Part of the boroughs of Wandsworth and Lambeth, SW12 comprises Balham, Clapham South and Hyde Farm. A historic area that has evolved from a small settlement, SW12 is now a culturally diverse neighbourhood with a variety of modern facilities available. There is plenty of culture here with a range of festivities taking place, including the Balham Food Festival. A number of cultures and ethnicities are well represented in SW12 including Polish, Pakistani, Somali and Brazilian. SW12 is within easy reach of a variety of attractions and sights, including Sambrook’s Brewery, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Brixton Windmill.
There are a number of offices to let and retail units across SW12, which house a variety of different business types and professionals. Some of the businesses you will find based in SW12 include audio visual production companies, insurance providers, travel agents, charity offices and TV production firms.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you want entertainment in the evenings, you won’t be disappointed in SW12 as there is plenty within easy reach. Take in an evening of great comedy at Banana Cabaret, pay a visit to Battersea Arts Centre or enjoy a relaxing drink in one of the various bars and pubs in the area. If you like to eat out, you can choose from a variety of cuisine and restaurants in and around SW12. For American dishes you can head to The Exhibit while Lamberts Restaurant serves up tasty modern European food. If you fancy sampling tasty Spanish cuisine the curiously named Fat Delicatessen is a good place to go.
A variety of transport modes will enable you to get around with ease in SW12. You can access the underground network via Balham and Tooting Bec tube stations or you can access mainline services from Balham and Wandsworth Common railway stations. You can also take advantage of over ground transportation in the form of the reliable buses and taxi services that run through the area.