What area is SW1 in London?

SW1. SW1 is the South Western head district. Since about the 1890s it has had a surplus of addresses and buildings for practical division into one set of inwards codes so is divided into smaller postcode districts since 1917 used for mail purposes.

What area does SW1 cover?

The SW (South Western and Battersea) postcode area, also known as the London SW postcode area, is a group of postcode districts covering part of southwest London, England. SW1 was originally the South Western head district.

What districts are in South West London?

South west London postcodes extend from Westminster through Kensington and Chelsea, opening out to Kew, Richmond and Wimbledon in the west and Battersea, Clapham and Streatham in the south.

What is London Ld?

The London postal district is the area in England of 241 square miles (620 km2) to which mail addressed to the London post town is delivered.

Is SW London posh?

South West London is the home of ‘posh’ shopping. From Knightsbridge to Chelsea and the famous King’s Road you’ll find a range of excellent shops to satisfy your every need.

What boroughs are in South West London?

We work across all six South West London boroughs:

  • Croydon.
  • Kingston.
  • Merton.
  • Richmond.
  • Sutton.
  • Wandsworth.

What areas are in North West London?

Area guide for North West London

  • Village life. Belsize Park • West Hampstead • St John’s Wood.
  • Markets and music. Camden Town • Kentish Town.
  • Community matters. Brondesbury • Golders Green • Kensal Green • Kilburn • Queens Park • Willesden.

Is Belgravia a real place?

Belgravia, neighbourhood in the London borough of Westminster. It lies east of Chelsea, south of Hyde Park, and southwest of the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Part of London’s fashionable West End, it has many residential squares featuring large 19th-century houses.

What boroughs are south West London?

What does W1 mean in London?

The W (Western and Paddington) postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts covering part of central and part of West London, England. The area originates from the Western (W1) and Paddington (W2-14) districts of the London postal district.

Why is there no North East London?

Simply because they objected to being identified as ‘eastern’. They claimed that being associated with east London was harming their businesses. So it’s not just today that certain postcodes have social, cultural, and even financial implications. And what of the S and NE postcodes today?

What is the poorest area of London?

The most concentrated areas of high poverty are in areas such as Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, and the north east of London. There are also noticeable pockets of high poverty rates in areas in west London, such as in Brent and the north ends of Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster.