Profiles of Lambeth's conservation areas, including designation reports, appraisals and maps to download.

There are 62 conservation areas in Lambeth covering approximately 30 per cent of the borough. Information on every conservation area is available below (scroll to the bottom of the page after selecting your area).

If you would like to see which areas are located near a particular place or are unsure of the name of a conservation area then please see our map of all conservation areas in Lambeth.

If you want to check if a particular property is within a conservation area then you can use the planning application database to search for the property and then, once you have opened the correct result, click on the ‘constraints’ tab. If the property is within a conservation area it will show in the constraints tab.

If you have a question about our conservation areas that is not answered by this guide please contact the Planning team by email: planning@lambeth.gov.uk or by telephone on: 020 7926 1180.

Sections in this guide (click title to view)

1. Abbeville Road (CA30)

Reference number: CA 30

First designated: 27 October 2003

This Conservation Area comprises a cluster of 19th century commercial properties (shops with residential accommodation over) in short terraces or 'parades'. Consistent building heights and a select palette of materials gives a unified general appearance although interest is added by the variety and contrast of detailing between the blocks. Some surviving traditional shopfronts add further interest.

CA 30 - Abbeville Road Appraisal (2003)
CA 30 - Abbeville Road Designation Report (2003)
CA 30 - Abbeville Road Map

2. Albert Embankment (CA57)

Reference number: CA 57

First designated: 26 November 2001

Boundary changes: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

The conservation area runs along Lambeth’s River Thames frontage from the borough boundary with Wandsworth to Westminster Bridge and includes the embankment walk and retaining walls, opens spaces and 19th and 20th Century developments – the most significant being the St Thomas’ Hospital Complex. The conservation area includes some of the best public vantage points from which to appreciate the Westminster World Heritage Site.

The Embankment walls, lamp standards and benches - along with a small minority of the buildings - date from the 19th century.

CA 57 - Albert Embankment Map
CA 57 - Albert Embankment Designation Report
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Albert Embankment Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017

3. Albert Square (CA4)

Reference number: CA 4

First designated: September 1976

Boundary extended: February 1997

Article 4 Direction: Yes

The conservation area is characterised by formal terraces of middle class 19th Century housing with unified architectural detailing. The formality of the buildings and their arrangements along conventional streets and a square is of particular interest so too is the mature landscaping of the square and the presence of rear gardens.

CA 04 - Albert Square Article 4 Direction 1973
CA 04 - Albert Square Conservation Area Statement 2009
CA 04 - Albert Square Extension Report 1975
CA 04 - Albert Square Extension Report 1976
CA 04 - Albert Square Extension Report 1997
CA 04 - Albert Square Map
CA 04 - Albert Square Article 4 Direction 1973
CA 04 - Albert Square Press Notice 1976

4. Brixton (CA26)

Reference number: CA 26

First designated: 20 October 1980

Boundary changes: March 1982, February 1999 and March 2012

A 19th Century town centre conservation area containing numerous early-mid 20th Century commercial, civic, residential and retail premises along with Brixton Town Hall, the Tate Library, Ritzy Cinema, St Matthew's Church and Brixton's well known covered markets.

CA 26 - Brixton Extension Report (1999)
CA 26 - Brixton Extension Report (1982)
CA 26 - Brixton Designation Report (1980)
Weekender Conservation Area Notice 29 June 2012
South London Press Conservation Area Notice 15 June 2012
CA 26 - Brixton Conservation Area Statement 26 March 2012
CA 26 - Brixton Map
CA 26 - London Gazette Notice - July 2014

5. Brixton Road (CA06)

Reference number: CA 06

First designated: Brixton Road - 1968; Angell Town - 1981.

Boundary extended: Merged and Extended 2003

Brixton Road is a linear conservation area of mostly early-mid 19th century development, terraced houses and commercial premises, of varying character and appearance.

CA 6 - Brixton Road Designation Report (1981)
CA 6 - Brixton Road Designation Notice (1981)
CA 6 - Brixton Road Designation Report (2003)
CA 6 - Brixton Road Map

6. Brixton Water Lane (CA13)

Reference number: CA 13

First designated: 1969

Article 4 Direction: None

Boundary extended: n/a

The Brixton Water Lane Conservation Area is characterised by early-19th century suburban villas and contains a landmark late-19th century public house on the corner of Effra Road.

CA 13 - Brixton Water Lane Map
CA 13 - Brixton Water Lane Designation Report 1969

7. Brockwell Park (CA39)

First designated: 10 December 1983

Boundary extended: 24 March 1999

Early 19th century landscaped parkland serving Brockwell House, turned into a public park in the 1890s.

