How Long Does it Take to Walk From Victoria Station to Oval Cricket Ground, London?

How long does it take to walk from Victoria Station/Victoria Underground Station to the Oval Cricket Ground (The Kia Oval)?

It takes about 20 minutes. Directions: From Victoria, walk along the Vauxhall Bridge Road (east of Victoria Station) to Vauxhall Bridge (it is one straight route). Carry on walking straight ahead, thus crossing the River Thames via Vauxhall Bridge. On the other side of the Bridge, cross Albert Embankment; the street forks into Kennington Lane and Harleyford Road. Walk down Harleyford Road towards Kennington Oval. The Cricket Ground is easily seen.

Oval Cricket Ground (Kia Oval), Hobbs Gate
Oval Cricket Ground (Kia Oval), Hobbs Gate, London

Station Road, London SE13

London, UK, images; streets – South East London

Postcode: Station Road, Lewisham, London SE13 7RY

Nearby streets and places: Loampit Vale, Lewisham High Street, Lewisham Road (A2211), Molesworth Street, Junction Approach, Silk Mills Path; Lewisham Gateway

Nearest public transport: Lewisham Station 

Streets in London, UK: Station Road
Station Road, London SE13

Pied Wagtail Looking Disapprovingly at a KFC Advertisement

London, UK, images; flora and fauna

Birds in London – short-distance migrants – Pied Wagtail

Birds in London: Pied Wagtail looking disapprovingly at a KFC bus shelter advertisement
Birds in London: A Pied Wagtail Looking Disapprovingly at a KFC Bus Shelter Advertisement

The Current Stage of Cherry Development

London, UK, images; seasons and weather 

Seasonal change of trees, fruit trees; late spring, June; the present stage of cherry ripening in London

Seasons in London, UK: Cherries in late spring
Seasons in London: Cherries in Late Spring

Seasons in London: River Thames in autumn

November trees in London

Evidence of wildlife on Millennium Bridge



Thistle Marble Arch, London W1H

One of the first places ever to sport neoclassical design in London

London, UK, images; buildings and architecture – hotels

Address and postcode: Thistle (Amba Hotel), Bryanston Street, London W1H 7EH

Nearest Underground Station: Marble Arch Station

The art deco style hotel overlooking Oxford Street: Thistle Marble Arch.

The ART DECO STYLE of architecture, an imposing building style, was popular especially after the Paris Exhibition 1925 and in the wake of the discovery of Tutankhamon’s tomb – its straight, practical layout being quite the opposite of the preceding ornamental Art Nouveau style.

The Thistle Hotel, Marble Arch, London
The Thistle Hotel, Marble Arch

Another impressive art deco building: The Broadway Theatre, Catford

Art deco theatres in London: Brixton Academy

Murals and colour in London: Waldram Crescent


City of London Boys School, London EC4V

London, UK, images; schools – Secondary Schools


Address and postcode: City of London School, 107 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 3AL

Pictured: 60 Victoria Embankment, the former City of London Boys School, now residence of the American Investment Bank J P Morgan

Nearest Underground Station: St Paul’s Station, Blackfriars Station





Neo Bankside, London SE1

London, UK, images; buildings and properties, luxury apartments – Southwark

The stairs leading to the Daily Express Building in London, UK


Address and postcode: Neo Bankside, 70 Holland Street, London SE1 9NX

Nearest Underground Station: Southwark Station