London Borough of Wandsworth

Wandsworth (/ˈwɒndzwɜːrθ/ (listen)) is a London borough in southwest London; it forms part of Inner London and has an estimated population of 329,677 inhabitants. Its main named areas are Battersea, Balham, Putney, Tooting and Wandsworth Town.

Wandsworth
Wandsworth shown within Greater London
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionLondon
Ceremonial countyGreater London
Created1 April 1965
Admin HQWandsworth
Government
  TypeLondon borough council
  BodyWandsworth London Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Labour)
  MayorJeremy Ambache
  London AssemblyLeonie Cooper (Labour) AM for Merton and Wandsworth
  MPsFleur Anderson (Labour)
Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (Labour)
Marsha de Cordova (Labour)
Area
  Total13.23 sq mi (34.26 km2)
  Rank294th (of 309)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total329,677
  Rank29th (of 309)
  Density25,000/sq mi (9,600/km2)
  Ethnicity[1]
53.3% White British
2.5% White Irish
0.1% White Gypsy or Irish Traveller
15.5% Other White
1.5% White & Black Caribbean
0.7% White & Black African
1.3% White & Asian
1.5% Other Mixed
2.8% Indian
3.2% Pakistani
0.5% Bangladeshi
1.2% Chinese
3.2% Other Asian
4.8% Black African
4% Black Caribbean
1.8% Other Black
0.8% Arab
1.3% Other
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
Postcodes
Area code020
ONS code00BJ
GSS codeE09000032
PoliceMetropolitan Police
Websitewww.wandsworth.gov.uk

The borough borders the London Borough of Lambeth to the east, the London Borough of Merton and the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames to the south, the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames to the west and to the north (across the River Thames) three boroughs, namely the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster. The local authority is Wandsworth London Borough Council.


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