The Conservation Area includes all of Brockwell Park and also adjoining residential properties to the south and east boundaries of the park. The conservation area extension in 1999 slightly enlarged and consolidated these boundaries.

CA 39 - Brockwell Park Map
CA 39 - Brockwell Park Designation Report 1986
CA 39 - Brockwell Park Extension Report 1999

8. Clapham (CA01)

Reference number: CA 01

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1969, 1976, 1980, 1997

Boundary redefined: 2002

Clapham Conservation Area, centered on Clapham Common, has many historic buildings dating from the 18th and 19th centuries.

There is also a great deal of mid-late 19th century residential development beyond the common's edges which is deemed to be of interest.

CA 1 - Clapham Boundary Extensions (1997)
CA 1 - Clapham Press Notice (1997)
CA 1 - Clapham London Gazette Notice (July - 1997)
CA 1 - Clapham London Gazette Notice (November - 1997)
CA 1 - Clapham Extension Press Notice (1986)
CA 1 - Clapham Extension Report (1981)
CA 1 - Clapham Amalgamation Report (1980)
CA 1 - Clapham Press Notice (1976)
CA 1 - Clapham Designation Notice (1976)
CA 1 - Clapham Press Notice (1969)
Gazette Notice August 2016

CA 1 - Clapham London Gazette Notice (1969)
CA 1 - Clapham Extension Report (2002)
CA 1 - Clapham London Gazette Notice (2002)
CA 1 - Clapham Map

9. Clapham High Street (CA22)

Reference number: CA 22

First designated: 23 October 1997

Boundary extended: N/A

The buildings on Clapham High Street reflect its 19th century evolution from residential to commercial uses. At first the 18th and early 19th century terraces were converted from houses to shops but later whole new blocks were erected in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There are good surviving examples of buildings from all these periods.

CA 22 - Clapham High Street Gazette Notice (July 1997)
CA 22 - Clapham High Street Press Notice (November 1997)
CA 22 - Clapham High Street Gazette Notice (November 1997)
CA 22 - Clapham High Street Designation Report (1997)
CA 22 - Clapham High Street CA Statement (2009)
CA 22 - Clapham High Street Map

10. Clapham Park and Northbourne Road (CA17)

Reference number: CA 17

First designated: Clapham Park - 9 August 1974; Northbourne Road – 27 September 1974.

Boundary extended: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

A conservation area of mainly 19th century suburban development of residential character. It incorporates parts of Clapham Park Road, Northbourne Road, Park Hill, and West Road.

Originally designated as two parts, the areas have been merged because they adjoin one another and have similar character.

CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road Map
CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road Clapham Park Decision 1974
CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road Clapham Park Design Report 1974
CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road Northbourne Road CA Report
CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road Northbourne Road Designation Report 1975
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1 Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2 Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road London Gazette Notice 1975
CA 17 - Clapham Park and Northbourne Road South London Press Notice 1975
Gazette Notice August 2016
Draft Clapham Park Road and Nothbourne Road Conservation Area Statement 2016

11. Clapham Road (CA33)

Reference number: CA 33

First designated: 1 September 1981

Boundary Extended: March 2012

A cohesive collection of housing from the Georgian and Victorian period, mostly in terraces along with the impressive St John the Evangelist Church.

CA 33 - Clapham Road Map
CA 33 - Clapham Road Conservation Area Statement 2012
CA 33 - Clapham Road Designation Report 1981
CA 33 - Clapham Road South London Press Notice 2012
CA 33 - Clapham Road Weekender Notice 2012
CA 33 - London Gazette Notice - July 2014

12. Elderwood (CA20)

Reference number: CA 20

First designated: 1976

Boundary extended: N/A

One of the boroughs smallest conservation areas. Linear in shape and covering some 400 metres, the conservation area includes Elderwood Place, terraced housing, The Park Pub and St Luke’s School. It has a suburban character.

CA 20 - Elderwood Map
CA 20 - Elderwood Signation Report 1974

13. Ferndale Road (CA46)

Reference number: CA 46

First designated: 22 September 1994

Extended: 21 July 1997

A street of 19th century terraced houses erected by Joseph George Jennings using his own range of brick and terracotta products.

The extension to the Conservation Area in 1997 added numbers 118a to 164 Ferndale Road, and the Ferndale Centre (formerly the Brixton School of Building).

CA 46 - Ferndale Road Map
CA 46 - Ferndale Road Extension Appraisal
CA 46 - Ferndale Road Extension Report

14. Gipsy Hill (CA14)

Reference number: CA 14

First designated: 1974

Boundary extended: 1982

Boundary revised: 1999

The Gipsy Road Conservation Area is characterised by piecemeal 19th century suburban development which rises up Gipsy Hill.

