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299 Kennington Road
SE11 4QE

Why move to Kennington?

Kennington is centrally located, with an excellent local park, a stone's throw from many of London's best museums and theatreland. Our area has fabulous river views and a variety of Georgian, early Victorian, charming garden squares, new build developments and pre and post war local authority properties.

Some things to love about living in Kennington

For live music in a relaxed environment visit Toulouse Lautrec, a family run business bringing a touch of France to Kennington.

The Kennington village fete, which has been running since 2004 is a highlight of the Kennington Calendar. Held every year in the beautiful Cleaver Square, with live music, entertainment for all and an ecclectic selection of stalls. Winkworth Kennington are proud sponsors and supporters of this great day out.

For a traditional English pint at the end of your working day head to either Prince of Wales on Cleaver Square or The Black Prince on Black Prince Road.

Vauxhall City Farm will give your kids the sights and smells of rural life in an inner city location. Ask for some fresh chicken or duck eggs.Great birthday treat.

Konditor and Cook offer fabulous cakes, what better way to celebrate moving into a new home? Try the curly wurly cake!

A little bit of history

In the Domesday Book of 1086 Kennington appears as Chenintune and later Kynington which is thought to mean town of the King.

Need to know

Charlie Chaplin was born and spent his early childhood in and around the Kennington area, born in East Street SE17 and living in various addresses in Kennington including Methley Street SE11, Kennington Road SE11 and West Square SE11.


Centrally located Kennington is but a hop, skip and jump away from all London's major shopping areas. You can also enjoy pottering around a choice of markets in and around Kennington. Our favourites are foodie heaven Borough Market on Fridays and Saturdays, Lower Marsh Food Market, East Street Market, Bermondsey Square Farmers' Market on Saturdays, Bermondsey Square Antiques Market on Fridays, Oval Farmers Market on Saturdays and New Covent Garden Flower Market. In fact, living in Kennington, you need never step into a supermarket again although, should you wish to, there are plenty of those too.



By Road:

Thanks to Kennington's eight bridges over the river and the congestion charge boundary which runs through the area, congestion is rare in Kennington.

By Tube:

Kennington has great links to the rest of London via its underground station which sits on the fork of the Northern Line.

By Train:

Nearby overland stations are, Vauxhall (for Waterloo), Elephant and Castle for Blackfriars), Loughborough Junction, (for Blackfriars, Victoria, London bridge), Denmark Hill (for Blackfriars, Victoria, London Bridge) Waterloo (for Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, South West England) and London Bridge (for Kent and Surrey).

By Bike:

There are numourous cycle routes through Kennington, as well as generous banks of Boris bikes to rent.

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