Balham is located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is a neighbouring area of south London, England. The town’s centre has a lot of restaurants, bars, and shops with major chains. Balham is also known for its local services like independent stores, brasseries, and coffee houses. The area has diversity in both the economy and the culture. The Pakistani, Somali, Irish, Brazilian and Portuguese communities are represented well in Balham.
Postal code: SW12
There are dual means of transportation that people can enjoy in this town.
The stations serving in the town are making connections of Balham to City of London and West End. In the zone 3 of London, a station named as Balham Station serves as an interchange between an underground tube and overground rail.
Several bus routes are connecting different points of town. Currently, working routes are 249, 155, 255, 315, N155 and 355.
The sewing machine museum
This museum is famous for possessing the sewing machine it has of Queen Victoria’s elder daughter.
There is a variety of foods that attract people. You can enjoy French, Italian, Thai, Japanese, Jamaican and Nepalese food in Balham.
The Coffee Shops
If you are coffees enthusiastic, you can find the best coffee shops around the town.
The Cultural Hotspot
You will enjoy the tastes of the culture here in Balham. An institute named as Bedford is famous for the versatility it presents through its stage. Many of the mega stars have been produced through this stage. Many festivals like Balham Literary Festival and Balham Comedy Festival are arranged here.
Fun fact: Ed Sheeran was a part of Bedford Institute.