Valiant House, SW11

Residential/commercial block in/near Battersea

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Valiant House, SW11

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Residential/commercial block · Battersea · SW11 ·
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Afghan Road, SW11 Afghan Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Albion Riverside Building, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Albion Riverside, SW11 Albion Riverside is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Alexander Studios, SW11 Alexander Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Althorpe Mews, SW11 Althorpe Mews is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Ann Lane, SW10 Ann Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Archer House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ashburnham Road, SW10 Ashburnham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Battersea Arena, SW11 Battersea Arena is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea Arts Centre Old Town Hall, SW11 Battersea Arts Centre Old Town Hall is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea Bridge, SW10 Battersea Bridge is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Battersea Bridge, SW11 Battersea Bridge is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Battersea Church Road, SW11 Battersea Church Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea High Street, SW11 Battersea High Street is anything but the high street of Battersea.
Battersea Square, SW11 Battersea Square is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Beaufort Street, SW10 Beaufort Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Beaufort Street, SW3 Beaufort Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Benham Close, SW11 Benham Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Beverley Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Blantyre Street, SW10 Blantyre Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Blomfield Court, SW11 Blomfield Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Bolingbroke Walk, SW11 Bolingbroke Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Bramerton Street, SW3 Bramerton Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Bramlands Close, SW11 Bramlands Close lies off of Grant Road at the back of Clapham Junction station.
Bramlands Court, SW11 Bramlands Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Bridges Court Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Bridges Court, SW11 Bridges Court is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Bridges Wharf, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Brighton Buildings, SW11 Brighton Buildings is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Brighton Yard, SW11 Brighton Yard is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Britten Street, SW3 Britten Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Bullen Street, SW11 Bullen Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Burnaby Street, SW10 Burnaby Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Cabul Road, SW11 Cabul Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Calico Row, SW11 Calico Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Callow Street, SW3 Callow Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Camera Place, SW10 Camera Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Candahar Road, SW11 Candahar Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Candlemakers Studios, SW11 Candlemakers Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Carlyle Square, SW3 Carlyle Square was named in honour of the writer Thomas Carlyle in 1872.
Carmichael Close, SW11 A street within the SW10 postcode
Cavaye Place, SW10 Cavaye Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chapel Walk, SW10 Chapel Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Chatfield Road, SW11 Chatfield Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Chelsea Crescent, SW10 Chelsea Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, SW10 Chelsea Harbour Design Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Harbour Drive, SW10 Chelsea Harbour Drive is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Chelsea Harbour, SW10 Chelsea Harbour is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Park Gardens, SW3 Chelsea Park Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Chelsea Square, SW3 Chelsea Square is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Chelsea Wharf, SW10 Chelsea Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Cheyne Row, SW3 Cheyne Row is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Cheyne Walk, SW10 Cheyne Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chillington Drive, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Cinnamon Row, SW11 Cinnamon Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Clapham Junction Approach, SW11 Clapham Junction Approach is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Clove Hitch Quay, SW11 Clove Hitch Quay is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cologne Road, SW11 Cologne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Condray Place, SW11 Condray Place is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Coppock Close, SW11 Coppock Close is part of the Kambala Estate.
Coral Row, SW11 Coral Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cotswold Mews, SW11 Cotswold Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cotton Row, SW11 Cotton Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cremorne Road, SW10 Cremorne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Cresswell Gardens, SW10 Cresswell Gardens is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Cresswell Place, SW10 Cresswell Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Damer Terrace, SW10 Damer Terrace is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Danvers Street, SW3 Danvers Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Darien Road, SW11 Darien Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Dartrey Tower, SW10 Dartrey Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Dovehouse Street, SW3 Dovehouse Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Drayton Gardens, SW10 Drayton Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
East Road, SW10 East Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Eaton House, SW11 Eaton House is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Edith Grove, SW10 Edith Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Edna Street, SW11 Edna Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Elm Park Gardens, SW10 Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.
Elm Park Lane, SW10 Elm Park Lane is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Elm Park Mansions, SW10 Elm Park Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Elm Park Road, SW3 Elm Park Road is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Elm Place, SW3 Elm Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Evelyn Gardens, SW7 Evelyn Gardens is a road in the SW7 postcode area
Ey, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Fairchild Close, SW11 Fairchild Close is a housing development between Wye Street and York Road on the former sites of Lithgow Street and Tibet Street.
