Friday, 31 January 2014

Surrey hope to bring ICC to London

The Oval has emerged as another potential administrative base of the ICC as the organisation considers a partial relocation.

http://www.espncricinfo.com/england/content/story/714207.html

Was Mourinho right about 19th century football? - Football news | MSN Sport UK

Was Mourinho right about 19th century football? - Football news | MSN Sport UK

PA
A match at the Kennington Oval in 1878
Jose Mourinho accused West Ham of playing “19th century football” last night as they frustrated… 

England can spoil Wales’ bid for Six Nations history | City A.M.

England can spoil Wales’ bid for Six Nations history | City A.M.

WILLIAM CHRIMES AND BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEW THE BEST OF THE WEEKEND’S SPORTING ACTION. WALES will look to rewrite rugby’s history books over the next 10 weeks as they bid to become the first nation to win three consecutive Six Nations championships ... Luke Charteris is a class act, but he doesn’t boast the win record of Evans ... England, on the other hand, look to have been underestimated by the traders in Kennington ... Pointers 

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Unlocking Wandsworth: Nine Elms and the impact on the infrastructure (From This Is Local London)

Unlocking Wandsworth: Nine Elms and the impact on the infrastructure (From This Is Local London)

A whole new community is being created on the previously derelict Nine Elms industrial site.
 

Unlocking Wandsworth: Nine Elms project to transform forgotten area (From Wandsworth Guardian)

Unlocking Wandsworth: Nine Elms project to transform forgotten area (From Wandsworth Guardian)

Your Local Guardian - They will connect to Northern Line at Kennington Station, with journey times to and from the West End and the City cut to 15 minutes. During the ...
 

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

North Kennington: Hercules House: ex-Government offices to become 438-room hotel

Hercules House: ex-Government offices to become 438-room hotel
 
Hercules House: ex-Government offices to become 438-room hotel
 
 

The Baylis Old School website is now live

Baylis Old School

Designed in the 'Brutalist' style so beloved of discerning viewers, these buildings have provided a focal point for the community for over half a century.  Now that the site is moving into its next phase, it will offer beautiful homes of the following types:

CONTEMPORARY APARTMENTS
FAMILY TOWNHOUSES
60s MODERNIST APARTMENTS

http://baylisoldschool.com/index.html

Do you use Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park?


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The Friends group is having its AGM tomorrow night: 

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

How Two Big Brand Boozes are Moving Forward by Going Backward | Gizmodo UK

How Two Big Brand Boozes are Moving Forward by Going Backward | Gizmodo UK

Brent Rose - Original recipes are one of those things coveted most in marketing ... We recently spent some time with both of these new/old products. Here’s the skinny.   Burrough’s Reserve ... At Beefeater’s Kennington distillery, there was one item that always haunted Payne ... Still Number 12 is a a small, 268-litre copper beauty ... It’s also just about the most analogue gin imaginable ... It’s really good ... UK ...

 

Rumours of a merger...

Dear Neighbours

Rumour has it that proposals of a KA merger with Vauxhall groups have resurfaced.
This idea has been bobbing around for years 
and was rejected by the then KA committee back in 2009.
Angus, Tim and others went on to try to form "Kennington Vauxhall Alliance" but it came to nothing.
By way of background, see this link and its attachments:
http://southeasteleven.blogspot.co.uk/2009/07/rcdt-kennington-vauxhall-alliance.html

I love Kennington with all its friendly voluntary groups.
Vauxhall has a plethora of local interest bodies of its own.
Anyway, I thought KOV was the link mechanism.

Just a thought…

Best wishes
Cathy

Appendix C4A Legion modelling report on Kennington station AM peak 2031 - appendix-c4a-legion-modelling-report-on-kennington-station-2031.pdf

Appendix C4A Legion modelling report on Kennington station AM peak 2031 - appendix-c4a-legion-modelling-report-on-kennington-station-2031.pdf

Volume II, Appendix C4A, Legion Modeling Report on Kennington ...
tfl.gov.uk - Northern Line Extension. Kennington Station - Report on dynamic modelling outputs – AM peak. Page 2. Strategy & Service Development – Transport ...
 

