Live the Battersea life
You can look forward to investing in one of London’s most exciting up-and-coming areas when you buy a new home in Battersea. With a great location, excellent schools and some brilliant attractions for spending your free time, don’t miss offers like our Movemaker scheme to get even more value out of your move.
Things to see and do in Battersea
The area’s most popular attraction is the large riverside Battersea Park, ideal for a stroll with the dog or kids. Home to an adventure centre and boating lake, there’s also the Pump House Gallery art centre, a bandstand and sculptural exhibits.
The park is also a great place to start or end a longer riverside walk, spotting the London Peace Pagoda as you go. With places like Chelsea and Fulham right across the Thames and other local draws such as a winery and leisure centre, there’s lots to do both in and around Battersea.
If you have young children or want to start a family, you’ll be happy to know that Battersea’s Chesterton Primary School on Dagnall Street is rated as outstanding by the English education board, Ofsted. Likewise Macaulay CofE, which caters for parts of the area. At secondary level, Harris Academy Battersea is also an outstanding choice with a great reputation.
Battersea transport links
Lots of London’s most famous sights and landmarks are within walking distance of Battersea, while Battersea Park train station offers speedy services to Victoria which take less than five minutes. The closest Tube station is nearby Clapham Common, which is on the Northern line, while Clapham Junction offers trains to Gatwick Airport that take less than half an hour.
The Battersea property scene
Thanks to a wonderful central location and significant levels of recent regeneration, house prices in Battersea are considerably higher than the London average. From riverside apartments to Victorian terraces and plenty of period conversions, there are some superb properties in the local area.
Help to Buy Battersea
In Battersea you can take advantage of Help to Buy London if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy London page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.