Sunday, 26 March 2017

After terror struck Westminster, we just carried on | The National

After terror struck Westminster, we just carried on | The National
... On Wednesday afternoon I was rehearsing a play in Kennington, an area of the London located about a mile or so from Westminster, when I first became aware of the distant thrum of a helicopter overhead.  ...

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Focus On Oval: Farmers market, affordability and a central London location with two new tube stations on their way | City A.M.

Focus On Oval: Farmers market, affordability and a central London location with two new tube stations on their way | City A.M.
... “A near-neighbour of Oval, Kennington has long been the home of well over half of Britain’s civil servants due to its close proximity to Westminster, whereas Oval has a broader appeal.” ... If you like to stay local, there’s a Saturday farmer’s market to peruse, and Ovalhouse theatre to attend, a lively champion of up-and-coming talent. Get your Sunday roast at the Kennington pub or go veggie at The Bonnington Cafe, an informal restaurant that has a roster of visiting chefs. ... So who is buying there? Thanks to the diverse housing stock, the architecture of which lends itself to creative Victorian conversions and ex-council home refurbishments, first and second time buyers have more choice than neighbouring Kennington. ... Kennington Park is a great green space for everyone else, which has become an increasingly diverse group in recent years. Mel Hewitt from Dexters’ office in Kennington notes, “There is a complete cross section of buyers here, ranging from first time buyers and professionals to families opting for the beautiful five storey properties on Albert Square. ...

Friends' tributes to fourth victim Leslie Rhodes killed in London terror attack | London Evening Standard

Friends' tributes to fourth victim Leslie Rhodes killed in London terror attack | London Evening Standard
... "But it went bust and he set up his own firm with a mate. He was still climbing ladders at 75. He carried on doing small things and he would clean my sister's windows in Kennington. ...

Friday, 24 March 2017

Hoax caller rang police to report stabbing outside Kennington Tube station | London Evening Standard

Hoax caller rang police to report stabbing outside Kennington Tube station | London Evening Standard

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Kennington stabbing: Police STORM London station after street brawl | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Kennington stabbing: Police STORM London station after street brawl | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Kennington: Police descend on south London station after reports of large street brawl and stabbing | London Evening Standard

Kennington: Police descend on south London station after reports of large street brawl and stabbing | London Evening Standard

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

A moped rider is fighting for his life in hospital after a van driver smashed into him in south London

A moped rider is fighting for his life in hospital after a van driver smashed into him in south London

Kennington crash: Moped rider fighting for life after 'hit-and-run' in south London | London Evening Standard

Kennington crash: Moped rider fighting for life after 'hit-and-run' in south London | London Evening Standard

Monday, 20 March 2017

The best artisan biscuits to buy in London | London Evening Standard

The best artisan biscuits to buy in London | London Evening Standard

... The brainchild of cookie-loving Kennington couple, Harriet Hastings and
Stevie Congdon, Biscuiteers offers a delectable range of hand-iced
treats that can be personalised on its website.  ... 

Kennington kid bags £500 for school with winning design for Tesco - Southwark News

Kennington kid bags £500 for school with winning design for Tesco - Southwark News

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Walker: ‘London will go on being a great place to do business’ - GOV.UK

Walker: ‘London will go on being a great place to do business’ - GOV.UK

... While at the Beefeater Gin Distillery in Kennington, the Minister toured
the premises and saw how one of Britain’s greatest exports is produced.
With 2.6 million cases of Beefeater gin being sold worldwide last
year, the brand is a British success story – flying the flag for the UK
across the globe. ... 

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Woman wore wigs to take driving tests for five learners in money-making scam

Woman wore wigs to take driving tests for five learners in money-making scam

... Barry, of Gibson Road, Kennington, Ehigbor, of Sherwood Park Road,
Mitcham, Olawuyi of Gellatly Road, New Cross, and Omango, of Seven
Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, all admitted fraud by false representation. ... 

Interview with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child writer Jack Thorne

Interview with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child writer Jack Thorne

... That play is coincidentally being revived for a run at Kennington’s
White Bear Theatre pub this month, about which he says: “It’s really
wicked – it’s really nice. It feels like a special thing when someone
says they like your old play.” ... 

Traditional mining skills used to build tunnels on the Northern Line extension | London - ITV News

Traditional mining skills used to build tunnels on the Northern Line extension | London - ITV News

... The £1.2bn extension linking Kennington to Battersea is due to be completed in 2020. ... 

Morning Star :: Victory for single mum facing eviction | The People’s Daily

Morning Star :: Victory for single mum facing eviction | The People’s Daily

... The family was rehoused to another of their properties in Kennington but
moved from “social” to “affordable” rent — bumping up Ms Mahari’s rent
to £265 a week for a two-bedroom flat. ... 

Workspace Group (LON:WKP) Broker Price Targets - The De Soto Edge

Workspace Group (LON:WKP) Broker Price Targets - The De Soto Edge
... The Company’s portfolio includes various properties, such as Metal Box Factory, The Pill Box, Screenworks, The Light Bulb, The Biscuit Factory, Alexandra House, Archer Street Studios, Barley Mow Centre, Canalot Studios, Chiswick Studios, Clerkenwell Workshops, East London Works, Faircharm, Garratt Lane, The Record Hall, Holywell Centre, Kennington Park, Leroy House, Mallard Place, Morie Street, Quality Court, Riverside, Southbank House, The Print Rooms and Vox Studios.  ...

A new blue plaque is being unveiled in London in time for International Women’s Day

A new blue plaque is being unveiled in London in time for International Women’s Day
... Also earmarked for a plaque are artist Francis Bacon, at his South Kensington home of 30 years, film star Charlie Chaplin at the Kennington flat he shared with his brother and the founder of the Women’s Voluntary Services, Lady Stella Reading, will be commemorated with a plaque at Westminster. ...

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Northern Line delays force MPs' debate at Parliament to be cancelled | Daily Star

Northern Line delays force MPs' debate at Parliament to be cancelled | Daily Star
... There is currently no service between Charing Cross and Morden after a signal failure in the Kennington area.  ... Northern line
No service Moorgate/Charing Cross and Morden while we fix a signal failure in the Kennington area. Severe delays on the rest of the line.

Northern line delays: Commuters marched off train in middle of tunnel amid Tube chaos | London Evening Standard

Northern line delays: Commuters marched off train in middle of tunnel amid Tube chaos | London Evening Standard
... Passengers reported being delayed inside the tunnel near Kennington station for up to an hour after the line was hit by delays.
Witnesses said the train was travelling from Waterloo to Kennington when it ground to a “sudden halt”. ... 
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Commuters leave the train at Kennington station (@myanna)
A signal failure at Kennington had sparked delays on the line from about 8.40am on Wednesday, with commuters caught up in huge queues. ... Myanna Duncan, a lecturer for the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, was one of the passengers travelling on the train near Kennington. ... “The journey was halfway from Waterloo to Kennington when the brakes just suddenly came on. Everybody was a bit curious at first.   ... Blake Hutchings posted on Twitter: “I was stuck in a tunnel for an hour outside Kennington. Nightmare!”
Tech journalist Danny Palmer said: “Just spent an hour inside a stationary @northernline train stuck inside the tunnel outside Kennington station. How's your morning?” ...

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Tipper truck driver killed Windsor Castle designer as she cycled to work after 'failing to give her enough room on the road'

Tipper truck driver killed Windsor Castle designer as she cycled to work after 'failing to give her enough room on the road'

... Miss Gemmill, who lived alone in a townhouse in Kennington, south
London, was swept under the wheels as the truck went around the
roundabout. ...