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Battersea, Wandsworth

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Battersea, Wandsworth

Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district of South London in fare zone 2, situated on the south side of the River Thames, 2.9 miles (4.8 km) south-west of Charing Cross. Battersea spans from Fairfield in the west to Queenstown in the east.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyWandsworth
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2876
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Battersea, Wandsworth has been known in the past

Batersey ~ Battersea and Clapham ~ Battersey ~ Patricii Insula ~ Patyryks Ea ~ Petersey

Battersea, Wandsworth in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Battersea, par. and township, Surrey, in S. of London, on river Thames, opposite Chelsea -- par., 2940 ac., pop. 125,192; township, 2170 ac., pop. 107,262.

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