Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

 
 
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22 Elephant and Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6TE 
 
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Elephant & Castle Shopping CentreThe Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre is an iconic eyesore but even its 1960s heritage can't save it now: the shopping centre is for the chop, its demolished scheduled for 2012. In fact, the whole area is currently undergoing major redevelopment and by 2014 the site will be unrecognisable with a new Civic Square and shopping centre. Redevelopment has already begun on the Heygate Estate area. When it first opened on April the 3rd 1965 the £2.5 million project was intended to move shoppers away from noisy and dangerous traffic circling one of London's busiest roundabouts. A bronze statue of an elephant carrying a castle on its back - taken from a public house on the site - was unveiled at the launch. The three-store shopping arcade, dominated by an 11-storey office block - Hannibal House - was part of city-wide post-war development in the sixties which saw properties destroyed by enemy bombing in World War II replaced by controversial concrete towers and building blocks.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
0 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  35% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  33% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £75  41% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Shopping Centres nearest Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Nearest to Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kingly Court
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1B | 2.1 miles from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Tucked away between Carnaby Street and Regent Street, Kingly Court has three floors of one-off 'concept' shops, cafes and restaurants set around an open courtyard. ... More
 
 
 
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 5.3 miles from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
At a whopping 150,000 square metres the imposing Shepherd's Bush Westfield Shopping Centre has the dubious honour of being London's largest shopping mall. Opened on 30th ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Neal Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
29-41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 34 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This is a trend-setter’s heaven. Some say it’s a bit pretentious but there’s certainly no better place to pick up the latest streetwear collections. The inside ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The best shops and markets near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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Jaded
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 20th April 2014 - 7pm-3am
Corsica Studios, Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, SE17 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
House and techno courtesy of Lucy and guests....More
 
 
 
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White Jail Easter Special
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 20th April 2014 - 10pm-6am
Corsica Studios, Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, SE17 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Maayan Nidam, Javier Moreno, Thanksmate, Roberto Amo, Lock Eyes, Jon Sojo, Alvaro Martin and Renata Sabella play house and techno....More
 
 
 
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Groove Odyssey Easter Sunday
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 20th April 2014 - 10pm-6am
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
House, soul, R&B and disco courtesy of Louie Vega, Bobby & Steve, Sean McCabe, Josh Milan, Neil Pierce, Jazzy M, Martin Lodge, Funkie P, DJ Leo, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Closed since Saturday 5th January 2013, Southwark Playhouse re-opens on 15th May in a new location, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, returning to ... More
 
 
 
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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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Sights and Attractions near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This museum of 20th century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

What are the best dining options near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre London?
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 5 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, , Kennington, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 32 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 37 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 37 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 16 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, SE5 | 19 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art £1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The best pubs near London Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 12 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, SE11 | 13 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 17 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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The Church
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

The Coronet Theatre 1 minute walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

A day of comedy and great classic tunes....More

Old Skool Factory
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

The Coronet Theatre 1 minute walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Old skool music for the over 25s, from CLK, Dodd, Firin Squad, E Plus, Mr Silk, Danny Tummuz, CK Flash ...More

The Church
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th May 2014 

The Coronet Theatre 1 minute walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

An afternoon of singing, dancing and socialising....More

White Jail Easter Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

Corsica Studios 1 minute walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Maayan Nidam, Javier Moreno, Thanksmate, Roberto Amo, Lock Eyes, Jon Sojo, Alvaro Martin and Renata Sabella play house and techno....More

Jaded
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

Corsica Studios 1 minute walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

House and techno courtesy of Lucy and guests....More

Groove Odyssey Easter Sunday
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

Ministry of Sound 4 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

House, soul, R&B and disco courtesy of Louie Vega, Bobby & Steve, Sean McCabe, Josh Milan, Neil Pierce, Jazzy M, ...More

Architecture Of War
Architecture Of War
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2014 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The Imperial War Museum reopens following a six-month closure on 29th July 2013 with a large-scale exhibition which explores different ...More

 
Horrible Histories: Spies
Horrible Histories: Spies
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

The IWM London (Imperial War Museums) in London partially reopened in July 2013, having closed its doors for redevelopment on ...More

 
A View from the Bridge
A View from the Bridge
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

The Young Vic 13 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Award-winning and internationally renowned director, Ivo van Hove, whose theatrical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage played at ...More

 
Hula Boogie
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

South London Pacific 14 minutes walk from Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

Miss Aloha and the Reverend Boogie play music from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, plus early evening jive taster lessons....More

 
 
 
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