Balham Resource Centre

Balham Resource Centre

Pocklington’s resource centre in Balham, which will soon be the base for Wandsworth Vision, primarily serves the residents of Wandsworth and offers a variety of activities and services to adults of all ages with sight loss.



What we do

We offer a wide range of courses and Centre-based activities, as well as providing drop-in help and advice by appointment. We also have a busy social events and outings programme and run a number of volunteer led services.

  • Information technology – to learn the basic skills required for using standard software, surfing the net  and working with assistive technology for PC and smart phone
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sewing classes
  • Safe and healthy cooking
  • Tai Chi – learn how to de-stress using Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements
  • Yoga – catering for all abilities, this taster session will give you a chance to explore a range of techniques
  • Over-50s social afternoon
  • Games and Quiz afternoon
  • Fish ‘n’ chip Friday social
  • Tae Kwando
  • Book club
  • Talking magazine
  • At home befriending
  • Usage of the on site IT suite

If you are interested in any of the above, then please contact us on 020 8675 4246 or email us at .

How to find us

The Centre is situated between Balham and Clapham South Underground stations. The area is well served by local public transport.

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To find out more about the centre, the transition to Wandsworth Vision or to arrange a visit please contact us.

Balham Resource Centre
Thomas Pocklington Trust
1c Yukon Road
SW12 9PZ
Tel: 020 8675 4246
Fax: 020 8675 6677