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Harvard Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.



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Gerry m lee
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Post by Gerry m lee: Stormont Road, SW4

I lived iin 6 Stormont Road Lavender Hill Battersea from 1939 to 1964. My mother was a widow. I have one brother. The rent in 1939 would have been ten shillings a week. If ant one reads this, I now live in Vancouver Canada and my e-mail address is gerry-lee@shaw.ca and I went on line to try and find out what 6 Stormont sold for when it was built. The houses Nos. 6 4 8 12 etc to the corner where Marney Road starts were in my opinion protected during the war years, by a very large spiral church next door but one to number 4 and I am no religious. I went to school from five years old to Wix?s Lane. If this is read, please send a reply, and thank you.


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Wandsworth

Wandsworth takes its name from the River Wandle, which enters the Thames at Wandsworth.

Wandsworth appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Wandesorde and Wendelesorde. This means 'enclosure of (a man named) Waendel', whose name is also lent to the River Wandle.

Since at least the early 16th century, Wandsworth has offered accommodation to consecutive waves of immigration, from Protestant Dutch metalworkers fleeing persecution in the 1590s to recent Eastern European members of the European Union.

The heart of Wandsworth, between the town centre and the river, is the site of Young & Co's Ram Brewery. Traditional draught beer was produced on the site for 425 years starting from 1581, which made the Ram Brewery the oldest site in Britain at which beer had been brewed continuously. Shire horse-drawn brewery drays were still used to deliver beer to local pubs. However, brewing stopped in September 2006 when Young & Co merged its operations with Charles Wells of Bedford.

Wandsworth gas works was built in 1834 beside the River Thames near Wandsworth Bridge. The undertaking became the Wandsworth and Putney Gaslight and Coke Company in 1854 and was incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1856. Coal for making coal gas was brought by sea from North East England and unloaded on the Thames beside the gasworks. The undertaking grew by a series of mergers and takeovers so that by 1936 it served a considerable area of south-west London.

The River Front is a former wharf area, and now a long river walk towards Battersea Village and the West End. It is now lined with new apartment blocks, with several bars and restaurants.

Wandsworth Common is set back from the river, at the top of East Hill, containing an area known locally as 'the Toast Rack' that has some of the most expensive townhouses in London.

The Tonsleys/Old York Road is a residential area of old Wandsworth close to the river and town centre, so called because many of the street names have the word Tonsley included. It has a village feel with the Old York Road's cafes and shops at its heart. Houses in this area, although small, are desired because they retain their Victorian character and are in close proximity to Wandsworth Town railway station. The houses are very popular with city workers, lawyers, advertising executives and other professionals.
East Hill is an area of large Victorian houses bordered by the west side of Wandsworth Common.

