Battersea, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Battersea and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Gray's Dancing Academy,Opposite The Granada.

Hi,does anyone have any stories,or pictures of Gray's? My mum (Jean Ward), attended and has fond memories of Marilyn Meehan, Beryl Allen, Jim Phillips, plus Ron and Audrey Potty among others. Thank you for any help. Ian.

A memory of Battersea by Ian Rawat

The Lion In Plough Rd

Pathe News covered this on film, we saw it at the Granada Cinema after - I lived opposite where it happened.

A memory of Battersea by Alan Brett

So Many Memories

Born in Henley Street in 1936. Bombed during blitz, moved to Grandparents House in Blondel St:. After the war the council repaired the bomb damage so we moved back to Henley Street. So many memories! - The Super Palace cinema in York Rd; (AKA as the Bug Hutch). Latchmere School, Surrey Lane School -this became William ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea by Ron Large