Welcome to the website of your local Residents' Association. The Association is open to all those who live in Cleaver Square, Cleaver Street and Bowden Street, London SE11. 

News and events


Our annual Carols in the Square event on 19 December 2023 was a great success. We managed to raise just over £2,200 for the Kennington Association's Secret Santa Appeal for local families in need.  Thanks are due to the wonderful Fever Pitch choir, all the residents who helped set the event up and served mulled wine and mince pies, and those who gave so generously to the collection, both in person and online. 

A big thank you to everyone who helped out at our recent autumn rake up/clean up on 7 October  in the square and local streets, and with pruning, clearing and bulb planting on Charlie's Patch in Bowden Street.  Some of the volunteers are shown taking a well-earned coffee break in the photo below. Date for our spring clean up t.b.c.


Older posts: 👑👑👑A wonderful time was had by all at the residents' Coronation party on 7 May 2023. Many thanks to everyone who helped with the preparations and clear up, and to St Anselm's church and Roots & Shoots for lending tables.  Thanks also to Beefeater Gin, our wonderful local distillery, for the generous donation of their excellent gin, a key ingredient in our legendary Cleaver Crush cocktail.  All proceeds from the day were given to the local foodbank. 👑👑👑
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Other activities
Spring cleaning in the square and autumn tidy ups - held every April and October. Look out for details (see above). 

Vauxhall Foodbank - we regularly take donations of tins and packets of food to the local foodbank. Please buy an extra tin or packet next time you are shopping and leave it in the bag in the bin store down the steps of 3 Cleaver Square. Alternatively, local large supermarkets all have boxes for donations.

Residents' Supper Club - a regular get together at a local restaurant.  Next date t.b.c. All residents welcome - it's a great way to meet your neighbours. Use the Contact Us form to get on the mailing list. 

Join Us

If you're new to the area, welcome! We hope you find this website useful. Do get in touch with the Association by using our Contact Us form so we can say hello and put you on the email list and WhatsApp group to be kept up to date with local news, events and activities.  


Above: Carols in the square, 20 December 2022 with the Fever Pitch choir. To date over £18,000 has been raised for charity at these annual events.