Celebrating and sharing repairing, fixing and making in our local community!

Read all about our activities below:

Fixing and Mending Parties

DATES FOR 2024 – all 13.00 – 16.00 hrs

(for full details of upcoming sessions see our Facebook page)

Sat 13 July – Tooting (United Reform Church, Rookstone Rd, London SW17 9NQ)

Sat 14 September – Balham (St Mary’s Church, Balham High Rd, London SW12 9BS)

Sat 23 November – Tooting (United Reform Church, Rookstone Rd, London SW17 9NQ)

Tooting and Balham repair Maps

The map shows local repair businesses in purple and venues for the 2021 Tooting Repairfest in yellow. Click on the location pointers for more info. If you have a business you would like to add to the map email us details at transitiontowntooting@gmail.com

Below is a Sustainability map created by Neighbourhood Network SW12 & SW17 which lists all the places you can reuse, refill, recycle and repair things in the local area.

Check out some of the fantastic events we have hosted….

Sew it! Show it Picnic and Parade – more HERE

Fixing Fashion – A show with a difference – at Tooting Market in 2022- more HERE

Broken Assembly with Furzedown Primary School – more HERE

Restart Party at Mushkil Aasaan – more HERE

Photography Exhibition at Tooting Market – more HERE

Sewing Box workshop with CARAS Women’s Group – more HERE

Collaborative Protest Coat – Repair for our Future and Fix Your Knitwear – darning workshop at the Woodfield Pavilion’s Big Green Weekend

Our First Ever Repair Week in July 2021 – more HERE

Help us by

  • Sharing details with us of any local businesses that do repair, fixing, mending or alterations – this could include working with electrical or electronic goods, furniture, clothes, leather goods, upholstery – and more…
  • Letting us know if you have fixing or mending skills which you’d be happy to share with the community through this group – or you know someone who does….
  • Telling us if you have something to offer the Share & Repair community – space, materials, tools or other skills like project planning, communications, social media, photography – anything which might help us build our work.

Contact and Follow

  • Project tweets and posts will go up on Transition Town Tooting’s Twitter and Instagram
  • You can join the Share & Repair Facebook Group for project-specific updates

Repairfest Photography Exhibition

Repairfest Photography Exhibition

from 24th November at Tooting Market A highlight of our Repair Fest 2021 is a photography exhibition offering a window into a selection of local businesses in the community where you can get items, fixed, stitched, welded, and repaired. By changing the habit of throwing things out, and by choosing to repair we save money and ...

Tooting's first ever Repair Week!

Tooting’s first ever Repair Week!

Read all about Tooting’s first ever Repair Week!

Fixing and Mending is on the Up!

Fixing and Mending is on the Up!

We’ve been running fixing and mending workshops in Tooting for nearly four years now with the help of the Restart Project and their team of volunteer fixers.  Our amazing volunteers have fixed everyday items like irons, hairdryers, kettles and toasters and made repairs to trousers, dresses, rucksacks and bags. We’ve even tackled more unusual challenges ...

Restart Party & Toy Mending this Saturday

Our next Restart Party in Tooting is at Mushkil Aasaan this coming Saturday 8th December, 13.30-16.30.  At this event, as ever, you can bring in broken electronics and see if our team of volunteer fixers can give them a new lease of life or at least identify the problem.  The ethos behind our Restart parties ...

Restart Party comes to Tooting!

Do you have broken electrical or electronic items that you don’t want to throw away? Good at fixing or mending stuff or would like to learn how?    Come to a Restart Party! Tuesday 9th August from 7 – 9pm Restart Parties are the antidote to the thow-away society, why chuck out your electrical and electronic stuff when they could ...