Battersea is a district located within the London Borough of Wandsworth, situated on the south side of the River Thames. The area has Anglo-Saxon roots and takes its name from the old village of Battersea, a historic island settlement on the river.
Battersea has a small-town atmosphere with several community groups – including The Battersea Society, which works to promote community issues and has a wide range of meetings and events. The area has one of the highest concentrations of young families in Europe, earning it the nickname “Nappy Valley”. Schooling in the area is excellent, with some schools achieving “Outstanding” Ofsted ratings.
“Riverside Battersea Park is home to a zoo and the London Peace Pagoda.”