Vauxhall Park

Free Vauxhall Park walk on Friday 3 October, 12.30pm

Helen Monger of the Friends of Vauxhall Park is your guide for this walk around this award-winning gem of a park which dates back to the reign of Queen Victoria. That is when the love of women’s rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett for her late husband, the environmental pioneer Henry Fawcett, inspired his … Continue reading

globe courgettes - photo by mermaid

Have your say on the new New Covent Garden Market

Whether the proposals for the redevelopment of New Covent Garden Market make you want to hand bouquets to the developers or pelt them with rotten fruit, you have until 26 September to have your say. At least you’ll get a new retail market out of it. Details: 2014/2810 - New Covent Garden Market, Nine Elms … [Read More...]

Vauxhall Bus Station courtesy Impact

English Heritage listing sought to protect Vauxhall Bus Station

The Vauxhall Society has applied to English Heritage for the endangered Vauxhall Bus Station to be given listed building status to protect it for Vauxhall and for all Londoners. Despite demands from TVS and other community groups to keep the Bus Station, Transport for London’s latest series of options for the … [Read More...]

vauxhall at night by greg mccormick

Law and disorder in Vauxhall

Ammonia-throwing, ‘whippets’ of nitrous oxide inhalant circulating in Vauxhall’s night clubs and littering the streets, ‘pop-up parties’, ‘anti-social behaviour’, Vauxhall City Farm having to hire security staff, stabbings, Sainsburys’ shoppers robbed and threatened in daylight, a burgeoning Somali street … [Read More...]