Falcon Grove, SW11 Falcon Grove is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Falcon Road, SW11 Falcon Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Falcon Terrace, SW11 Falcon Terrace is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Farrier Walk, SW10 Farrier Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Fawcett Close, SW11 Fawcett Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Fenner Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Flat 2 Orbis Wharf Bridges Court Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Fowler Close, SW11 Fowler Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Fulham Road, SW10 Fulham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Ganley Road, SW11 Ganley Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Gartons Way, SW11 Gartons Way is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Gertrude Street, SW10 Gertrude Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Gilston Road, SW10 Gilston Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Glebe Place, SW3 Glebe Place is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Granfield Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Grant Road, SW11 Grant Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Great Chart Street, SW11 Great Chart Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Greaves Tower, SW10 Greaves Tower is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Groveside Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Gwynne Road, SW11 Gwynne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Harbour Avenue, SW10 Harbour Avenue is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Harbour Avenue, SW6 Harbour Avenue is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Harbour Yard, SW10 Harbour Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Harley Gardens, SW10 Harley Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Heaver Road, SW11 Heaver Road, now a cul-de-sac, once ran eastwards to Falcon Road.
Heliport Estate, SW11 Heliport Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Heliport Industrial Estate, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Henning Street, SW11 Henning Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hester Road 8, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Hester Road, SW11 Hester Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Hibbert Street, SW11 Hibbert Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hicks Close, SW11 Hicks Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hobury Street, SW10 Hobury Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Holgate Avenue, SW11 Holgate Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Holliday Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Holly Mews, SW10 Holly Mews is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Holman Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Home Road, SW11 Home Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Hope Street, SW11 Hope Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hotel Verta, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Howie Street, SW11 Howie Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Hyde Lane, SW11 Hyde Lane is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Imperial Wharf, SW6 Imperial Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Ingrave Street, SW11 Ingrave Street runs west from Falcon Road.
Ingravenue Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ivory House Eastreet Clove Hitch Quay, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ivory House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ivory Square, SW11 Ivory Square is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Jansen Walk, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
John Parker Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Junction Approach, SW11 Junction Approach is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Justice Walk, SW3 Justice Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Kambala Road, SW11 Kambala Road lies along the line of a former street called Natal Road.
Kamballa Road, SW11 Kamballa Road ran from Natal Road to Falcon Road.
Kennet Close, SW11 Kennet Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Kerrison Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Khyber Road, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Kiloh Court, SW11 Kiloh Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
King’s Road, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Kings Road, SW10 Kings Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Kingswater Place, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Kite Yard, SW11 Kite Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lamont Road, SW10 Lamont Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Langton Street, SW10 Langton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Lavender Road, SW11 Lavender Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lawrence Street, SW3 Lawrence Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Limerston Street, SW10 Limerston Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Livingstone Road, SW11 Livingstone Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Lombard Road, SW11 Lombard Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lombaroad Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Lordship Place, SW3 This is a street in the SW3 postcode area
Lothair Street, SW11 Lothair Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lots Road, SW10 Lots Road, older than the surrounding streets, was once Pooles Lane which was a track leading to Chelsea Farm.
Mallord Street, SW3 Mallord Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Manresa Road, SW3 Manresa Road is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Mantua Street, SW11 Mantua Street started its story in the 1860s.
Maysoule Road, SW11 The Rev. Israel May Soule was, from 1838, Minister of the Baptist Chapel in Battersea
McDermott Close, SW11 McDermott Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Mckiernan Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Mendip Road, SW11 Mendip Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Meyrick Road, SW11 Meyrick Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Milborne Grove, SW10 Milborne Grove was built between 1851 and 1862.
Milmans Street, SW10 Milmans Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Molasses House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Molasses Row, SW11 Molasses Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Moravian Place, SW10 Moravian Place is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Mulberry Walk, SW3 Mulberry Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Musjid Road, SW11 Musjid Road is a shadow of its former self.
Nantes Close, SW11 Nantes Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Nantes Close, SW18 Nantes Close is a road in the SW18 postcode area
Nepaul Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Netherton Grove, SW10 Netherton Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Newcomen Road, SW11 Newcomen Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Nightingale Place, SW10 Nightingale Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Oberstein Road, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Old Church Street, SW3 Old Church Street is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Orbel Street, SW11 Orbel Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Orbis Wharf Bridges Court Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Orville Road, SW11 Orville Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Oyster Wharf, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Park Walk, SW10 Park Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Park Walk, SW3 Park Walk is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Parkham Street, SW11 Parkham Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Patience Road, SW11 Patience Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Paultons Square, SW3 Paultons Square, a garden square, was built in 1836–40 on the site of a former market garden.
