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Kennington is a popular residential area, especially attractive to families due to its beautiful period houses, charming squares and cosy green spaces. It is widely regarded as offering a true community feeling within a big city and good value for money, whilst providing easy access to the key business and entertainment hubs of the City, Canary Wharf and West End.  


Houses in Kennington are Victorian and Georgian townhouses, situated along quiet residential streets. Cleaver Square is one of the most desirable locations in Kennington due to the fact that its properties provide access to the picturesque residents’ gardens. Properties in Kennington feature green spaces making them very attractive for families with children.


Kennington is a residential area with a variety of restaurants, cafes and traditional London pubs. It perfectly combines vibrancy and quiet residential living, making the area appealing for both families and young professionals alike. The Kia Oval is an international cricket ground, home to Surrey County Cricket Club and hosting test matches and one day cricket. It attracts supporters from all over the country and internationally.


Houses in Kennington Sale £,000 Rent £pw
Cottage/Mews 2/3 bedrooms 950,000 650
Family house, 4 beds, 2 baths, garden 1,500,000 750
Large family house, 5+ beds, 2 baths, garden 2,000,000 1,200


  • Tube: The closest stations are Kennington and the Oval, both located on the Northern line. The area can also be approached through Lambeth North (Bakerloo line) and Vauxhall (Victoria line)
  • Rail: Vauxhall Railway Station is served by South West trains from Waterloo station. Waterloo Station, a terminus served by South West Trains. It provides access to South West London, Surrey, Dorset and Hampshire as well as parts of Berkshire
  • Bus: Routes 3, 36, 59, 133, 155, 159, 196, 333, 360, 415, 436
  • Road: A3, A202, A3204, Kennington Road, Kennington Park Road
  • Airport: Gatwick Airport can be quickly accessed from Victoria station


Primary Address Telephone  Ofsted
Keyworth Primary School Faunce Street, SE17 3TR +44 (0) 20 7735 1701 Outstanding
Henry Fawcett Primary School Bowling Green Street, SE11 5BZ +44 (0) 20 7735 2764 Good
St Mark's Church of England Primary School Harleyford Road, SE11 5SL +44 (0) 20 7735 1467 Good
St Anne's Catholic Primary School 6 Durham Street, SE11 5JA +44 (0) 20 7735 4516 Good
Vauxhall Primary School  Vauxhall Street, SE11 5LG +44 (0) 20 7735 4535 Outstanding 
St Joseph's Catholic Infants School Pitman Street, SE5 0TS  +44 (0) 20 7703 9264 Good 
John Ruskin Primary School John Ruskin Street, SE5 0PQ  +44 (0) 20 7703 5800 Outstanding 
St Paul's Church of England Primary School  Penrose Street, SE17 3DT  +44 (0) 20 7703 4896 Good 
Crampton School  Iliffe Street, SE17 3LE  +44 (0) 20 7735 2219 Outstanding 
Archbishop Sumner Church of England Primary School  Reedworth Street, SE11 4PH  +44 (0) 20 7735 2781 Outstanding 
Walnut Tree Walk Primary School  Walnut Tree Walk, SE11 6DS  +44 (0) 20 7735 1402 Good 
Charlotte Sharman Primary School St George's Road, SE11 4SN  +44 (0) 20 7735 5598 Good 


Secondary Address Telephone Ofsted
Archbishop Tenison's School 55 Kennington Oval, SE11 5SR +44 (0) 20 7735 3771 Good
Lilian Baylis Technology School 323 Kennington Lane, SE11 5QY +44 (0) 20 7091 9500 Outstanding 


Kennington Park is a popular destination which is comprised of two parts: the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to the east, that was opened in the 1960s. The park attracts many visitors, who spend time enjoying the surroundings, taking a pleasurable walk, and playing sports. In addition, Vauxhall Park and Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens are located within the walking distance.


Event name  Date
Vauxhall Park Summer Fair June
Kennington Bioscope Silent Film Festival June


Market Day / Time
The Saturday Farmers’ Market at St Mark’s Church Saturday
New Covent Garden Flower Market Monday to Saturday
East Street Market Tuesday to Sunday


Practice Address Telephone
Hurley Clinic Ebenezer House, Kennington Lane, SE11 4HJ +44 (0) 20 7735 7918
Lambeth Walk Group Practice 5 Lambeth Walk, SE11 6SP +44 (0) 20 7735 4412
Princess Street Group Practice Surgery 2 Princess Street, SE1 6JP +44 (0) 20 7928 0253
Penrose Surgery 33 Penrose Street, SE17 3DW +44 (0) 20 7703 3677
Mary Sheridan Centre for Child Health 5 Dugard Way, SE11 4TH +44 (0) 20 3049 4005