Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Ride at your peril on danger roads

Ride at your peril on danger roads
... The A23 from Lambeth, through Kennington to Streatham, was the scene of the highest number of deaths, injury or damage to bikes, a survey has found. ...

Saturday, 27 May 2017

General election hustings at Waterloo’s Oasis Church [26 May 2017]

General election hustings at Waterloo’s Oasis Church [26 May 2017]
... The event on Thursday evening was hosted by the Kennington Park Road Residents' Association & Neighbourhood Watch at Oasis Church Waterloo. ...

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Battersea house prices surge ahead of Northern Line extension | Mortgage Introducer

Battersea house prices surge ahead of Northern Line extension | Mortgage Introducer
... After the extension the Northern Line will run from Kennington to new tube stations Nine Elms and then Battersea Power Station, while it could be connected to Clapham Junction after that. ...

Grand Union sells three venues to Young’s | The Caterer

Grand Union sells three venues to Young’s | The Caterer
... The group confirmed its five Grand Union sites in Camden, Chancery Lane, Farringdon, Kennington and Paddington are still trading as normal. It opened a new partnership concept bar and restaurant, Trade Union, in Wapping in June last year, which also houses an artisan coffee house, florist and barber shop. ...

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Audio: Bermondsey & Old Southwark general election hustings #2 [21 May 2017]

Audio: Bermondsey & Old Southwark general election hustings #2 [21 May 2017]
... Many thanks to the Kennington Park Road Residents' Association & Neighbourhood Watch and the parish priest of St Mary Newington Canon Giles Fraser for allowing us to webcast this event. ...

The Tube Map Is Full Of Lies | Londonist

The Tube Map Is Full Of Lies | Londonist
... Looking at this, you might assume that Elephant & Castle is much closer to Kennington than to Borough station — maybe about four times closer. In fact, Elephant is around 100 metres closer to Borough than it is to Kennington. Why's that, then? You'll notice E&C is on the borders of fare zones 1 and 2. If the station were shifted closer to Borough, then the fare boundary would also have to move. That'd upset the parallel with another border station, Vauxhall, to the west. The best compromise is to place the Elephant within kissing distance of Kennington. ...

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

People are hijacking Theresa May's campaign in the most British way possible [TWEETS] | The Canary

People are hijacking Theresa May's campaign in the most British way possible [TWEETS] | The Canary
... The posters appeared in Camden, Soho, Southwark, Kennington, Kentish Town and Peckham, according to onlookers. That’s a fair amount of ground for one person to cover. So perhaps it’s not the work of one lone individual; but the beginning of a “strong and stable my arse” craze that’s about to sweep through the capital and beyond. ...

Monday, 22 May 2017

Caribbean cricket fans in London - a history | The Voice Online

Caribbean cricket fans in London - a history | The Voice Online

... THE KENNINGTON OVAL will become the fourth cricket ground to host its 100th Test match when England take on South Africa in July. ...

London's Old Street station in lockdown after body found | Daily Mail Online

London's Old Street station in lockdown after body found | Daily Mail Online
... The tragic discovery caused travel chaos on a large chunk of the Northern Line with services affected between Kennington and Camden Town via Bank. ...

Saturday, 20 May 2017

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist

What Happened To The Teams That Competed In The First Ever FA Cup? | Londonist
... The brainchild of the FA's secretary Charles Alcock, the debut FA Cup was ultimately won by London side Wanderers in a match at the Kennington Oval. It's doubtful the play itself would have been recognisable as the beautiful game we enjoy today. This was a sport of low tactics, and no goalkeepers... or even crossbars. ...

SU celebrates 150 years of ministry :: Inspire Magazine

SU celebrates 150 years of ministry :: Inspire Magazine
... For SU England and Wales, where SU began, staff, volunteers and supporters will gather on 2 June for a day of prayer and celebration at St Mark’s Church in Kennington. During the afternoon participants will visit sites around London for prayer and praise including a prayer walk in Islington where the ministry began. ...

Friday, 19 May 2017

Bar news | Hayman's gins set to move to new distillery in London

Bar news | Hayman's gins set to move to new distillery in London
... James Burrough’s original distillery in Cale Street in Chelsea became famous for its Beefeater gin. Its success led to the distillery moving to a larger site in Lambeth and then to Kennington where it continues to be made to this day – now part of drinks group Pernod Ricard. ...

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Southwark residents urged to join campaign for change to noisy Heathrow flight paths - Southwark News

Southwark residents urged to join campaign for change to noisy Heathrow flight paths - Southwark News
... After months of running her Plane Hell campaign, Southwark Community Action Network has got on board, and Bridget has received support from residents in Camberwell, Kennington and Peckham. ...

Director Daisy Evans talks to the News about her Silent Opera project at the Vaults Theatre - Southwark News

Director Daisy Evans talks to the News about her Silent Opera project at the Vaults Theatre - Southwark News
... Opera lover and director extraordinaire Daisy Evans was born in West London, but as soon as she was old enough she moved to the Beautiful South, where she still resides in Kennington. ...

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

General Election 2017: Is pollution in London an issue? - BBC News

General Election 2017: Is pollution in London an issue? - BBC News
... This group in Kennington is part of a growing movement where schoolchildren and parents are trying to get the air in London cleaned up. I have filmed groups in north London, in Soho and in Kennington. ... Well these children in Kennington managed to get Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the Greens and the Women's Equality Party to attend their event and get them to sign up to a Clean Air Pledge. ...

Counter Bar and Brasserie Vauxhall, London | RestaurantNewsRelease.com

Counter Bar and Brasserie Vauxhall, London | RestaurantNewsRelease.com
... Counter’s head chef Mahrez Loukal trained under Alain Ducasse, became head chef at Michelin-starred Chez Bruce, and returned last year to London after four years as executive chef for three brasseries, including La Rotonde de la Villette, in Paris. His experience in French cuisine and knowledge of where to source the freshest local British ingredients, including from local artisans like the Kennington Bakery, shine through in the delicious and modern cooking at Counter. ...

New homes in south London: former squats in Kennington get a boost with Georgian-style townhouses and Northern line extension | Homes and Property

New homes in south London: former squats in Kennington get a boost with Georgian-style townhouses and Northern line extension | Homes and Property
Taking the place of a derelict terrace near Kennington Park; a new scheme is launching with flats, houses, gardens and parking spaces. ... Kennington seems stuck in time while dramatic change takes place all around it, especially in Vauxhall and Elephant & Castle. ... The Northern line Tube extension from Kennington to Battersea Power Station is causing people to look at the area with fresh eyes and not just cricket fans who want to be near the Kia Oval. Listed, recently refurbished Kennington Park now boasts a pretty flower garden and new green space leading to St Agnes Place a low-rise scheme of 58 Georgian-style houses and flats. ...

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Three Cheers Pub Co announce eighth site | The Caterer

Three Cheers Pub Co announce eighth site | The Caterer
... The existing portfolio within the group includes the Abbeville, Avalon and Stonehouse in Clapham; the Bollingbroke and the Lathchmere in Battersea; the Tommyfield in Kennington and the Rosedale in Dulwich. ...

Friday, 12 May 2017

Booking now open for Psychology4Students 2017 | BPS Beta Site

Booking now open for Psychology4Students 2017 | BPS Beta Site
... The first event will be held at the Nottingham Conference Centre on 21 November, with the second at The Kia Oval, home of Surrey County Cricket Club, in Kennington, South London on 5 December. ...

Kennington Village Fete Sunday 21st May Cleaver Square 12-4pm

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