A Swift and Easy Move to Balham with London Removals
Removals Balham Removal Services Balham SW12, SW11 moving companies nearby postcodes SW2, SW4, SW16, SW17, SW18 House MoversMoving requires months of planning and stress. Therefore, it is important to find the right service to assist you with moving. There are various Balham man with van services or Balham movers but London Removals can help with all the stresses and strains of moving, in order to make your move to Balham a better experience. Our customer-friendly service can provide you with a free ‘moving checklist', so you know you'll remember to get everything done, as well as provide you with packing supplies. In fact, you can decide how much or little our company does for you, including packing, storage, unpacking, etc - and all at affordable prices. Call today to get a free quote and book us for your removal: 020 8811 8933.
Balham itself is part of the London Borough of Wandsworth and is near Brixton, Tooting, Clapham, and Battersea. The area has a SW12 postcode but is also nicely situated near four commons: Clapham Common, Wandsworth Common, Tooting Graveney Common, and Tooting Bec Common. The name of the town comes from ‘bal' meaning ‘rounded enclosure' and ‘ham' meaning ‘village'. This area was originally a hamlet mainly comprised of farms. However, as travel became easier (especially travelling to London), the area began to grow. Belham is also a historical area, as during World War II the Balham tube station was bombed, killing 64 people. This incident has also featured within modern literature (Ian McEwan's Atonement, 2001).
Balham Town Centre is home to a host of shops and businesses. It is stationed mainly on three roads: the Balham Station Road, Bedford Hill, and Balham High Road. These three roads create a triangle, which has another street at its centre (Hildreth Street). Transport-wise, Balham has a tube station and a railway station. If trains are not your cup of tea, there are also a variety of bus lines available.
Balham offers plenty of shopping opportunities but is also home to many pubs. The Bedford is an award-winning pub (on Bedford Hill) that is known for live music and comedy. Many famous comedians have also passed through The Bedford, including Jo Brand, Al Murray, and Eddie Izzard. If you're looking for culture, Balham also offers a range of festivals, all held in July: a yearly Food Festival, an Oxfam Bookfest, and Balham Free Fringe Comedy Festival. On top of this, Balham has one of the several left independent bookshops (‘My Back Pages'), a leisure centre, and a library, as well as boasting a secondary school for deaf children (the Oak Lodge School).
Balham also prides itself on being the birth place of John Sullivan (Only Fools and Horses writer) and Ainsley Harriot (TV chef). It has also been and still is the home of other famous people, including Dame Vivienne Westwood (fashion designer), Arthur Smith (comedian), Jack Dee (comedian), and Paul Downton (cricketer).
Balham may seem like an awkward name to say but with all it has available it is worth the stay. When planning your move to Balham, be sure to use our services, instead of other Balham removal services, in order to make your move an easy and pleasant experience. Remember, you choose how much you want to do and how much you want to leave to our professional team of movers. However, it is important to take note that when planning your move, it is helpful to you reserve a space for the moving vehicle as it could take hours to unload, depending on the contents of your house or office. To be sure of a space, please go to Wandsworth Council's website to reserve one.
Postcode SW12, SW11 nearby postcodes SW2, SW4, SW16, SW17, SW18