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Welcome to Du Cane Court, Balham!

This website is your go-to resource for residents, renters, flat owners, and anyone intrigued by London Art Deco architecture. Our primary goal is to facilitate communication and information sharing among the Du Cane Court community, providing convenient email addresses for residents and a platform for exchanging valuable insights.


In addition to this website, we invite you to join the vibrant Facebook communities. A closed group, Du Cane Court , offers an engaging space for discussions, and membership requires approval. Another exciting Facebook group called Du Cane Court is groovy, where you can connect with like-minded individuals.


Find out what services are available and how to request an email address @ducanecourt.com.

Block management:

If you are looking for information about the block management or other information you should contact the Estate Office (ARIM) directly on 020 8675 7046. Further contact information available via ARMA.
Information about Du Cane Court Book Club (DCBC) is available by joining the Du Cane Court Facebook group.

Du Cane Court Guide for Owners and Tenants

Read the Du Cane Court Guide for Owners and Tenants or download the full Du Cane Court Guide for owners and tenants October 2015

Note: This information was last updated in October 2015

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You can find out more about the history on the site and residents are welcome to share their own history and photographs of Du Cane through the years.

Described at the time as “a magnificent up to date building providing distinctive accommodation”, Du Cane Court Balham High Road, was built in 1937 and completed in just one year. Although the sales and rental information at the time stated that the development was ready for occupation from June 1936. With around 676 flats under one roof it is thought to be the largest private block in Europe and since then a number of additional apartments have been added to what were previously communal spaces such as the seventh-floor restaurant. If you were inspired by the V&A’s recent Art Deco exhibition, this is certainly the place to live. The block’s design is a classic of the genre, with vast pillars in its reception. Residents benefit from the services of a 24-hour security guard and reception, small communal gardens, a shop, as well as the prime location, two minutes from Balham Tube and rail station.

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You can buy A History of Du Cane Court: Land, Architecture, People and Politics by Gregory Vincent in the reception of Du Cane Court, Balham High Road or from Balham Library or online from amazon.co.uk
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