New Kent Road

28 New Kent Road
New Kent Road is a 1 km road in the London Borough of Southwark.wikipedia
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Elephant and Castle

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This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle.
To the north of this, bounded by Newington Causeway and New Kent Road is the Metro Central Heights.

London Inner Ring Road

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The route runs eastward for a few hundred yards to the junction of Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road, known as Bricklayers Arms, where it joins the original route to the south-east Old Kent Road (the A2). The road forms part of the London Inner Ring Road and as such forms part of the boundary of the London congestion charge zone.
Starting at the northernmost point and moving clockwise, the roads defining the boundary are Pentonville Road, City Road, Old Street, Great Eastern Street, Commercial Street, Mansell Street, Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, New Kent Road, the Elephant & Castle, Kennington Lane, the roads that constitute the Vauxhall Cross one-way system and Vauxhall Bridge, Vauxhall Bridge Road, the roads that constitute the Victoria one-way system, Grosvenor Place, Park Lane, Edgware Road, Old Marylebone Road, Marylebone Road and Euston Road.

Bricklayers Arms

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The route runs eastward for a few hundred yards to the junction of Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road, known as Bricklayers Arms, where it joins the original route to the south-east Old Kent Road (the A2).
It is the junction of Tower Bridge Road, Old Kent Road, New Kent Road and Great Dover Street and comprises a four-way roundabout with flyover and bypass lane.

Old Kent Road

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The route runs eastward for a few hundred yards to the junction of Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road, known as Bricklayers Arms, where it joins the original route to the south-east Old Kent Road (the A2).
The road begins at the Bricklayers Arms roundabout, where it meets the New Kent Road, Tower Bridge Road, and Great Dover Street.

London congestion charge

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The road forms part of the London Inner Ring Road and as such forms part of the boundary of the London congestion charge zone.
Starting at the northernmost point and moving clockwise, the major roads defining the boundary are Pentonville Road, City Road, Old Street, Commercial Street, Mansell Street, Tower Bridge Road, New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, Kennington Lane, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Park Lane, Edgware Road, Marylebone Road and Euston Road (other roads fill the small gaps between these roads).

The Coronet

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The Coronet at 28 New Kent Road is a club and live music venue.
The Coronet Theatre was a large live music and night-club venue with a 2,600 capacity located at 28 New Kent Road in Elephant and Castle, London, England.

A201 road

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New Kent Road is designated the A201 which, to the north-west past the Elephant and Castle, becomes London Road.
The route passes along Kings Cross Road, Farringdon Road, Farringdon Street, New Bridge Street, Blackfriars Bridge, Blackfriars Road, London Road to the Elephant and Castle, and finally New Kent Road where it merges with the A2 road on the Old Kent Road.

Heygate Estate

Heygate
From Elephant Road to Rodney Place, this side of the New Kent Road is dominated by the site of the demolished Heygate Estate, which is being replaced by new housing developments.
Home to more than 3,000 people, it was situated adjacent to Walworth Road and New Kent Road, and immediately east of the Elephant and Castle road intersection.

Driscoll House

The distinctive Baroque style building at 172-180 is Driscoll House.
Driscoll House is a building at 172 New Kent Road, London, England, which has operated as a hostel since 1913.

London Road, Southwark

London Road
New Kent Road is designated the A201 which, to the north-west past the Elephant and Castle, becomes London Road.
To the southeast, the A201 continues as the New Kent Road and to the north is Blackfriars Road leading to the Thames at Blackfriars Bridge and thence the City of London.

Michael Searles

There is a small green space next to Driscoll House, and beyond Searles Road there is a larger one called Paragon Gardens, named after the building erected on the site in 1787, designed by Michael Searles the Surveyor of the Rolls Estate.
He built another Paragon before 1787 on the south side of New Kent Road, near the junction with Old Kent Road.

St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School

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The last building on the north side of New Kent Road is St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School on land given by Lord LLangatock (of the Rolls family) to the ancient Southwark grammar school foundation which was required to provide a girls school to supplement its teaching of boys.
St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School is a secondary school and sixth form for girls located on New Kent Road near Elephant and Castle, in the London Borough of Southwark, England.

London Borough of Southwark

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This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle. New Kent Road is a 1 km road in the London Borough of Southwark.

Turnpike trusts

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The road was created in 1751 when the Turnpike Trust upgraded a local footpath.

Westminster Bridge

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This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle.

St George's Fields

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This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle.

Newington Causeway

This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle.

Newington Butts

Newington Butts theatre
This was done as part of the general road improvements associated with the creation of Westminster Bridge; in effect it was possible to travel from the West End/ Westminster to the south-east without having to go via the Borough of Southwark but could now cross St George's Fields to the junction of Newington Causeway and Newington Butts which is where New Kent Road starts at Elephant and Castle.

Great Dover Street

The route runs eastward for a few hundred yards to the junction of Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road, known as Bricklayers Arms, where it joins the original route to the south-east Old Kent Road (the A2).

A2 road (England)

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The route runs eastward for a few hundred yards to the junction of Great Dover Street and Tower Bridge Road, known as Bricklayers Arms, where it joins the original route to the south-east Old Kent Road (the A2).

Charlie Chaplin

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At 26 New Kent Road, the pub attached to the Shopping Centre is named after a famous local ex-resident Charlie Chaplin.

Martini (cocktail)

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It is said that Chaplin had a martini at the pub during a visit to the area in the 1950s.

A215 road

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Elephant Road is a short road that connects New Kent Road with the Walworth Road.

Arts centre

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The railway arches on the west side house businesses including a bike shop, Corsica Studios art space and several businesses selling Latin American goods.

Volvo

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The site of Oakmayne Plaza was formerly occupied by UK's largest used Volvo showroom and the Elephant Road Industrial Estate.