Sesame Apartments, SW11

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Sesame Apartments, SW11

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Road · Battersea · SW11 ·
JANUARY
23
2019

A street within the SW11 postcode




NEARBY STREETS
Afghan Road, SW11 Afghan Road 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.
Archer House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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 High Street, SW11 Battersea High Street is anything but the high street of Battersea.
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
Bullen Street, SW11 Bullen Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cabul Road, SW11 Cabul Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Calico House, SW11 Residential block
Calico Row, SW11 Calico Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 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.
Cinnamon Row, SW11 Cinnamon Row 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.
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.
Cotton Row, SW11 Cotton Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Darien Road, SW11 Darien Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Eaton House, SW11 Eaton House is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Edna Street, SW11 Edna Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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 main roads through Battersea, leading to Clapham Junction.
Fawcett Close, SW11 Fawcett Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Ganley Road, SW11 Ganley Road is a road in the SW11 postcode 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.
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
Hicks Close, SW11 Hicks Close is a road in the SW11 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.
Hotel Verta, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Imperial Crescent, SW6 Imperial Crescent is a road in the SW6 postcode area
Imperial Crescent, SW6 Imperial Crescent 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
Inworth Street, SW11 Inworth Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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.
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.
Kerrison Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Khyber Road, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Kite Yard, SW11 Kite Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Road, SW11 Lavender Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Terrace, SW11 Lavender Terrace is a location in London.
Leeward House, SW11 Residential block
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
Lothair Street, SW11 Lothair Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Mantua Street, SW11 Mantua Street started its story in the 1860s.
McDermott Close, SW11 McDermott Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Mckiernan Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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.
Musjid Road, SW11 Musjid Road is a shadow of its former self.
Nepaul Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Newcomen Road, SW11 Newcomen Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Octavia Street, SW11 Octavia Street is a road in the SW11 postcode 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
Patience Road, SW11 Patience Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Plantation Wharf, SW11 Plantation Wharf 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
Railway Arches, SW11 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Reef House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Restoration Square, 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
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
South Bank Business Centre, SW11 South Bank Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Southbank Business Centre, SW11 Southbank Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Sphere Walk, SW11 Sphere Walk is a location in London.
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.
Sullivan Close, SW11 Sullivan Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Temple House, SW11 Residential block
Thames House, SW11 Residential block
The Boulevard, SW6 The Boulevard is a road in the SW6 postcode area
The Boulevard, SW6 The Boulevard is a road in the SW10 postcode area
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.
Trott Street, SW11 Trott Street connects Battersea High Street with Shuttleworth Road.
Ursula Street, SW11 Ursula Street is a road in the SW11 postcode 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.
Vicentia Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Waterfront House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Watermans Quay, SW6 Watermans Quay is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Watermeadow Lane, SW6 Watermeadow Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Wayford Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
William Blake House, SW11 Residential block
William Morris Way, SW6 William Morris Way is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Winders Road, SW11 Winders Road runs from Shuttleworth Road to Battersea Park Road.
Windward House, SW11 Residential block
Wolftencroft Close, SW11 Wolftencroft Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Wye Street, SW11 Wye 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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Battersea High Street
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Bramlands Close
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Coppock Close
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Falcon Road, Battersea, looking towards Clapham Junction with Arding & Hobbs clock tower visible above the railway arch.
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Winders Road
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Ingrave Street
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