Picnic At Elephant Park - National Picnic Month 2022

Picnic At Elephant Park (National Picnic Month 2022)

Explore culinary delights from around the world at Elephant Park to celebrate National Picnic Month 2022

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29 Jul 2022

All you need to know about Cheeky Chicos at Elephant Park

We caught up with the founders of Cheeky Chicos, a new Mexican-fusion restaurant at Elephant Park. Here's what they told us about their sustainability ethos.

A takeaway white paper container of food from Kokoro with the Kokoro logo on the side.
29 Jul 2022

Get to know Kokoro at Elephant Park

Say hello to Kokoro, one of the newest additions to Elephant Park! We find out why they love what they do, and what they're bringing to the community.

Natural Play Area Elephant Springs
20 Jul 2022

Elephant Park wins two Pineapple Awards

We’re thrilled that Elephant Park has won not just one, but two Pineapple Awards – for Public Space and Place in Progress 2022. Find out more.

07 Jul 2022

Elephant Park’s Orchard Gardens wins a RIBA Award

We’re delighted to announce that Elephant Park’s own Orchard Gardens has won a RIBA National award!

Angelo's Place, Elephant Park
20 Jun 2022

Meet Angelo's Place within The Tap In

Angelo's offers the perfect combination of Greek goodness and best food from the East Coast of America within The Tap In at Elephant Park.

24 May 2022

Everything you need to know about JN Money

JN Money bring a range of international financial services to South London. Here’s all you need to know about JN Money, from transfers to travel currency.

20 May 2022

New ultrasound diagnostic service comes to Kennington Osteopaths

Kennington Osteopaths & Physiotherapy are bringing musculoskeletal ultrasound to South London, giving the local community more accurate diagnoses.

19 May 2022

Top six beer gardens in Elephant & Castle pubs

It’s no surprise we’ve developed a taste for the outdoors over the last few years, so here’s our top six beer gardens in Elephant and Castle pubs.

18 May 2022

Welcoming Rarebit and Cheeky Chicos to Elephant Park

We’re excited to welcome two new arrivals at Elephant Park – Rarebit and Cheeky Chicos! Find out all the details here.

16 May 2022

Elephant Park on track to become a Dementia Friendly Community

Elephant Park is working hard to become a safer place for those with dementia. Here’s everything we’re doing to become a dementia friendly community in London.

10 May 2022

Jubilee at the Elephant

We’ve got a weekend of food, music and fun planned from Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June. Find out what’s happening on Jubilee weekend in Elephant & Castle.

09 May 2022

The best London running routes and clubs around Elephant and Castle

Time to slip on the trainers and pad the pavements? Allow us to inspire you with some of the best London running routes around Elephant and Castle.

03 May 2022

Elephant & Castle: A dog friendly London guide

Sometimes we don’t want to leave our furry friends at home. And now you don’t have to! Here’s a list of dog friendly London hotspots around Elephant & Castle.

28 Apr 2022

Best places for cocktails in Elephant & Castle

No matter the season, post-work or at the weekend, there’s nothing quite like a cocktail. Here’s some of the best places for cocktails in Elephant and Castle.

27 Apr 2022

The best libraries and bookshops near Elephant & Castle

With summer coming, Elephant & Castle has an abundance of good places to read. Here’s a round up of Southwark Libraries and book shops to find your next read.

20 Apr 2022

Cycle routes around Elephant & Castle

Looking to start pedalling and get on your bike? There are plenty of excellent cycle routes in Elephant and Castle for you to explore.

15 Apr 2022

Elephant Springs wins award from RoSPA

We’re delighted that Elephant Springs has won an award from RoSPA.

10 Apr 2022

What’s new in Elephant & Castle’s theatres

Here’s a breakdown of what’s new and coming up in theatres around Elephant and Castle.

21 Mar 2022

Easter at the Elephant

Join us for Easter celebrations at Elephant Park, including our free Easter trail with 400 rabbits – with the chance to win free pizza!

17 Mar 2022

Mercato Metropolitano, London

Mercato Metropolitano, London, has two outposts – Mayfair and the original food market right here in Elephant and Caste. Here’s everything you need to know.

15 Mar 2022

Art in Elephant & Castle

From craft fairs to Elephant and Castle art galleries, there’s plenty going on in the area for budding art enthusiasts and seasoned creatives alike.

11 Mar 2022

Southwark free gym and swim at The Castle

Enjoy free gym and swim facilities at the recently revamped Castle Centre as part of a scheme by Southwark Council and Everyone Active.

08 Mar 2022

Say hello to Four Quarters arcade bar

Meet the co-owner of Four Quarters, the newly opened arcade bar in Elephant Park. We find out how they started and why they love Elephant & Castle.

08 Mar 2022

International Women’s Day: Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow

We sit down with some of our local Elephant Park women business owners and find out how they are building a sustainable tomorrow.

03 Mar 2022

Put your best foot forward: Parks near Elephant & Castle

Find out about Parks near Elephant and Castle and the East Walworth Green Links connecting six of the area’s parks.

28 Feb 2022

What’s on this month at Elephant Park

We’ve got some exciting events and offers to share this month at Elephant Park, including half-price yoga and cheese & wine tasting classes. Check it out!

27 Feb 2022

Where to get good coffee in Elephant & Castle

The best start to your morning, the saviour of a long working day – the humble cup of joe. Here’s where to find the best coffee, Elephant and Castle.

25 Feb 2022

Elephant Park Elmer Trail returns for World Book Day

The much-loved Elmer Trail in London’s Elephant Park has returned for World Book Day! Here’s everything you need to know.

