Balham Bowls Club

7 – 9 Ramsden Road,
SW12 8QX
020 8673 4700

Situated just off the hustle and bustle of Balham High Road, Balham Bowls Club is a stunning public house at the heart of the Balham community.
Honouring its reputation as a social hotspot, BBC (as it is known to the locals), is a warren of spacious rooms and cosy hangouts. Boasting a stunning restaurant, two bars, three grand hire spaces and beer garden at the rear, the BBC has something for every social occasion.

Unfortunately, the Ballroom at the Balham Bowls Club is not accessible for wheelchair users. 


Balham Library

16 Ramsden Road,
SW12 8QY
020 8673 1129

Balham Library, is conveniently situated in the middle of Balham, just off Balham High Road. A great library with a wide range of services and items for loan from books through to new release DVDs.


Oxfam Balham

166 Balham High Street, SW12 9BW
020 8772 6816

Oxfam’s bookshop in Balham, bursting with fiction, non-fiction and plenty of other used books to treasure.



Dulwich Books

6 Croxted Road, SE21 8SW
Dulwich Books is an award-winning community bookshop located in West Dulwich. Visit



St. Mary and St. John the Divine Church

Balham High Road, London SW12 9BS

Visit for service times.
St Mary’s Church is a community of Christian people who embrace the commandments to love God and to love one another. They aim to be an inclusive church that welcomes diversity, a thinking church where questions can be asked and a living and growing church where change can happen.

St. Mary and St. John the Divine Church is a 2-minute walk from Balham train and tube station. It is served by the numbers 155, 249 and 355 bus services. There is limited parking in the vicinity.