Battersea

The latest plans for development by Battesea Power Station

1,305 NEW HOMES BY BATTERSEA POWER STATION

The third phase of Battersea Power Station’s redevelopment has been given the go ahead by Wandsworth Council. Focussing on the South West corner of the site, plans for the Phase Three redevelopment include the creation of a new pedestrian high street from Battersea Park Road to the power station itself, as well as a new […]

Battersea's best restaurants: The Latchmere

RESTAURANT REVIEW: THE LATCHMERE, BATTERSEA

The Latchmere has been serving beer to Battersea residents and Theatre 503 goers for years but a swish take-over (by the owners of Northcote Road’s The Bolingbroke) and an extensive renovation is now attracting diners from further afield too. The new décor is contemporary but still complementary to the Victorian building’s traditional style. Pull up […]

Phil Spencer

PHIL SPENCER’S SOUTH WEST LONDON

To celebrate SW resident’s 25th anniversary, Location Location Location star Phil Spencer reveals his favourite restaurants, shops, streets, pastimes in Wandsworth, Battersea and neigbouring areas Isn’t it wonderful just to see Battersea Power Station used,’ declares Phil Spencer as he takes on the role of Guest Editor as part of our 25th anniversary celebrations. Phil was […]

For the bilingual class of the Wix Primary School in Battersea, only 14 siblings were admitted, no others – surely making it the London school with the smallest catchment area

THE PROPERTY MARKET CATCHMENT DILEMA

For families looking for a new home, is it worth paying a premium to be located within a school catchment area? Karen Tait reports As another school year starts, parents will be all too aware of the importance of living in the right catchment area. Just a few digits in a postcode can make all […]

A four bedroom mansion flat in Albany Mansions, Battersea

PROPERTY OF THE DAY: FOUR BEDS IN BATTERSEA

A four bedroom mansion flat in Albany Mansions, which overlooks Battersea Park has recently come on the market with Douglas & Gordon. Unusually it has been created from two separate flats being knocked together and as a result is larger than most flats in the building – in total it spans nearly 1,900 sq ft.  […]

10 of the best value restaurants in London

10 OF THE BEST VALUE RESTAURANTS IN LONDON

London’s restaurants might feel like they’re getting more and more expensive, but if you find the right place, dig out a little gem, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the prices. Here’s The Resident’s pick of 10 excellent value restaurants  Tsiakkos & Charcoal, Maida Vale This Greek restaurant on Maryland Road is all that a Greek taverna should be, […]

Florentijn Hofman's HippopoThames

WHY THERE IS A GIANT HIPPO IN THE THAMES

A 21-ft hippo was spotted floating on the Thames near Royal Docks yesterday. The gigantic animal is not an escapee from the zoo, rather a piece of art created by Florentijn Hofman the renowned Dutch artist who built the sculpture as part of the month long Totally Thames festival, which runs throughout September. This is […]

Clapham House on Eland Road for sale

PROPERTY OF THE DAY: ELAND ROAD, BATTERSEA

Battersea is one of London’s best areas to invest in property or live in as a family. A great example of what Battersea has to offer as a residential area is shown by this Victorian townhouse for sale with Douglas & Gordon. Located on Eland Road, just around the corner from Clapham Junction, the house […]

The Pottery Cafe supports Macmillan Cancer Trust

THE POTTERY CAFE SUPPORTS MACMILLAN CANCER

Join The Pottery Café, Fulham, Richmond and Battersea in its support of Macmillan’s Big Coffee Morning  and donate to a worthy charity while painting pots and drinking tea and coffee – what could be better than that?  September is traditionally the month of the Macmillan Big Coffee Morning – a single morning designated to raising […]

FOODIES FESTIVAL’S FEAST RETURNS TO BATTERSEA

Foodies Festival, the UK’s largest celebration of food and drink, returns to Battersea Park on the weekend of 15-17 August