Area

Given its prime location, a short walk across the Thames from the Houses of Parliament and Victoria, Vauxhall occupies a privileged position as the gateway to Central London. With fresh attractions are popping up all the time and notable developments nearby, it's an exciting time to be in this thriving area that effortlessly combines historic treasures with brand new pleasures. A new home at Keybridge puts you at the centre of it all. Be part of the renaissance.

Area Highlights

From Keybridge's unique vantage point, central London's delights are close at hand. The capital's unique heritage is right on your doorstep, and whether you're crossing the famous bridges of the Thames, catching the tube from nearby Vauxhall Station, or hopping on a 'Boris' bike, see what you can reach in a few short minutes.

  • Walking distance from Zone 1 transport hub
  • Vauxhall is one of London’s best-connected areas
  • Vauxhall is less than fifteen minutes from University College London
  • Vauxhall is less than 30 minutes from Imperial College London
  • Lots of open land and green spaces including a new linear park that will stretch from Battersea to Vauxhall

Arts and Culture

Battersea is set to become the new Barbican and Nine Elms a vibrant new cultural district. British artist Damien Hirst recently opened Newport Street Gallery in Lambeth, displaying over 2,000 pieces from his personal art collection including pieces by Banksy and Francis Bacon.

  • Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery
  • Garden Museum
  • Hayward Gallery
  • National Theatre
  • National Trust 575 Wandsworth Road
  • Pump House Gallery
  • Saatchi Gallery (pictured right)
  • Tate Britain
  • Tate Modern
  • Tea House Theatre
  • V&A

Education

London has one of the largest concentrations of universities and higher education institutions in the world. It has 40 higher education institutions and has a student population of more than 400,000. Among the institutions in London are some of the oldest and established colleges that today make up the federal University of London, modern universities, as well as a number of smaller and often highly specialised universities and colleges. In the borough of Lambeth there are nine independent private schools including Oakfield Preparatory School, Five Bridges and Schiller International School.

  • Central St Martins
  • Chelsea College of Arts (pictured left)
  • Goldsmiths – University of London
  • Imperial College
  • King’s College London
  • Queen Mary – University of London
  • Royal College of Art
  • The London School of Economics
  • University of Central London

Getting Around

Home to the well-served bus station, Vauxhall also boasts a tube station two stops from London Victoria and a frequent overground service to London Waterloo. Clapham Junction Railway Station is close by offering direct services to Gatwick Airport, Brighton, Southampton and Portsmouth. Vauxhall is also set to benefit from even more infrastructure investment reducing journey times to and from The City, the West End and other major residential and employment centres. 

  • Central Zone 1 location
  • Two stops from London Victoria
  • Frequent overground train service into London Waterloo
  • Fast connections to Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted
  • Northern line extension including two new tube stops in the area
  • A new pedestrian and cycle bridge
  • Boris Bikes docking station on South Lambeth road

Looking Good

The choice of parks and gyms in the surrounding areas are abundant. Take a jog up to Battersea Park and cool off in the fountains, or enjoy a relaxing walk along the regenerated riverbank of the Thames’s. Whether you like to go for walks, run, and cycle, play tennis, kick a ball or just stroll along there is something for everyone. Sporting opportunities include:

  • Private residents’ gym and spa at Keybridge
  • Battersea Park (pictured left)
  • Vauxhall Park
  • Battersea Park Millennium Arena
  • The Kia Oval 
  • Riverside Walkway
  • VauxWall Climbing Centre

Out and About

Enjoy local life at your leisure. Just across the street you'll find much-loved Vauxhall Park's leafy walks and lavender field, while you're just a short stroll from peaceful Bonnington Square with its charming café culture. A swift jog takes you to Battersea Park, and you're only eight minutes from relaxing walks along the regenerated riverbank of the Thames. Relax with breakfast at The Tea House Theatre. Explore the world's cuisine at Vauxhall Street Food Market. Experience the quirky charms of Brunswick House Cafe. Finally, take your pick from an ever-growing list of bars and gastro pubs such as the Fentiman Arms, The Black Dog and The Brown Derby to round off your perfect Vauxhall day.

  • London Eye (pictured right)
  • Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street
  • Battersea Power Station
  • Bonnington Café
  • Vauxhall City Farm
  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
  • Brunswick House Café
  • Fentiman Arms
  • The Black Dog

Shopping

London is a world-class shopping city. Elegant shopping streets such as the King’s Road and Sloane Street are also close to hand whilst some of the London’s most famous shops are just a short tube ride away. The restoration of the High Street will offer walkways lined with shops from luxury goods to quirky finds where you will easily be able to pass an hour, an afternoon or even a whole day and set Vauxhall as a distinct retail district in its own right.

  • Vivienne Westwood
  • Gucci
  • Harrods
  • Hugo Boss
  • Burberry
  • Louis Vuitton

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