Category: Vauxhall

Stockwell to Vauxhall walk

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Tradescant Road, SW8

John Tradescant’s botanical garden, which is now commemorated by Tradescant Road, was established in the 17th century.

Beaufoy Vinegar Works

The Beaufoy Vinegar Works stood at the top of Old South Lambeth Road.

Vauxhall Walk, SE11

Vauxhall Walk lies to the north of the Vauxhall area.

Fentiman Road, SW8

Fentiman Road is named after local mid-19th century developer John Fentiman.

Hartington Road, SW8

The area where Hartington Road was eventually built was part of an area of Vauxhall called “The Nine Acres”.

South Lambeth Place, SW8

South Lambeth Place links South Lambeth Road to Bondway.

Vauxhall Cross, SW8

Vauxhall Cross is now known as the site of the MI5 headquarters.

The Elephant and Starbucks

Nine Elms and Vauxhall are becoming achingly trendy (after years being achingly run down). I wonder how many young things look up at the roof of their local Starbucks. Why are there elephants up there? Well, dear twentysomethings, there was a previous Vauxhall when the area had its own Elephant and Castle pub which put …

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The Vauxhall area is flat, part of the great low-lying plains of clay deposits formed by the River Thames in the London Basin. Historically the area was in two parts; to the north the Mawby Estate belonging to the Manor of Kennington and to the south the Caron House Estate belonging to Vauxhall Manor. Harleyford …

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