Battersea is in Borough of Wandsworth. Battersea has many areas of importance including the Battersea Power Station, Battersea Park which includes a zoo and the London peace pagoda and Northcote Road, which is famous for its shopping and its own market. Battersea is also home to Clapham Junction, the busiest railway station in the United Kingdom. There is a great market at New Covent Garden where you can find many kinds of fruits and vegetables.
The railway stations located in and around Battersea are Clapham Junction, Battersea Park, Queenstown Road and Wandsworth Road. The London overground station closest to Battersea is Imperial Wharf, it is located across the Thames River and although it cannot be reached by foot, you can get there using Wandsworth Bridge or Battersea Bridge. There are also many bus links from Battersea and Clapham taking you across the river Thames.
Clapham in south London is within the London Borough of Lambeth and is known for its many green spaces and young community, in particular Clapham Common. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in Clapham making it a popular place for graduates to live. There are also a number of shopping areas throughout Clapham. Predominantly residential, Clapham gained popularity for its affordable housing while maintaining close proximity to Chelsea just across the river.
The railway stations in Clapham are Clapham High Street and Wandsworth road. Underground stations in Clapham are Clapham North, Clapham Common and Clapham South. Clapham Junction, the busiest railway station in the United Kingdom, is close by with trains running direct to Waterloo. There are also convenient bus links taking you from Clapham and Battersea across the river Thames.
Both Battersea and Clapham enjoy a great position along the south bank of the Thames making them a convenient to jobs and schools on both sides of the river. Make sure to check out the available furnished apartments in Battersea and Clapham when searching for a London Apartment.