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Vauxhall Area Guide

Our area guide to Vauxhall gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools and public transport links to shopping and entertainment.

Vauxhall, a strip of London in the south bank of the Thames, is a cutting edge area which has encountered lots of investment and regeneration over the past few years. The area also includes Nine Elms to the east and parts of Battersea to the west. For a very long time Vauxhall has been dominated by London’s industrial hangover and dominated by New Covent Garden Market and Battersea Power Station. Originally the birth town and famously known of Vauxhall Motors, Vauxhall now has the massive riverside residential development St George Wharf above Vauxhall Station and is also well-known for the not so hush-hush location of M16 Headquarters at Vauxhall Cross. The government has identified Vauxhall as an opportunity area, with planning framework predicting up to 16,000 new homes and 25,000 new jobs.

Parks
Vauxhall Park offers numerous valuable facilities of tennis courts and children’s play area. There are also several communal gardens such as the Spring gardens, which has community allotments and the Vauxhall City Farm featuring a range of farmyard animals.

Shopping and entertainment
There is something to cater to every taste in Vauxhall when it comes to entertainment. Well known mainly for its night clubs and bars, you can also find quirkier locals such as the attractive sanctuary Vauxhall Grove featuring a vegetarian cafe overlooking communal gardens. On the other hand, Vauxhall’s Voho, London’s freshest destination for the thriving gay scene the Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been forever popular with Vauxhall residents.  For everyday considerations there are many places to shop from the Tesco supermarket to the local Costcutter supermarket that open till late.

Local Information and Property Activity

Vauxhall

5a St. George Wharf,
London,
SW8 2LE
0207 351 6100

Vauxhall Local Features

Vauxhall City Farm
St George Wharf Tower
The M16 building
Vauxhall Park

Vauxhall Local Schools

Vauxhall Primary School
St Anne's RC Primary School
Lilian Baylis Technology School
Archbishop Tenison's School

Vauxhall Transport Links

Overground:
Vauxhall
Battersea Park
Queenstown Road (Battersea)
 
Underground:
Vauxhall (Victoria Line)
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