Paultons Street, SW3 Paultons Street is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Paveley Drive, SW11 Paveley Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Pembrook Mews, SW11 Pembrook Mews is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Petergate, SW11 Petergate is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Petyt Place, SW3 Petyt Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Plantation Wharf, SW11 Plantation Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Plough Road, SW11 Plough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Port House Square Rigger Row, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Port House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Prested Road, SW11 Prested Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Priory Walk, SW10 Priory Walk and Milborne Grove both have development on one side of the road only and together they book-end Harley Gardens.
Queens Elm Parade, SW3 Queens Elm Parade is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Raasay Street, SW10 Raasay Street ran from Dartrey Road to Edith Grove.
Radstock Street, SW11 Radstock Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Railway Arches, SW11 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Ramsay Mews, SW3 Ramsay Mews is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Randall Close, SW11 Randall Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Redcliffe Road, SW10 Redcliffe Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Reef House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Restoration Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Riley Street, SW10 Riley Street is a road in the SW10 postcode area
River Reach Business Park, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Riverside Albert Wharf, SW11 Riverside Albert Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Riverside Plaza, SW11 Riverside Plaza is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Roland Gardens, SW7 Roland Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area.
Sesame Apartments, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Seymour Walk, SW10 Seymour Walk was almost entirely built between the 1790s-1820s in an area then known as Little Chelsea.
Shalcomb Street, SW10 Shalcomb Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Sherwood Court, SW11 Sherwood Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Shuttleworth Road, SW11 Shuttleworth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Simpson Street, SW11 Simpson Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Slaidburn Street, SW10 Slaidburn Street is a street in London
South Bank Business Centre, SW11 South Bank Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
South Parade, SW3 South Parade is a road in the SW3 postcode area
South Walk, SW10 South Walk is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Southbank Business Centre, SW11 Southbank Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Spice Court, SW11 Spice Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Square Rigger Row, SW11 Square Rigger Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
St Andrews Church, SW10 St Andrews Church is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Stadium Street, SW10 Stadium Street is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Street Johns Hill, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Sullivan Close, SW11 Sullivan Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Sunbury Lane, SW11 Sunbury Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Tadema Road, SW10 Tadema Road was named after Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Thames Avenue, SW10 Thames Avenue is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Thames Towpath, SW10 Thames Towpath is a road in the SW10 postcode area
The Boulevard, SW10 The Boulevard is a road in the SW10 postcode area
The Boulevard, SW6 The Boulevard is a road in the SW6 postcode area
The Chambers, SW10 The Chambers is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
The Courtyard, SW3 The Courtyard is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
The Junction Centre, SW11 The Junction Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
The Junction Shopping Centre, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
The Old Laundry Alexander Studios, SW11 The Old Laundry Alexander Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
The Quad, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
The Raven, SW11 The Raven is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
The Vale, SW3 The Vale is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
Thomas Baines Road, SW11 Thomas Baines Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Thorney Crescent, SW11 Thorney Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Tours Passage, SW11 Tours Passage is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Trident Place, SW3 Trident Place is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Trott Street, SW11 Trott Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Upper Cheyne Row, SW3 Upper Cheyne Row is a road in the SW3 postcode area
Upper Whistler Walk, SW10 This is a street in the SW10 postcode area
Ursula Street, SW11 Ursula Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Usk Road, SW11 Usk Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Uverdale Road, SW10 Uverdale Road is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Vicarage Cres, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Vicarage Crescent, SW11 Vicarage Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Vicarage Walk, SW11 Vicarage Walk is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Vicentia Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Wallis Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Waterfront House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Weekley Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
West Road, SW10 West Road is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Westbridge Road, SW11 Westbridge Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Whistlers Avenue, SW11 Whistlers Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Winders Road, SW11 Winders Road runs from Shuttleworth Road to Battersea Park Road.
Windrush Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Winstanley Estate, SW11 Winstanley Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Winstanley Road, SW11 Winstanley Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Wolftencroft Close, SW11 Wolftencroft Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
World’s End Passage, SW10 World’s End Passage is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Worlds End Place, SW10 Worlds End Place is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Wye Street, SW11 Wye Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Wynter Street, SW11 Wynter Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Yelverton Road, SW11 Yelverton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
York Place, SW11 York Place is a road in the SW11 postcode area
York Road, SW11 York Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.


