See below for this season's opening hours
11 May 2021
See below for this season's opening hours
"Unwanted electricals and textiles collection! Put it in your calendar! Located on the triangle bit of land opposite Oval tube station, Kennington Park and St. Mark's Kennington Church. From Veolia: Got any old electricals or unwanted clothing lying around at home? Bring them along to be reused or recycled at Veolia Lambeth’s collection event on Kennington Triangle on Saturday 22nd May. Veolia will be collecting both unwanted electricals and textiles - items that’ve inevitably been building up at home over the past year. Items in any condition will be accepted, which will be passed on to be recycled or reused, where possible. Please only bring items that can be carried on foot, as there’s no space for cars at the collection point. Two ECO team members will be on hand to provide advice on recycling and reuse in Lambeth - we look forward to seeing you there!"
Police and council must pay Nation of Islam £90,000 damages after High Court judge ruling | Daily Mail Online
Cllr Jack Hopkins quits as Leader of Lambeth Council as fellow Progress candidates line up pitches to take over at the Town Hall – Brixton Buzz
10 May 2021
Passengers travelled in the Company’s standard double deck, open top trams, the horses changing places at Kennington with a ‘dummy’ or ‘gripper’ car which hauled the tram over the cable section of route. ...
... A large depot and ‘winding house’ was built on Streatham Hill, opposite Telford Avenue, with winding gear powered by coke burning boilers. A small depot at Kennington had space for two or three ‘dummy’ cars and a number of horses. ...
... In the late 1890s, the need for a separate ‘dummy’ car to haul the passenger cars seems to have been called in to question, and the passenger cars were gradually adapted so that cable gripping equipment could be placed under a southbound tram at Kennington, and controlled from the front platform. ...
... The survivor of the cable car network is the small depot at 20 Brixton Road, Kennington. It served briefly as an electrical sub-station for the new trams, but was sold off in the late 1920s, and became a Temperance Billiard Hall, with a shop (in 1934 Hannibal Matthews, fruiterer) in the front central arch. ...
Labour Mayoral candidate confirmed as favourite to win despite late surge of support for Tory rival – South London News
07 May 2021
Friday, 07 May 2021
Secretary of State, Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP
cc: MHCLG casework manager
Dear Mr Jenrick MP
8 Albert Embankment Appeal reference APP/N5660/V/20/3254203
I write to ask you to please REFUSE planning permission for the proposed development at 8 Albert Embankment
This is another seriously flawed proposal that will negatively impact on our neighbourhood forever if allowed to proceed.
Lambeth Council cares not a hoot for Kennington, a neighbourhood that is much loved and precious to so many of us, despite attempts to ravage us by local and London-wide authorities over the years.
Please will you speak up for us and act in the best interests for our community now and for generations to come?
Yet again, Lambeth Council’s support for this proposal is misguided at best and, in my opinion, grossly incompetent.
For your scrutiny, the poor folks at Lambeth Village have gone to great lengths to elaborate in detail the negligence of the Council’s casework and I strongly urge you to fully consider their points.
Personally, I think it is shocking that public authorities can act in such an obscene manner as to force local people, including so many unpaid volunteers, to the extremes of stress and despair, damaging our wellbeing and causing mental harm, in order to protect our neighbourhood from these gross proposals that would destroy the heritage, amenity and even plunge the community into darkness with these monstrous proposals.
I note that a similar ridiculous proposal for another enormously-high building at 250 Kennington Lane (20/03832/FUL - 250 Kennington Lane and 2 - 10 Dolland Street London SE11) was knocked back with this note from the developers:
After nearly two and half years of discussions with Planning Officers, regrettably, the team reached an impasse on daylight sunlight impacts. This was the only issue, but Officers advised that they would be unable to support the proposal unless the scheme was substantially reduced, which rendered the development completely unviable.
Are Planning Officers finally beginning to learn and pay attention, perhaps?
Sadly, similar local carbuncles are slipping through the system and may well find their way to your desk, such as the site in Montford Place (20/01086/FUL Land to the East of Montford Place, Kennington London SE11 5DE) and there are others.
I hope you will give the matter now before you suitable attention and scrutiny and REFUSE.
235B Kennington Lane SE11 5QU
30 April 2021
The Kennington Water Tower, London
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Planned line closures and service changes - Transport for London
Unless otherwise indicated, there will be 'no service' between the stations listed below.
Line Days What's affected
Northern Sat 1 - Mon 3 May Moorgate to Kennington
Northern Sat 22 and Sun 23 May Charing Cross to Kennington (Saturday)
Entire line (Sunday)
Northern Sat 12 and Sun 13 Jun Moorgate to Kennington
Northern Sat 26 and Sun 27 Jun
Northern Sat 10 Jul
Northern Sat 31 Jul and Sun 1 Aug
Northern Sun 1 Aug
Northern Sat 21 Aug
Northern Sun 22 Aug
Northern Sat 4 and Sun 5 Sept
Northern Sat 9 and Sun 10 Oct
Northern Sat 30 and Sun 31 Oct