map."

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Child-friendly activities near Wandsworth Common

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

Story Time Sundays

The County Arms
County Arms kids are invited to come on a journey of the imagination with Amarillo Arts. Will you be battling dragons, exploring the deepest jungle or blasting off into space? Every Sunday at 1pm & 2pm Website

Pre-School Football

Romany Scouts Hut
Inspire Pre School Football Fun courses have been running now for over 4 years and due to continued popularity we are now offering extra dates. Inspire Pre School football sessions will consist of playing fun games and activities to aid your child's social development skills (listening, sharing, taking turns and teamwork) whilst making new friends along the way and having lots of FUN!  Session 1: 1pm-1:35pm- 3 years - 4.5 years Session 2: 1:45pm-2:15pm - 2 years - 3.5 years Website

Baby Rhyme Time-Northcote Library

Northcote Library
This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-2 years old. Families can: -listen to popular songs and rhymes that will help --your child learn; -make friends and socialise; and -help develop your child's imagination Website

TinyTalk Baby Signing - Wandsworth Hearing Support Service

Wandsworth Hearing Support Service
TinyTalk baby signing classes encourage communication in pre-verbal babies through signing & singing. Babies have a lot to say and if they can communicate their needs, frustration on both parts can be avoided. Which leads to happier babies & mommies. 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

Toddler Craft Mornings

Cafe 207
It is a chance for children aged two to five years to try out some simple arts and craft in the comfort of the back room in the Café. Parents and carers need to be with their child to help them. We charge a small fee for materials. Website
  1. About Wandsworth Common

    Wandsworth Common is a public common in Wandsworth, south London. It is close to Clapham Common and Wandsworth Common railway station. It is wholly in the London borough of Wandsworth. There is a large area to the east of the train line, which is mainly used for competitive sports (mainly football, touch rugby and rounders). There are a number of ponds and a lake, which can be used for fishing (with a permit). Houses on the Wandsworth (SW18) side are in what is known as the 'Toast Rack' and are large Victorian semis and detached homes, some with blue plaques denoting notable residents who previously lived there. Thera are many 'boutique' shops along Bellevue Road, surrounded by up-market Victorian/Edwardian housing.

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