Wandsworth High Street is a rather traffic-choked street, dominated by the recently regenerated Southside shopping centre, cinema and restaurant complex (formerly called the Arndale Centre). Behind the shopping centre, and following the River Wandle upstream towards Earlsfield and further south to Wimbledon, is King George's Park.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea:   Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district on the south side of the River Thames.
Centre Academy London:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 9 and 19. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Emanuel School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
Falconbrook Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
High View Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
L’Ecole de Battersea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Metropolitan Borough of Westminster:   The Metropolitan Borough of Westminster was a metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965.
Park House School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
South Thames Colleges Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
Thames Christian College:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Thomas’s Battersea:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 12.
Wandsworth:   Wandsworth takes its name from the River Wandle, which enters the Thames at Wandsworth.
Wandsworth Common:   
York Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3, SE1 · A3, SW15 · A3, SW19 · Afghan Road, SW11 · Alexander Court, SW18 · Alexander Studios, SW11 · Aliwal Road, SW11 · Alma Terrace, SW18 · Arundel Close, SW11 · Auckland Road, SW11 · Barchard Street, SW18 · Baskerville Road, SW18 · Battersea Arena, SW11 · Battersea Arts Centre Old Town Hall, SW11 · Battersea High Street, SW11 · Battersea Rise, SW18 · Battersea Square Vicarage Cresent, SW11 · Benham Close, SW11 · Block Peabody Estate, SW11 · Bolingbroke Grove, SW11 · Boutflower Road, SW11 · Bramlands Close, SW11 · Bramlands Court, SW11 · Bridges Court, SW11 · Brighton Buildings, SW11 · Brighton Yard, SW11 · Brussels Road, SW11 · Buckmaster Road, SW11 · Bullen Street, SW11 · Cabul Road, SW11 · Calico House, SW11 · Calico Row, SW11 · Candahar Road, SW11 · Candlemakers Studios, SW11 · Carmichael Mews, SW18 · Chatfield Road, SW11 · Chivalry Road, SW11 · Cinnamon Row, SW11 · Clapham Junction Approach, SW11 · Clove Hitch Quay, SW11 · Coates Avenue, SW11 · Coates Avenue, SW18 · Cologne Road, SW11 · Comyn Road, SW11 · Coppock Close, SW11 · Coral Row, SW11 · Cotton Row, SW11 · Darien Road, SW11 · Dorlcote Road, SW18 · Eaton House, SW11 · Eckstein Road, SW11 · Edna Street, SW11 · Elsynge Road, SW18 · Fairchild Close, SW11 · Falcon Grove, SW11 · Falcon Road, SW11 · Falcon Terrace, SW11 · Farrant House, SW11 · Fawcett Close, SW11 · Fitzhugh Grove, SW18 · Fowler Close, SW11 · Ganley Road, SW11 · Garrick Close, SW11 · Garrick Close, SW18 · Gartons Way, SW11 · Grant Road, SW11 · Great Chart Street, SW11 · Groom Crescent, SW18 · Gwynne Road, SW11 · Harbut Road, SW11 · Harbut Road, SW18 · Harvard Mansions, SW11 · Haydon Way, SW11 · Heathfield Avenue, SW18 · Heathfield Gardens, SW18 · Heathfield Road, SW18 · Heathfield Square, SW18 · Heaver Road, SW11 · Heliport Estate, SW11 · Henderson Road, SW18 · Henning Street, SW11 · Hibbert Street, SW11 · Hicks Close, SW11 · Holgate Avenue, SW11 · Home Road, SW11 · Hope Street, SW11 · Imperial Wharf, SW6 · Ingrave Street, SW11 · Inworth Street, SW11 · Ivory Square, SW11 · John Archer Way, SW18 · Junction Approach, SW11 · Kennet Close, SW11 · Khyber Road, SW11 · Kiloh Court, SW11 · Kite Yard, SW11 · Lavender Road, SW11 · Leeward House, SW11 · Livingstone Road, SW11 · Lombard Road, SW11 · Lothair Street, SW11 · Louvaine Road, SW11 · Lyford Road, SW18 · Magdalen Road, SW18 · Mantua Street, SW11 · Marcilly Road, SW18 · Maysoule Road, SW11 · McDermott Close, SW11 · Mendip Road, SW11 · Meyrick Road, SW11 · Molasses Row, SW11 · Muir Drive, SW18 · Musjid Road, SW11 · Nantes Close, SW11 · Nantes Close, SW18 · Nevinson Close, SW11 · Nevinson Close, SW18 · Newcomen Road, SW11 · Nicosia Road, SW18 · North Side Wandsworth Common, SW18 · Oberstein Road, SW11 · Octavia Street, SW11 · Orbel Street, SW11 · Orville Road, SW11 · Patience Road, SW11 · Patten Road, SW18 · Peabody Estate, SW11 · Pembrook Mews, SW11 · Plantation Wharf, SW11 · Plough Road, SW11 · Plough Terrace, SW11 · Prested Road, SW11 · Quarry Road, SW18 · Railway Arches, SW11 · Red Lion Square, SW18 · Riverside Albert Wharf, SW11 · Riverside Plaza, SW11 · Rochelle Close, SW11 · Routh Road, SW18 · Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, SW18 · Saint John’s Hill Grove, SW11 · Saint John’s Hill, SW11 · Sangora Road, SW11 · Severus Road, SW11 · Sherwood Court, SW11 · Shuttleworth Road, SW11 · Simpson Street, SW11 · South Bank Business Centre, SW11 · Southbank Business Centre, SW11 · Spanish Road, SW18 · Spencer Park, SW18 · Spencer Road, SW11 · Spencer Road, SW18 · Spice Court, SW11 · Square Rigger Row, SW11 · St Johns Hill Grove, SW11 · St Johns Hill, SW11 · St Quentin, SW18 · Stonemasons Yard, SW18 · Stott Close, SW18 · Strath Terrace, SW11 · Strathblaine Road, SW11 · Strickland Row, SW18 · Sullivan Close, SW11 · Temple House, SW11 · Thames House, SW11 · The Court Yard Alexander Studios, SW11 · The Junction Centre, SW11 · The Old Laundry Alexander Studios, SW11 · The Parade, SW11 · The Raven, SW11 · The Toast Rack, SW19 · The Toast Rack, SW20 · Thomas Baines Road, SW11 · Tours Passage, SW11 · Trefoil Road, SW18 · Trinity Road, SW18 · Trott Street, SW11 · Turenne Close, SW18 · Ursula Street, SW11 · Usk Road, SW11 · Vardens Road, SW11 · Vicarage Crescent, SW11 · Wandsworth Common North Side, SW18 · Wandsworth Common West Side, SW18 · Wandsworth High Street, SW18 · Wellington Court, SW11 · Wilde Place, SW18 · William Blake House, SW11 · Winders Road, SW11 · Windmill Road, SW18 · Windward House, SW11 · Winstanley Estate, SW11 · Winstanley Road, SW11 · Wolftencroft Close, SW11 · Wye Street, SW11 · Wynter Street, SW11 · Yelverton Road, SW11 · York Place, SW11 · York Road, SW11 ·
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