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Move there at once.
Also, it's full of belms.
It's shite. Suppose that doesn't matter anymore if you've got a tube station
of jokes on Fist Of Fun (the homeless virgin from a bedsit in Balham). I guess that because it's on the tube and also the trainline to Victoria, has lots of Victorian houses and is on the fringe of nappy valley, it's price rise is inevitable. In terms of demographics it's like a less antipodean Clapham - where young city workers live before buying a big house in the commuter belt.
combined with rising costs of living.
why would you want a gateway to leave? Like up there says, Balham is brilliant.
Would not shut up about the place. Brought a book of old black and white photos into the office to show us once. Was a bit weird having to sit there nodding and ahhh-ing at a picture book while he watched
On local information.
make of that what you will
then yes, yes it is.
Hope you like night buses though, because there's nothing worth doing there on weekend nights
It's good at weekends if you're quite old, like me. Few decent places to eat, few decent pubs.
Suddenly sprouted loads of babywear, glass design and sushi bars where once there were Kennedy Fried Chicken shops.
The Bedford is a good boozer.
I prefer Streatham - the jewel of Sth London.
Richard Herring used to go there.
use to go out for beers occasionally in Balham.
If you were hoping to casually bump into me you're 12 years too late.
I'll expect a thread soon.