19 Feb 2022

The best markets in and around Elephant & Castle

It’s an historic London tradition, one that’s built into the foundations of the city. Here are some of the best Elephant and Castle markets.

16 Feb 2022

A taste of Lebanon in Elephant & Castle

We catch up with Yasser, owner of Bayroot, after the popular Lebanese restaurant opened its second location in Elephant Park.

09 Feb 2022

Everything you need to know about Burgess Park

A short walk from Elephant Park is Burgess Park – 56 hectares of rolling, green space and one of the largest parks in South London.

07 Feb 2022

Valentine’s Day in Elephant & Castle

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or a fun activity for you and your other half or family and friends to do together, there’s lots on offer at Elephant & Castle! From sustainable gifts to extra-special Valentine’s events, we’ve got you covered.

03 Feb 2022

Where to watch the Six Nations in London

Looking for somewhere to watch the Six Nations in London? Here’s our round up of the best places near Elephant Park.

31 Jan 2022

6 great Chinese restaurants in Elephant & Castle

Here’s our round-up of 6 great Chinese restaurants at Elephant and Castle.

31 Jan 2022

Things to do with the kids near Elephant & Castle

Looking for things to do for kids near Elephant and Castle? Here’s a list of some of our favourites…

28 Jan 2022

Northern Line closure 2022 – what you need to know

The Northern Line is closed for 17 weeks from the 15th January. Here’s everything you need to know – including how to get to Elephant & Castle.

24 Jan 2022

Meet Fight City Gym, Elephant & Castle

If you’re looking to train like a pro, or become one – say hello to Fight City Gym. Meet the team opening the latest gym in Elephant and Castle.

19 Jan 2022

Meet SoLo Craft Fair: 1/3 of Elephant Stores

SoLo Craft Fair opened their first independent gift shop at Elephant Park in 2021. They tell us why they love being based in Elephant Stores.

11 Jan 2022

Elephant & Castle January offers

Kick the January blues with some great offers! From pilates to happy hour, take a look at Elephant and Castle offers up for grabs in January 2022.

06 Jan 2022

The return to the office: benefits of sharing spaces again

With many workplaces having already returned and others following suit, what do we have to look forward to once we’re back in the office? The answer is: lots!

01 Jan 2022

Going vegan in Elephant & Castle

Veganuary is upon us – a time when all of us are encouraged to ditch the meat in favour of a more plant-based diet, both at home and when dining out.

23 Dec 2021

Fix Your Cycle workshop opens in Elephant Park

Fix Your Cycle have brought their new workshop to the Elephant and Castle community. Find out more about the latest addition to Elephant Park.

20 Dec 2021

It's in the game: Esports giant joins Elephant Park alongside East Asian trio

We're excited to welcome 4 new East Asian brands to Elephant Park. Read about the Esports café, Taiwanese fruit tea and sushi takeaway in Elephant & Castle.

20 Dec 2021

The best clubs and nights out around Elephant & Castle

Organising a night out can be tricky. But allow us to lend a helping hand with our list of some of the best Elephant and Castle clubs and late-night venues.

19 Dec 2021

What’s on at Southwark Playhouse this January

Beat the January blues with a trip to the theatre! Southwark Playhouse has plenty happening

18 Dec 2021

What’s hot at Tupi, Elephant & Castle

Tupi in Elephant and Castle is making waves in the bottomless brunch scene. Here’s what to expect from the Brazilian restaurants.

16 Dec 2021

Boosting sustainable energy for the elephant community

Located within Elephant Park, the Energy Centre, Elephant and Castle has brought a more sustainable energy source to the community.

12 Dec 2021

Keep fit for less in Elephant & Castle

Autumn and Winter is the best time of year to spend some time hitting those fitness goals. Here’s a few fitness offers at Elephant Park to spur you on.

10 Dec 2021

The Cinema Museum in Elephant & Castle

After a period of closure (thanks to Covid) Elephant and Castle’s Cinema Museum is open again to the public. Here’s what to expect when visiting.

07 Dec 2021

Kennington Osteopaths open second clinic at Elephant Park

Kennington London Osteopaths & Physiotherapy are opening their second clinic in Elephant Park. Find out more about the new Osteopath Southwark.

06 Dec 2021

Southwark's Own Memorial by Sculptor Kenny Hunter

Standing in Walworth Square, is the Southwark war memorial by award-winning, Edinburgh born sculptor Kenny Hunter.

01 Dec 2021

National tree week at Elephant Park

National Tree Week 2021 is here. Here is everything we’re doing at Elephant Park to protect green spaces in our area.

30 Nov 2021

Ryan Gander Appointed to Create Landmark Elephant & Castle Art

We’re proud to have Ryan Gander OBE, appointed to deliver a landmark piece of Elephant and Castle art to the area.

22 Nov 2021

Fight City Gym Coming to Elephant Park

Fight City Gym, Elephant Park is set to bring MMA style fitness classes to Elephant and Castle in January.

18 Nov 2021

Nunhead Gardener: Where to get your Christmas Tree in Elephant & Castle

Wondering where to get your Christmas tree in Elephant & Castle? Try Nunhead Gardener!

17 Nov 2021

Festive Elephant: Elephant & Castle Christmas

Take a look at all the festive Elephant and Castle Christmas activities and find the best places for food and drinks.

16 Nov 2021

Elephant Stores- A Showcase of Independent Retail

Elephant Stores is something quite new. A park-side multi-use space filled with independent retailers.

11 Nov 2021

What’s On at The Prince of Wales in Elephant & Castle

The Prince of Wales in Elephant and Castle is as traditional a London pub as you’ll ever find. Here’s why we love it.

