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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Battersea SW11

Battersea Park, Battersea Power station, and Battersea Dogs & Cats Home are three 
household names known the world over.

Area Guide to Battersea: Battersea is a vibrant neighbourhood in South London known for its iconic Battersea Power Station which is undergoing a major redevelopment linking Battersea to the massive regeneration initiative transforming the Thames shoreline of Nine Elms with a riverside park, high street, shops, hotels, restaurants and cafés, and 4,000 new homes.

Housing in Battersea is diverse, with a mix of grand Edwardian and Victorian houses, older mansion blocks and modern apartment buildings. Some of the notable luxury new builds developments in Battersea include The Residence, Battersea Reach, Circus West Village, 
Embassy GardensRiverlight Quay, and The Tower. 

There are several parks that offer spectacular views of the river and the city but Battersea Park, which spans 200 acres of green open space, is a particular highlight, with its tranquil gardens, boating lake, playgrounds, bandstand, art gallery, cafes, tennis and children's zoo.

When it comes to local amenities, Battersea has plenty to offer. The area is particularly known for its independent shops, cafes, and restaurants, as well as its trendy art and design boutiques. Whether you're looking for a casual spot to grab a coffee or a fine dining experience, Battersea has it all. It's also a great place to bring up a young family and is fondly nicknamed 'Nappy Valley' for its community spirit, green spaces, good state, and private schools.


Battersea has excellent transport links making it a popular area for young professionals. Clapham Junction is the area's central train station providing links to London Victoria, Vauxhall, London Waterloo, and further afield destinations such as Portsmouth, Weymouth, Croydon, and Gatwick Airport. The Northern Line extension creates two new stations with direct links to central London. Local bus routes via Battersea Bridge provide services to Chelsea (10min) and Victoria (15min) and further bus connections to South Kensington, Sloane Square, and Piccadilly Circus.

Additionally, Battersea is located near the River Thames, so there are also river bus services available for transportation.

Battersea is known for its good schools, both state-run and private. There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the area, including state-run schools that are considered to be some of the best in London. Some of the most notable schools in Battersea include Falconbrook Primary School, Battersea Park Primary School, and St Mary's Church of England Primary School, which are all rated highly by Ofsted. Additionally, there are several well-regarded private schools in Battersea, such as Wix Primary School and L'Ecole des Petits and Thomas's Battersea.

In conclusion, Battersea is an area that offers the perfect balance of city living and tranquility.

Circa London is an independent sales and lettings agent in Battersea and the surrounding areas of prime central London.   If you're thinking about selling, or letting or are just curious, we'd be happy to value your property and share our expertise to help you plan for your property's future. 

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