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Wandsworth Common (also known as Battersea West Heath, Wandsworth East Heath)

Introduction

Wandsworth Common is an important historic common, the remains of more extensive commonland that was part of the wastes of the Manors of Battersea and Wandsworth; by the C19th it had been sub-divided by the railway and encroached upon by building as London was developed.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Access is unrestricted. Nature Study Centre open 2-4pm Wed; 2.30-4.30pm on 1st Sun of month.

Directions

Rail: Wandsworth Common. Bus: 77, 219, 349, G1

Owners

LB Wandsworth (part registered under Land Registration Acts)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Wandsworth Common
  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

  • Tree Preservation Order

Key Information

Type

Public Park

Purpose

Public Park

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Hectares

71.7

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust