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If you are thinking of moving to the London Borough of Wandsworth or the Wandsworth area or visiting Wandsworth then we hope you find our view and review of the Wandsworth area interesting.

We are surveyors, so our view of Wandsworth may be a bit property biased, but would you expect us to be anything else but property biased! We carry out surveys all over London , including building surveys, structural surveys, engineer's reports, of course we are happy to carry them out in Wandsworth. We have tried to put other interesting facts about Wandsworth and the Wandsworth area, many of which we don't think you will find anywhere else on the Internet.


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We have independent surveyors who carry out building surveys, structural surveys and defects reports in Wandsworth and are very experienced and will give you peace of mind for your new home or commercial property. We also deal with Schedules of Dilapidation and Schedules of Conditions and act for you whether you are the Landlord or Tenant. If you want property advice then please contact us on free phone 0800 298 5424.


Wandsworth , a bit of fun

If you can read these articles in the sprit they were written; that they were written for people that don't know the area. We would be more than happy to add any comments from the Wandsworth area and also comments from Wandsworth locals who feel that we've missed out any important facts, or indeed if any of the facts we have put down are not accurate.


Where in London is Wandsworth?

Wandsworth is situated south of the River Thames. To the North we have Fulham and Parsons Green, closer to the east we have Battersea, Clapham, Wandsworth Common and Clapham Common. To the south we have Earlsfield, Wimbledon , Tooting and Colliers Wood and to the wets we have Putney, Roehampton, Sheen and Mortlake.

We are having to carry out surveys, structural surveys and building surveys on all sorts of buildings all over London and we have carried out lots in the Wandsworth area.


A bit further afield

Further afield we have to the north Kensington, Hammersmith, West Kensington, Earls Court, North Kensington, Bayswater, Hyde Park, Chelsea , Battersea, Nine Elms, Balham, Streatham Hill to the east, Norbury, and Mitcham to the south. To the West we have Kingston Upon Thames, Hampton Wick, Ham, Richmond , Richmond Park and Twickenham.


We would like to thank Google Maps for this information.


Ways to travel in the Wandsworth area


Tube Stations

Tube Stations in the area include East Putney Tube Station, Putney Bridge Tube Station, Parsons Green Tube Station and Southfields Tube Station.

Railway Stations

Railway Stations in the area include Putney Railway Station, Wandsworth Town Railway Station and Earlsfield Railway Station.

Road Travel

Main roads in the area include the A3 known as the Kingston Road and Wandsworth High Street depending upon which part you are located. We also have the A219 which is Putney Hill Road and the A205 which is Upper Richmond Road . We have Merton Road to the north which found by the river Thames . Just over from the river Thames you will find the A308 which is New Kings Road and the A217 which is Wandsworth Bridge Road .

This area is also covered by the excellent Google Street View, where you can literally walk along the road.


Interesting facts we know about the Wandsworth area


Interesting fact about Wandsworth number one

Putney Bridge is often incorrectly said to be the start of the Oxford to Cambridge Boat Race. We believe that it once was the starting point but that was in 1845 and you would be very disappointed if you go there to view this race nowadays!


Interesting fact about Wandsworth number two

Fulham Football Club is close to this area.


Interesting fact about Wandsworth number three

On the south bank you will find South Bank University , which is formerly known as South Bank Polytechnic.


Interesting Fact about Wandsworth number four

Wandsworth takes its name from river Wandle which appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. This states that it was called after a man named Waendel.


Interesting Fact about Wandsworth number five

Wandsworth prison is the largest prison in the London area and second largest in Britain , after Liverpool .


Wandsworth History

Wandsworth is famous for Young and Co Brewery being producers since 1581.


Famous people that were born, have lived, or are living in Wandsworth

Famous people of Wandsworth include David Lloyd George. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair used to live in the area. Frank Bruno also lived in the area and one of our surveyors once saw him in a café. Thomas Hardy lived in Trinity Road and Broderick, and it is rumoured that there are blue plaques on the walls relating to this.


Famous buildings we have not surveyed!

Within the Wandsworth area we have Wandsworth Bridge which crosses the river Thames adjoining the north to the south on the A217. The bridge was built in 1873 and was demolished and rebuilt in 1937 and today Wandsworth Bridge is rumoured to be one of the busiest bridges in London and has been described as one of the least exciting bridges! Putney Bridge links Putney on south side to Fulham on the north side. The original bridge is very old and from the 1720's was a toll bridge which was rebuilt in the 1880's. Interestingly it has St. Mary's Church on the Putney south bank side and All Saints Church on the Fulham north bank side.

Unfortunately we haven't been able to come up with any other really famous buildings in the Wandsworth area, so anyone who knows any please phone or e-mail us, we are sure we can sort out some sort of prize.

We would add that as with many areas of London it has a mass of Victorian and Georgian houses, which may up the majority of the housing stock in the area, with some newer developments for the after war building took place, replacing bomb damaged houses and some housing with 1960 post-war built houses. We are more than happy to carry out building surveys, structural surveys, engineers reports on these properties to give you a clear idea of any problems that you may be buying when you buy your new house.


Things to do in Wandsworth

We have come across a web site called which is particularly interesting, being a website run by local people, for local people. It is very informative and is part of the neighbour net.


Independent Surveyors

If you truly do want an independent expert opinion from a surveyor with regard to valuations, mortgages, mortgage companies, surveys, building surveys, structural reports, engineers reports, specific defects report, structural surveys, home buyers reports or any other property matters please contact 0800 298 5424 for a surveyor to give you a call back.


Commercial property independent surveyors advice

If you have a commercial property, whether it is freehold or leasehold then sooner or later you may get involved with dilapidation claims. You may wish to look at our Dilapidations Website at and for Disputes go to our Disputes Help site .


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