Dovedale Cottages – Independent Living, Battersea

An Independent Living Scheme in Battersea

Dovedale Cottages in Battersea is an independent living scheme consisting of 21 one-bedroom flats: seven on the ground floor; eight on the 1st floor; and six on two storeys. Dovedale Cottages was established in 1841 and renovated in 1995/97. A new block was built in 1979/81. Communal facilities include a laundry and conservatory.

The two original end cottages are Grade II listed buildings. The later block linking the two cottages is not listed. The scheme is located in a residential area. There are gardens to all sides of the building, with limited controlled parking in all surrounding roads.

24-hour emergency cover provided through the Anchorcall telephone alarm system.


240A Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4LN

Residency Criteria

  • Age: Applicant must be aged at least 55 years old at the time of application.

Local Amenities

Train & Tube

Battersea Park Railway Station – 0.8 Miles, 17-minute walk


  • Buses 49, 319, 344, 345, 639, 670 & N31, The Latchmere (Stop LB), Battersea, London SW11 4BT – 0.1 Miles, 1-minute walk
  • Buses 44, 344, The Latchmere (Stop LS), Battersea, London SW11 4LN – 0.1 Miles, 1-minute walk


  • Barclays Bank, 7-11 St John’s Hill, London SW11 1TR – 0.8 Miles, 17-minute walk
  • Santander, 24-26 St John’s Rd, London SW11 1QQ – 0.8 Miles, 17-minute walk
  • Lloyds, 48 – 50 St John’s Rd, London SW11 1PR – 0.8 Miles, 17-minute walk
  • HSBC, 240 Lavender Hill, Battersea, London SW11 1LH – 0.7 Miles, 15-minute walk

Supermarkets & Stores

Tesco Metro, 275-277 Battersea Park Rd, Battersea, London SW11 4LU – 0.5 Miles, 11-minute walk

Post Office

583 Battersea Park Rd, Battersea Park, London SW11 3BH – 0.3 Miles, 7-minute walk


  • The Battersea Medical Centre, 189 Battersea Park Rd, Battersea, London SW11 4LB – 0.7 Miles, 14-minute walk
  • The Lambeth Hospital, 108 Landor Rd, Larkhall, London SW9 9NU – 2.5 Miles, 49-minute walk, 9-minute drive

Local Authority

Wandsworth Council Town Hall, The Town Hall, Wandsworth High St, London SW18 2PU – 1.8 Miles, 37-minute walk, 6-minute drive

Other Housing Schemes Nearby

Apply now for Independent Living Accommodation

If you’d like to apply for a place at this independent living housing scheme, see our Applying for Housing page to become familiar with the accommodation eligibility criteria and application process.

Contact Pathways about Independent Living Accommodation

If you have any further queries about Independent Living Accommodation with Pathways, please contact one of our Housing Officers or call 020 8579 7411.