List of public art in the London Borough of Lambeth

This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Brixton

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes
Four allegorical figures Lambeth Town Hall clock tower Portland Stone Grade II The figures represent Justice, Science, Art and Literature
Bust of Henry Tate Brixton Library 1905Thomas Brock BustBronze Grade II [1]
Pile of bricks tile motif Brixton tube station, Victoria line platforms c.1971Hans Unger N/A [2]
Foxes and Cherries Electric Avenue 2010Lucy Casson fibreglass N/A
Brixton Speaks Electric Avenue Will Self, Jack Self N/A
Twins Somerleyton Road, Coldharbour Lane 2016Taslim Martin cast iron and stainless steel N/A [3]
Platforms Piece
Peter Lloyd
Brixton railway station 1986Kevin Atherton Statue N/A
Brixton murals Various locations in and around Brixton town centre N/A
David Bowie mural Morley's department store, Tunstall Road 2013James Cochran Mural N/A [4]
African and Caribbean War Memorial Windrush Square 2017 Obelisk N/A Unveiled 22 June 2017. The design was announced to the public in 2014[5]
The Brixton Heron Roof of the Prince of Wales pub, corner of Brixton Road and Coldharbour Lane

51.4615593°N 0.1152009°W / 51.4615593; -0.1152009
2010Maggi Hambling Sculptural weather vane Depicts a grey heron with a fish in its bill

Clapham

Image Title / subject Location and
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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes

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Drinking fountain Clapham Common, between Long Road and The Pavement

51.4618°N 0.1406°W / 51.4618; -0.1406 (Drinking fountain)
1884August von Kreling Fountain with sculptural groupBronze with granite plinth Grade II [6]

Kennington

Image Title / subject Location and
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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes

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Decorative column Kennington Park

51.4835°N 0.1101°W / 51.4835; -0.1101 (Decorative column)
1869 c.1869George Tinworth ColumnTerracotta Grade II [7]
War memorial St Mark's Church

51.4816°N 0.1124°W / 51.4816; -0.1124 (War memorial of St Mark's Church)
1921? Memorial crossGranite Grade II Unveiled 29 October 1921.[8]

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Kennington War Memorial Kennington Park

51.4854°N 0.1083°W / 51.4854; -0.1083 (Kennington War Memorial)
1924Thomas Arthur Lodge CenotaphStone Grade II Unveiled 19 July 1924.[9]
Memorial to Len Hutton Hobbs Gate, The Oval 1989–1993Walter Ritchie Relief sculptureBrick N/A The cricketer is portrayed scoring his record-breaking innings of 364 runs against Australia in 1938.[10] This work is said to be Ritchie's masterpiece.[11]
Memorial to Victims of the Kennington Park Air Raid Shelter Tragedy Kennington Park

51.4837°N 0.1103°W / 51.4837; -0.1103 (Kennington Park Shelter Victims Memorial)
2006Richard Kindersley MemorialCaithness stone N/A Unveiled 14 October 2006. Inscribed with a quotation from a poem by Maya Angelou: HISTORY/ DESPITE ITS/ WRENCHING/ PAIN/ CANNOT/ BE UNLIVED/ BUT/ IF FACED/ WITH/ COURAGE/ NEED NOT/ BE LIVED/ AGAIN.[12]
Touchstone Oval Triangle 2018Peter Randall-Page SculptureGranite N/A [13]

Lambeth

Image Title / subject Location and
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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes

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Statue of Edward VI Outside main entrance, St Thomas' Hospital

51.4998°N 0.1188°W / 51.4998; -0.1188 (Edward VI (Thomas Cartwright))
1682Thomas Cartwright StatueStone Grade II* [14]

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Statue of Robert Clayton A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital

51.5004°N 0.1195°W / 51.5004; -0.1195 (Robert Clayton)
1702Grinling Gibbons StatueMarble Grade I [15]

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Statue of Edward VI St Thomas' Hospital

