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WhaT’s neW and happening in souThWark

MAKING LIGHT WORK A £2 MILLION PROJECT to fit 1,800 LED lights at Tower Bridge was completed just in time for the Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and will remain for the next 25 years. Installation involved expert abseilers spending more than 4,000 hours high above the Thames to fit the energyefficient, linear lights.

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Several improvements are to be made to the Thames Path, including the resurfacing of the existing red bricks, resin-bound surfacing and the installation of a new drainage system.

Southwark Council has transferred 0.36-ha of the existing Elephant and Castle leisure centre to Lend Lease, to create a 30 to 40-storey residential building. With commercial space on the ground floor, the new building will enhance the surroundings for visitors and residents. The leisure centre is being replaced by a state-ofthe-art facility designed by 4 Futures with S&P Architects and John McAslan + Partners. It includes a sixlane, 25m swimming pool, a learner pool, four badminton courts, a gym and indoor cycle studio, two exercise classes, a creche and cafe.

12 ISSUE 9 AUTUMN 2012

a hisTory of Winning design... 2000: peckhaM LiBrary scooped The sTirLing prize for archiTecTure 2002: souThWark Won The riBa/caBe London LocaL auThoriTy of The year aWard for design exceLLence

40% aLL change in souThWark More than 40% of the borough’s 2,885 hectares is covered by a current or planned regeneration area and developments on-the-go are valued at around £4 billion.

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Southwark #9  

A high profile, high-quality business publication, Southwark magazine covers every aspect of Southwark Council's 12 year development program...

Southwark #9  

A high profile, high-quality business publication, Southwark magazine covers every aspect of Southwark Council's 12 year development program...