03 Nov 2021

Walworth Library & Southwark Heritage Centre: all you need to know

Walworth Library & Southwark Heritage Centre are multi-use spaces that provide the local community with somewhere to read, study or explore.

31 Oct 2021

The best live music in Elephant & Castle

We’re quickly getting used to the return of live events again. Here’s a round up of the best upcoming live music in Elephant and Castle.

28 Oct 2021

Christmas parties at Four Quarters

If you're looking for a Christmas party London venue, there’s something to suit any size of group at Elephant Park.

26 Oct 2021

Halloween at Elephant Park

If you’re searching for some spooky inspiration for Southwark things to do – look no further.

18 Oct 2021

Five Ways to Live a Greener Life

Find out ways to live a greener life in and around London Elephant Park.

28 Sep 2021

Sayer Street and The Meadow nominated for AJ Architecture Award

We’re delighted that Elephant Park’s Sayer Street and The Meadow have been awards nominated by Architect’s Journal.

28 Sep 2021

Fandangoe Whip: London College of Communication Alumna Encourages Keeping a 'Cool' Head

Londoners are invited to open up while enjoying an ice cream in Elephant and Castle SE1 London, courtesy of London College of Communication’s Annie Nicholson.

13 Sep 2021

Meet Lucy at Greenpoint Market, Sayer Street’s Newest Sustainable Retailer

Meet Lucy at Greenpoint Market, Sayer Street’s Newest Sustainable Retailer. Learn about it in her own words.

13 Sep 2021

Celebrating Sustainable September at Elephant Park

Elephant Park and Lendlease are celebrating Sustainable September, National Recycling Week, Zero Waste Week & Zero Emissions Day.

10 Sep 2021

Cycling adventures from Elephant Park

Find out the best places to visit by bike close to Elephant Park, including London Borough Market and Covent Garden.

07 Sep 2021

HEJ Coffee nominated in Southwark Business Awards

We’re delighted to announce that HEJ Coffee – who’s Southwark outpost and coffee roastery is based right here at Elephant Park – are finalists in the Southwark Business Awards.

01 Sep 2021

Elephant Park Community Fund supports local charities

The Elephant Park Community Fund has provided the latest round of funding to local charities operating in the local area.

26 Aug 2021

The return of live music, and more! Southwark events for your diary

Looking for some Southwark events now restrictions have eased? We’ve got you covered.

23 Aug 2021

Three brilliant new food and drink venues to open in Elephant Park

Three new restaurants in Elephant and Castle. The choice of Southwark places to eat and drink just expanded.

19 Aug 2021

Elephant Park to switch from Diesel to Used Cooking Oil, in UK-wide Lendlease announcement

Elephant Park and Lendlease are passionate about fighting climate change. Read about Lendlease's announcement to switch from fossil fuels to alternative fuel.

18 Aug 2021

Construction Begins at Park & Sayer

The next stage of our Elephant and Castle redevelopment is underway, as the construction of Park & Sayer, a new phase of Zone 1 London homes, begins.

16 Aug 2021

Elephant & Castle: How close is it to London’s biggest and best attractions

Where is Elephant and Castle? Find out here, along with information on local attractions, landmarks, and transport.

12 Aug 2021

Plans released for a new, post-pandemic workplace at Elephant Park

Plans have been announced for a new office development in Elephant and Castle, specifically addressing the changing needs of a post-pandemic workforce.

10 Aug 2021

International Youth Day

Thursday 12th August marks International Youth Day, a day for recognising the value young people bring to society.

05 Aug 2021

Latin American Restaurants in Elephant & Castle

Looking for the best Elephant and Castle Latin Restaurants? Check out our guide here.

29 Jul 2021

Not Just Another Gym: SE1 welcomes MoreYoga, now open at Elephant Park

Meta Description Include focus keyword in meta description and where appropriate, include semantic keywords (see below) Max character count: 158 characters MoreYoga is now open joins the likes of Fight City Gym, SE1’s combat training specialists, P10 Fitness and GymBox at Elephant Park.

27 Jul 2021

The Culinary Olympics in Elephant Park - Flavours from around the world during Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 and the Elephant and Castle restaurant list where you can taste foods from around the world.

21 Jul 2021

the hej roastery

Every coffee lover in London has heard about Hej Coffee, but have you heard about the Hej roastery, right here in Elephant and Castle?

14 Jul 2021

Start your day with the best breakfast in Elephant & Castle

Looking for the best breakfast in elephant and Castle? From baked eggs to avocado toast, these Elephant Park favourites will set you up for the day

14 Jul 2021

Love Parks Week: Tidy Parks, Better Urban Living

It’s Love Parks week here in the UK. And we’ll be taking care of our own Elephant and Castle parks.

08 Jul 2021

Where to watch Wimbledon near Elephant & Castle

Where to watch Wimbledon in Elephant and Castle – tennis on big screens, craft beers, and pub food in Elephant Park.

06 Jul 2021

How well connected is Elephant & Castle?

Ever wondered “how well connected is Elephant and Castle”? Is it in zone 1 or zone 2? Find out here about Elephant & Castle station.

Picnic At Elephant Park Lunch
30 Jun 2021

National Picnic Month 2022 at Elephant Park

Explore culinary delights from continents at Picnic at Elephant Park - to celebrate National Picnic Month 2022.

23 Jun 2021

Where to cool off in Elephant & Castle this summer

Iced coffee, cocktails, and a taste of France: as summer looms, we look at the best spots to cool off among Elephant and Castle restaurants and cafés.

23 Jun 2021

Where to watch the Euros 2021 in London: Bars in Elephant & Castle

Wondering where to watch the Euros 2021 in London? The delayed 2020 Euro Championship is showing in some of the best bars Elephant and Castle has to offer.

