Sunday, 19 November 2017

The £1.2bn Northern Line extension just reached a major milestone: It has finished tunnelling work from Battersea to Kennington | City A.M.

The £1.2bn Northern Line extension just reached a major milestone: It has finished tunnelling work from Battersea to Kennington | City A.M.
... A huge tunnel boring machine broke through this morning at Kennington, meaning two 3.2km tunnels from Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms, have now been built. ...

Breakthrough in major Northern line extension

Breakthrough in major Northern line extension
... Tunnel boring machine, Amy, has broken through at Kennington, meaning that the two 3.2km tunnels from Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms, have now been built. ...

FEATURE: Spalding man’s memories of his life as an evacuee in WWII - Spalding Guardian

FEATURE: Spalding man’s memories of his life as an evacuee in WWII - Spalding Guardian
... He was boarded onto a train with a group of other children from his school St Agnes in Kennington Park, London, and ended up in Wokingham in Berkshire. ... He grew up in Kennington, South London, with his parents Beatrice (May) and Walter, older brother Wally and sister Joan. ...

THEATRE REVIEW | The Tailor-Made Man, White Bear Theatre, London |

THEATRE REVIEW | The Tailor-Made Man, White Bear Theatre, London |
... The White Bear is a comfortable theatre space within a rather stylish and recently renovated pub and is only a short tube ride from Leicester Square. Head down to Kennington for a slice of gay history that has particular relevance today. Oh, those costumes too. You’ll be hard pressed not to want to sneak backstage and grab a few pairs of slacks and a jacket to take home. ...

Pair bid to row Atlantic, 60ft waves, shark attacks and just 3,000 miles left to row… – South London News

Pair bid to row Atlantic, 60ft waves, shark attacks and just 3,000 miles left to row… – South London News
... A 22-year-old student will aim to become one of a select handful of people to have rowed the Atlantic, starting on December 12. But Oli Glanville, from Kennington, may be the first to attempt it less than a year after first taking up the sport. ... Oli Glanville knows all too well the risks he runs trying to row the Atlantic. The 22-year-old from Kennington hopes to cross the 3,000 miles of “The Pond” in about 60 days with his best friend, George Randell, and raise thousands for Alzheimer’s Research UK. ...

A look back at a weekend of solemn remembrance in Southwark - Southwark News

A look back at a weekend of solemn remembrance in Southwark - Southwark News
... Services were also held at Southwark Cathedral, St George’s Cathedral, Kennington Park, Dulwich College, Lordship Lane, Wells Way, the Soviet War Memorial at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Camberwell Green, St Stephen’s Church, and St Giles Church. ...

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

KC Offer : Millars General Store

Dear Companions

As some of you may know, Millars General Store in Black Prince Road is a local delight.
Andrew has agreed that anyone quoting 'Kennington Companions' is entitled to a 7% discount on purchases made before the end of the year.
Feel free to spread the word...
Enjoy!!!

Best wishes
CathyNo automatic alt text available.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Hundreds of vintage cars pass through Surrey for the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run - Get Surrey

Hundreds of vintage cars pass through Surrey for the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run - Get Surrey
... Participants then left London via Kennington, Clapham and Morden. ...

Kennington Oval, a brief history: Part 3 - Cricket Country

Kennington Oval, a brief history: Part 3 - Cricket Country
... The bare bones of the match may be expressed as follows: Test # 9, England v Australia at Kennington Oval, played on August 28 and 29, 1882 with 4-ball overs. For the record, Australia had won the match by 7 runs. But, and there is a big ‘but’ in all this, making the bland statement above is akin to stating that Pandit Ravi Shankar was an itinerant strummer or that Michelangelo was a hewer of stone. ...

Remembrance Day in Brixton’s Windrush Square | Brixton Blog

Remembrance Day in Brixton’s Windrush Square | Brixton Blog
... There will also be ceremonies at the Albert Carr Gardens War Memorial, on the corner of the High Road and Streatham Common Northside, SW16 (10.30am); a service and wreath laying at Kennington Park War Memorial, after a parade starting at 10.35 am from the junction of Braganza Street/Doddington Grove to arrive at the Kennington memorial at 11am; the SOE Agents Monument, Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 (between Lambeth Palace and the Thames) at 10.40am; and Vincennes War Memorial, Hamilton Road, SE27 at 3pm. ...

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson becomes accidental star of a rap video as he walks in the background during filming

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson becomes accidental star of a rap video as he walks in the background during filming
... In the video, recorded in Kennington and posted to YouTube over the summer, the masked rappers make a gun gesture as Mr Watson walks past obliviously. ...

Groupe Ndoum launches GN-TV, re-brands Ahomka Radio-UK to GN Radio in London | Business News 2017-11-07

Groupe Ndoum launches GN-TV, re-brands Ahomka Radio-UK to GN Radio in London | Business News 2017-11-07
... Group Ndoum has finally established GN-TV and GN Radio-UK at a ceremony at Kennington Business Park on Saturday 4th November 2017. ...

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Cinema museum under threat – South London News

Cinema museum under threat – South London News
... The board at the Cinema Museum, in Dugard Way, Kennington, had been gearing up to buy the site from South London and Maudsley (SLaM) NHS Foundation Trust after 19 years of leasing – but SLaM has now put it up for sale. ...

Kennington Oval, a brief history: Part 2 - Cricket Country

Kennington Oval, a brief history: Part 2 - Cricket Country
... While all these refinements were being put in place at the Kennington Oval, events were taking place in the other side of the world that would later have an important impact on the history of the ground. ...

Cinema museum appeals for help | Brixton Blog

Cinema museum appeals for help | Brixton Blog
... The Cinema Museum in Kennington, housed in the old Lambeth Workhouse, where Charlie Chaplin was sent as a child, is under threat.  ...

London railway upgrades – a progress report – IanVisits

London railway upgrades – a progress report – IanVisits
... They have completed enabling works for the junctions between the Kennington Green and Kennington Park tunnels and the existing Northern line in preparation for removing 120 cast iron tunnel rings from the Kennington loop by the end of November. ...

Sadiq confirms closure of Southwark & Kennington police counters [2 November 2017]

Sadiq confirms closure of Southwark & Kennington police counters [2 November 2017]
... By the end of this year SE1's two police stations in Borough High Street and Kennington Road will both close their doors to the public, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed. ... Kennington Police Station will close completely and the building sold off, whilst Southwark Police Station will continue to host several specialist police units. ...

Police Professional :: News :: Closure plan to 'properly equip frontline policing' will leave one station per borough

Police Professional :: News :: Closure plan to 'properly equip frontline policing' will leave one station per borough
... The stations facing closure are: 

Barnet, Belgravia, Brick Lane, Copperfield House Bromley, Catford, Chiswick, Windhill Road Croydon, Deptford, Ealing, Eltham, Fulham, Holborn, Holloway, Hornsey, Kennington, Kilburn, Limehouse, New Maiden, Notting Hill, Peckham, Plaistow, Shoreditch, Southall, Southwark, Sovereign Gate, Stratford, Streatham, Teddington, Uxbridge, Walthamstow Town Centre, Wandsworth,West End Central, West Wickham, Wimbledon, Fishmongers Arms Wood Green, and Worcester Park. ...

Monday, 30 October 2017

Air quality audit, Charlotte Sharman School – South London News

Air quality audit, Charlotte Sharman School – South London News
... Southwark council’s air quality, team supported by Charlotte Sharman Primary School, in Kennington,  hosted an air quality audit, organised through the Greater London Authority. ...

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

... Route crosses Westminster Bridge then via Lambeth Palace Road, Lambeth

Road and Kennington Road. 

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