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 About the borough - Borough history
The urban sprawl was relieved by the open spaces of Clapham and Wandsworth Commons but the major attraction near the river was Battersea Park, in which all sorts of sports facilities and other attractions were available.
Wandsworth Local History Service is located on the first floor of Battersea Library and features an extensive collection of local historical information.
As late as 1864 Wandsworth was described as a quaint and old-fashioned village, straggling along the London-Kingston road, with country lanes and byways spreading out across the fields and along the banks of the River Wandle and the Thames.
www.wandsworth.gov.uk /Home/LeisureandTourism/Aboutborough/abthistory.htm

 How to find the AT Studio
Wandsworth Common is also 3 minutes by train south of Clapham Junction (connection to Waterloo) and 3 minutes north of Balham (connection to the Northern Line).
6 Ravenslea Road is two minutes walk away from Wandsworth Common railway station.
Wandsworth Common station is 12 minutes by train from London Victoria station.
www.atstudio.co.uk /map.html

 Encyclopedia: Battersea
An interchange station was built in 1863 towards the north west of the area, at a junction of the railway.
Battersea Power Station viewed from the north bank of the River Thames at Pimlico Battersea Power Station, completed in 1939, was the first in a series of very large (for the era) electrical generating facilities set up in England as part of the nation-wide electrical grid system then being...
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battersea

 Wandsworth Guardian: Our Town: Facts
Wandsworth Demons, or The Dees, are based at the Alexandra, near Clapham Common Tube.
An air quality testing station is located within the town hall, five metres from the ground and 25 metres from the central Wandsworth gyratory.
31 - Former Wandsworth Common resident Thomas Hardy had a lifetime British Museum reading room ticket addressed as, 1 Arundel Crescent, Tooting, changed later to 172 Trinity Road, where there is still a plaque stating he lived there from 1878-81.
www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk /towninfo/facts

 Wandsworth Borough Police History of Wandsworth Borough
Wandsworth Police Station stands on the site of a building known as the "Sword House"; this house was occupied by Sir Everard Fawkener, who had been the Aid-de-Camp to the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Culloden, in 1746.
The first Metropolitan Police Station in Wandsworth was built in 1839 in what was then Love Lane, and is now Putney Bridge Road.
Wandsworth can lay claim to the first public railway in the world, which ran between Wandsworth and Croydon along the course of the River Wandle.
www.met.police.uk /wandsworth/history.htm

 Streatham Hill railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The wooden station building is on the busy Streatham High Road (A23) at the junction with Leigham Court Road.
Trains were operated from the outset by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
There is a depot for maintenance of the passenger carriages at the London end of the station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Streatham_Hill_railway_station

 TIME OUT BOOK OF LONDON WALKS - Andrew White - Penguin Group (USA)
Here, too, is Wandsworth Common railway station, where on an average day commuters leave their Bentleys, Rolls and Porsches, as well as more mundane motors.
In the seventeenth century, the site of Wandsworth Common was rural countryside in which wheat and barley grew, around Bollingbroke Farm, while Clapham was ‘a wild and marshy tract’.
If you turn left down Dorlcote Road, returning to the Common, on your left are a squadron of ugly high-rise flats, privately owned, and the graceful spires of a Gothic building opened in 1857 as the Royal Victoria and Patriotic Asylum.
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 HILLSIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH - Archive 20th May-25th Jul 2001
LONE WOMEN ROBBED ENTERING HOME On Thursday 12th July 2001 at 11pm, a lone female was walking to her home in St James Drive Tooting SW17 from Wandsworth Common Railway Station.
This type of crime appears to be on the increase in the vicinity of railway stations, particularly those served by the underground.
If you know of a young person with any of these qualities and they will be under 18 years on the 25th January 2002, why not nominate them to be the "Wandsworth Young Person of the Year".
www.andysteele.com /hillside/to25_07_01.html

 Clapham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The other side of the Common, encompassing Battersea Rise, Northcote Road and the area known as "Between the Commons", is popular with young middle-class professional families: Northcote Road is not known as "Nappy Valley" for nothing.
The old town and high street to the east of the Common, is today a lively set of restaurants and shops.
Today Clapham covers a largish area surrounding Clapham Common.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Clapham

 hotel close to Wandsworth Common - London Hotel Directory
Close To Wandsworth Common, Wandsworth Common Railway Station and Shops and Restaurants in...
Close by Wandsworth Common the showroom has two major attactions immediately - it is both outside the congestion zone and has car parking for...
flat situated within close proximity of Wandsworth Common Benefits include two bathrooms...
www.thekensington.co.uk /hotel-close-to-Wandsworth-Common.php