It includes Gipsy Hill Station, the landmark tower of Christ Church and the former Police Station.

CA 14 - Gipsy Hill Map
CA 14 - Gipsy Hill Extension Report 2000
CA 14 - Gipsy Hill London Gazette Notice 2000
CA 14 - Gipsy Hill Press Notice 2000

15. Hackford Road (CA16)

Reference number: CA 16

First designated: 25 June 1974

Boundary extended: n/a

A small conservation area of early-mid 19th century semi-detached and terraced houses. No. 87 Hackford road was, for a short time, the home of Vincent Van Gogh.

CA 16 - Hackford Road Map
CA 16 - Hackford Road Designation Confirmation 1974
CA 16 - Hackford Road Designation Report 1974
CA 16 - Hackford Road Initial Report 1973
CA 16 - Hackford Road Conservation Area Statement 2009

16. Herne Hill (CA61)

Reference number: CA 61

First designated: December 2007

Boundary extended: N/A

Commercial and residential development around 1900 fronting the West side of Herne hill around its junction with Half Moon Lane.

Buildings of particular note include the former fire station and former postal sorting office which are complemented by buildings of similar age and complementary materials and detailing. Much of the development on the East side of Herne Hill Road is within London Borough of Southwark’s Stradella Conservation Area.

CA 61 - Herne Hill Conservation Area Statement 26 March 2012
CA 61- Herne Hill Designation Report (2007)
CA 61 - Herne Hill Press Notice (2007)
CA 61 - Herne Hill London Gazette Notice (2007)
CA 61 - Herne Hill Map

17. Hyde Farm (CA48)

Reference number: CA 48

First designated: 13 February 1996

Boundary changed: 29 October 2015

Developed by Emmanuel College Cambridge between 1896 and 1916, the Hyde Farm Estate has a marked Edwardian character.

The builder, Ernest Dashwood, created a coherent and consistent built form which gives the area its special interest.

An Article 4 Direction limits the amount of development that can be undertaken without planning permission.

CA 48 - Hyde Farm Consultation Letter 17.02.2014
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Conservation Area Draft Appraisal 2014
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Estate Designation Report (1996)
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Estate Boundary Change Report
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Article 4 Direction (2002)
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Estate Map
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Direction Cancelling 2002 Article 4 (1) Direction
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Direction Under Article 4 (1) (2015-2016)
CA 48 - Hyde Farm Conservation Area Article 4 Direction Officer Delegated Decision Report

19. La Retrait (CA36)

Reference number: CA 36

First designated: 29 March 1982

Boundary altered: 22 February 1999

A conservation area of varied character with former Victorian villas (now La Retairte school) on Atkins Road and early-mid 19th century terraced houses on Cavendish Road.

CA 36 - La Retrait Map
CA 36 - La Retrait Designation Report 1999
CA 36 - La Retrait Designation Report 1982

20. Lambeth Palace (CA10)

Reference number: CA 10

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1975, 1980 and 1985. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

The Lambeth Palace Conservation Area has at its heart the exceptionally important Lambeth Palace, a complex of buildings dating from the medieval period.

The conservation area also includes the former St Mary's Church, the Victorian buildings of St Thomas Hospital and historic development along Lambeth Road.

CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Map
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Notice 1978
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Notice 1980
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Report 1976
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Report 1997
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Report March 1980
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Extension Report October 1980
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace London Gazette Notice1969
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace London Gazette Notice1997
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Press Notice 1969
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Press Notice 1978
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Press Notice 1997
CA 10 - Lambeth Palace Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017
Gazette Notice August 2016

21. Lambeth Walk and China Walk (CA50)

Reference number: CA 50

First designated: 30 June 1998

Boundary changes: n/a

A conservation area comprising two distinct areas.

The Lambeth Walk includes surviving Victorian and Edwardian terraced buildings.

China Walk includes the 1920s, Neo-Georgian China Walk London County Council Estate.

CA 50 - Lambeth Walk and China Walk Designation Report (1998)
CA 50 - Lambeth Walk Map
Lambeth Walk and China Walk Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017

22. Lancaster Avenue (CA45)

Reference number: CA 45

First designated: 17 October 1994

A street of 19th century detached and semi-detached houses reflecting the changing tastes of suburban buildings from the 1840s to 1900s.

The 1880s houses, with their foliated detailing, are of particular note. A wide road (60ft) gives a spacious character further enhanced by trees and mature garden planting.

