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Kennington's main shopping streets are Kennington Road and Kennington Lane. Restaurants and bars are located there as well.


Art Galleries

Danielle Arnaud
123 Kennington Road
020 7735 8292
www.daniellearnaud.com
Gallery opened in 1995
Open Fri - Sun, 2-6pm
Contemporary art shows

Gasworks
155 Vauxhall Street
020 7587 5202
www.gasworks.org.uk
Established in 1994
Regular exhibitions
Ring for times

Man&Eve
131 Kennington Park Road
020 7582 7861
www.manandeve.co.uk
Established in 2006 in a Georgian townhouse
Contemporary artists works in a variety of media
Open Wed - Sat or by appointment


Attractions

Brit Oval
Surrey County Cricket Club
08712 461 100
www.surreycricket.com
Historic cricket ground recemtly redeveloped
Fixture details
Ticket Information

Cinema Museum
The Master's House
2 Dugard Way
020 7840 2200
info@cinemamuseum.org.uk
www.cinemamuseum.org.uk
Visitors by appointment.


Bakers

Fruit Cake & Patisserie, 50 Kennington Road


Banks

Barclays, 414 Kennington Road www.barclays.com


Bars

Beehive
51 Durham Street
020 7582 7608

Dog House
293 Kennington Road
020 7820 9310

Mansion House
46 Kennington Park Road
020 7735 2291

Prince of Wales
48 Cleaver Square
020 7735 9916

The Ship
171 Kennington Road

Three Stags
67-69 Kennington Road
020 7928 5974

White Bear,
138 Kennington Park Road
020 7735 8664


Bookshop

Kennington Bookshop
306-308 Kennington Road
020 7735 5505
Opened in 2007
General bookshop
Extended hours

Soma Books - REVISE
38 Kennington Lane
020 7735 2101
www.childrens-books.uk.com
Children’s books from India
Established in 197*


Buses

3 Oxford Circus-Kennington-Crystal Palace
36 Queen¹s Park-Oval-New Cross
59 Euston-Kennington-Streatham Hill
133 Liverpool Street-Kennington-Streatham
155 Elephant & Castle-Kennington-Tooting
159 Marble Arch--Kennington-Streatham
185 Victoria-Oval-Lewisham
322 Elephant & Castle-Kennington Lane-Crystal Palace
333 Elephant & Castle-Kennington-Tooting Broadway
360 Kensington-Kennington-Elephant & Castle
436 Paddington-Oval-Lewisham
www.tfl.gov.uk


Butcher

PJ Frankland
6 Jonathan Street
020 7735 5267
Local family butcher
More Info


Cab office

Glynn Cars, (020) 7582 9518/4774


Cafe

Alison Price Cafe
1-3 Brixton Road
020 7785 7272
www.alisonprice.co.uk
Cafe run by local catering company
Open Mon - Fri (7.30am-5.30pm)
Hot & cold food. Serves excellent Union Coffee.

Cafe Italia
348 Kennington Lane
020 7735 5883

Choice Restaurant
240-242 Kennington Park Road
020 7793 9393

Parma
412 Kennington Road
020 7787 8444
Traditional English breakfasts
Near Kennington Park


Chemist

Cam Pharmacy, 44 Kennington Road


Churches

St Anselm (RC), Kennington Road
St Peter's, Kennington Lane


Council

Lambeth Council, Town Hall, Brixton Hill, www.lambeth.gov.uk


Dentist

GK Ooi, 302 Kennington Road, (020) 7582 1668


DIY

H Morrell
173-175 Kennington Lane
020 7735 1681
Established family business
Builders Merchants
ironmomgers


Doctor

BA Irani
204 Kennington Lane
020 7735 1770


Dry Cleaners

Fantasy Cleaners, 321 Kennington Road


Estate Agents

Daniel J Cobb
191 Kennington Lane
020 7735 9510
www.danielcobb.co.uk
Independent estate agents.
Residential sales & lettings
Branches in Bermondsey & Westminster

