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  Battersea - LoveToKnow 1911
The principal thoroughfares are Wandsworth Road and Battersea Park and York Roads from east to west, connected north and south with the Victoria or Chelsea, Albert and Battersea bridges over the Thames.
Battersea is a district mainly consisting of artisans' houses, and there are several large factories by the river.
Battersea is in the parliamentary borough of Battersea and Clapham, including the whole of the Battersea division and part of the Clapham division.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BA/BATTERSEA.htm   (341 words)

 Battersea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battersea is an area of London lying on the south bank of the River Thames.
In the period from 1880 onwards, Battersea was known as a centre of radical politics in the United Kingdom.
Battersea's radical reputation gave rise to the Brown Dog affair, when in 1904 the National Anti-Vivisection Society sought permission to erect a drinking fountain celebrating the life of a dog killed by vivisection.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battersea   (1404 words)

 Battersea Central School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Battersea was once a small village with a population centred on Battersea Square.
North of Battersea Park Road was Colestown, named after E R Coles, a grid of streets inhabited by skilled artisans who formed the largest single element in Battersea in the 1890s,notably building and railway workers and those employed in local industries.
The population figures for Battersea are especially interesting, as it rose gradually from 6,887 in 1841 to 19,600 in 1861, and then rapidly to 54,016 in 1871, 107,262 in 1881 and 150,558 in 1891.
www.hawkley1939.org.uk /History/battersea_central_school.htm   (1863 words)

Battersea is part of the London Borough of Wandsworth.
It is famous for Battersea Power Station an impressive, but disused edifice designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (featured, with flying pig, on the sleeve art of Pink Floyd's album 'Animals'), Battersea Park[?], Battersea Dog's Home[?] and London's busiest heliport.
Up until the mid 1970s much of Battersea was industrial and working class residential.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ba/Battersea.html   (123 words)

 The Development of Battersea by Sean Creighton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Because Battersea did not have a bridge until 1771 it was a sleepy rural village on and near the North-east Surrey shore of the Thames.
Battersea's working class has been developing a vibrant and growing multi-faceted culture based on their own organisations, including the Battersea and Wandsworth Co-operative Society, trade union branches, and friendly societies.
When it closes Battersea is already being hit badly by the decline in industry in general and the contraction of the scale of the railway industry.
www.hawkley1939.org.uk /History/development-Battersea.htm   (2877 words)

 Battersea Power Station
When the first half of Battersea (the' A' station) started generating in 1933, the tributes were glowing.
In the war-time London blitz, Battersea power station was luckier than some of its neighbours; but it didn't escape damage, and at times operations were only kept going by ingenuity and determination.
Battersea was something of a symbol of the spirit of Londoners themselves in those dark days.
www.vauxhallsociety.org.uk /BatterseaPowerStation.html   (1397 words)

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 Local History of Battersea
Battersea first emerges into written history at the end of the seventh century.
To the West 'Wendleswurthe' (Wandsworth) was known as a sub-division of the Manor of Battersea.
Farming and fishing remained the foundation of Battersea's economy for centuries, and the registers of the parish show that in c.
home.clara.net /pkennington/history/history_battersea.htm   (283 words)

 NHS dentists, south west London. NHS Battersea Preventive Dental Practice.
Dr Surendra is a dentist who has been practising in Battersea since 1978 and is firmly committed to the adage.
Joining Battersea Preventive Dental Practice in 2001, Dr Panesar continues to expand his patient list adopting a friendly, professional approach while continuing to develop his interest and skills in cosmetic dentistry and endodontics.
Battersea Preventive Dental Practice provides NHS dentistry and welcomes all the family to register with one of our NHS dentists.
www.batterseadental.co.uk /team.html   (271 words)