CA 45 - Lancaster Avenue Map
CA 45 - Lancaster Avenue Designation Appraisal
CA 45 - Lancaster Avenue Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017

23. Lansdowne Gardens (CA03)

Reference number: CA 03

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1981

Article 4 Direction: Yes

The conservation area is characterised by 19th Century middle class villas in mature gardens. They can be detached, semi-detached or set in small terraces and generally have neo-Classical or Italianate detailing.

A formal 'circus' with axial streets adds greatly to the character of the area; so too do the church, numerous mature trees and reinstated traditional railings present in the area.

CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens Extension Report (1981)
CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens Article 4 Direction (1977)
CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens Article 4 Direction (1973)
CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens Article 4 Direction Press Notice (1973)
CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens CA Statement (2009)
CA 3 - Lansdowne Gardens Map

24. Larkhall (CA29)

Reference number: CA 29

First designated: 8 June 1981

Boundary extended: September 1981, May 2001 and March 2012

An original core of the Conservation Area is early 19th century and fronts onto Larkhall Lane and Priory Grove.

The Conservation Area was later extended westward along Lansdowne Way to include later 19th century residential terraces. In 2002 the extreme west end of the Conservation Area, fronting Wandsworth Road and into Lansdowne Way, was removed from this designation and included in the Wandsworth Road Conservation Area (CA 59).

CA 29 - Larkhall Map
CA 29 - Larkhall Conservation Area Statement 2012
CA 29 - Larkhall Extension Report 1981
CA 29 - Larkhall Extension Report 1983
CA 29 - Larkhall Extension Report 2001
CA 29 - Larkhall South London Press Notice 2012
CA 29 - Larkhall Weekender Press Notice 2012
CA 29 - London Gazette Notice - July 2014

25. Leigham Court Road North (CA60)

Reference number: CA 60

First designated: 4 November 2002

Boundary changes: n/a

A late 19th Century development of upper class housing.

The large houses are well-designed and beautifully executed; and their spacious, mature gardens give a pleasing suburban character.

CA 60 - Leigham Court Road North Designation Report (2002)
CA 60 - Leigham Court Road (North) Map
Leigham Court Road (North) Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2016

26. Leigham Court Road South (CA28)

Reference number: CA 28

First designated: 18 February 1981

Boundary changes: n/a

Leigham Court Road (known as St Julian's Road for some time), dates from the 19th century. Its south end exhibits a number of impressive suburban houses from that period.

With its wide road and mature planting the area retains much of its original arcadian character.

CA 28 - Leigham Court Road South Designation Report (1981)
CA 28 - Leigham Court Road (South) Map
Leigham Court Road (South) Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2016

27. Leigham Court Estate (CA31)

Reference number: CA 31

First designated: 18 February 1981

Leigham Court Road, for some time known as St Julian's Road, dates from the 19th Century.

Its south end exhibits a number of impressive suburban houses from that period. With its wide road and mature planting the area retains much of its original arcadian character.

CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Map
CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Article 4 Notice 1996
CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Article 4 Report 1995
CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Designation Report 1981
CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Supplementary Planning Guidance 2001
CA 31 - Leigham Court Estate Supplementary Planning Guidance Report 2000

28. Loughborough Park (CA27)

Reference number: CA 27

First designated: 30 March 1981

Extended: 15 January 1987

An attractive and well-planned development of mostly detached and paired mid to late 19th century houses. The buildings are of high architectural quality and the area retains much of its original character.

CA 27 - Loughborough Park Map
CA 27 - Loughborough Park Designation Report 1981
CA 27 - Loughborough Park Extension Report 1987

29. Lower Marsh (CA40)

Reference number: CA 40

First designated: 4 June 1984

Lower Marsh is an ancient route linking Westminster Bridge Road and Waterloo Road.

Today it is lined with mostly 19th Century commercial development and some re-fronted 18th Century buildings. The commercial character continues along park of Westminster Bridge Road.

This Conservation Area also includes Baylis Road, where it merges with Lower Marsh and the former Fire Station fronting Waterloo Road.

CA 40 - Lower Marsh Map
CA 40 - Lower Marsh Conservation Area Statement
CA 40 - Lower Marsh Designation Report 1984

30. Minet Estate (CA25)

Reference number: CA 25

First designated: 20 October 1980

Boundary extended: 1 December 1982. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

A late 19th century private housing estate. The estate is uniquely ‘self sufficient’ with schools, community hall, library, churches and a public park. The residential buildings have a strong character with unifying materials and common detailing. Good garden planting and mature trees add to the special character.

CA 25 - Minet Estate Map
CA 25 - Minet Estate Designation Report
CA 25 - Minet Estate Extension Report
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Draft Minet Estate Conservation Area Statement 2016

31. Mitre Road and Ufford Street (CA51)

Reference number: CA 51

First designated: 30 June 1998

Boundary changes: n/a

A small but very pleasing development of flats and terraced houses erected by the Church Commissioners in the 1900s.