23 Jun 2021

The Historic Elephant & Castle Statue Returns

The Elephant and Castle statue is moving temporarily to Castle Square, a new hub encapsulating Ash Avenue and Elephant Park.

21 Jun 2021

Did you know Charlie Chaplin

His films are enjoyed around the world, but Charlie Chaplin was born in Walworth, inside the Elephant & Castle postcode.

04 Jun 2021

Elephant Park welcomes its newest eatery, Four Hundred Rabbits

Like artisan pizza, craft beer and cocktails? Four Hundred Rabbits Elephant and Castle is now open.

04 Jun 2021

A round up of what to eat at Mercato Metropolitano

There’s rather a lot of choice when visiting Elephant & Castle’s Mercato Metropolitano Visit again and again and never have the same thing twice.

25 May 2021

Four Quarters London scheduled to open at Elephant Park

Four Quarters, London’s original Arcade Bar is set to open at Elephant Park this August. Find out everything you need to know.

25 May 2021

Welcome to MMy, a Mercato Metropolitano Food Market

Mercato Metropolitano street food market in Elephant and Castle opens MMY, Mercato Metropolitano’s food store at Elephant Park.

25 May 2021

Elephant Park - Five Fast Sustainable Facts

Five facts that outline how Elephant Park sustainability is being implemented in Elephant & Castle

21 May 2021

Community Foundation Fund open

Live, work or study in the Elephant & Castle area? Community Fund grants now available for community projects in the area.

19 May 2021

Welcoming new restaurants and cafes to Elephant & Castle

Elephant Park, London’s newest food destination, opens new restaurants and cafés in Elephant & Castle this spring.

19 May 2021

Elephant Says Hi guiding you to COVID-19 support

for Elephant & Castle Covid support, Elephant Says Hi is a community initiative from Elephant Park Loneliness lab to provide resources on Coronavirus in zone 1 London

29 Apr 2021

Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library Now Open

The Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library in Elephant and Castle is now open, Lendlease is proud to announce.

29 Apr 2021

Reclaim Space: flat 70 collab with JCDecaux for London-wide Exhibition of Black Artists

Elephant and Castle community hub flat 70's latest public arts exhibition, ‘Reclaim Space’, celebrates Black artists in Elephant and Castle today.

03 Mar 2021

Schools Near Elephant Park

Find out about the closest schools near Elephant Park, home to the best schools around Elephant and Castle

02 Mar 2021

The Artworks' Legacy Lives On

Gone but certainly not forgotten, The Artworks Sayer Street helped shape Elephant Park thanks to its fresh, dynamic atmosphere and gloriously diverse mix of foodie pop-ups, retailers and events.

02 Mar 2021

Growing for Greatness: Welcome Crate to Plate

Watch out, Elephant and Castle is going green! We are proud to announce the latest business to plant itself at Elephant Park: Crate to Plate.

02 Mar 2021

Restaurant Heroes: Beza helps to feed our community

Beza Ethiopian Vegan Fast Food London has been a favourite of local Elephant & Castle residents for almost two decades.

24 Feb 2021

Lendlease scores a hat trick with signing of three new fitness venues

You know Elephant Park as a fun place to eat, shop and hang out, but soon you’ll be able to boost your fitness too as Lendlease happily announces a triple signing of three new activity venues.

19 Feb 2021

The landscape of Elephant Park: the Designer’s vision

West Grove comprises of a community of suites and apartments; we asked Oliver Duguid, Senior Landscape Architect, to tell us more about how the outside space at West Grove Elephant Park has been designed.

19 Feb 2021

Restaurant Heroes: Tasty Jerk helps to feed our community

Local favourite Tasty Jerk has joined the local fight against lockdown child hunger by becoming another kind-hearted provider of free school meals.

19 Feb 2021

Restaurant Heroes: Bobo Social Serves Up Free School Meals

Living in lockdown is hard, but Bobo Social's big-hearted team has provided daily school meals to help ease the struggle for local families.

14 Feb 2021

Mindfulness in London: Free resources and tips to try

There’s lots you can do to practice mindfulness in London. Free apps, podcasts, affirmations…here’s our favourite mindfulness exercises for you to try.

09 Feb 2021

Romance at Home: Things to do in Southwark this Valentine’s Day

Discover the best Valentine's Day activities at Elephant Park. Find things to do in Southwark.

31 Jan 2021

How to make the most of your 2021

2021 is in full swing, and it’s perhaps time to reflect on plans and resolutions to live a healthier life, but it is also important to look after yourself throughout the year. Here are some suggestions, starting with those of Southwark Council

21 Jan 2021

Burns night in London

Find out how to bring Burns Night to London. Discover things to do in Southwark.

21 Jan 2021

Chest workout at home

Getting a workout in at home is hard. So can we maintain our physique with a chest workout at home?

21 Jan 2021

LSBU and Other Universities Near Elephant Park

LSBU is the perfect choice for locals looking to study. Just one of many prestigious universities near Elephant Park.

18 Jan 2021

Veganuary at Elephant & Castle

Check out this round-up of some the best vegan restaurants London has to offer and enjoy a taste of Elephant and Castle.

03 Jan 2021

New year, new fitness regime

Kickstart your fitness regime this year, find a new Elephant and Castle gym. Visit The Castle Centre London.

16 Dec 2020

Spend more time with your best friend: dog friendly cafés and pubs

Take your best friend with you. Here are the best dog friendly London pubs and cafes.

15 Dec 2020

Elephant sculpture weaves its way into Elephant Park

Lendlease commissioned artist Tom Hare to create a piece of public art for Elephant Park’s meadow space resulting in an elephant sculpture made from willow.