4.5 Kennington Park Intervention and Ventilation Shaft tfl.gov.uk - 4.5 Kennington Park Intervention and Ventilation Shaft. Location. 4.5.1 The proposed site, shown in Figure. 4.21, is located in the north east corner.

nle-twa-environmental-statement-volume-iie-appendix-m-design-and-access-statement-part-5-a17-6e.pdf


4.5 Kennington Park Intervention and Ventilation Shaft tfl.gov.uk - 4.5 Kennington Park Intervention and Ventilation Shaft. Location. 4.5.1 The proposed site, shown in Figure. 4.21, is located in the north east corner.

Monday, 27 January 2014

Lettings Negotiator - Kennington (24264465) - reed.co.uk

Lettings Negotiator - Kennington (24264465) - reed.co.uk

 

Sunday Telegraph: 'End of an innings: Time called on Oval landmark'

They are the instantly recognisable backdrop to one of the world’s most famous cricket grounds and a regular element in Henry Blofeld’s Test Match Special commentaries.

But the famous gasometers, which have stood adjacent to The Oval since 1853, have been decommissioned.

 


The iron structures are now surplus to requirements due to advances in gas storage technology. They can only store 2m cubic feet of gas — enough to supply 2,400 homes a day — and Southern Gas Networks is planning to tear down 111 gasholders around the country during the next 16 years. Fifty-five sites have been earmarked for demolition within the next six years at a cost of £30m.

Planning permission will be needed before the Oval gasholders can be demolished, or developed, but they sit on a prime 12-acre site.

The multi-billion pound Nine Elms development on London’s South Bank, which includes Battersea Power Station, is expected to increase property prices by up to 140pc, creating a “Vauxhall Corridor” that will entice new businesses to the area.

Several local businesses already operate from premises inside The Oval and Surrey County Cricket Club is planning to build new office space next to the pavilion within the next two years with the aim of attracting a sports and creative industry cluster.

“A decision on the future of our London depot gas holder has yet to be reached,” said Southern Gas Networks.
 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/oilandgas/10597517/End-of-an-innings-Time-called-on-Oval-landmark.html

Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park AGM at Roots & Shoots [29 January]

Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park AGM at Roots & Shoots [29 January]

FRIENDS OF GERALDINE MARY HARMSWORTH PARK AGM
Wednesday 29 January
7.30pm at Roots & Shoots,  Walnut Tree Walk; RSVP
info@friendsofgmhpark.org
Everyone who's interested in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
is invited to the AGM of the Friends group for this busy and
important open space. The agenda includes tributes to
Maureen Johnston. 

Fire Brigade Museum could move to Albert Embankment

Southwark Fire Station and training centre to go up for sale in March [23 January 2014]

Kate Hoey MP (hoeykateMP) on Twitter

Kate Hoey MP (hoeykateMP) on Twitter

Kate Hoey MP @hoeykateMP 
Join me walking from Kennington PO to Walworth PO. Meet Frid 31st Jan 11.30. Senior PO officials will be there to see how long it takes!
 

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Why Kennington could be London’s next big property growth area - FT.com

Why Kennington could be London’s next big property growth area - FT.com

Financial Times - London is a city where rich and poor live side by side and nowhere is this more obvious than in Kennington, where residents of fine Georgian ...
 

Friday, 24 January 2014

Nine Elms: London's Great Transformation


Video and article from the International Business Times on the transformation of Nine Elms including mention of the Spring Mews development and new Damien Hirst gallery - both in Kennington:

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/nine-elms-londons-great-transformation-1433059

Bridge player invited


Are you interested in an occasional friendly game of bridge in the Kennington area?

If so, please telephone: 
Jill on  020 7735 3558.

Thank you very much

Diary date: Table Top Sale on Saturday 14th June!

Summer's coming!

Just flagging up a date for your diaries:

Table Top Sale on Saturday 14th June!

Further details to follow,
after the clocks change...

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Nine Elms: London's Great Transformation

Nine Elms: London's Great Transformation

...Bank. "So the biggest intervention is the Northern line extension, which is a two-station extension from Kennington. That's £1bn worth of infrastructure… 

Monday, 20 January 2014

Desk Spaces in Victorian Mews, team 51.5º architects

Desk Spaces in Victorian Mews, team 51.5º architects

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Desk for 2, Kennington for rent at Change The Picture in London - Deskcamping

Desk for 2, Kennington for rent at Change The Picture in London - Deskcamping

Desk for 2, Kennington for rent at Change The Picture in London ...
14 Iliffe Yard, Kennington, SE17 3QA. XLarge. from: £40 day. £135 week ... A bit about us. Victorian mews warehouse studio, 5 mins Kennington tube ...
 