 Streatham Hill railway station
In October 2003, the general pattern of train services is four trains per hour to and from Victoria Station in central London via Balham, Wandsworth Common, Clapham Junction and Battersea Park.
Streatham Hill station is a suburban railway station in Streatham, in South London.
Streatham Hill Station was built by the West End and Crystal Palace Railway and opened in 1856.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/st/streatham_hill_railway_station.html

Wandsworth Park (Grade II listed) was designed by Lt Col J Saxby (superintendant of parks) and opened in 1903 with playing fields and a planted corner in the south east.
On the wall further along is a plaque recording the site of the Surrey Iron Railway, a track for wagons opened in 1803.
Across the road junction is the fire station, built in 1955 to replace the building of 1892 destroyed by bombing.
www.london-footprints.co.uk /wkwandsworthroute.htm

 battersea power station
Battersea Park railway station Battersea Park is a suburban railway station in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Streatham Hill railway station Streatham Hill railway station is a suburban railway station in Streatham, in South London.
It is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect responsible for Battersea Power Station, and built in two stages between 1947 and 1963.
www.wikisearch.net /battersea+power+station

 Wandsworth borough, Greater London, Pictures
One of Wandsworth's landmarks is the distinctive shell of the now-defunct Battersea Power Station, while Battersea is also the location of Clapham Junction, Britain's busiest railway station.
It includes the inner city areas of Battersea, Wandsworth, and Vauxhall; the bustling suburbs of Balham and Tooting in the south; and the greener residential areas of Putney and Roehampton in the west.
Wandsworth is located south of the Thames, bordered by the boroughs of Richmond-upon-Thames, Merton, and Lambeth.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Greater_London/Wandsworth_borough

 Wandsworth Common railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Train times  ( http://www.livedepartureboards.co.uk/ldb/summary.aspx?T=WSW) for Wandsworth Common railway station from National Rail
The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by
The typical off-peak service from the station is:
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wandsworth_Common_railway_station

 This is Local London CommuniGate News and views
The nearest railway station is Wandsworth Common, the nearest tube station is Tooting Bec.
A new Depression Alliance self-help has been set up in Wandsworth, meeting once a month on the third Monday in the month from 4pm to 6pm at Wiseton Road Community Project, 10A Wiseton Road, London SW17 7EE.
Buses 219, 319 and G1 stop nearby at the Surrey Tavern.
www.communigate.co.uk /london/depressiongroupforcroydon/page1.phtml

 Index of Lunatic Asylums and Mental Hospitals
The usual approach to the institutions, when they were built, may have been from Epsom station via Chase Road to Hook Road, then up Hook Road to Long Grove, and so on.
Arnos Grove station had served only 500,000 passengers.The proximity of a mental hospital, sewage farm and cemetery were blamed for hindering development." Colney Hatch was renamed Friern Mental Hospital in 1937.
The Committee of Visitors had originally been composed of the Aldermen and Recorder as Justices, but under the Local Government Act 1888 the Justices powers and duties passed to the City's Court of Common Council which appointed 12 of its members to be the Visiting Committee.
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 WANDSWORTH COMMON Railway Station train tickets available online or car hire.
Work out your railway journey on this website and get your rail tickets for WANDSWORTH COMMON Railway Station.
WANDSWORTH COMMON Railway Station train tickets available online or car hire.
Within the booking process, a rail timetable will advise you of train times.
www.internet-booking.co.uk /towns/WANDSWORTH-COMMON-.html

 Rowan Cricket Club - Indoor Nets - Oval
From Wandsworth Common station, walk left down Bellvue Road to the lights at the junction with Trinity Road.
Sunday nets are held at the Spencer Sports Club near Wandsworth Common from 7pm until 8pm.
From Tooting Bec Tube station, walk down Trinity Road to the lights at the junction with Burntwood Lane and Bellvue Road.
www.rowancc.com /nets2004.html

 Marcus Beale Architects Projects Five Bellevue Road, Wandsworth
The building is situated close to the Wandsworth Common railway station in the shop parade facing the green.
The project is on site from March to July 2004.
www.marcus-beale.com /projects/infopage.php?projectid=21

