20 October 2021

London’s Alleys: Van Gogh Walk, SW9

London’s Alleys: Van Gogh Walk, SW9
... This verdant walkway near Kennington was until a few years ago a rather non-descript residential road, but in 2013 it was pedestrianised and renamed. ...

15 October 2021

Northern Line Extension engineers describe the impact of Grenfell on the project | New Civil Engineer

Northern Line Extension engineers describe the impact of Grenfell on the project | New Civil Engineer
... Construction of the Northern Line Extension between Battersea Power Station and Kennington in London was in full swing when the fatal Grenfell fire happened in June 2017 and led London Underground to reconsider its fire risks. ...

Installation to project beams of light into Battersea sky | This Is Local London

Installation to project beams of light into Battersea sky | This Is Local London
... Described as a "festival" by Nine Elms London, the installation will follow the 3.2 kilometres of tunnels that run between the two stations and Kennington, "projecting their underground course into the sky, also illuminating the stations and buildings along the way with visual projections". ...

Loski Unveils 10-Track Project 'Censored' - GRM Daily

Loski Unveils 10-Track Project 'Censored' - GRM Daily
... Last month the Kennington rapper teamed up with Amazon Music’s +44 to drop – and star in – a short film for the project which focuses on the gritty realities of life in inner-city areas in the UK. ...

Black Communities Health and Wellbeing Day


24 September 2021

London Underground delays live: Updates as new stretch of Northern Line closed due to flooding - MyLondon

London Underground delays live: Updates as new stretch of Northern Line closed due to flooding - MyLondon
... From around 9.30am, the service couldn't operate between Charing Cross and Battersea Power Station via Kennington due to flooding at Kennington.

Transport for London (TfL) has now confirmed that because the tracks are electrified in one long block between Charing Cross and Battersea Power Station, the whole section had to be suspended while the flooding was attended to, even though it was only at Kennington. ...

10 September 2021

Landsec agrees forward purchase of Oval Village office space - CityAM : CityAM

Landsec agrees forward purchase of Oval Village office space - CityAM : CityAM
... Landsec has conditionally exchanged contracts to forward purchase an office space in Kennington. ...

Detectives Investigating The Disappearance Of A Vulnerable Man Missing From Kennington Are Renewing Appeals For Information From The Public Amid Fears He May Have Come To Harm – UKNIP

Detectives Investigating The Disappearance Of A Vulnerable Man Missing From Kennington Are Renewing Appeals For Information From The Public Amid Fears He May Have Come To Harm – UKNIP
... Searches continue to locate Edward Baller, 79, who left his flat in North Kensington, W10, at approximately 12pm on Saturday, 28 August, to visit a flat he was letting in Wincott Street, Kennington. ...

The 20 cheapest petrol stations in Greenwich | News Shopper

The 20 cheapest petrol stations in Greenwich | News Shopper
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8. Applegreen Kennington Lane - 131.8p
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11. Texaco Kennington Road - 131.9p
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The local one-stop shop for your dog, cat, hamster – or sheep | Brixton Blog

The local one-stop shop for your dog, cat, hamster – or sheep | Brixton Blog
... Just off Brixton Road near Kennington Park is a place to walk your dog or carry your cat if they need grooming, food, playthings, treats, bedding, apparel, or even their teeth cleaned. ...
... They enjoy walks in several local parks, including Brockwell, Kennington, Battersea and Slade Gardens – which is where Hound Hut dog walker Ben also operates. ...

A new map and altered timetables: How 2 new London Underground stations will change the Northern line as we know it - MyLondon

A new map and altered timetables: How 2 new London Underground stations will change the Northern line as we know it - MyLondon
... They will form a new branch of the Northern line stretching 1.9 miles (3km) which links to the existing Charing Cross branch at Kennington. ...
... The first, immediately obvious impact will be the reconfiguration of the Northern line as we know it. Trains from Mill Hill East will run through to Zone 1 at all times, there will be fewer trains between Finchley Central and High Barnet but more trains between Kennington and Morden. ...