Friday, 17 January 2014

Kennington | Lambeth Council

Kennington | Lambeth Council

Kennington Companions raise a further £125 for The Haemochromatosis Society

Dear Companions
Well done!!
Including an anonymous donation of £20,
and a couple of private sales e.g. Christmas decorations!
we have raised £125
from on-line sales of Books, CDs and clothing!
This is on top of the £400 raised last year 
at the coffee morning and table top sale.
Do please take a look at this link showing the symptoms of this genetic disorder in case you or a friend might be a sufferer...
http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/pages/symptoms.html
We certainly hope not! but:
For a long time it was believed that the disorder was rare, so GH was seldom considered as a possible diagnosis. However, recent surveys of people of Northern European origin have shown a prevalence of 1 in 200 likely to be at risk of developing iron overload. GH is now recognised as being one of the most common genetic disorders.

Our new focus, until the spring weather arrives, is on
so please keep those CDs, Books, etc coming in!

Save Vauxhall Bus Station: Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall tell planners + politicians where to get off

Save Vauxhall Bus Station: Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall tell planners + politicians where to get off:

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Londoner wins 'world's toughest' race - London - News - London Evening Standard

Londoner wins 'world's toughest' race - London - News - London Evening Standard

Londoner wins 'world's toughest' race London Evening Standard

14 Jan 2014

 Friends Mike Burton and Tom Salt were the first team across the finish line in Antigua today, more than a month and 3,000 miles after setting off from La Gomera in the Canary Islands at the end of last year ... They completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in 40 days, two hours, 38 minutes and 54 seconds. Mr Salt, originally from Birdham in Chichester, but who lives in Kennington in London, said ...
 

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Maureen Johnston

From: Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park <gmhpfriends@gmail.com>
Date: 8 January 2014 20:07:24 GMT
It is with sadness that I inform you all of Maureen passing away.  Troy Norcross has kindly given us the following information with regards to her funeral.

If there is anyone I have forgotten please would you kindly forward this news to them.

Thank you in advance.

*****************************************************************************

Hello to all,

As most of you know, Maureen died on the afternoon of 28 December 2013.   We are all deeply saddened by her passing.  Many of you have inquired as to dates for funeral arrangements.

Funeral Services for Maureen Johnston, MBE will be held at Mortlake Crematorium ( http://www.mortlakecrematorium.org/ ) on 23 January 2014 at 1:30PM.  

From 4:30-6:30 on the 23rd there will be a community get together for Maureen to be held in Kennington at Amici's Restaurant ( 205-209 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5QS )  This is not so much a formal memorial service, as an opportunity for local friends and family to come together and remember all the wonderful things Maureen has done for the Kennington, Oval and Vauxhall community.

There will be a memorial service in Cornwall in the Springtime - dates yet to be confirmed.

Maureen has requested that friends and family make a donation to Trinity Hospice ( http://www.trinityhospice.org.uk/donate )  in lieu of sending flowers.


Warm regards,

Troy
 


Sue Young
Secretary & Acting Chair
Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

Old Vic Theatre Tour at The Old Vic [18 January]

Old Vic Theatre Tour at The Old Vic [18 January]

OLD VIC THEATRE TOUR
Saturday 18 January
10.30am at The Old Vic, 103 The Cut; £3; booking essential
020 7021 1600, 07557740442 or l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Do you live or work in Lambeth or Southwark? If so, join
this special tour of The Old Vic theatre, tracing its
history from when it was built until the present day. The
tour, led by Stage Door Manager Ned Seago, lasts about 75
minutes and includes the auditorium, the stage door, front
of house areas and briefly outside the building. Part of the
Waterloo Sights & Sounds exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15197 

Maureen Johnston MBE

London SE1 @se1
Tributes have been paid to the late Maureen Johnston MBE at tonight's Lambeth cabinet meeting (see also )