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.

Battersea covers quite a wide area - it spans from Fairfield in the west to Queenstown in the east. Battersea is mentioned in Anglo-Saxon times as Badrices ieg = Badric's Island.

Although in modern times it is known mostly for its wealth, Battersea remains characterised by economic inequality, with council estates being surrounded by more prosperous areas.

Battersea was an island settlement established in the river delta of the Falconbrook; a river that rises in Tooting Bec Common and flowed through south London to the River Thames.

As with many former Thames island settlements, Battersea was reclaimed by draining marshland and building culverts for streams.

Before the Industrial Revolution, much of the area was farmland, providing food for the City of London and surrounding population centres; and with particular specialisms, such as growing lavender on Lavender Hill, asparagus (sold as 'Battersea Bundles') or pig breeding on Pig Hill (later the site of the Shaftesbury Park Estate).

At the end of the 18th century, above 300 acres of land in the parish of Battersea were occupied by some 20 market gardeners, who rented from five to near 60 acres each.

Villages in the wider area - Battersea, Wandsworth, Earlsfield (hamlet of Garratt), Tooting, Balham - were isolated one from another; and throughout the second half of the second millennium, the wealthy built their country retreats in Battersea and neighbouring areas.

Industry developed eastwards along the bank of the Thames during the industrial revolution from 1750s onwards; the Thames provided water for transport, for steam engines and for water-intensive industrial processes. Bridges erected across the Thames encouraged growth; Battersea Bridge was built in 1771. Inland from the river, the rural agricultural community persisted.

Battersea was radically altered by the coming of railways. The London and Southampton Railway Company was the first to drive a railway line from east to west through Battersea, in 1838, terminating at Nine Elms at the north west tip of the area. Over the next 22 years five other lines were built, across which all trains from Waterloo Station and Victoria Station ran. An interchange station was built in 1863 towards the north west of the area, at a junction of the railway. Taking the name of a fashionable village a mile and more away, the station was named Clapham Junction.

During the latter decades of the nineteenth century Battersea had developed into a major town railway centre with two locomotive works at Nine Elms and Longhedge and three important motive power depots (Nine Elms, Stewarts Lane and Battersea) all situated within a relatively small area in the north of the district.

A population of 6000 people in 1840 was increased to 168 000 by 1910; and save for the green spaces of Battersea Park, Clapham Common, Wandsworth Common and some smaller isolated pockets, all other farmland was built over, with, from north to south, industrial buildings and vast railway sheds and sidings (much of which remain), slum housing for workers, especially north of the main east–west railway, and gradually more genteel residential terraced housing further south.

The railway station encouraged local government to site its buildings - the town hall, library, police station, court and post office in the area surrounding Clapham Junction.

All this building around the station marginalised Battersea High Street (the main street of the original village) into no more than an extension of Falcon Road.
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