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.

Winstanley Estate Before Demolition

I was born and lived in maysoule road in 1938 on the corner of maysoule road was a off licence called gogays and a news agent on opposite owned by the same gogays there was a hair dresser on plough road run by jack bus he also repaired clocks ,further down plough road was Vickers green grocers and lewis fish ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea by kenneth.crick

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

Year 1941 1965. In Battersea

I was born in HARLETON STREET off Battersea Bridge Road around the corner to Battersea Police Station. My grandparents llived there as young newly weds and grandma gave birth to 11 children in the same house. My father took. Over the house when grandma died. So the memories go way back. The time after the end of ...Read full memory

A memory of Battersea by sylviawitham5