The Vauxhall Area

Just a short walk across the Thames from the Houses of Parliament and Victoria, the Vauxhall area occupies a privileged position as the gateway to central London. With fresh attractions popping up all the time and notable developments nearby, it's the best time to be in this evolving area that combines historic treasures with brand new pleasures.

For more information, download the Keybridge brochure and Knight Frank's 2018 report on the Vauxhall, Nine Elms and Battersea Opportunity Area

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Vauxhall Area Highlights

From Keybridge's vantage point, central London's delights are close at hand. The capital's 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, there are plenty of things to do in this area of regeneration.

  • Walking distance from Zone 1 transport hub
  • 79% rise in average residential prices since 2010 in Vauxhall compared to 37% in prime London*
  • 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

* Knight Frank Focus on: VNEB 2018

Vauxhall Area: Arts and Culture

Battersea is set to become the new Barbican and Nine Elms a vibrant new cultural district. British artist Damien Hirst opened his 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 in the Vauxhall Area

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

Vauxhall Travel

Home to a well-served bus station, the Vauxhall area also boasts a tube station just 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

Things to do in Vauxhall

The choice of spacious parks and gyms in and around Vauxhall is abundant. Take a jog up to Battersea Park and cool off in the fountains during summer, or enjoy a stroll along the regenerated riverbank of the Thames. Whether you like to go for walks, runs, cycle, or play tennis, 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

Places to eat in Vauxhall

Wondering where to eat in Vauxhall? Enjoy Vauxhall area life at your leisure. Just across the street you'll find much-loved Vauxhall Park's walks and lavender field, while you're just a short stroll from quiet Bonnington Square with its charming café culture. A swift jog takes you to Battersea Park, and you're only eight minutes from relaxing strolls along the regenerated riverbank of the Thames. 

What about places to eat in Vauxhall? Relax with breakfast at The Tea House Theatre, or explore the world's cuisine at Vauxhall Street Food Market. Experience culinary delights at Brunswick House Cafe. Finally, take your pick from a list of bars and gastro pubs such as the Fentiman Arms, The Black Dog and The Brown Derby to round off your day in the Vauxhall area.

Here is a list of places to eat in Vauxhall:

  • Bonnington Café
  • Brunswick House Café
  • Fentiman Arms
  • The Black Dog

Shopping in Vauxhall

London is a world-class shopping city. Retail streets such as the King’s Road and Sloane Street are also close to hand whilst some of London’s most famous shops are just a short tube ride away. The restoration of the High Street offers walkways lined with shops where you will easily be able to pass an hour, an afternoon or even a whole day with plenty to see and do in the Vauxhall area.

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


A new home at Keybridge puts you at the centre of it all. Be part of the Vauxhall area renaissance.

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