Landlords with properties within Wandsworth Borough Council’s boundary approach letting agents in Wandsworth looking to maximise the income they receive from their rental properties.
Here at Assetgrove, our guaranteed rent scheme assures landlords of a fixed monthly rental income while we get on with the business of managing all the day-to-day tasks, such as inspections, lettings, viewings, maintenance, and legal issues.
We are proud to offer guaranteed rent for up to five years. But there is a lot more to Assetgrove that this alone. Over the years we have developed a wide ranging and comprehensive portfolio of property services carried out by a substantial in-house team with real expertise.
From upfront financing of home improvements and furnishing packages, to out-and-out property portfolio business managers, we provide a complete solution for all landlords and buy-to-let investors whether they own one property or 100.
Covering 13.2 square miles, Wandsworth is one of the largest inner London boroughs with a population of over 307,000 residents living in about 130,500 households.
Bordering Lambeth to the east, Richmond-upon-Thames to the west, Merton and Kingston-upon-Thames to the south and Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and the City of Westminster across the River Thames to the north, the postcodes of the borough of Wandsworth are: SW1A, SW1E, SW1H, SW1P, SW1V, SW1W, SW1X, SW1Y, SW4, SW6, SW8, SW11, SW12, SW15, SW16, SW17, SW18, SW19 and SW95.
Of the 10,007 postcodes in Wandsworth, 284 (or 2.8%) saw two or more homes sell for £1m or above for the first time in 2014/15. Despite being relatively wealthy overall, there are differences across the borough with pockets of poverty in Roehampton, Battersea and Tooting.
Other centres of population in Wandsworth include Balham, Clapham Junction, Putney and Wandsworth.
Landmarks in Lambeth include the All England Tennis Club in Southfields, St George’s Hospital – one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals and an accredited centre of excellence for trauma, neurology, cardiology and cancer services – and Battersea Power Station, which is being redeveloped into London’s new diplomatic district, including the opening of two new stations serving London Underground’s Northern Line.
Getting to and from Wandsworth
Wandsworth has six London Underground stations served by either the Northern Line or the District Line. Overground stations in the borough can also be found at Clapham Junction, Queenstown Road, Battersea Park, Wandsworth Town, Wandsworth Common, Earlsfield, Putney, Balham and Tooting.
Ofsted rates 92% of Wandsworth’s primary and secondary schools as good or outstanding. In comparison, only an average of 74% of schools in other parts of the country, and 80% in London, have been given the same quality rating by Ofsted inspectors.
Highly rated schools for younger children include Brandlehow Primary School and Hotham Primary School, which are both in Putney.
Three secondary schools in Wandsworth are among the country’s top performers. From a total of 3,196 state secondary schools, Southfields Community College and Chestnut Grove School recorded the fifth and ninth highest scores respectively in the Contextual Value Added league table.
In addition, Ernest Bevin College in Tooting was named the fifth most improved school in the country with GCSE results rising 35% over the last four years.
Green space in Lambeth
Battersea Park is perhaps the best known area of green space in the borough of Wandsworth. Covering 200 acres of land on the south bank of the River Thames, Battersea Park contains a children’s zoo, tennis courts, golf facilities and the Pump House Gallery.
Other green spaces in th borough include Tooting Common and Wandsworth Common plus Wandsworth Park – a Grade II-listed space park on the River Thames between Wandsworth and Putney.