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The Leake Street, also known as the 'Banksy tunnel', has a 300 m-street wall under the platform and tracks of Waterloo Station, completely covered in graffiti - initially created during the 'Cans Festival' organised by Banksy in 2008.
The Leake Street, also known as the 'Banksy tunnel', has a 300 m-street wall under the platform and tracks of Waterloo Station, completely covered in graffiti - initially created during the 'Cans Festival' organised by Banksy in 2008. Whatever the strict legal position may be, there is a graffiti billboard outside the tunnel stating it is tolerated.
Leake St, Lambeth
The Hayward Gallery is the largest public art space in the UK, and the exhibitions showcase masters and young British and international artists, usually accompanied by outdoor installations that bring the area to life
The County Hall was the former seat of the regional London County Council and later the Greater London Council
The Topolski Century was painted by Polish artist Feliks Topolski between 1975 and 1989 to chronicle the key events and the iconic figures of the 20th century such as Churchill, Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Picasso and Coco Chanel among 700 people
The Odeon BFI IMAX is one of the largest cinema screens in the UK at 26 metre wide and 20 metre high
The Sea Life London Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in Europe, home to a collection of 350 species of fish, from sharks to stingrays
The Royal National Theatre has three large auditoriums - the Olivier, the Lyttelton and the Cottesloe
The BFI Southbank, formerly known as the National Film Theatre, has four screens showing classic, foreign language and arthouse cinema
The Southbank Centre is a large concrete development from the 1960s on the Thames South Bank between the Waterloo and Hungerford Bridges
The London Eye is relatively new to the neighbourhood, but has become an integral part of the London skyline and is a major tourist attraction on the Thames banks