Both Mitre Road and Ufford Street benefit from very unified architectural treatments: repetitive building types and common materials provide a strong character.

A small recreation ground and mission hall on the corner of Ufford Street and Webber Street is also included in this Conservation Area.

CA 51 - Mitre Road and Ufford Street Map
CA 51 - Mitre Road and Ufford Street Designation Report
CA 51 - Mitre Road and Ufford Street Conservation Area Statement

32. Oaklands Estate (CA55)

Reference number: CA 55

First designated: 7 December 1999

Boundary changes: n/a

A 1930s London County Council housing estate designed by E. P. Wheeler.

The Oaklands Estate has a strong modern architectural style and is set within landscaped grounds. There are 185 flats in two large, five- storey blocks.

CA 55 - Oaklands Estate Map
CA 55 - Oaklands Estateh Designation Report

33. Park Hall Road (CA19)

Reference number: CA 19

First designated: 1974

Boundary extended: N/A

Article 4 Direction: Yes

A small conservation area of eight pairs of mid 19th Century villas fronting Park Hall Road. They represent some of the earliest suburban development in the locality.

CA 19 - Park Hall Road Map
CA 19 - Park Hall Road Article 4 Direction Guidance Note 1985
CA 19 - Park Hall Road Original Designation
CA 19 - Park Hall Road Article 4 Direction 1985
Park Hall Road Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2016

34. Peabody Estate - Rosendale Road (CA53)

Reference number: CA 53

First designated: 24 March 1999

Boundary changes: n/a

A 20-acre development of social housing dating from 1901 onwards, in a mixture of blocks of flats and terraced houses.

The flats are in red brick with gault brick detailing and the houses have a ‘garden city’ aesthetic. Pleasant, mature landscaping throughout. The site incorporates a tenants’ hall and war memorial.

CA 53 - Peabody Estate Designation Report (1999)
CA 53 - Peabody Estate Map

35. Poet's Corner (CA52)

Reference number: CA 52

First designated: 12 October 1998

Boundary changes: n/a

A mid-late 19th Century residential development of speculative housing for the middle classes.

The house styles and detailing vary depending on the date of construction. There is a range of typical suburban detailing, including brickwork, stucco, and design features influenced by various historical styles. Small front gardens and larger rear gardens have, in many cases, reached attractive maturity.

CA 52 - Poets Corner Designation Report (1998)
CA 52 - Poets Corner Map

36. Rectory Grove (CA02)

Reference number: CA 02

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1976, 1979, 1986 and 2001

The conservation area is of a principally linear form containing Rectory Grove, St. Paul's Churchyard and part of Turret Grove including Larkhall Rise to the railway bridge and also the entire length of Clapham Manor Street to its junction with Clapham High Street.

The buildings are mostly 19th Century in date and predominantly residential although there are shops and two impressive churches. There are two distinct character areas: Rectory Grove and Larkhall Rise are both informal, intimate and leafy; while Clapham Manor Street is straight, wide and much more formal, which is reflected in its architecture.

CA 02 - Rectory Grove Map
CA 02 - Rectory Grove Conservation Area Statement

37. Renfrew Road (CA41)

Reference number: CA 41

First designated: 28 October 1985

An interesting collection of 19th and early 20th Century public buildings, including the Workhouse (latterly Lambeth Hospital), Magistrates Court, and the Fire Station fronting just off Renfrew Road. The public house at 42 Renfrew Road is included for its contribution to the area's townscape.

CA 41 - Renfrew Road Map
CA 41 - Renfrew Road Conservation Area Statement 2007
CA 41 - Renfrew Road Designation Appraisal CA 41 - Renfrew Road Designation Report

38. Rosendale Road (CA47)

Reference number: CA 47

First designated: 15 June 1995

Four residential streets representing a good example of late 19th Century development. Red and yellow brick walls, slate roofs and Gothic details predominate. The houses are further enhanced by mature planting in gardens, and street trees.

CA 47 - Rosendale Road Map
CA 47 - Rosendale Road Designation Report
CA 47 - Rosendale Road Designation Appraisal

39. Roupell Street (CA21)

Reference number: CA 21

First designated: 1 November 1976

Boundary extended: n/a

John Palmer Roupell developed the Lambeth Estate from the 1820s to 1840s. The development has uniform terraced houses incorporating corner shops and a public house. The streets, Theed St, Roupell St and Whittlesey St, represent an impressive and little altered example of their type.

