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Kennington’s 1970s skate park is to be restored
Kennington’s 1970s skate park is to be restored

Kennington’s 1970s skate park is to be restored

One of the UK's oldest skate bowls is to be restored after suffering years of decay and a failed repair a decade ago.

Feb
16
Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station
Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station

Kennington tube station is changing from a Zone 2 station to a Zone 1/2 station

Kennington station, which is currently in Zone 2 is to become a mixed Zones 1 and 2 station from this Sunday (16th May) as part of the preparations for the Northern line extension.

May
13
2021
Housing approved for Northern line extension building site
Housing approved for Northern line extension building site

Housing approved for Northern line extension building site

A worksite in Kennington currently being used for the Northern line extension is set to be redeveloped as a mixed residential and light industrial estate.

Jan
06
2021
The decade a volcano erupted in South London
The decade a volcano erupted in South London

The decade a volcano erupted in South London

It's 1837, and a volcano has erupted in South London, near the Oval cricket ground.

Apr
23
2020
Bank branch trains calling at London Underground’s Kennington Station again
Bank branch trains calling at London Underground’s Kennington Station again

Bank branch trains calling at London Underground’s Kennington Station again

Northern line customers can interchange between the Bank and Charing Cross branches at Kennington again from today (Mon 17th Sept) following the completion of excavation work as part of the Northern Line Extension.

Sep
17
2018
Consultation on redevelopment of Tesco Kennington
Consultation on redevelopment of Tesco Kennington

Consultation on redevelopment of Tesco Kennington

The sprawling Tesco superstore and car park in Kennington could be replaced with blocks of flats, if approval is given to redevelop the site.

May
06
2018
Banking crisis for Northern line passengers
Banking crisis for Northern line passengers

Banking crisis for Northern line passengers

Bank branch passengers are warned that there'll be fewer trains and Kennington station will be closed for around four months later this year.

Feb
19
2018
Design for Northern Line ventilation shaft in Kennington released
Design for Northern Line ventilation shaft in Kennington released

Design for Northern Line ventilation shaft in Kennington released

As part of the Northern line extension to Battersea, two new ventilation shafts are required, and the design for one of them has been revealed for public comment.

Jul
14
2017
South London’s tallest church spire
South London’s tallest church spire

South London’s tallest church spire

A touch under 140 years ago, a new church was consecrated in the fast-growing area of Kennington with a mighty steeple that remains to this day the tallest in South London.

Sep
28
2014

Tours of the Beefeater Gin Distillery

Last year, the Beefeater Gin Distillery in Kennington held their first public tours – as part of the London Open House Weekend – and it was a

Jun
16
2009