Prices from £1,375,000:Georgian-stylehouses at St Agnes Place beside new-look Kennington Park
KENNINGTON With dramatic change taking place around it, Kennington itself has been stuck in time. Less than a mile from Parliament, the district’s Victorian terraces and Georgian squares act as a block on big development projects. It has been gentrifying for decades, but hasn’t reached the heights of fashionability. However, the Northern line spur may accelerate its popularity.
Alongside refurbished Kennington Park is a rare new-build scheme, St Agnes Place, with Georgian-style houses priced from £1,375,000. Call 0333 0033 660.
Kennington also butts up against the Thames, right where ancient Lambeth Palace stands, and where an ugly office block has been bulldozed to make way for Palace View — 55 apartments with full-height glazing to maximise the vista. ...