SE11 Action Team: Friends of Lambeth Walk Doorstep Green

SE11 Action Team: Friends of Lambeth Walk Doorstep Green

Pin-hole Camera Talk Morley Gallery, Morley College [18 January]

Pin-hole Camera Talk Morley Gallery, Morley College [18 January]

PIN-HOLE CAMERA TALK
Saturday 18 January
2pm at Morley Gallery, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; free
Join Peter Gazey for a talk on the history and process of
pin-hole photography. Part of the Waterloo Sights & Sounds
exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15187 

Old Images Amnesty Morley Gallery, Morley College [18 January]

Old Images Amnesty Morley Gallery, Morley College [18 January]

OLD IMAGES AMNESTY
Saturday 18 January
11am-4pm  at Morley Gallery, Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free
Bring in your old slides and photos to be digitised. Put
your images straight onto historypin or just take them home
with you. A slide projector will be available so you can see
your slides in their original format. There will also be a
chance to see some slides from the Coin Street archives.
Part of the Waterloo Sights & Sounds exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15186 

Memoirs of Waterloo Morley Gallery, Morley College [16 January]

Memoirs of Waterloo Morley Gallery, Morley College [16 January]

MEMOIRS OF WATERLOO
Thursday 16 January
6pm at Morley Gallery, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; free; booking essential 020 7021 1600, 07557740442 or
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Join the Morley memoir writing class run by Julie Garton for
a performance of their work about their memories of the
area. Part of the Waterloo Sights & Sounds exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15184 

Morley Murals Morley Gallery, Morley College [15 January]

Morley Murals Morley Gallery, Morley College [15 January]

MORLEY MURALS
Wednesday 15 January
6pm at Morley Gallery, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; free; booking essential 020 7021 1600, 07557740442 or
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Elaine Andrews, learning resources centre manager at Morley
College, will give an illustrated talk on the lost 1930
murals by Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Charles Mahoney.
The talk will cover why Morley was chosen for this project,
what the murals were about, the opening by Stanley Baldwin,
and what the students thought of them. Part of the Waterloo
Sights & Sounds exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15183 

A Forgotten Treasure of Walworth: The Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall [14 January]

A Forgotten Treasure of Walworth: The Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall [14 January]

A FORGOTTEN TREASURE OF WALWORTH:
THE ROYAL SURREY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
Tuesday 14 January
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Lecture by local historian Stephen Humphrey. A Southwark &
Lambeth Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14572 

Sunday, 12 January 2014

Bargain Hunter: Companies offer highest-ever cashback each day in January - Spend & Save - Money - The Independent

Bargain Hunter: Companies offer highest-ever cashback each day in January - Spend & Save - Money - The Independent

  • Bargain Hunter: Companies offer highest-ever cashback each day in January
    The Independent / 11 January 2014Bolingbroke in Battersea, The Rosendale in West Dulwich and The Tommyfield in Kennington. To get the offer, go to www.renaissancepubs.co.uk/discount…
 

Friday, 10 January 2014

Figure 4.32A Kennington Park - Photomontages of the Head House ...

nle-das-addendum-final-part3.pdf

with Figure 4.34A Kennington Park –. Illustrative Landscape Masterplan. The text below replaces paragraph 4.5.41: 4.5.41. Along Kennington Park ...

BBC News - The map that saved the London Underground

BBC News - The map that saved the London Underground

Europe was about to tear itself apart, but Londoners in 1914 were more preoccupied with the overcrowding on the Tube and a profanity uttered in a new West End play ... Down at the Kennington Oval, a proud cricketer swings his bat and asks, "How's this for a six?" - a patriotic in-joke as England was celebrating winning an away series against South Africa, with the great Jack Hobbs being the talk of the town ... Monday. ... 

Figure 4.30A Kennington Park - Illustrative Visualisation of the ...

nle-das-addendum-final-part2.pdf

10. Section Title here (change colour to relevant section). Addendum to the Design & Access Statement for the Northern Line Extension. Section Title ... 

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Braeburn Estates, a JV between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar, is working up plans for around 70 affordable homes, a new nursery and green spaces on land in SE11

Estates Gazette
Shell Centre JV eyes Lambeth homes
Lollard-Street-resi-scheme-570

The joint venture behind the proposed redevelopment of the Shell Centre will this week launch a consultation on a major off-site affordable housing scheme in Lambeth.

Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar, is working up plans for around 70 affordable homes, a new nursery and green spaces on land around Elkington Point, Brittany Point and the Ethelred Nursery, SE11.

The London Borough of Lambeth owns the freehold to the site, which currently comprises a trio of tower blocks known as the Ethelred towers, developed between 1969 and 1972.

Braeburn plans to develop a residential tower on the site that will be slightly shorter than the existing 20-storey buildings, as well as new low-rise flats and houses.

The site is bordered by Kennington Conservation area to the south and east and by the Walcot Conservation Area to north.

Lollard-Street_-resi-2-570

The Ethelred Estate, which has undergone significant refurbishment in recent years, is one of the largest housing estates in Lambeth.

It was identified for an off-site affordable housing scheme by the partners last year and a soft consultation took place in the summer.

A series of public consultations with the local community will begin on 9 January.

The Shell Centre scheme, which is currently the subject of a public enquiry expected to report in the spring, will create almost 800 new private homes together with 168 affordable houses and 52 extra care units for the elderly and disabled.

Braeburn has proposed building 98 affordable houses, including 52 extra care and 46 intermediate, on site, with around 70 affordable homes off-site at the Lollard Street scheme.

A spokesman for the developers said: “We are hopeful that we will have the outcome of the recent public inquiry within the next few months. If we are given the green light to proceed we would anticipate starting on site later in the summer, such that our timetable for delivery is not significantly impacted.”

The joint venture is acting as development partner to Lambeth for the scheme. Darling Associates is the master planner.

jack.sidders@estatesgazette.com

Monday, 6 January 2014

KOV Forum: Maureen Johnston MBE

Maureen Johnston MBE: The Board and Members of the KOV Forum regret deeply the sad passing of Maureen Johnston....

Sound Walk Morley Gallery, Morley College [11 January]

Sound Walk Morley Gallery, Morley College [11 January]

Oral history recording Morley Gallery, Morley College [11 January]

Oral history recording Morley Gallery, Morley College [11 January]

Waterloo Sights & Sounds Morley Gallery, Morley College [9 January - 30 January]

Waterloo Sights & Sounds Morley Gallery, Morley College [9 January - 30 January]

 

Kennington Park | OpenPlay

kennington park | OpenPlay

The wonderful borough of Lambeth contains an eclectic mix of cultures and areas, covering sunny delights such as Brixton, Herne Hill, West Norwood, ... 

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Death of Kennington community activist Maureen Johnston MBE [4 January 2014]

Death of Kennington community activist Maureen Johnston MBE [4 January 2014]

Maureen Johnston, long-serving chair of the Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, died on 29 December. 

Friday, 3 January 2014

From Building Design online: a new preview image of the Damien Hirst gallery, Newport Street SE11 due to open this year

Building Design magazine: 2014 preview: a slow start for the new landmarks

Damien Hirst is also in the process of building a completely new cultural institution, a gallery for the display of his own collection which has been designed by Caruso St John. Incorporating three listed buildings, the project extends down the entire length of Newport Street in Vauxhall and will provide a larger display area than the Whitechapel Gallery.


















Full article here:

http://www.bdonline.co.uk/culture/2014-preview-a-slow-start-for-the-new-landmarks/5065400.article

Sales Administrator - Kennington (24128494) - reed.co.uk

Sales Administrator - Kennington (24128494) - reed.co.uk

View all details on this Sales Administrator - Kennington vacancy on reed.co.uk, the UK's #1 job site. You can also search for all similar roles now. 

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Latest proposals for Lollard Street SE11

Public exhibition | 9th – 11th January 2014

There will be a public exhibition in the New Year to present the latest proposals for Lollard Street SE11.

The exhibition will take place over three days to allow as many interested parties to attend as possible. On the first two days representatives of Lambeth Council and the project team will be in attendance to answer questions.


THURSDAY 9 JANUARY
2.30pm – 7.30pm

FRIDAY 10 JANUARY
12.00pm – 5.00pm

SATURDAY 11 JANUARY
11.00am – 3.00pm

Black Prince Community Hub, 5 Beaufoy Walk (off Black Prince Road), SE11 6HU
All welcome.

http://www.lollardstreet.com/