We have several choirs, involving over sixty children and thirty adults, who sing for our Masses and Evensongs.
Our music programme has been building links with St John's College Cambridge - our children's choirs attend a residential summer school there every July, and they help to fund organ scholarships at St John the Divine for our young people.
The Heaver Estate lies to the south of Balham in Tooting.
The Estate mainly comprises substantial houses, was built in the grounds of the old Bedford Hill House and was the work of local Victorian builder, Alfred Heaver.
The Balham SW12 postcode includes the southern part of Clapham Park otherwise known as Clapham South and the Hyde Farm area, both east of Cavendish Road and within Lambeth (historically Clapham, except for Weir Road) as well as a small detached part of Clapham south of Nightingale Lane, and part of Battersea (the roads north of Nightingale Lane).
The southern part of Balham, towards Tooting Bec, near the 1930s block of Art Deco flats called Du Cane Court and the area to the south of Wandsworth Common, comes under the SW17 postcode.
We host a winter homeles shelter as part of the Robes Project, and we are actively engaged in London Citizens, working with other community organisations to build the Kingdom in our local area.With a simple booking system and a great selection of vehicles, Europcar is the perfect choice for your London Kennington car rental.Book online before you go and discover a range of options; we have hourly, daily, short term, weekly, monthly and long term deals available in this location, and you can talk to us to find out which one will be best suited to your trip.On 14 October 1940 Balham Underground station was badly damaged by air raids on London during World War II.People took shelter in the tube station during the raids.A bomb fell in the High Road and through the roof of the Underground station below, bursting water and gas mains and killing around 64 people.