Balham will mark its Christmas celebrations by offering visitors free skating on a specially built ice rink in the town centre.
The free ice rink sponsored by Network Rail will be held in the Balham Community Space, Bedford Hill (next to Sainsbury’s) on Friday 14 December (1pm to 8pm), Saturday 15 December (10am to 6pm) and Sunday 16 December (11am to 6pm).
Visitors are encouraged get into the Christmas spirit by enjoying this free 8m x 8m synthetic ice rink. Skates from children's size 9 to adult size 12 will be provided free of charge. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
The ice skating and other events have been organised by the Balham Town Centre Manager, The Balham Partnership and Wandsworth Council and are supported by the Mayor of London.
For more information visit www.balham.com/xmas
“This is a great incentive to visit Balham,” says Bruno De Sousa, manager at the Balham branch of lettings agent Bushells. “Balham town centre is perfect for all your Christmas needs. There are a range gourmet food retailers; a large number of cafés, restaurants, bars and pubs; a selection of salons for all your hair and beauty needs; and a growing number of clothes shops.”