15 Dec 2020

Sunday Roast in London: how to get your hands on one

A Sunday roast dinner in London on a Tuesday? Why not?!

09 Dec 2020

Shop Local, Shop Coffee

Open for takeaway and delivery, support local and get your coffee at Hej.

08 Dec 2020

Free Wi-Fi launched in Elephant Park

Free web browsing – free to use Wi-Fi has been launched by Lendlease in areas across Elephant Park, Southwark, London, so residents, workers and visitors to the area can save their mobile data

05 Dec 2020

Elephant & Castle Street Food: Meet Sugo

Coming soon to Elephant Park - Street food by Sugo.

04 Dec 2020

Change Please – coffee with a conscience

Opening soon in Elephant & Castle is Change Please - Coffee with a conscience

03 Dec 2020

Miko's Moves-in to Elephant Park

Miko’s London restaurant may be new to Sayer Street but it’s a firm favourite of Elephant & Castle.

01 Dec 2020

What’s on in Southwark Playhouse?

Find out what's showing at Southwark Playhouse over the next few months.

23 Nov 2020

Ramen Delivery in London

Need your fix of ramen? Get delivery in London from Koi Ramen Bar, Elephant Park.

23 Nov 2020

Zone 1 Apartments in London: Introducing Park & Sayer

Central London apartments: Park & Sayer's new Zone 1 apartments are stunningly stylish.

19 Nov 2020

6 things to do in London during lockdown

Boredom? What boredom? There are still lots of things to do in London during lockdown.

19 Nov 2020

Unique Eats in Elephant & Castle

Try something different with these unique places to eat in London's Elephant & Castle

19 Nov 2020

Delivery from Mercato Metropolitano, Elephant & Castle – Get the goods

Get the restaurant experience at home with Mercato Metropolitano in London's Elephant & Castle.

17 Nov 2020

London Mural Festival 2020

Elephant Park are excited to announce that we are part of the London Mural Festival 2020! Painting commenced on Elephant Road on Monday 28th September 2020 and will be finished and visible to the public from Friday 2nd October 2020.

04 Jun 2020

Think globally, act locally – recycle

Sometimes, recycling can be confusing. We look at the facts and give you some top tips to help you do your bit and lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle in Elephant & Castle.

27 Mar 2020

The best types of indoor plants to bring the outside in

Want to bring some outside in? Find the best house plants for your home and explore different types of indoor plants.

26 Mar 2020

Get fit for free at home

Exercises to help you get fit for free from Our Parks are available online now. Find exercises to do at home with Our Parks.

26 Mar 2020

Our favourite playlists to keep you motivated while working from home

Feeling unmotivated? Check out our favourite playlists for working from home. From chilled out tunes to the happiest of tracks.

26 Mar 2020

Create a workout routine at home with these home workouts and your couch

Can't get outside? Create a workout routine at home with our favourite home workouts to get you sweaty.

26 Mar 2020

The best tips for how to work from home

Working from home? Read our top tips for staying motivated and productive while working from home.

26 Mar 2020

Missing your office? Best movies to stream and TV shows to binge

Stuck for ideas of the best movies to stream at home? Check out our top recommendations for things to watch online.

07 Mar 2020

Tree experts help to create green heart of Elephant Park

Industry-leading arboricultural consultancy Treework Environmental Practice was brought on board to lead the offsite tree programme across Elephant Park and beyond.

07 Mar 2020

The Community Fund winners 2019 are...

The Elephant & Castle Community Fund has announced its beneficiaries for 2019 and six lucky organisations have been chosen to receive financial support to help around our neighbourhood.

06 Mar 2020

Getting involved in 2020: a look back at community events around Elephant Park

Over the past year, we’ve seen dozens of community events hosted and organised by local businesses, neighbours and organisations, all promoting the great community spirit in our neighbourhood – but next year we want more!

05 Mar 2020

Be Onsite Celebrating a Decade of Helping People Bike Into Work

This year marks a full decade since Lendlease, the property development company behind Elephant Park, founded Be Onsite.

05 Mar 2020

Pie and mash the Cockney way

It’s London’s original fast food – and at Arments Pie & Mash, in Elephant & Castle, the humble meal is as popular today as it was when the shop opened more than 100 years ago. We speak to owner Roy Arment about the cockney comfort food.

05 Mar 2020

Tales from Elephant & Castle: Walworth community garden network

In this Tales from Elephant & Castle, we hear from Vincent Brow and Debbie Mitchener who help run the Walworth Community Garden Network. A group of gardens and growing spaces in the local area.

Lebanese food in three grey bowls, including fried tofu and some meat
05 Mar 2020

Lebanese restaurant Bay Root is set to spice up Elephant & Castle when it opens this spring

Get ready to enjoy home-cooked Lebanese cuisine at Sayer Street’s latest opening, Bay Root.

05 Mar 2020

Discover a little Ethiopia in the heart of Elephant & Castle

Vegan restaurant Beza Ethiopian Vegan Food is now open on Sayer Street, and diners can expect to be met with a friendly Ethiopian welcome full of culture and cuisine.

05 Mar 2020

Exercise Classes in Elephant Park

Looking to tone up, then turn up! These exercise classes are completely FREE.

01 Mar 2020

Acting up theatre social impact

Find out what's showing at Southwark Playhouse and their big social impact.

26 Feb 2020

How to see in the New Year around Elephant & Castle

Looking for a different way to celebrate new year in South London? Why not try one of the following top five things to do around Southwark – including the big fireworks show, of course.

26 Feb 2020

A look back on community events around Elephant Park

Elephant Park hosted dozens of events in 2019, adding to the variety of neighbourhood activities in and around the Southwark area, bringing local people, residents and businesses together. And next year we want more!

