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SW Postcode Area
POSTCODE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES: Google Template:Attached KML/SW postcode area KML is from Wikidata LONDON SW POSTCODE AREA SW POSTCODE AREA SW POSTCODE AREA NAME London
London
SW POST TOWNS 1 POSTCODE DISTRICTS 29 POSTCODE SECTORS 139 POSTCODES (LIVE) 21,046 POSTCODES (TOTAL) 34,726 Statistics as at February 2012 The SW (SOUTH WESTERN) POSTCODE AREA, also known as the LONDON SW POSTCODE AREA, is a group of postcode districts covering part of southwest London
London
, England. The area originates from the South Western (SW1–SW10) and Battersea (SW11–SW20) districts of the London
London
post town. CONTENTS* 1 Postal administration * 1.1 List of postcode districts * 1.2 SW1 * 2 Boundaries * 3 Map * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links POSTAL ADMINISTRATIONThe postcode area originated in 1857 as the SW district
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Sloane Square
SLOANE SQUARE is a small hard-landscaped square on the boundaries of the central London districts of Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
, Belgravia
Belgravia
and Chelsea , located 2.1 miles (3.4 km ) southwest of Charing Cross , in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea . The area forms a boundary between the two largest aristocratic estates in London, the Grosvenor Estate and the Cadogan . The square was formerly known as 'Hans Town', laid out in 1771 to a plan of by Henry Holland Snr. and Henry Holland Jnr. Both the square and Hans Town were named after Sir Hans Sloane (1660–1753), whose estates owned the land at the time
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Chiswick Bridge
CHISWICK BRIDGE is a reinforced concrete deck arch bridge over the River Thames
River Thames
in west London
London
. One of three bridges opened in 1933 as part of an ambitious scheme to relieve traffic congestion west of London, it carries the A316 road
A316 road
between Chiswick
Chiswick
on the north bank of the Thames and Mortlake
Mortlake
on the south bank. Built on the site of a former ferry , the bridge is 606 feet (185 m) long and faced with 3,400 tons of Portland stone
Portland stone
. At the time of its opening its 150-foot (46 m) central span was the longest concrete span over the Thames. The bridge is possibly best known today for its proximity to the end of The Championship Course , the stretch of the Thames used for the Boat Race and other rowing races
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Chelsea Bridge
CHELSEA BRIDGE is a bridge over the River Thames
River Thames
in west London
London
, connecting Chelsea on the north bank to Battersea
Battersea
on the south bank. There have been two Chelsea Bridges, on the site of what was an ancient ford . The first Chelsea Bridge
Chelsea Bridge
was proposed in the 1840s as part of a major development of marshlands on the south bank of the Thames into the new Battersea
Battersea
Park . It was a suspension bridge intended to provide convenient access from the densely populated north bank to the new park. Although built and operated by the government, tolls were charged initially in an effort to recoup the cost of the bridge
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Vauxhall Bridge
VAUXHALL BRIDGE is a Grade II* listed
Grade II* listed
steel and granite deck arch bridge in central London. It crosses the River Thames
River Thames
in a south–east north–west direction between Vauxhall
Vauxhall
on the south bank and Pimlico
Pimlico
on the north bank. Opened in 1906, it replaced an earlier bridge, originally known as Regent Bridge but later renamed Vauxhall Bridge, built between 1809 and 1816 as part of a scheme for redeveloping the south bank of the Thames. The original bridge was built on the site of a former ferry. The building of both bridges was problematic, with both the first and second bridges requiring several redesigns from multiple architects. The original bridge, the first iron bridge over the Thames, was built by a private company and operated as a toll bridge before being taken into public ownership in 1879
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Kings Road
KING\'S ROAD or KINGS ROAD (or sometimes THE KING\'S ROAD, especially when it was the King's private road until 1830), is a major street stretching through Chelsea and Fulham , both in west London. It is associated with 1960s style , and fashion figures such as Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood . Sir Oswald Mosley 's Blackshirt movement had a barracks on the street in the 1930s. CONTENTS * 1 Location * 2 History * 3 Planning and transport * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links LOCATION King's Road runs for just under 2 miles (3.2 km) through Chelsea, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea , from Sloane Square
Sloane Square
in the east (on the border with Belgravia
Belgravia
and Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge
) and through the Moore Park estate on the border of Chelsea and Fulham opposite Stamford Bridge
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Eaton Square
Coordinates : 51°29′46″N 0°9′6″W / 51.49611°N 0.15167°W / 51.49611; -0.15167 Terrace to the North Side of Eaton Square
Eaton Square
EATON SQUARE is a residential garden square in London
London
's Belgravia district. It is one of the three garden squares built by the Grosvenor family when they developed the main part of Belgravia in the 19th century, and is named after Eaton Hall , the Grosvenor country house in Cheshire
Cheshire
. Eaton Square
Eaton Square
is larger but less grand than the central feature of the district, Belgrave Square
Belgrave Square
, and both larger and grander than Chester Square . The first block was laid out by Thomas Cubitt from 1827. In 2016 it was named as the "Most Expensive Place to Buy Property in Britain", with a home costing on average 17 million pounds
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Clapham South
CLAPHAM SOUTH is a station on London Underground 's Northern line between Clapham Common and Balham . The station is located at the corner of Balham Hill (A24 ) and Nightingale Lane. It is in both Travelcard Zone 2 and Travelcard Zone 3 . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Connections * 3 References * 4 Gallery * 5 External links HISTORYThe station was designed by Charles Holden and was opened on 13 September 1926 as the first station of the Morden extension of the City "> * ^ A B C D "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London . March 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. * ^ Historic England . "Clapham South Station (Including Above Ground Station Building and Sub Surface Platforms and Passages) (1266140)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 29 March 2015
