List of public art in the London Borough of Lambeth

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

Brixton[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Lambeth Town Hall.jpg Four allegorical figures Lambeth Town Hall clock tower
Henry Tate bust (6076416993).jpg Bust of Henry Tate Brixton Library 1905 Thomas Brock Bust Bronze Grade II [1]
Pile of bricks tile motif Brixton tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 Hans Unger N/A [2]
Foxes and Cherries by Lucy Casson in March 2011 04.jpg Foxes and Cherries Electric Avenue 2010 Lucy Casson fibreglass N/A
Brixton Speaks Electric Avenue Will Self, Jack Self N/A
Twins Somerleyton Road, Coldharbour Lane 2016 Taslim Martin cast iron and stainless steel N/A [3]
Bronze statue on Brixton station.jpg Platforms Piece
Peter Lloyd
Brixton railway station 1986 Kevin Atherton Statue N/A
Brixtonstationmural2.jpg Brixton murals Various locations in and around Brixton town centre N/A
David Bowie mural Morley's department store, Tunstall Road 2013 James Cochran Mural N/A [4]
African and Caribbean Memorial, 31 July 2017 02 (cropped).jpg 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]
BrixtonHeronWindVane-CTaylor.jpg The Brixton Heron Roof of the Prince of Wales pub, corner of Brixton Road and Coldharbour Lane

51°27′42″N 0°06′55″W / 51.4615593°N 0.1152009°W / 51.4615593; -0.1152009
2010 Maggi Hambling Sculptural weather vane Depicts a grey heron with a fish in its bill

Clapham[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Temperance fountain on Clapham Common - geograph.org.uk - 1412226.jpg
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Drinking fountain Clapham Common, between Long Road and The Pavement

51°27′42″N 0°08′26″W / 51.4618°N 0.1406°W / 51.4618; -0.1406 (Drinking fountain)
1884 August von Kreling Fountain with sculptural group Bronze with granite plinth Grade II [6]

Kennington[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Decorative Column On West Side Of Kennington Park (cropped).jpg
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Decorative column Kennington Park

51°29′01″N 0°06′36″W / 51.4835°N 0.1101°W / 51.4835; -0.1101 (Decorative column)
1869 c. 1869 George Tinworth Column Terracotta Grade II [7]
St Mark, Kennington Park Road - Memorial (geograph 3016032).jpg War memorial St Mark's Church

51°28′54″N 0°06′45″W / 51.4816°N 0.1124°W / 51.4816; -0.1124 (War memorial of St Mark's Church)
1921 ? Memorial cross Granite Grade II Unveiled 29 October 1921.[8]
Kennington War Memorial, Kennington Park, London SE11 - geograph.org.uk - 391636.jpg
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Kennington War Memorial Kennington Park

51°29′07″N 0°06′30″W / 51.4854°N 0.1083°W / 51.4854; -0.1083 (Kennington War Memorial)
1924 Thomas Arthur Lodge Cenotaph Stone Grade II Unveiled 19 July 1924.[9]
Memorial to Len Hutton Hobbs Gate, The Oval 1989–1993 Walter Ritchie Relief sculpture Brick 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 Kennington Park shelter bombing (2238098147).jpg Memorial to Victims of the Kennington Park Air Raid Shelter Tragedy Kennington Park

51°29′01″N 0°06′37″W / 51.4837°N 0.1103°W / 51.4837; -0.1103 (Kennington Park Shelter Victims Memorial)
2006 Richard Kindersley Memorial Caithness 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 2018 Peter Randall-Page Sculpture Granite N/A [13]

Lambeth[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Sth stone stat all.jpg
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Statue of Edward VI Outside main entrance, St Thomas' Hospital

51°29′59″N 0°07′08″W / 51.4998°N 0.1188°W / 51.4998; -0.1188 (Edward VI (Thomas Cartwright))
1682 Thomas Cartwright Statue Stone Grade II* [14]
Sir Robert Clayton statue.jpg
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Statue of Robert Clayton A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital

51°30′01″N 0°07′10″W / 51.5004°N 0.1195°W / 51.5004; -0.1195 (Robert Clayton)
1702 Grinling Gibbons Statue Marble Grade I [15]
Ed VI STH Bronze statue 2.jpg
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Statue of Edward VI St Thomas' Hospital