26 Feb 2020

Cycleways - As easy as A to B

Getting on your bike is a great way to explore London. The cycleway routes, including Cycleway 17 from Elephant and Castle, make it safe.

26 Feb 2020

Introducing Elephant says hi - a warm welcome to Elephant & Castle

Visit Elephant Says Hi to find out where you will receive a warm welcome in Elephant & Castle. The campaign is bringing together communities in Southwark

26 Feb 2020

Elephant Park moves into the classroom

Abstract flowers, communal seating areas and towering tubes feature in a new series of sculptures designed for Elephant Park by a group of local students.

26 Feb 2020

Time to talk

There are many twists and turns in life, and some can leave us feeling more than a little off. But there’s no reason for Southwark residents to ignore their mental health because there is free, professional help and advice available across the borough and beyond.

26 Feb 2020

Six fun filled February half term activities

Looking for fun ways to keep the children entertained this half term? From toddlers to teenagers, we’ve found the must-do activities to keep everyone happy – and they’re all in and around Elephant & Castle.

25 Feb 2020

Tales from Elephant & Castle: Spit & Sawdust Pub

In our latest Tales from Elephant & Castle series, we interview Matthew Smyth, landlord of the Spit & Sawdust pub.

31 Jan 2020

Six nations @ the Tap In

Excited for The Six Nations to kick off? We are too, and where better to watch the rugby than Elephant & Castle’s The Tap In.

12 Jan 2020

Modern Pan-Asian delights at Pot & Rice

Celebrating flavour-filled Asian-fusion dishes as Pot & Rice, Sayer Street. We caught up with Serena Li of Pot & Rice in November 2019, just weeks before the launch.

17 Dec 2019

Bloomberg New Contemporaries at South London Gallery

Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns to the South London Gallery with an exhibition of works by 45 emerging artists presented across both the Main Gallery and Fire Station.

04 Dec 2019

How to make a Christmas wreath

Find out how to make your own Christmas wreath. How to make a Christmas wreath Elephant Park

04 Dec 2019

Did you know? Charles Babbage, inventor of the computer

Find out more about Charles Babbage, inventor of the computer. History of Walworth Road Elephant and Castle

04 Dec 2019

Did you know that physicist Michael Faraday was from Newington Butts?

Find out more about Michael Faraday, from Newington London who discovered electromagnetic induction.

04 Dec 2019

Smart benches offer free Wi-Fi and charging to people in Southwark

Find out more about Smart Benches in Elephant and Castle Borough. The solar-powered benches that offer more than a seat.

04 Dec 2019

Did you know Harry Beck?

Find out about the Elephant and Castle Tube map and discover Harry Beck, the creator of the London tube map.

04 Dec 2019

Artist puts Walworth in the picture

Discover the new art for Town Hall, commissioned by Southwark council and supported by Elephant Park developer Lendlease.

04 Dec 2019

People places and perspectives

Find out more about this art project aimed to showcase the essence of Elephant and Castle and Elephant and Castle art.

04 Dec 2019

People places and perspectives Veronica Otero

Find out about Veronica Otero, a local photographry student from Elephant and Castle and the inspiration behind her work.

04 Dec 2019

A youth team - Lendlease supports Ark Professional Pathways

Find out more about Elephant Park's partnership with Ark Academies. A London Southwark based charity for World Youth Day.

04 Dec 2019

Tree-mendous work - Trafalgar Place wins Forestry Commission Award

Find out about Trafalgar Place's Forestry Commission Award. Trafalgar place recognised for preserving mature trees.

04 Dec 2019

Walworth's very own zoo animals

Go and see the latest public artworks, Walworths very own zoo animals. Public artworks at Walworth Square.

04 Dec 2019

Headstart London - helping young people get ahead in the world of work

Found out about the new Youth Programme at Elephant and Castle, helping young people get ahead in the world of work.

04 Dec 2019

People places and perspectives Fanni Sutus

Find out about Fanni Sutus, a local photographry student from Elephant and Castle and the inspiration behind her work.

04 Dec 2019

People places and perspectives Carola Cappellari

Read about Carola Cappella. Find out how the Elephant and Castle neighborhood and residents inspired her work.

04 Dec 2019

South Social Film Festival's Chilean flavour in Elephant Park

Find out about South Social Film festival, the latest experience for cinema Elephant and Castle.

04 Dec 2019

Park life time to celebrate

Find out more about National Park City. Enjoy London's great outdoors, make the city greener, healthier and wilder.

04 Dec 2019

Find your spot in Elephant Park for National Picnic Week

Find your perfect picnic spot in Elephant Park. Discover Elephant Park places to eat and relax.

04 Dec 2019

Did you know George Shillibeer?

Find out about George Shillibeer, who's work changed the way people travel around Southwark and Elephant & Castle London.

04 Dec 2019

Here come the Southwark Business Excellence Awards

Celebrating the Southwark Business Excellence awards, Find out what's on in Southwark London.

03 Dec 2019

10 ways to have a fun-filled February half term

Discover things to do this February Half Term. Discover things to do for kids near Elephant and Castle.

03 Dec 2019

For Auld Lang Syne

Find out more about New Year's Eve and Southwark Events. Discover the latest South Bank Centre events this New Year.

02 Dec 2019

People places and perspectives Marcin Nowak

Find out about Marcin Nowak, a local photographry student from Elephant and Castle and the inspiration behind her work.

02 Dec 2019

South Gardens wins housing awards for 'sense of community' and 'beautiful design'.

Find out more about South Gardens and Lendlease Elephant and Castle. South Gardens wins housing design awards.

