Kennington Guide

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Kennington Neighbours and Area Guide

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Kennington is in the borough of Lambeth, click the links to see other regions.
In 1337, Edward III donated the manor of Kennington to his son, the Black Prince. After Kennington was transferred to the Prince he had a large palace built for himself, the site of which is now Black Prince Road. Today, much of the Kennington area is owned by the Prince of Wales and Duchy of Cornwall.

Situated in the London Borough of Lambeth, Kennington is primarily residential, although there is some light industry and plenty of shops to enjoy. Another popular attraction in Kennington is the Oval cricket ground. Neighbouring areas include Elephant and Castle, Vauxhall and Stockwell, all of which offer excellent city central transport links.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Kennington
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Restaurants in Kennington
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What's On in the area

Kizomba Dance Classes & Party
Third Space Bar & Lounge
Fresca Thursdays
Lucy 1st

Wine Vs Beer: Thanksgiving Special
Counter Vauxhall, Arch 50 7-11 South Lambeth Place, London
John Hoyland: Power Stations (Paintings 1964–1982)
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, London

Market Porter Pop-up Bar
Market Porter Bar, 7 New Union Square, Embassy Gardens, London
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Local Shops

Shopping Streets

Bowden Street [1 shop]
Brook Drive [2 shops]
Cleaver Street [3 shops]
Goding Street [4 shops]
Iliffe Yard [1 shop]
Jonathan Street [2 shops]
Kennington [1 shop]
Kennington Lane [29 shops]
Kennington Oval [3 shops]
Kennington Park Road [36 shops]
Kennington Road [40 shops]
Newington Butts [7 shops]
Renfrew Road [2 shops]
St Agnes Place [1 shop]
Stannary Street [1 shop]
Vauxhall Street [5 shops]
Windmill Row [3 shops]

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