51°29′57″N 0°07′10″W / 51.4992°N 0.1195°W / 51.4992; -0.1195 (Edward VI (Peter Scheemakers))
1736 Peter Scheemakers Statue Bronze Grade II* [16]
St Thomas's Fountain.jpg
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Revolving Torsion A garden outside St Thomas' Hospital 1972–1973 Naum Gabo Sculpture with fountain Stainless steel Grade II* [17]
South of the River Bernard Schottlander.JPG
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South of the River Outside Becket House, Lambeth Palace Road 1975–1976 Bernard Schottlander Sculpture Stainless steel Grade II [18]
Sculpture, Lambeth Walk (33756871106).jpg
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Cross the Divide Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2000 Rick Kirby Sculptural group Stainless steel N/A [19]
International Memorial to Seafarers.jpg International Memorial to Seafarers International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment 2001 Michael Sandle Sculpture N/A Unveiled 27 September (World Maritime Day) 2001.[20]
Special Operations Executive Memorial, Albert Embankment, London SE1.jpg Special Operations Executive Memorial
Violette Szabo
Lambeth Palace Road, opposite entrance to Lambeth Palace 2009 Karen Newman Bust N/A Unveiled 4 October 2009 by the Duke of Wellington.[21]
Mary Seacole statue, St Thomas' Hospital, front view.jpg
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Statue of Mary Seacole Outside St Thomas' Hospital 2009[22] Martin Jennings Statue Bronze N/A Unveiled 30 June 2016 by Floella Benjamin.[23]

South Bank[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
South Bank Lion (5809599144) (cropped).jpg
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South Bank Lion Outside County Hall

51°30′03″N 0°07′11″W / 51.5009°N 0.1198°W / 51.5009; -0.1198 (South Bank Lion)
1837 (restored 1951) William F. Woodington Statue Coade stone Grade II* [24]
The Motorcyclist Shell Centre 1957 Siegfried Charoux Statue Cemented iron N/A [25]
Sculpture near Waterloo.jpg The Shell Fountain Courtyard of the Shell Centre

51°30′15″N 0°06′59″W / 51.5041°N 0.1163°W / 51.5041; -0.1163 (Shell Fountain)
1959–1963 Franta Belsky Fountain with sculpture Bronze Grade II [26]
Zemran 1972 South Bank.jpg
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Zemran First floor terrace, Royal Festival Hall 1971 William Pye Sculpture Stainless steel Grade II [27]
Fryderyk Chopin Statue, South Bank - London..jpg Statue of Fryderyk Chopin Royal Festival Hall 1975 Bronisław Kubica Statue Bronze N/A [28]
Jubilee Oracle by Alexander 1980.jpg Jubilee Oracle Next to Jubilee Gardens 1980 "Alexander" Sculpture Bronze N/A [29]
Passage Paving Outside Royal Festival Hall 1983 Richard Harris Sculpture Concrete N/A [30]
Pend Outside the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1983–1984 Anne Nicholson Sculpture Portland stone N/A [31]
The National Theatre - geograph.org.uk - 1269979.jpg Arena Walkway near the Royal National Theatre 1983–1988 John Maine Sculpture Stone N/A [32]
International brigade memorial.05.jpg
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International Brigades Memorial Outside County Hall 1985 Ian Walters Sculptural group Bronze N/A [33]
Frank Dobson London Pride Southbank.jpg London Pride Outside the National Theatre

51°30′27″N 0°06′53″W / 51.507617°N 0.114764°W / 51.507617; -0.114764 (London Pride)
1987 cast of a work of 1951 Frank Dobson Sculptural group Bronze Grade II [34]
Bust of Nelson Mandela, South Bank.jpg
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Bust of
Nelson Mandela
Outside the Royal Festival Hall 1988 replica of an original of 1982 Ian Walters Bust Bronze N/A [35]
Statue of Laurence Olivier, South Bank.jpg
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Statue of Laurence Olivier Outside the National Theatre 2007 Angela Conner Statue Bronze N/A Unveiled 22 May 2007, the centenary of Olivier's birth.[36]

