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Lambeth street is renamed after artist

Lambeth Council has renamed Isabel Street, Vincent Van Gogh Walk.The Dutch artist lived in Hackford Road, which is located nearby in 1873-74. The event is part of a scheme that transformed the badly lit road into a clean, green and safe environment.

Vincent Van Gogh Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The road will be officially opened later today on the birthday of Van Gogh.