With a population of 284,000, the Southwest borough of Wandsworth is one of the most popular and rapidly upcoming London boroughs. In the last decade Wandsworth has undergone a huge regeneration program and transformed the old industrial landscape into a young modern borough. The waterside scenery within the borough has been mostly regenerated into a variety of up market penthouses, bars, shops and exclusive apartments. more
Average property prices stand at £473,691. The borough is mainly built up of flats, terraced and semi-detached houses which reflect the boroughs history. Battersea , Putney and Tooting are the most popular residential areas. Battersea is situated on the South Bank of the river Thames and offers plenty of waterside bars, open space and even a children’s zoo. Putney is a more up market neighborhood and has the optimal location for access to all parts of London. Putney high street offers an array of high street shops and cafes. Unknown to many but Putney is the starting point of the famous Oxford and Cambridge University boat race which is held annually in the capital. Tooting being the cheaper alternative to the Putney and Battersea areas, offers a more old school atmosphere and plenty of curry fast food takeaways, which reflects its multicultural atmosphere.
In terms of outdoor space Wandsworth offers a great balance of open space and water activities, including 1,600 acres of green land. Wandsworth common is the most popular with its small lakes and woodland. Other alternatives included Battersea Park and Wimbledon Common.
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|Government Body:||Wandsworth London Borough Council|
|Population density:||8,289 / km²|