Stockwell[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
War memorial in Stockwell Memorial Gardens (geograph 2638169).jpg
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Stockwell War Memorial Stockwell Road

51°28′23″N 0°07′19″W / 51.4730°N 0.1220°W / 51.4730; -0.1220 (Stockwell War Memorial)
1920 Frank T. Dear War memorial Portland stone Grade II [37]
Stockwell tube station, Victoria Line, ceramic tiles (geograph 4081530).jpg Swan tile motif Stockwell tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 Abram Games Tile motif N/A [38]
Tradescant memorial, South Lambeth - geograph.org.uk - 794858.jpg Tradescant Family Memorial
John Tradescant the Elder
John Tradescant the Younger
St Stephen's Terrace 1988 Hilary Cartmel Sculpture N/A [39]
Stockwell Deep Level Shelter Entrance - Diliff.jpg Stockwell Memorial Mural Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2001 Brian Barnes and Myra Harris Mural Household paint N/A [40]
Bronze Woman.jpg
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Bronze Woman Stockwell Memorial Gardens 2008 Aleix Barbat, after Ian Walters Statue Bronze N/A [41]
Jcdem.jpg Memorial to Jean Charles de Menezes Outside Stockwell tube station 7 January 2010 Mary Edwards Mosaic N/A [42]

Streatham[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
The Dyce Fountain, Streatham Green (geograph 2122011).jpg
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Dyce Drinking Fountain Streatham Green

51°25′42″N 0°07′53″W / 51.4283°N 0.1315°W / 51.4283; -0.1315 (Dyce Drinking Fountain)
1862 William Dyce Drinking fountain Portland stone, red sandstone and marble Grade II [43]
War Memorial, Streatham - geograph.org.uk - 26524.jpg
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Streatham War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Streatham Common North

51°25′24″N 0°07′46″W / 51.4233°N 0.1294°W / 51.4233; -0.1294 (Streatham War Memorial)
1921 Albert Toft Statue Bronze Grade II Unveiled 14 October 1922.[44]
Streatham Civilian War Memorial (January 2018).jpg Streatham Civilians War Memorial Memorial Gardens, Streatham Common North

51°25′23″N 0°07′54″W / 51.4231°N 0.1316°W / 51.4231; -0.1316 (Streatham Civilians War Memorial)
2006 ? War memorial pillar Black granite N/A Unveiled 21 October 2006. Inscribed GRIEF HAS NO BOUNDARIES, a quotation from a poem by Rohit Sapra.[45][46]
Charioteer with 4 horses Caesar's Night Club, Streatham Hill N/A

Vauxhall[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Vauxhall Bridge 2009.jpg Agriculture, Engineering, Pottery Vauxhall Bridge 1907 F. W. Pomeroy Statues
Following the Leader Memorial Sculpture - Closeup.jpg Following the Leader
Memorial to the Children Killed in the Blitz
Darley House, Vauxhall Gardens Estate, Laud Street

51°29′17″N 0°07′12″W / 51.488036°N 0.120039°W / 51.488036; -0.120039
1949 Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [47]
Boys Playing Football Wareham House, South Lambeth Estate, Fentiman Road

51°28′50″N 0°07′08″W / 51.480521°N 0.118925°W / 51.480521; -0.118925
1951–1952 Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [48]
Mother and Children Playing Horton House, South Lambeth Estate

51°28′51″N 0°07′11″W / 51.480854°N 0.119853°W / 51.480854; -0.119853
1951–1952 Peter Laszlo Peri Relief sculpture Coloured concrete Grade II [49]
Vauxhall Gardens tile motif Vauxhall tube station, Victoria line platforms c. 1971 George Smith [50]

Waterloo[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Designation Notes
Waterloo Station London ( 4 Views ) (8410890828).jpg
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Victory Arch
London and South Western Railway War Memorial
Entrance arch of Waterloo station

51°30′14″N 0°06′50″W / 51.503752°N 0.113879°W / 51.503752; -0.113879 (Victory Arch)
1919–1922 Charles Whiffen War memorial Portland stone Grade II Opened 21 March 1922.[51][52]
Battle of Waterloo Bicentenary Memorial.jpg Battle of Waterloo Memorial Waterloo station 2015 Jason 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.[53]

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Bibliography[edit]

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

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