Balham – or ‘The Gateway to the South’ if you’re a Peter Sellers fan or aged 50+ – is the best place to live in London.
It has the second lowest council tax in London, it is the last stop on the Northern Line where you can actually get a seat and it has a vibrant social and cultural scene that appeals to kids and big kids alike.
It has a sewing machine museum, for frick’s sake.
That’s already four reasons why Balham is the best place to live in London.
If, for some reason, you still need convincing, here are nine more...