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Brixton Hill
BRIXTON HILL is the name given to a 1 km section of road between Brixton
Brixton
and Streatham Hill in south London
London
, England
England
. Brixton
Brixton
Hill and Streatham Hill form part of the traditional main London
London
to Brighton road (A23). The road follows the line of a Roman Road , the London
London
to Brighton Way , which diverges from Stane Street near Kennington, and led south from the capital, Londinium , to a port on the south coast. HISTORYPrior to the late 19th century, the road was known as Brixton
Brixton
(or Bristow) Causeway
Causeway

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Barnes Bridge
BARNES BRIDGE RAILWAY STATION is in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames , in south west London , and is in Travelcard Zone 3 . The station and all trains serving it are operated by South Western Railway . It is on the Hounslow Loop Line 12 km (7½ miles) south west of London Waterloo . It was opened on 12 March 1916 on the Surrey side of the River Thames on the embankment leading to Barnes Railway Bridge , whence its name. The station has an ornate entrance facing the river. Stairs lead up to the two platforms, each with a modest shelter. Passenger numbers are swelled on Boat Race days. The old ticket office is now used as a physio clinic. Barnes Bridge railway station is more central to Barnes than Barnes railway station . It is not wheelchair-accessible
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Wandsworth Common
WANDSWORTH COMMON is a public common in Wandsworth , in the London Borough of Wandsworth , south London. It is 69.43 hectares (171.6 acres) and is maintained and regulated by Wandsworth Council. It is also a Ward of the London Borough of Wandsworth . The population of the ward at the 2011 Census was 15.247. CONTENTS * 1 Amenities * 2 Wandsworth Common Tennis & Bowls Centre * 3 References * 4 External links AMENITIESThere are a number of ponds and a lake, which can be used for fishing (with a permit). The lake is partially fenced off for the benefit of bird life, while other areas feature wooden pedestrian board walks, or open water's edge access. A small brick bridge crosses over the lake's waters at one point, connecting two pedestrian pathways
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Houses Of Parliament
The PALACE OF WESTMINSTER is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
House of Lords
, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom . Commonly known as the HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT after its occupants, the Palace lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
, in central London
London
. Its name, which is derived from the neighbouring Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey
, may refer to either of two structures: the Old Palace, a medieval building complex destroyed by fire in 1834 , and its replacement, the New Palace that stands today. The palace is owned by the monarch in right of the Crown and for ceremonial purposes, retains its original status as a royal residence
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Wimbledon Common
WIMBLEDON COMMON is a large open space in Wimbledon , south-west London, totalling 460 hectares (1,140 acres). There are three named areas: Wimbledon Common, PUTNEY HEATH, and Putney Lower Common , which together are managed under the name WIMBLEDON AND PUTNEY COMMONS. Putney Lower Common is separated from the rest of the Common by about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) of built-up area of southwest Putney
Putney

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South Lambeth
LAMBETH (/ˈlæmbəθ/ ) is a district in Central London , England, located in the London Borough of Lambeth . It is situated 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Charing Cross . The population of Lambeth was 23,937 in 2011. The area experienced some slight growth in the medieval period as part of the manor of Lambeth Palace . By the Victorian era the area had seen significant development as London expanded, with dense industrial, commercial and residential buildings located adjacent to one another. The changes brought by World War II altered much of the fabric of Lambeth. Subsequent development in the late 20th century and early 21st century has seen an increase in the number of high-rise buildings. The area is home to the International Maritime Organization
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Post Town
A POST TOWN is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom , and a basic unit of the postal delivery system. Including the correct post town in the address increases the chance of a letter or parcel being delivered on time. Post towns in general originated as the location of delivery offices. As of 2004 , their main function is to distinguish between locality or street names in addresses not including a postcode. CONTENTS * 1 Organisation * 2 Usage * 2.1 Locality * 2.2 Via * 2.3 Ambiguous post town names * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links ORGANISATIONThere are approximately 1,500 post towns which are organised by Royal Mail subject to its policy only to impose changes where it has a proven, economic and practical benefit to the organisation, covering its own cost
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London Victoria Station
VICTORIA STATION, also known as LONDON VICTORIA, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground
London Underground
station in Victoria , in the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
. It is near to Victoria Street, which along with the area and station is named after Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
. It is in Travelcard Zone 1
Travelcard Zone 1
and is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail . The main line station is one of two northern termini of the Brighton main line , the other being London Bridge
London Bridge
, and also the terminus of the Chatham main line to Ramsgate and Dover via Chatham
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