The most famous feature of this upmarket residential area is large Battersea Park, containing a children’s zoo and the contemporary Pump House Gallery. Sports facilities and a boating lake are additional draws.
Battersea Arts Centre is on Lavender Hill, as are independent shops and restaurants.
Battersea Park Rise and Northcote Road offer trendy pubs and chain dining.
Busy Clapham Junction train station is close by.