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Where’s Vauxhall Bus Station gone?

Who runs Vauxhall, the politicians or the property industry? Or are both just parts of the same business? You have to ask yourself, when you see in the property press proposals for grassing over Vauxhall Bus Station to make a nice front garden for two new skyscrapers that, by the way, could become four and, … [Read More...]

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Royal Vauxhall Tavern sold to mystery owners

The Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been sold to unidentified new owners, in what may be the gay pub's last chance to escape the clutches of the property developers. “I’ve got five years to get RVT turned around and made into a viable business, but for that to happen we need support from the gay community,” James … [Read More...]

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Like to have your say about the future of Vauxhall Park?

Show up at Parco Cafe, Saturday 18 October, from 10.30 am. The Friends of Vauxhall Park invite you to look in at Parco Cafe, this Saturday, 18 October, from 10.30am to give your views on improving the park. Lynn Kinnear and Florence Moon of Kinnear Associates will there to hear from you. FOVP and Lambeth … [Read More...]

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Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens: the art of artworking

Vauxhall is to get two more municipal ‘artworks’, to add to the outsize bath toy hippo now bobbing about at anchor in the Thames off Vauxhall Bridge. The latest artworks are to perch atop the two 40-ft black concrete pillars commissioned by the Friends of Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens and erected at the … [Read More...]

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‘Depave’ offer to Vauxhall streets in flood risk area

By charging such high parking fees, Lambeth Council encourages residents to pave over their front gardens and park off-road. Now Lambeth Council is offering to help people who live in the Vauxhall flood risk area to ‘depave’, or remove hard paving such as concrete or tarmac, replacing it with permeable … [Read More...]