Posted tagged ‘Southwark’

Cinema for Camberwell Green campaign steps up a gear | Southwark

August 10, 2010

The campaign to turn an old bingo hall on Camberwell Green back into a cinema is stepping up a gear, South London Press reports.

The future of the Gala Coral building is up for grabs and a planning application for change of use pits the Christian organisation leasing the building against those who believe that Walworth and Camberwell need more arts venues.

You can read the original post via this link:

Cinema for Camberwell Green campaign steps up a gear | The South London Post.

Riverside running track unveiled | Southwark

August 5, 2010

A 500m running lane has been marked out on the Thames Path between HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge.

SE1 Blog reports that the project, launched by Olympic medalist Christine Ohuruogu, is intended to promote Cancer Research UK’s Run 10k series of fundraising events.

A poll of 1,000 runners carried out for the charity revealed that 27% found dawdling pedestrians to be a nuisance.

You can read the original post via this link: Christine Ohuruogu unveils riverside running track | SE1 Blog .

Bankside urban forest gets £4m funding boost | Southwark, London

March 10, 2010

The London Development Agency is to provide £4m to a programme of works to improve public space in the Bankside area.

The Bankside Urban Forest improvements seeks to create safe and attractive routes from the riverside to public transport links and draw some of the riverside’s 12m annual visitors  into the wider Bankside area.

You can view the original story via this link: Bankside Urban Forest gets £4 million funding boost from LDA | SE1.