Wandsworth

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Wandsworth
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Administration
Borough:Wandsworth
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Surrey
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:SW18
Dialling Code:020

Wandsworth is a place in the London Borough of Wandsworth by the River Thames in south London. It is at the centre of the borough of Wandsworth and is a mixed area, containing some heavy industry and warehouse sites, a shopping centre at what used to be The Arndale Centre (now Southside shopping centre), The Young's Ram Brewery, some luxury riverside housing, some quieter residential streets (known as The Tonsleys) behind Old York Road, and some major transport routes, which dissect the area and are usually heavily congested.

Set back from the river, up the top of East Hill can be found Wandsworth Common, which is in fact several commons carved up by roads and railway lines, but which extends southwards for a couple of miles.

Nearest places:

Transport

Nearest railway stations:

  • Wandsworth Common train station, (just one stop from clapham junction, and 12 minutes train ride from Victoria.)

See also

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