51.4992°N 0.1195°W / 51.4992; -0.1195 (Edward VI (Peter Scheemakers))
1736Peter Scheemakers StatueBronze Grade II* [16]

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Revolving Torsion A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital 1972–1973Naum Gabo Sculpture with fountainStainless steel Grade II* [17]

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South of the River Outside Becket House, Lambeth Palace Road 1975–1976Bernard Schottlander SculptureStainless steel Grade II [18]

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Cross the Divide Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2000Rick Kirby Sculptural groupStainless steel N/A [19]
International Memorial to Seafarers International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment 2001Michael Sandle Sculpture N/A Unveiled 27 September (World Maritime Day) 2001.[20]
Special Operations Executive Memorial
Violette Szabo
Lambeth Palace Road, opposite entrance to Lambeth Palace 2009Karen Newman Bust N/A Unveiled 4 October 2009 by the Duke of Wellington.[21]

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Statue of Mary Seacole Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2009[22]Martin Jennings StatueBronze N/A Unveiled 30 June 2016 by Floella Benjamin.[23]

South Bank

Image Title / subject Location and
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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes

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South Bank Lion Outside County Hall

51.5009°N 0.1198°W / 51.5009; -0.1198 (South Bank Lion)
1837 (restored 1951)William F. Woodington StatueCoade stone Grade II* [24]
The Motorcyclist Shell Centre 1957Siegfried Charoux StatueCemented iron N/A [25]
The Shell Fountain Courtyard of the Shell Centre

51.5041°N 0.1163°W / 51.5041; -0.1163 (Shell Fountain)
1959–1963Franta Belsky Fountain with sculptureBronze Grade II [26]

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Zemran First floor terrace, Royal Festival Hall 1971William Pye SculptureStainless steel Grade II [27]

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Statue of Fryderyk Chopin Royal Festival Hall 1975Bronisław Kubica StatueBronze N/A [28]
Jubilee Oracle Next to Jubilee Gardens 1980"Alexander" SculptureBronze N/A [29]
Passage Paving Outside Royal Festival Hall 1983Richard Harris SculptureConcrete N/A [30]
Pend Outside the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1983–1984Anne Nicholson SculpturePortland stone N/A [31]
Arena Walkway near the Royal National Theatre 1983–1988John Maine SculptureStone N/A [32]

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International Brigades Memorial Outside County Hall 1985Ian Walters Sculptural groupBronze N/A [33]
London Pride Outside the National Theatre

51.507617°N 0.114764°W / 51.507617; -0.114764 (London Pride)
1987 cast of a work of 1951Frank Dobson Sculptural groupBronze Grade II [34]

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Bust of
Nelson Mandela
Outside the Royal Festival Hall 1988 replica of an original of 1982Ian Walters BustBronze N/A [35]

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Statue of Laurence Olivier Outside the National Theatre 2007Angela Conner StatueBronze N/A Unveiled 22 May 2007, the centenary of Olivier's birth.[36]

Stockwell

Image Title / subject Location and
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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes

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Stockwell War Memorial Stockwell Road

51.4730°N 0.1220°W / 51.4730; -0.1220 (Stockwell War Memorial)
1920Frank T. Dear War memorialPortland stone Grade II [37]
Swan tile motif Stockwell tube station, Victoria line platforms c.1971Abram Games Tile motif N/A [38]
Tradescant Family Memorial
John Tradescant the Elder
John Tradescant the Younger
St Stephen's Terrace 1988Hilary Cartmel Sculpture N/A [39]
Stockwell Memorial Mural Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2001Brian Barnes and Myra Harris MuralHousehold paint N/A [40]

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Bronze Woman Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2008Aleix Barbat, after Ian Walters StatueBronze N/A [41]
Memorial to Jean Charles de Menezes Outside Stockwell tube station 7 January 2010Mary Edwards Mosaic N/A [42]

Streatham

Image Title / subject Location and
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Dyce Drinking Fountain Streatham Green