 Battersea Park, Clapham & Wandsworth Commons
Shelter on Wandsworth Common, Postmarked 1905 - I seem to recall this from my childhood days.
Windmill Road and the railway run diagonally across the bottom left corner and Trinity Road runs diagonally across the bottom right corner of this view.
Wandsworth Hospital 1915, during the Great War - The main building is the
milsom.info /Battersea/Park_and_Commons/Photo_old.htm

 City of London
These are: Ashtead Common, Burnham Beeches, Epping Forest, Hampstead Heath (including Parliament Hill), Highgate Wood, Queen's Park, West Ham Park, and West Wickham and Coulsdon Common.
It also has a number of exclaves well outside its own boundaries: these comprise eight open spaces (parks, forests and commons) in and around London.
See History of London for details of the origins of the City of London.
www.asinah.net /articles/content/c/ci/city_of_london.html

Public transport is either by bus or train to Trinity Road or Wandsworth Common railway station respectivly.
The Environment Centre can be found in the heart of Wandsworth Common (see the blue circle on the map above).
Pedestrian access is through the park gate situated at the junction of Dorlcote Road and Baskerville Road.
www.environmentcentre.wanadoo.co.uk /mainpages/map.html

 Southern - Route info - Wandsworth Common
Local services from London Victoria to Croydon and beyond/ London Bridge via Crystal Palace.
There is no ramp permanently at this station.
Access from car park or Highway to station:
www.southernrailway.com /route_info/station.shtml?1089920896

 South London Line - Result for South London Line - Meaning of South London Line - Definition of South London Line - Dictionary of Meaning - www.mauspfeil.net
The opening of the Southern _system in South London had led to huge passenger losses for the railways - 1.25 million in only six months - and the LBSCR chose the South London line to carry out this work: it had obtained powers to do so in 1903.
It owes its existence to the ''South London Railway Act'' of 1862, which allowed the Southern (train operating company).html">Southern (train operating company) _(LCDR) to take part in this project.
Several of the stations were shared by the two companies.
www.mauspfeil.net /South_London_Line.html

 London Bloggers
The following stations are located within a mile of Wandsworth Common:
The following weblogs are located at Wandsworth Common :
The demo also includes instructions for getting the browser to display multiple stations and showing a smaller version of the browser.
londonbloggers.iamcal.com /station.php?id=502

 London South West Hotels in London UK Discounted Hotels
The hotel is conveniently situated close to the National Coach Station, Victoria National Railway and the Underground station, Hotel is Ideally located in the centre of London, We are within walking distance to Buckingham Palace, Westminster Cathedral and Abbey, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben....
Being only two minutes walk from Earls Court Underground Station, The Barkston Garden Hotel it is just minutes away from the heart of the Londons exciting West End with its shops, theatres, restaurants as well as many famous landmarks.
The closest hotel to Victoria Coach Station, Comfort Inn Buckingham Palace Rd. is a newly refurbished Hotel in the heart of London.
www.accommodation.uk.net /londonsouthwest.htm

 Street Management - Walk details
NR: Streatham, Streatham Common, Balham, Wandsworth Common, Earlsfield.
Pubs at Streatham, Balham, Wandsworth Common, Earlsfield and Wimbledon Park.
At Wandsworth Common the route goes cheekily through the station ticket office, and boardwalks allow close inspection of pondlife.
www.londontransport.co.uk /streets/walking/walkdetails.asp?id=15

 Lauristons Battersea office - Estate Agents London SW11 - Selection of property
This prime development is located in the heart of Wimbledon Town centre within 0.2 miles of Wimbledon Underground station and Wimbledon Mainline station.
The property is situated just moments from the popular area of Battersea Rise and Northcote Road and is within a 5 minute walk to Clapham Junction mainline station.
LAST TWO REMAINING Built by award winning builders Gleeson Homes, Arena is an exclusive luxury development of just 14 contemporary apartments set in a prime location on the High Street of Clapham, within minutes walk of mainline train and tube links to Waterloo, Victoria and London Bridge.
www.findaproperty.co.uk /agent.aspx?agentid=3145&opt=list

 Find a Property - Putney & Wandsworth England UK
It is within easy access to Earlsfield BR station and local shops.
All areas > London (south of river) > Putney & Wandsworth
As well as being near to local shops and a major Superstore the property also allows easy access to the A3 and benefits from views over playing fields and Wimbledon Common from the reception room
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