About: Battersea - Clapham
Battersea is in the south of London on the south bank of the River Thames and is within the London Borough of Wandsworth. Battersea has many areas of importance including the Battersea Power Station which is no longer in use, 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 St. Mary's Church where Benedict Arnold is buried, New Covent Garden Market where you can find many kinds of fruits and vegetables, and Shaftesbury Park Estates which has over a thousand continuously maintained Victorian houses.
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.
Clapham in south London is within the London Borough of Lambeth. Clapham is known for its many green spaces and young community, most notably Clapham Common. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in Clapham making it a popular place for graduates and students to live. There are also a number of shopping areas throughout Clapham. This is a predominantly residential area popular with London locals with good commuting access to central London and beyond.
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 attractions on both sides of the River. Choosing a vacation rental in Battersea or Clapham will allow you to be in a convenient area and to easily access the city as a whole.
Neighborhoods > London
• Central London : City, Bloomsbury - West End, Mayfair - Soho, Westminster, Belgravia - Pimlico, Knightsbridge, Chelsea, South Kensington, Kensington - Holland Park, Notting Hill, Paddington - Bayswater, Marylebone - Fitzrovia
• Greater London : Hampstead, Camden - Islington, Hackney - East End, Canary Wharf - Docklands, Southwark - Bermondsey, Lambeth - Vauxhall, Battersea - Clapham, Wandsworth - Wimbledon - Putney, Hammersmith - Fulham, Ladbroke Grove - Maida Vale, St John's Wood - Regent's Park