Alan Fraser
181-183 Kennington Lane
020 7735 0680
www.alanfraser.com


Farmers' Market

Oval Farmers' Market
St Mark's Churchyard
020 8297 5590
Established in 2007
Sat 10am-3pm


Florist

Sharon’s Florist,
12 Windmill Row,
020 7735 3996


Hairdressers (Unisex)

Exstatic, 308 Kennington Road, (020) 7735 9900
Michael Oliver, 163 Kennington Lane, (020) 7582 5488


Laundrette

270 Kennington Park Road


Library

Durning
167 Kennington Lane
020 7926 8682
Open Mon pm, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat
Books, DVDs & CDs
Internet access


Local Blog

Thought-provoking local issues etc blog started in 2008
http://southeasteleven.blogspot.com



Local Online Forum

Kennington Forum
http://kennington.informe.com


Music Shop

ASM Music
318a Kennington Road
020 7735 1932


Parks & Open Spaces

Kennington Park
020 7926 9000
Historic park
Tennis courts
Cricket ground
Floodlit football pitch
Cafe


Post office

410 Kennington Lane


Primary Schools

Archbishop Sumner (Cof E), Reedworth Street, (020) 7735 2781


Railway stations

Vauxhall, Vauxhall Cross
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/vxh/details.html


Restaurants

The Coriander
332 Kennington Lane
020 7582 9569
www.thecoriander.com
Indian cuisine
Open 7 days a week
Branch in Buckhurst Hill

Courthouse Cafe
Old Courthouse
43 Renfrew Road
020 7735 9821
www.ltbfoundation.org/institute/cafe.htm
Vegetarian
Open Tues - Sun 10am-8pm

Finca
185 Kennington Road
020 7735 1061
Large Spanish bar + Tapas
Open 7 days a week

Franklins
205-209 Kennington Lane
020 7793 8313
www.franklinsrestaurant.com

Opened in 2006 by Rodney Franklin
Modern British. Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Sister restaurant in East Dulwich

Lobster Pot
3 Kennington Lane
020 7582 5556
www.lobsterpotrestaurant.co.uk
Breton Fish restaurant run by Herve Regent
Lobster, moules, fruit-de-mer etc
Open Tues - Sat

Thai Ming
1-5 Windmill Row
020 7735 9388
Owned by Jesse & Kelvin
Authentic Thai cuisine
Alfresco courtyard. Open Mon - Sat
Takeaway service


Secondary Schools

Archbishop's Tenison's School
55 Kennington Oval
020 7735 3771
www.tenisons.com
Founded in C18 by Archbishop of Canterbury
Church of England, Specialist Arts College status
Boys aged 11-19. Girls admitted to Sixth form

Lilian Baylis Technology School
323 Kennington Lane
020 7091 5500
www.lilianbaylis.com
New buildings opened in Dec 2004.
Boys and girls. Age range 11-16
Proposal to add a Sixth Form from Sept 2009.


Solicitors

Humphrey Williams
381 Kennington Lane
020 7820 8222
www.humphreywilliams.com
Conveyancing
Family law
Wills & probate etc.


Takeaways

Fish Bar
56 Kennington Park
(Fish & Chips),

Spice
54 Kennington Park Road
020 7735 0306
Indian


Theatre

White Bear Pub Theatre
138 Kennington Park Road
020 7735 8664

www.whitebear.uktheatre.net
Established in 1988
Several plays have transferred to West End
Has won many fringe awards.

Oval House Theatre
52-54 Kennington Oval
020 7582 0080
www.ovalhouse.com
Established Fringe theatre
Founded by Peter Loiver (1926-2007)
Cafe (World Fusion food)


Underground stations

Kennington (Northern), Kennington Park Road
Vauxhall (Jubilee), Vauxhall Cross


Vet

Goddard, 351 Kennington Road. (020) 7735 6541


Wine & Spirits

Kennington Wines,226 Kennington Park Road, (020) 7582 9822

 

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