02 Dec 2019

All aboard the back the Bakerloo extension

Find out more about the plans to back the Bakerloo line extension and the impact this has on Elephant and Castle tube station.

02 Dec 2019

Did you know? Pullens Yards

Find out more about Pullens Open Studios just round the corner from Elephant Park. Pullens Yard open studios 2019, discover more.

02 Dec 2019

Did you know about Jeff Dexter?

Find out about DJ Jeff Dexter and the shows he put on in Elephant and Castle clubs.

02 Dec 2019

More bottles than battles

Discover bar Bottles & Battles - offering a wide range of wines, nestles within Mercato Metrapolitano Elephant and Castle.

29 Nov 2019

Did you know Thomas Middleton

Find out more about Thomas Middleton. 17th Century poet from Southwark.

29 Nov 2019

Elephant and Castle community fund is open for applications

Find out about the Elephant and Castle community fund, an initiative introduced by Lendllease London.

29 Nov 2019

Tales from Elephant and Castle Emma Grace

Meet Emma Grace who owns Emma Grace Massage. Discover local businesses in Walworth London in and around Elephant Park.

29 Nov 2019

The air we breathe World Environment Day 2019

Take a look at how Southwark London is reducing air pollution. Discover how to reduce polllution.

29 Nov 2019

School of Frock

Delve into the origins of Fashion at the School of Frock and discover Elephant and Castle things to do.

29 Nov 2019

Did you know Ada Salter profile

Find out more about Ada Salter the first female councillor in Bermondsey and the very first female mayor in London.

29 Nov 2019

Get your body movin at Ministry of Sound

Discover Ministry of Sound Fitness in Elephant Parl. Find gyms in Elephant and Castle. Gym SE1.

29 Nov 2019

Meet Hej Elephant and Castles newest coffee house

Discover Scandi-inspired food and coffee at Hej Coffee house in Elephant and Castle. Roast your own coffee at Hej.

29 Nov 2019

Meet Joanna from Hej

Find out more about Hej Coffee in Elephant and Castle. Discover their Scandi-inspired menu and welcoming team of baristas.

29 Nov 2019

Ever wondered how Elephant & Castle got its unusual name?

Elephant & Castle’s history is a story to be told. Let us examine the true origins of the area and answer the age old question: how did Elephant & Castle get its name?

29 Nov 2019

Blog trees are my thing

Find out more about the development of Elephant Park and the Elephant and Castle regeneration. See what's changing in the local area.

29 Nov 2019

5 cool things to do in Elephant and Castle

Discover things to do in Elephant and Castle with a list of the top five coolest places to go.

28 Nov 2019

Jolly Green Giant

Find out how developer Lendlease has cemented it's green credentials with their new Elephant Park London Development.

28 Nov 2019

Rene's Superarts Academy is Southwark's Best Kept Secret

Find out about Superarts Academy Dance School and discover Southwark. The much loved performing art school.

28 Nov 2019

On your bike

Find cycle routes Elephant and Castle to cycle from Southwark to the City. Discover the most popular cycle routes in Southwark.

28 Nov 2019

Let's talk trees

Discover some of the facts and figures about trees in and around Elephant Park Elephant and Castle.

28 Nov 2019

Meet urban ecologist Morgan Taylor

Meet urban ecologist Morgan Taylor. Find out how to make the most of Elephant Park London and support its urban wildlife.

28 Nov 2019

New online youth counselling service Kooth

Discover a new online youth counselling service at Manor Place Surgery on walworth road elephant and castle.

28 Nov 2019

Appreciating our apprentices

Find out how Elephant Park Lendlease are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week.

27 Nov 2019

MM factory to open

Discover Mercato Metropolitano London, the best Elephant and Castle food market now open on Walworth Square and Sayer Street.

27 Nov 2019

Choreographer Siobhan Davies keeps Elephant and Castle dancing

Find out about Siobhan Davis Dance School Elephant and Castle and how she went from dancer to owning her own studio.

27 Nov 2019

50m fund to create healthy streets across the capital

Find out the latest Elephant and Castle news. New investment to create healthy streets across the capital.

27 Nov 2019

Enough eateries to feed an elephant

Find restaurants Elephant and Castle. Explore places to eat Southwark and restaurants near SE1.

27 Nov 2019

Signs, sealed, delivered - what's in a name?

Find out where the Elephant and Castle name came from. Discover why it is called Elephant and Castle.

27 Nov 2019

The fruity and flowery history of Elephant & Castle

Discover the history of Elephant and Castle. Find out what makes Elephant and Castle the way it is today.

27 Nov 2019

Pedal power

Find out about cycle routes in London and Elephant and Castle London.

27 Nov 2019

How to be healthier

Discover ways to improve your health with Elephant and Castle Food. Find out how to be healthier.

27 Nov 2019

Tales from Elephant & Castle: Salty Yoga

Join Salty Yoga London in Elephant and Castle. Find yoga Elephant and Castle in SE1.

27 Nov 2019

Pick of the pubs around Elephant and Castle

Explore Elephant and Castle pubs. Discover pubs and bars in Southwark London. Find places to eat and drink in SE1.

27 Nov 2019

Tales from Elephant and Castle Daniel Reynolds

Meet Daniel Reynolds who own Daniel Reynolds Studio situated on Walworth Road. Home to sculptures, paiting and clay work.

27 Nov 2019

What is there to do in Elephant & Castle?

Discover Southwark things to do. What to do in Elephant and Castle.

27 Nov 2019

What is green infrastructure?

Find out about green infrastructure and how the Elephant Park regeneration has added strategically placed green spaces.

