The area around Balham is famous for its night dance.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Balham by visiting or looking out for:

  • Du Cane Court
  • Blue Plaque: LEWIS, Ted (1893-1970) a.k.a. Kid Lewis
  • Blue Plaque: SPURGEON, Charles Haddon (1834-1892)
  • Blue Plaque: BATEMAN, H.M. (1887-1970)
  • Blue Plaque: HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928)
  • Blue Plaque: ELEN, Gus (1862-1940)
  • Blue Plaque: HOBBS, Sir Jack (1882-1963)
  • Blue Plaque: LLOYD GEORGE, David, Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945)
  • Blue Plaque: MACMILLAN, Sir Kenneth (1929-1992)

Planning your journey

Facilities at Balham station

General facilities at Balham station
Facility Available
Car Park
Cycle Storage 14 spaces

Toilets Yes.
Baby Change
Staffing Full Time
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine
Tourist Information

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Balham station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below.

Monday To Sunday - 04:50-01:00
Impaired Mobility Set Down No dedicated area
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access This is a Category B1 station: Step-free access to platforms 1 (to Croydon/Sutton/London Bridge) and platform 2 (to Victoria) via lift. During times of engineering work trains may stop on platform 3/4 which does not have step-free access. Assistance Meeting Point is the Station Road entrance ticket barriers.
Wheelchairs Available Yes.
National Key Toilets Yes.
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter Yes.
Nearest Stations With More Facilities
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