CA 21 - Roupell Street Designation Report (1976)
CA 21 - Roupell Street Conservation Area Statement (2007)
CA 21 - Roupell Street Map

40. Rush Common and Brixton Hill (CA49)

Reference number: CA 49

First designated: 27 August 1997

Boundary changes: n/a

A linear Conservation Area which includes much of Brixton Hill and the surrounding area.

The area is characterised by layers of development from different historical periods – especially the 19th century. With commercial properties and public buildings to Brixton Hill and residential development in the adjoining side streets.

CA 49 - Rush Common and Brixton Hill Map
CA 49 - Rush Common and Brixton Hill Appraisal
CA 49 - Rush Common and Brixton Hill Designation Report 1997
CA 49 - Rush Common and Brixton Hill Press Notice 1997

41. Sibella Road (CA58)

Reference number: CA 58

First designated: 11 December 2001

Boundary changes: n/a

A development of smart suburban houses dating from the mid-late 19th Century.

The houses, mostly in stock brick, typically exhibit good Gothic or Italianate detailing in stucco. Small front gardens and longer rear gardens often contain good mature planting and trees.

CA 58 - Sibella Road Map
CA 58 - Sibella Road Appraisal
CA 58 - Sibella Road Designation Report

42. South Bank (CA38)

Reference number: CA 38

First designated: 27 July 1982

Boundary extended: 12 October 1998. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

A nationally important collection of 20th Century buildings fronting the South bank of the Thames.

The earliest significant building is County Hall, dating from the 1920s. The majority of buildings date from the post-war reconstruction. The Royal Festival Hall (Grade I), the centrepiece of the Festival of Britain site, acted as a catalyst for the development of the whole area.

CA 38 - South Bank Map
CA 38 - South Bank Conservation Area Statement
CA 38 - South Bank Designation Report
CA 38 - South Bank Extension Report
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016

43. South Lambeth Road (CA37)

Reference number: CA37

First designated: 29 March 1982

Two historic routes – South Lambeth Road and Clapham Road - meet to form this conservation area.

The buildings are predominantly date from the 19th Century, with notable exceptions including Stockwell Terrace, Beulah House and the War Memorial. Stockwell Bus Garage (1950s) is also included.

CA 37 - South Lambeth Road Map
CA 37 - South Lambeth Road Conservation Area Statemen 2012
CA 37 - South Lambeth Road Designation Report

44. St Marks (CA11)

Reference number: CA 11

First designated: 1969 (As Hanover Gardens Conservation Area)

Boundary extended: 1981 (and re-named St Mark’s Conservation Area). The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

The St Marks Conservation Area is characterised by smart terraced housing dating from the early 19th Century onwards; of particular note is Hanover Square.

The imposing St Mark's Church is its principal landmark.

CA 11 - St Marks Article 4 Direction Guidance Note
CA 11 - St Marks Article 4 Direction (1984)
CA 11 - St Marks Extension Report (1980)
CA 11 - St Marks Article 4 Direction (1975)
CA 11- St Marks Conservation Area Extension Notification 1981
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
CA 11 - St Marks South London Press 16.05.1969
CA 11 - St Marks London Gazette 13.05.1969
CA 11 - St Marks Map
Gazette Notice August 2016

45. Stockwell Green (CA42)

First designated: June 1986

Boundary extended: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

Stockwell Green is a small but dense collection of around 80 properties bounded by Stockwell Road, Landor Road and Combermere Road.

Stockwell Green itself is a slightly curving road fronted by early-mid 19th Century houses. Much of the rest of the area has slightly later development, including St Andrew's Church, Landor Road.

CA 42 - Stockwell Green Map
CA 42 - Stockwell Green Designation Appraisal
CA 42 - Stockwell Green Designation Report Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Stockwell Green Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2016

46. Stockwell Park (CA05)

Reference number: CA 05

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1972 and 1980

Boundary Redefined: 2003

The Stockwell Park Conservation Area is characterised by smart early 19th Century villas mostly with Neo-Classical detailing. These houses - detached, semidetached and in short terraces - sit within pleasant mature gardens, giving them a pleasing sylvan quality.

Landmark buildings, mature trees and a general unaltered appearance contribute to the special character of the area.

CA 5 - Stockwell Park Notification (February 1981)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Notification (December 1980)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Article 4 Direction (1973)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Minutes (February 1972)
CA 5 -Stockwell Park South London Press (February 1972)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Report (January 1972)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Minute (July 1970)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Conservation Area Statement (2009)
CA 5 - Stockwell Park Map

47. Streatham Common (CA43)

Reference number: CA 43

First designated: 16 June 1994

Boundary changes: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

Streatham Common is a centuries-old open space that forms the heart of this conservation area. It is complemented by the adjoining, onlooking buildings.