 Battersea, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battersea is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the township of South Frontenac 20 kilometres north of Kingston.
Battersea is well known for its fishing and outdoor activities as it is closely located to Loughborough Lake, Dog Lake and the Rideau Canal Waterway.
Henry Van Luven, a veteran of the Battle of Lundy's Lane [1], was the founder of the village of Battersea in 1840, originally called Rockland, then Van Luven's Mills, when he bought 1200 acres of crown land at the time of the development of the Rideau Canal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battersea,_Ontario   (209 words)

 Battersea Park, London
Having an area of 80 ha (198 acres), Battersea Park was laid out in the mid 19th C on the South Bank of the Thames.
Some of the highlights in Battersea Park include the Henry Moore Sculptures, the Peace Pagoda donated by Japanese Buddhists, commemorating Hiroshima Day, and the 1861Pump House.
Battersea Park has recently undergone some major restoration work and the improvements are obvious.
www.planetware.com /london/battersea-park-eng-l-bp.htm   (163 words)

 Battersea - South London - England
Battersea Bridge, St Mary's Church and the curious old Windmill, from a print of about 1840, first published in "Curiosities of Great Britain, England and Wales Delineated", by Thomas Dugdale.
Battersea wooden bridge was constructed 1771-1772 to Henry Holland's original design and made famous by Whistler’s Nocturne: Blue and Gold - Old Battersea Bridge, 1872-77 now in the Tate Britain.
Old Battersea Mill, a view dating to about 1800, Engraved by William Henry Prior (1812-1882) an original and published in "Old and New London" about 1880; the colouring is modern.
www.milsom.info /Battersea   (438 words)

 Battersea Rise - Index
Battersea Rise was originally the name of an area, it is first recorded in 1656 as the "Ryse".
A mansion called "Battersea Rise House" stood on what is now Clapham Common West Side opposite St. Barnabas' Church near Maddison Road.
The road now known as Battersea Rise is the old coaching road between London Bridge and Portsmouth, later known as the A3.
www.milsom.info /Battersea/Rise   (410 words)

 Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre is a registered charity and limited company, located in Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN.
Battersea Arts Centre has a wholly owned trading subsidiary, BAC Enterprises Ltd, managing the operation of the ancillary trading activities of BAC.
Battersea Arts Centre employs a programme structure to support artists which is a bit like a ladder with five rungs, a ladder which developing work can climb.
www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk /Battersea_Arts_Centre.htm   (909 words)

 battersea dogs home lost dog helpline reuniting pets with their owner
Now just one call to Battersea is all that's needed - specialist staff will log precise details about the missing dog and check immediately whether the dog has been brought into Battersea or is awaiting collection from a police station.
If the dog does not appear on the Battersea system, the owner will be supplied with several local numbers for the RSPCA, kennels or dog wardens who might be holding the dog.
Battersea already reunites more than 40 per cent of dogs that come into the Home and they are expecting this percentage to increase significantly with the launch of the lost dogs line.
www.petplanet.co.uk /petplanet/news/news_archive/battersea.htm   (350 words)

 Battersea Reach - Press Office
Battersea Reach, the latest edition to the St George portfolio and located on the south bank of the River Thames in SW18, presents an ideal opportunity to take advantage of the new proposed SIPP legislation.
All of the apartments available at Battersea Reach are thoughtfully designed with large open plan living/dining areas that front the Thames with feature floor to ceiling glazing.
Battersea Reach is a 13-acre riverside development of a brownfield site on the south bank of the River Thames next to Wandsworth Bridge.
www.batterseareach.com /ht_press_office.asp?posID=12,0&type=article&artID=305   (685 words)

 English Industrial Sites - Battersea Power Station
Battersea Power Station is, in fact, two units joined together: the original 'A' station was a single long structure with a chimney at each end, and the 'B' station constructed in 1953 gave London its famous four-chimney, skyline silhouette.
The beautiful Art Deco control room in station 'A' with its Italian marble turbine hall, polished parquet flooring and wrought iron staircases, finally convinced the Secretary of State to award the building a listed Grade II status, ensuring that it could not be demolished or changed without Government consent.
Power generation ceased completely at Battersea Power Station in 1983 leaving the electricity board with the problem of what to do with a power station that could not be demolished.
www.theheritagetrail.co.uk /industrial/battersea.htm   (488 words)

