Clapham High Street train station facing closure

Clapham High Street Station

While browsing our Twitter feed last night, Love Clapham’s heart sank when we spotted a message about the likely closure of Clapham High Street station. Fair enough it’s the one station in Clapham that virtually no one knows about, but it serves an incredibly useful purpose. Continue reading

More acts for SW4 festival on Clapham Common

Richie Hawtin SW4 Clapham Common

Apparently Richie Hawtin is joining Dubfire, Steve Lawler and Layo & Bushwacka on one of the stages at the South West Four festival. Can’t say Love Clapham knows half of them but they’re probably GREAT. In fact, after a quick session on Spotify Love Clapham can confirm that they will almost certainly, perhaps even definitely, be excellent. At least we’ll recognise¬†Sasha and Eric Prydz when the festival comes around in August…¬†Keep a track of the full line-up on our SW4 page.

Clapham resident doesn’t have Swine Flu shocker

Clapham Swine Flu

Love Clapham’s been watching the world go Swine Flu barmy over the last couple of days and even Clapham residents are in on it. The Wandsworth Guardian is telling everyone that a resident is being tested for Swine Flu even though “The patient hasn’t been to any of the infected areas.” We suspect there’s a hypercondriac in our midst. When did normal flu stop being good enough? Thankfully tests are likely to come back negative and we have enough drug stocks in case of an outbreak. Phew – thank goodness for that eh, Clapham.

Clapham Shopping Guide

Clapham High Street Shops

There are various shops sprinkled all over Clapham, with five main shopping areas to be aware of (although some are so close to each other, they’re practically the same place). This page explains each shopping area in Clapham and what they contain. Continue reading

Stop Clapham’s junk mail flood

Junk mail in Clapham, London

Love Clapham probably loves Clapham more than most, but there’s one thing about Clapham we hate: junk mail. The above picture shows one week’s worth of junk mail in Love Clapham HQ near Clapham North. There are 39 items of junk mail and this amount arrives every single week, that’s around 2,000 items every year that simply don’t get read because of the sheer volume. Continue reading