Balham to Tooting Bec Trail

Location 18 – Finale

      Arthur Smith self-styled mayor of Balham (‘nightmare , I don’t do days’) gives his personal take on the high road  

Location 17 – Balham Tube Station

    Hear from Simon Cooke about the biggest historical event in the area, the bomb that killed 66 people

Location 16 – Robbie’s Photographic Shop

    An opportunity to change a career brought Robbie (Ron McRobbie) to Balham

Location 15 – Spiritualist Church

    More going on here than you would think!

Location 14 – Hamilton House/White Eagle Club

    The Polish Community and cultural centre – Colin Ashton tells you about it

Location 13 – Territorial Army Centre

    Hear from Rosemary Harley about its use as a base for soldiers then and now

Location 12 – Ritherdon Road-Heaver Estate

    Follow these roads to see what you find – let Colm O’Flynn tell you more

Location 11 – St Anselm’s Church

    Nick Dunne tells the story of Tooting Bec and the heroism of local residents in the face of the bombing.

Location 10 – Tooting Bec station

    Simon Cooke from Transport for London tells us about the station in the war and now

Location 9 – The Wheatsheaf pub

      Dan Watkins relates the story of how the pub was saved for posterity