Loski Offloads New Heater "Rolling Stones" - GRM Daily

Loski Offloads New Heater "Rolling Stones" - GRM Daily
... Kennington spitter Loski has let off a new tune dubbed “Rolling Stones” with visuals to match. ...

Church in Wales gives ‘gospel-inspired lead’ to C of E, says Bishop of Liverpool

Church in Wales gives ‘gospel-inspired lead’ to C of E, says Bishop of Liverpool
... Writing on the website of the Campaign for Equal Marriage in the C of E, on Monday, the Revd Dr Charlie Bell, a deacon at St John the Divine with St James the Apostle, Kennington, predicted that the Church in Wales would move to conduct same-sex marriages in church, “not least because the current position is a bit of a theological mess, albeit an understandable one . . . it is very clear what the direction of travel must be, if only from a position of theological coherence — a blessing is a blessing is a blessing.” ...

The £1m Water Towers Homes Following In The Footsteps Of Grand Designs - Todayuknews

The £1m Water Towers Homes Following In The Footsteps Of Grand Designs - Todayuknews
... The episode saw a couple buy a Grade II listed building in Kennington for £380,000 – and then spent almost £2million converting it from a crumbling ruin into a family home . ...
... This water tower in South London’s Kennington was converted and the transformation was covered on TV’s Grand Designs
We pick three luxury converted water towers that are on the market and range in price from £1.25million to £1.4million ...

30 August 2021

Tesco colleagues are ready to welcome customers to their new superstore in Kennington | London Post

Tesco colleagues are ready to welcome customers to their new superstore in Kennington | London Post
... The brand-new store on Kennington Lane opened its doors this morning and in addition to serving the local community with a wide range of fresh food and other supplies, the store team will also be working hard to support local charities and good causes. ...
... Since 2019, 49 local groups in Kennington have received £108,725 through Tesco Community Grants (previously known as Bags of Help). Projects that have benefited from the scheme include Family GenerAid Foundation’s ‘Eradicate Stigma Over Infertility’ project and Ashmole Primary School’s Counselling Service for Children. ...
... Ellie Wormald, Advice Centre Coordinator at Waterloo Foodbank, said: “We’ve been working with Tesco Kennington since we started Waterloo Foodbank, in 2011. Over the last decade Tesco customers have been hugely generous, donating many tonnes of food which we’ve distributed to local people in need. We look forward to continuing this partnership in the new store.”

40,947 meals have already been donated in the Kennington area through Community Food Connection. ...

Roads blocked and traffic disrupted as anti-vaccine protesters march across London to Clapham Common - MyLondon

Roads blocked and traffic disrupted as anti-vaccine protesters march across London to Clapham Common - MyLondon
... Huge crowds of protesters demonstrating against Covid-19 vaccine passports stormed through Central London on Saturday afternoon (August 28), causing traffic mayhem as they moved south from their Hyde Park meeting place through Victoria, Vauxhall and Kennington towards Clapham Common. ...
... The force said crowds moved through Victoria, on to Vauxhall Bridge Road, and through to Kennington, then heading towards Clapham Common. ...

Greener Kennington, Community Freshview and Lambeth Council with Local Residents - recycled greening project outside North Lambeth Area Housing Office


27 August 2021

Blanco – ‘City of God’ review: Harlem Spartan gets funky for his solo debut

Blanco – ‘City of God’ review: Harlem Spartan gets funky for his solo debut
... A key member of the legendary drill group, the Kennington star is coming into his own with a bold, idiosyncratic mixtape inspired by Brazilian funk ...
... Hailing from one of the most notorious drill groups in the UK, Kennington’s Harlem Spartan Blanco has finally release his first mixtape, ‘City of God’, without his boys behind him. Breathing life into quite a repetitive drill scene, the 22-year-old’s worldly sound and versatility is all over his debut mixtape, ‘City of God’. With his solo popularity rising out of the south side of the River Thames, Blanco’s ‘Pull Up’ was a soundtrack to pre-pandemic parties and raves. But with his debut solo mixtape, he shows that he doesn’t need to rely on his signature funk to make a good song. ...