Where is Battersea?

Battersea is located in the county of Greater London, London, three miles south-west of the city of City of Westminster, 16 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and four miles south-west of London. Battersea lies four miles south-west of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Surrey. Battersea falls within the London borough council of Wandsworth, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SW11 postcode district. The post town for Battersea is London.

Battersea on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Battersea
Location of Battersea within the UK

Which county is Battersea in?

Battersea is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Battersea in Greater London?

Battersea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Battersea within Greater London

What is the postcode for Battersea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Battersea is SW11 2PL.

Where is Battersea in SW11?

Battersea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SW11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SW11 postcode district.

Location of Battersea within SW11

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What is the post town for Battersea?

The post town for Battersea is London. Battersea is in the SW11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Battersea?

The centre of Battersea is located at position 51.47014° latitude and -0.17142° longitude.

Latitude51.47014°
Longitude-0.17142°

What is the easting and northing of Battersea?

The centre of Battersea is located at the grid reference easting 527105 and northing 176161 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting527105
Northing176161

What are the nearest towns to Battersea?

Position of Battersea relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Battersea to the centre of the town.

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Battersea is 9 miles north of Ewell
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Battersea is 10 miles north of Epsom
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Battersea is 10 miles north of Banstead
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Battersea is 11 miles north-east of Esher
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Battersea is 11 miles east of Sunbury-on-Thames
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Battersea is 12 miles north-west of Warlingham
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Battersea is 12 miles north-east of Walton-on-Thames
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Battersea is 13 miles east of Ashford
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Battersea is 14 miles north of Caterham
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Battersea is 14 miles south of Borehamwood

What are the nearest cities to Battersea?

Position of Battersea relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Battersea to the centre of the city.

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Battersea is 3 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Battersea is 3 miles south-west of London
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Battersea is 5 miles south-west of City of London
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Battersea is 21 miles south of St Albans
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Battersea is 33 miles south-west of Chelmsford
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Battersea is 45 miles north of Brighton and Hove
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Battersea is 51 miles east of Oxford
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Battersea is 51 miles north-east of Chichester
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Battersea is 52 miles south of Cambridge
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Battersea is 56 miles west of Canterbury

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