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.


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

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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.