The common has an open landscaped character, becoming wilder as it rises from Streatham High Road. The perimeter buildings - commercial, residential and institutional - reflect the 19th Century development of the district. The Rookery and Park Hall, both historic landscapes of merit adjoining the common, are also included in this Conservation Area.

CA 43 - Streatham Common Designation Report (1994)
CA 43 - Streatham Common Map
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Streatham Common Character Appraisal 2017

48. Streatham High Road and Streatham Hill (CA54)

Reference number: CA 54

First designated: 7 December 1999

Boundary changes: n/a

One of London's major arterial roads, Streatham High Road and Streatham Hill are ancient routes into the city.

Development along Streatham High Road is mostly late 19th century in character, while much of the development along Streatham Hill is early-mid 20th century. There is a bustling town-centre character to the area, with many retail and entertainment buildings alongside churches and residential mansion-blocks.

CA 54 - Streatham and Streatham Hill Conservation Area Statement
CA 54 - Streatham High Road and Streatham Hill Designation Report (1999)
CA 54 - Streatham High Road and Streatham Hill Map

49. Streatham Lodge (CA62)

Reference number: CA 62

First designated: 8 June 2009

Article 4 Direction: Yes

An Article 4 Direction was served covering part of this conservation area on 23 July 2010.

The previous Directions have now lapsed and no longer apply.

The heart of this conservation area is the Streatham Lodge Estate; attractive late 19th and early 20th Century houses in a mature suburban setting.

The Direction was confirmed on 18 October 2010 with formal notification issued on 02 and 03 December 2010.

CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Designation Report
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Article 4 Notice 23 July 2010
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Article 4 Press Notice 03.12.2010
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Article 4 Final Notice 03.12.2010
CA 62 - Cabinet Minutes 8 June 2009
CA 62 - The London Gazette 3 July 2009
CA 62 - South London Press Conservation Area Notice 3 July 2009
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Article 4 Direction (2010)
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Article 4 Notice (2010)
CA 62 - Streatham Lodge Estate Map

50. Streatham Park and Garrads Road (CA12)

Reference number: CA 12

First designated: 1969

Boundary extended: 1999, 2002

The Streatham Park and Garrads Road Conservation Area is characterised by suburban development which began in the 1880s on the Streatham Park Estate and continued through to the inter-war period.

The Streatham Park Estate has a very strong Queen Anne style character and the other development, much of it looking over Tooting Bec Common, reflects the architectural tastes of the early 20th century.

CA 12 - Streatham Park and Garrads Road Map
CA 12 - Streatham Park and Garrads Road Designation Report 1982
CA 12 -Streatham Park and Garrads Road London Gazette Notice 2002
Draft Streatham Park and Garrads Road Conservation Area Statement 2016

51. Sunnyhill Road (CA15)

Reference number: CA 15

First designated: 2 April 1973

Boundary extended: 1982

De-designation: part de-designation 7 December 1999.

An area of modest semi-detached and terraced 19th Century housing in stock brick.

[Further information to follow]

CA 15 - Sunnyhill Road Map
CA 15 - Sunnyhill Road Committee Report 1973
CA 15 - Sunnyhill Road Designation Notice 1982
CA 15 - Sunnyhill Road London Gazette 2000
Sunnyhill Road Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017

52. Telford Park (CA44)

Reference number: CA 44

First designated: 9 September 1994

A development of suburban houses along Criffel Avenue, Killieser Avenue, Telford Road and parts of Kirkstall Road and Thornton Avenue, laid out 1878-82.

The architect was EJ Tarver, who skilfully ensured that no two of his Queen Anne style houses on the estate were identical. The lawn tennis club, also within the conservation area, was opened in 1880 and is the second oldest in England after Wimbledon.

CA 44 - Telford Park Designation Appraisal (1994)
CA 44 - Telford Park Designation Report (1994)
CA 44 - Telford Park Map

53. The Chase (CA35)

Reference number: CA 35

First designated: 7 December 1981

Originally a drive linking Wandsworth Road and Clapham Common North Side. Developed with substantial houses in the 1870s, there are detached, semidetached and terraced properties displaying a range of architectural styles.

CA 35 - The Chase Map
CA 35 - The Chase Designation Report

54. Trinity Gardens (CA18)

Reference number: CA 18

First designated: August 1978

Boundary extended: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

The Trinity Gardens Conservation area has three distinct character parts. The first area has imposing early 19th century residential development along Acre Lane, the second area has more modest terraces leading to and enclosing Trinity Gardens and the third is the late Victorian City of London Almshouses.