 Battersea MP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Martin Linton, Labour MP for Battersea and an ex Guardian hack, cited an article this week by Polly Toynbee saying that alleged "NHS cuts" in his area were in face changes and improvements in the service.
Sadiq Khan is the MP for Tooting (the constituency to the south of Battersea).
The hospital is in the constituency of Battersea, one of London's most marginal, where the Labour MP Martin Linton hangs on by a whisker.
battersea-mp.org.uk   (995 words)

 Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Battersea's aims are to Rescue, Reunite, Rehabilitate and Rehome lost, unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the current Patron of Battersea Dogs Home and has visited the Home on many occasions to open newly built kennels and areas of the Home.
Battersea DOES NOT have a time limit for the animals in their care - no happy or healthy dog or cat which is suitable for rehoming is ever put to sleep, no matter how long it may take to find them a new home.
www.petplanet.co.uk /petplanet/charity/battersea.htm   (1006 words)

 Battersea and Archer's entry into local politics
Later John Archer "travelled round the world", probably with the merchant navy, so while the newspaper speculation about his origins are off the mark, they might have been provoked by his familiarity with various different parts of the world.
The Nine Elms district in the north-east of Battersea had a large Irish Catholic population, and the most prominent local politician, John Burns, had the same name as Archer's mother.
Burns created the Battersea branch of the Marxist Social Democratic Federation in 1885, backed by a broad alliance, and in 1892 he was elected to Parliament with the intake whose emergence signalled the establishment of organised labour as a Parliamentary force.
www.bl.uk /onlinegallery/features/blackeuro/archerbattersea.html   (332 words)

 Thomas's London Day Schools
At the beginning and end of each day parents use it as a car park, during the day it is used for a variety of sports and games and it is also a play area for the pupils twice each day during their break.
He was appointed Headmaster of Thomas's, Kensington in 1995 and Headmaster of Thomas's, Battersea in 1999.
At Thomas's, Battersea children join Year 3 in their form groups but they are set for Mathematics.
www.thomas-s.co.uk /schools/battersea.html   (481 words)

 Battersea - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Battersea, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in south London, bordered by Putney, Tooting, Streatham, and Vauxhall constituencies; the River...
Battersea Bridge connects Battersea and Chelsea and was built between 1886 and 1890, replacing the original wooden bridge that has been depicted in...
The short daggers with elaborate openwork hilts found in Hallstatt chiefs’ graves were very likely worn as symbols of rank.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Battersea.html   (85 words)

 Battersea Park Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Battersea Park station seen to its east remains in passenger use today.
Next to it, under the bridge, are the remains of the Battersea Park Road.
The Battersea Park station that survived is a short stroll away.
www.loveplums.co.uk /Tube/Battersea_Park_Rd_station.html   (145 words)

 Battersea Water Pumping Station   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The pumping station is much smaller than Battersea Power Station, but is of architectural and historic interest in its own right.
The reason given was to allow for a new hotel to be build to the east of Battersea Power Station.
The hotel is in phase two of the development, scheduled to be built in 2005/6.
www.batterseapowerstation.org.uk /pumping_station.html   (314 words)

The seat covers Battersea, Balham and part of Clapham, and contains the well known, albeit un-picturesque, landmarks of Battersea power station, the Dogs’ Home, Clapham Junction and the new Covent Garden Market.
Battersea and Clapham, and now also Balham, have undergone a transformation in the last 20 years, becoming the home of choice to many affluent young professionals - who made it fashionable to live there and brought with them the wine bars and restaurants which now typify much of the seat.
Contrary to its Conservative tradition, Battersea was one of the first constituencies to elect a left-wing MP in 1892, although his party was the Battersea Labour League, as the Labour party had not yet been created.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/035.stm   (166 words)

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