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By Simon McNeill-Ritchie,Ron Elam

Battersea has grown to be a modern and colourful district of south-west London. known as Patricesy within the Domesday publication, Battersea was once traditionally most sensible recognized for marketplace gardening, offering fruit, greens and vegetation for the town of London. notwithstanding, the world moved from rural to city with the arrival of the railways, and large-scale housing from the 1840s, scary a inhabitants development from 4,000 to 120,000 by way of the start of the 20th century. Glimpses of the prior can nonetheless be obvious round sleek Battersea, yet a lot has replaced through the years. utilizing a range of previous and new photos, neighborhood historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam hint Battersea's specified trip during the last century. that includes landmarks resembling Battersea energy Station, Battersea canine & Cats domestic and Battersea Park, this e-book is vital studying for a person who is aware and loves this well-known South London district.

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