CA 18 - Trinity Gardens Map
CA 18 - Trinity Gardens Designation Report 1978
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Trinity Gardens South London Press notice 1978
Trinity Gardens Conservation Area Character Appraisal 2017

55. Vassal Road (CA07)

Reference number: CA 07

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1981

The Vassal Road conservation area is characterised by smart terraced, semi-detached and detached housing dating from the 1820s onwards, with sympathetic infill development from the late 1970s and early 1980s.

At the centre of the area stands the imposing Church of St John the Divine.

[Further Information Documents to Follow]

CA 07 - Vassal Road Map
Vassall Road Character Appraisal 2016

56. Vauxhall (CA32)

Reference number: CA 32

First designated: 8 June 1981

Boundary extended: May 1984 and June 1998. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

A substantial conservation area stretching from Kennington Lane through Harleyford Road and down to Vauxhall Park. There are numerous sub-areas, with an 18th and 19th century urban mixed residential and commercial character.

CA 32 - Vauxhall Map
CA 32 - Vauxhall Designation Report 1981
CA 32 - Vauxhall Extension Report 1984
CA 32 - Vauxhall Extension Report 1998
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
CA 32 - Vauxhall Article 4 Direction Guidance Note
CA 32 - Vauxhall Article 4 Direction (1984)
CA 32 - Vauxhall Article 4 Direction (1975)
Gazette Notice August 2016
Vauxhall Conservation Area Statement 2016

57. Walcot (CA09)

Reference number: CA 09

First designated: 1968

Boundary extended: 1980. The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

The Walcot Conservation Area is characterised by smart terraced housing dating from the late 18th Century onwards and includes squares at Walcot Square, St Mary's Gardens.

[Further information to follow]

CA 09 - Walcot Square Map Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016
Draft Walcot Square Conservation Area Statement 2016

58. Vauxhall Gardens (CA56)

Reference number: CA 56

First designated: 26 November 2001

Boundary changes: The conservation area boundary was last changed on 18 July 2016.

An area of working class development that retains characterful industrial and residential sub-areas dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The industrial development is mostly to the West side of the Conservation Area (including Glasshouse Walk, Tinworth Street and Vauxhall Walk). The residential development, in the form of Neo-Georgian London County Council blocks of flats (including Jonathan Street, Tyers Street Vauxhall Street and Worgan Street), is found to the East side

CA 56 - Vauxhall Gardens Map
CA 56 - Vauxhall Gardens Designation Report
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 1
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Appendix 2
Boundary changes 18/07/16 Report
Gazette Notice August 2016

59. Wandsworth Road (CA59)

Reference number: CA 59

First designated: 14 October 2002

Boundary changes: n/a

A mostly 19th Century development, in three separate sub-areas along Wandsworth Road.

The area is linear in character and contains a building types ranging from housing to commercial and industrial (the former Plough brewery). The buildings are typically two or three storeys with narrow frontages in the traditional manner.

Numbers 335-355 Wandsworth Road and 139-149 Lansdowne Way were previously included within the Larkhall Conservation Area (CA 29).

CA 59 - Wandsworth Road Map
CA 59 - Wandsworth Road Designation Report
CA 59 - Wandsworth Road London Gazette Notice 2002

60. Waterloo (CA34)

Reference number: CA 34

First designated: 19 October 1981

Waterloo Conservation Area represents more than a century of development located close to the south bank of the Thames. It reflects the changing fortunes of the area thorugh the late 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Conservation Area includes parts of Cornwall Road, Stamford Street and Waterloo Road. The mix of building types and uses ranges from forma terraces to large commercial buildings.

CA 34 - Waterloo Map
CA 34 - Waterloo Conservation Area Statement 2007
CA 34 - Waterloo Designation Report 1981

61. West Norwood (CA24)

Reference number: CA 24

First designated: June 1978

Boundary extended: October 2003

The second of eight London cemeteries established by Act of Parliament between 1832 and 1847. A designed landscape of historical interest containing numerous structures of interest, the cemetery forms the heart of the conservation area with adjoining 19th century public, commercial and residential buildings also being included.

CA 24 - West Norwood Map
CA 24 - West Norwood Extension Report 2003
CA 24 - West Norwood Designation Report 1977

62. Westow Hill (CA23)

Reference number: CA 23

First designated: 16 February 1998

Boundary extended: N/A

A linear development of 19th century commercial and retail properties laid as the area developed on the success of the Crystal Palace. Opposite is the London Borough of Croydon’s Upper Norwood Triangle Conservation Area. To the east is London Borough of Bromley’s Crystal Palace Park Conservation Area and to the West is Lambeth’s Gipsy Hill Conservation Area.

CA 23 - Westow Hill Map
CA 23 - Westow Hill Designation Report 1998