27 Nov 2019

Getting down with the trumpets at Blue Elephant

Find out more about Blue Elephant Theatre events funded by the Elephant and Castle community fund.

27 Nov 2019

On your marks

Find London running routes around SW1. Explore Southwark running routes on your next jog. Discover popular running routes.

27 Nov 2019

One step at a time

Discover the health benefits of walking and make use of the Southwark free gym. Find out how to stay fit and healthy.

27 Nov 2019

Take a walk in the park to say sayonara to stress

Explore Elephant Park and reduce stress. Discover Park Elephant and Castle and take a walk

27 Nov 2019

Healthy eating in Elephant and Castle from DIY to BYO

Discover fresh food and produce at East Street market London, near Elephant and Castle. Explore Southwark places to eat.

27 Nov 2019

2018 community fund winner profile – business launchpad

Discover business startup grants in the UK such as Business Launchpad, based in Southwark.

27 Nov 2019

Are you a dog lover?

Where to find a dog friendly cafe Elephant and Castle. Where to take your dog in Elephant and Castle.

26 Nov 2019

Get a running start

Discover Southwark running routes in South East London. Find places to run near Elephant Park London.

26 Nov 2019

Diogenes the Dog: a new wine bar aiming to change the game

Enjoy a glass of wine after work at Diogenes the Dog. Find wine bars London in SE1. Discover events and food pairings.

26 Nov 2019

Tate Modern takes the title of top UK attraction

Explore the Tate Modern London museum near Southbank. Find out more about Southwark museums in London.

26 Nov 2019

How to make a hand-tied bouquet

Find out how to make a bouquet with our step by step video.

26 Nov 2019

Step into an urban oasis at Walworth Garden

Explore the delights that Walworth Garden have to offer. An oasis in the middle of the city. Find a local garden centre London.

26 Nov 2019

Inside the elephant's secret kitchen

Discover vegan elephant and castle eatery, Cafe at Jamyang, next to London College of Communication.

26 Nov 2019

Four easy houseplants for beginners

Discover four easy house plants to brighten up your home and how to care for them. Find expert advice on easy house plants.

26 Nov 2019

Spit and Sawdust pub stands the test of time

Discover Elephant and Castle pubs including the traditional Spit and Sawdust pub in SE1. Serving drinks since 1856.

26 Nov 2019

Louis Louis: Making its mark

Discover places to eat Elephant and Castle and find restaurants near Elephant Park London. Find new places to eat in Southwark.

26 Nov 2019

Paladar's South American cuisine feeds South London

Get a taste of south America with Paladar. Discover the South American restaurant London in SE1.

26 Nov 2019

Love your neighbour

Discover weekend volunteering opportunities in London with South London Cares.

25 Nov 2019

More green routes through Elephant and Castle

Find out more about the elephant and castle regeneration news, including the new walks around elephant and castle.

25 Nov 2019

Top marks for Elephant and Castle schools

Find more information about Elephant and Castle schools. See more about Southwark schools for primary and secondary students.

25 Nov 2019

Tales from Elephant and Castle: Viktoria Redman

Discover the Viktoria Redman pottery collection at Pullens Yard near Elephant Park. Explre Pullens Yard Elephant and Castle.

25 Nov 2019

A taste of Italy on your doorstep

Visit The Kiosk for freshly brewed coffee. Mercato Metropolitano London bringing Italian delights to Elephant and Castle.

31 Oct 2019

We’re calling for events: Get in touch!

Do you have an idea, big or small? We are on the lookout for proposals for activities to take place in the Park.

24 Sep 2019

Dima Beautiful Launches New Website

Discover beauty salons Elephant and Castle. Book your next salon treatment at Dima Beautiful Elephant Park.

15 Sep 2019

Its time to Tap In

Enjoy a drink at The Tap In Elephant and Castle. Find pubs in Elephant and Castle near Elephant Park.

11 Sep 2019

Popular London noodle bar to bring taste of Japan to Elephant and Castle

Discover KOI Ramen bar London. Try the tasty Japanese food London from KOI Ramen bar Elephant and Castle at Elephant Park.

02 Sep 2019

Bringing a taste of the Caribbean to Elephant and Castle

After creating a name for itself at Southwark’s East Street Market, moving on to a successful pop-up at The Artworks, Tasty Jerk is back in the Elephant with a new restaurant.

28 Jun 2019

LGBT+: Something to be proud about

Find out more about Pride London 2019 and the Pride London parade. See how Elephant Park are supporting the LGBTQ community.

03 Jun 2019

Open Air CInema with a Twist

Find out about Elephant and Caslt Events, City Cruises will be running an open air cinema like no other this Summer.

31 May 2019

Elephant Park is proud to celebrate Pride

See how Elephant & Castle and Southwark celebrated the Pride London parade in February 2019. Supporting the LGBT+ community.

18 Mar 2019

Prepare to be pampered at DIMA Beautiful

Discover the latest things to do in Southwark London and visit Dima beautiful salon for pampering.

14 Feb 2019

Valentine's Day in Elephant and Castle

Discover the best Valentine's Day activities at Elephant Park. Find things to do Near Elephant and Castle.

04 Feb 2019

Southwark school children to be given free trips to the theatre

See how Southwark school children are getting free theatre trips with the help of Southwark Council Events.

31 Jul 2018

Entertainment packed summer in Elephant Park

Discover Elephant and Castle cinema experiences, family events London and the newly launched big screen at Elephant Park.

18 Jul 2018

Elephant Park to host sold-out Midsummer Night's Dream

Discover the latest Elephant Park events. Elephant Park to host Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream.

05 Mar 2018

Fun Facts about Pancake Day

Find out more about Pancake day and where to enjoy the best pancakes and food Elephant Park.