There are many pathways across Tooting Bec Common so print off the map above to see where the Lido is. Walking across the Common is a wonderful way of getting to this watery gem.
Cycling through the Common is a great way to arrive. The Lido sits alongside the railway line so if you use the map and cycle towards it you’ll soon discover one of the largest pools in Europe.
Take the Northern Line and get off at Tooting Bec or Balham. It is a 15 to 20 minute walk to Tooting Bec Lido from either station.
Routes 249 and 319 leave from Tooting Bec Tube Station, alight outside Tooting Bec Lido – 5 minutes.
Route 249 leaves from Balham Tube Station, alight outside Tooting Bec Lido – 10 to 15 minutes.
Balham Overground Station/Streatham/Streatham Hill – 15 to 20 minute walk to Tooting Bec Lido.
The Lido is situated on Tooting Bec Road (A214) on Tooting Bec Common. There is a small car park with limited space so please try and get to the Lido by other means if possible.