Save Vauxhall Bus Station: Charity appeal (or appeal to charities)

Charity Appeal: Care International UK, Comic Relief, Elderly Accommodation Counsel, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Reach Volunteering, Rethink Mental Illness, Waterwise etc etc etc The Vauxhall Society is asking local charities to back the community campaign to retain Vauxhall Bus Station, which in an agreement between Transport […]

Save Vauxhall Bus Station: We need your help!

We are looking for volunteers to help us spread the word about Lambeth Councillors and Transport for London’s plans to do away with Vauxhall bus station without even asking you, the people who use it! Our fellow campaigners at KOV (Kennington Oval and Vauxhall) Forum have a stall this Saturday at Oval Farmers Market where […]

Revealed: your Council Leader won’t even consider keeping Vauxhall Bus Station

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Just how important it is for you to get out there and tell friends, neighbours and local groups about Lambeth’s determination to do away with Vauxhall Bus Station is shown by a document published on a local website (link below). This Council document, a list of motions for debate, shows Council Leader Lib Peck meddling […]

Save Vauxhall Bus Station: now Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall Forum joins the campaign

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Kennington, Oval & Vauxhall Forum, your area’s umbrella civic group, has thrown its weight behind The Vauxhall Society’s campaign to deter Lambeth Council Leader Lib Peck and Mayor of London Boris Johnson from demolishing Vauxhall Bus Station. KOVForum is adding its logo to the TVS petition and urging people to sign it. In a statement, […]

Sharon’s truth in The King Must Lie

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One interested party who for obvious reasons isn’t being consulted as Leicester and York argue over where Richard III’s bones should be interred is Richard himself. That was enough to set Vauxhall playwright Sharon Jennings writing, and the result is The King Must Lie, in which ‘King Richard III returns to tell us what he […]

Save Vauxhall Bus Station campaign: Vauxhall Gardens Residents & Tenants’ Association backs petition

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VGERTA, the Vauxhall Gardens Residents & Tenants’ Association, is backing The Vauxhall Society’s Save Vauxhall Bus Station petition, which you can find at: www.change.org Other community groups are also expected to join VGERTA in planting their logo on this online protest at Transport for London and Lambeth Council’s proposed destruction of this iconic, amenity, popular throughout […]

Vauxhall Bus Station campaign

London College of Communications students picked up on our campaign and petition to save Vauxhall bus station from demolition.

New Bondway public consultation, Vauxhall’s best-kept secret?

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There’s something very odd happening in Lambeth Council planning if a note from the Friends of Vauxhall Park’s Polly Freeman is anything to go by. Are Lambeth councillors and/or planning officials trying to push through the New Bondway planning application by stealth? Are they delaying or concealing the fact that consultation on the controversial New […]

New Bondway, new ‘slyscraper’?

Don’t get taken for a mug if you attend the ‘public exhibition’ of developers’ proposals for the ‘New Bondway’ skyscraper in Vauxhall on 20 and 22 February. The idea is for the developer to represent you to Lambeth’s planning committee as a walking, talking endorsement of the scheme – just because you turned up. If […]

Get busy before 28 February or your Post Office becomes a Past Office

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If you live or work in Vauxhall, Kennington or Stockwell then come this May you could be without a Post Office for miles around. Royal Mail want to close the Vauxhall/Kennington PO at Oval and the Stockwell one opposite Stockwell Tube. The old, the sick and the encumbered mother of young children will have to […]