51.4283°N 0.1315°W / 51.4283; -0.1315 (Dyce Drinking Fountain)
1862William Dyce Drinking fountainPortland stone, red sandstone and marble Grade II [43]

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Streatham War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Streatham Common North

51.4233°N 0.1294°W / 51.4233; -0.1294 (Streatham War Memorial)
1921Albert Toft StatueBronze Grade II Unveiled 14 October 1922.[44]
Streatham Civilians War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Streatham Common North

51.4231°N 0.1316°W / 51.4231; -0.1316 (Streatham Civilians War Memorial)
2006Ekkehard Altenburger War memorial pillarKilkenny limestone N/A Unveiled 21 October 2006. Inscribed GRIEF HAS NO BOUNDARIES, a quotation from a poem by Rohit Sapra.[45][46][47]
Charioteer with 4 horses Caesar's Night Club, Streatham Hill N/A

Vauxhall

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designer TypeMaterial Designation Notes
Agriculture, Engineering, Pottery Vauxhall Bridge 1907F. W. Pomeroy Statues
Following the Leader
Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz
Darley House, Vauxhall Gardens Estate, Laud Street

51.488036°N 0.120039°W / 51.488036; -0.120039
1949Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculptureColoured concrete Grade II [48]
Boys Playing Football Wareham House, South Lambeth Estate, Fentiman Road

51.480521°N 0.118925°W / 51.480521; -0.118925
1951–1952Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculptureColoured concrete Grade II [49]
Mother and Children Playing Horton House, South Lambeth Estate

51.480854°N 0.119853°W / 51.480854; -0.119853
1951–1952Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculptureColoured concrete Grade II [50]
Vauxhall Gardens tile motif Vauxhall tube station, Victoria line platforms c.1971George Smith [51]

Waterloo

Image Title / subject Location and
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Victory Arch
London and South Western Railway War Memorial
Entrance arch of Waterloo station

51.503752°N 0.113879°W / 51.503752; -0.113879 (Victory Arch)
1919–1922Charles Whiffen War memorialPortland stone Grade II Opened 21 March 1922.[52][53]
Battle of Waterloo Memorial Waterloo station 2015Jason Brooks War memorial N/A Unveiled 10 June 2015 by the Duke of Wellington. The bronze plaque is based on the reverse of the Waterloo Medal.[54]

References

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  2. Porter, Laura, "Victoria Line Tile Motifs – Brixton", Go London, retrieved 11 August 2014
  3. Cuppage, Jane, "JUST MAKE IT: Tas' Twin Sculpture", Camberwell College of Arts blog, retrieved 15 December 2016
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  5. Blake, Shez Chung (12 November 2014), "African and Caribbean War Memorial unveiled at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton – photos", Brixton Buzz, retrieved 2 July 2016
  6. Historic England. "Drinking Fountain Approximately 500 Metres to South East of Church of Holy Trinity (1122676)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
  7. Historic England. "Decorative column on west side of Kennington Park (1080382)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  8. Historic England. "First World War Memorial at the Church of St Mark, Kennington (1449576)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
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  15. Historic England. "Statue of Robert Clayton at North Entrance to Ward Block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth (1319925)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
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  17. Historic England. "Revolving Torsion (1430741)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  18. Historic England. "South of the River (1430830)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
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  24. Historic England. "The South Bank Lion at East End of Westminster Bridge, Lambeth (1068742)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
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  28. Restoration of Chopin Statue at Royal Festival Hall, The Polish Heritage Society, May 2011, retrieved 1 February 2016
  29. "Jubilee Oracle, Sculpture, The Queen's Walk", National Recording Project, Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, archived from the original on 10 May 2017, retrieved 31 January 2016
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  36. Matthews 2012, pp. 189–190.
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  49. Historic England. "Sculptural relief of Boys Playing Football (1430273)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  50. Historic England. "Sculptural relief of Mother and Children Playing (1430263)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
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Bibliography

  • Matthews, Peter (2012), London's Statues and Monuments, Botley: Shire Publications
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