South Lambeth Library  

 
 
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180 South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London SW8 1QP
 
 
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Mon: 1pm-6pm; Tue: Closed; Wed: 10am-6pm; Thu: 10am-8pm; Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: Closed
 

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In the heart of Lambeth's Portugese community, the South Lambeth Library offers a wide range of books, videos and CD's in addition a smaller collection of books available in Portugese and Spanish.

 

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Vauxhall Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Stockwell Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Wandsworth Road Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  33% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 2 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
 
 
 
Dolphin House Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £83  24% off
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 15 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Dolphin House is a wonderfully quiet spot.The tranquillity is all the more surprising given its close proximity to Victoria, making it convenient for Westminster and Tate ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  42% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 15 minutes from South Lambeth Library
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest South Lambeth Library

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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 21 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 26 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 28 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near South Lambeth Library
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Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 7 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Embassy Gardens, a new-build neighbourhood in Nine Elms on the South Bank, takes design inspiration from the Meatpacking District of New York with floor to ceiling ... More
 
 
 
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Sky Pool at Embassy Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, Battersea, London SW8 | 7 minutes from South Lambeth Library
A stunning outdoor Sky Pool links two residential buildings in the Embassy Gardens development, a new neighbourhood in Nine Elms near Battersea Park. High up on ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 9 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
 
 
 
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Bitches Ahoy!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th January to 26th February 2017 - Various Times
South Lambeth Library, Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 5 minutes from South Lambeth Library
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Love Trumps Hate
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 22nd January 2017 - 7pm-10pm
South Lambeth Library, 128 Hartington Road, Stockwell, SW8 | 5 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
Southern Baptist Sissies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th March to 9th April 2017 - Various Times
South Lambeth Library, Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 5 minutes from South Lambeth Library
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 5 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Entertainment > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 12 minutes from South Lambeth Library
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 17 minutes from South Lambeth Library
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 8 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Post Office Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 18 minutes from South Lambeth Library
In a former Post Office in Lyham Road, Clapham North, The Old Post Office Bakery set up shop in 1982. That was after they'd been serving ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 23 minutes from South Lambeth Library
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Estrela
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
111 South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London SW8 | 1 minute from South Lambeth Library
Portuguese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Canton Arms
London > Restaurants >
177 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 3 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Sister pub to Great Queen Street and The Anchor & Hope , the Canton Arms retains the feel of ... More
 
 
 
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Mumbai Delight
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
51A South Lambeth Road, Lambeth, London SW8 | 4 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 11 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 28 minutes from South Lambeth Library
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 37 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Nature Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 8 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 9 minutes from South Lambeth Library
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 9 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
 
 
 
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 5 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 12 minutes from South Lambeth Library
On Riverlight Quay near Battersea Power Station stands Young's pub Nine Elms Tavern, named after the neighbourhood created by the regeneration ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 16 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 7 minutes from South Lambeth Library
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Adventure Bar, Clapham High St
London > Nightlife > Bars
38 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 21 minutes from South Lambeth Library
With Clapham synonymous with late-night partying and high jinks, it's no surprise that it's home to two Adventure Bars, which are renowned for their ... More
 
 
 
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 12 minutes from South Lambeth Library
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 16 minutes from South Lambeth Library
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 22 minutes from South Lambeth Library
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
 

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