London Postcodes: SW (South Western and Battersea)
SW (South Western and Battersea)
Established in 1857 as the SW district, it gained extra areas in 1868 when the S district was abolished (the rest going to SE). It was divided into numbered districts in 1917. The South Western district covers SW1-SW10 and the Battersea district covers SW11-SW20.
Today's walk started at Piccadilly Circus, ended at Earls Court and went through the following SW postcode areas:
SW1Y - St. James's, SW1A - Whitehall and Buckingham Palace, SW1H - East of Buckingham Gate, SW1P - triangular area between Victoria Station, the Houses of Parliament, and Vauxhall Bridge, SW1V - triangular area between Vauxhall Bridge, Chelsea Bridge, and Victoria Station, Pimlico proper, SW1E - between Buckingham Gate and Victoria Station, SW1W - Belgravia, area between Sloane Square and Victoria Station, south of Kings Road, SW1X - Belgravia, north of Eaton Square, Knightsbridge (part), SW7 - South Kensington district, SW3 - Chelsea district, SW10 - Stockwell district, SW6 - Fulham district and SW5 - Earls Court district.
Distance: around 9 miles.