Oval is a small area within Kennington, a prosperous district in Central London, south of the River Thames. The area is in close proximity to Elephant and Castle, as well as Charing Cross and is the location of several well-known landmarks including the Oval cricket ground, Kennington Park and the Imperial War Museum. During recent years the area surrounding Oval has experienced gentrification due to its excellent transport links and as a result has become popular with young professionals throughout the City. In addition to once being home to famous residents including Charlie Chaplin and Edith Nesbit, author of The Railway Children, the area also boasts some excellent entertainment for residents and workers, including theatres, comedy clubs and an assortment of restaurants.
Setting up your business here
Oval and its surrounding district is home to a variety of businesses; many of whom work out of Kennington Business Park. Office space is readily available in the area which is already home to companies such as Baber Smith and Coversure, as well as solicitors, manufacturers and small businesses. With a high level of workers in the area, business networking opportunities are easy to find, and if you need somewhere to entertain a client then you have the choice of many restaurants and meeting spaces, depending on your requirements. Transport in and around the area is incredibly convenient, with a number of buses serving the area and 4 tube stations with links to the City within close proximity. Barclays Cycle Superhighway also runs through Kennington if you prefer a greener way to travel.
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Things to do in Oval
Whether you would like to entertain clients with an evening meal or let your hair down after work, you can do so in Oval and its surrounding areas. If you relish eclectic tastes, head to Adulis Oval and enjoy its Eritrean cuisine. Alternatively, you can try the Doost Persian Grill and Vodka Bar for something a little different. If you are looking for a relaxing drink then head to The Bee Hive or Toulouse Lautrec Wine Bar. If you are hoping to catch a show before dinner then Oval and Kennington have a variety of theatres including the White Bear Theatre and the Ovalhouse Theatre. For something a little different head to Elephant and Castle to the Coronet Theatre and enjoy a one-of-a-kind nightclub experience.
- Tube Lines: Northern; Victoria
- Mainline Stations: Oval; Kennington; Stockwell; Vauxhall; Elephant & Castle
- Nearest motorways: M4
- Nearest airports: City; Heathrow
- Other: Area served by 10 bus routes travelling in and around the city