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Strategies for the Low Line

Three strategic reports focussing on greening, active travel and planning and development have been published to help shape and guide our work realising the Low Line.

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The Low Line profiled in Monocle's Urbanist podcast

We invited Monocle’s Andrew Tuck to tour the Low Line with us in Bankside and here’s the result – a 30 minute dedicated podcast.

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Bikes for Business comes to the Low Line

Businesses along the Low Line can switch to a fast, clean alternative to motorised deliveries with Bikes for Business and benefit from advice and subsides via our cargo bike experts.

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New post pandemic spaces for Bankside and the Low Line

Better Bankside appoints leading next generation architectural practice JA Projects to transform key stretches of the Low Line at America St, Wardens Grove and Ewer St, created for and with the people of Bankside.

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7 Holyrood Street – a café emerging from the rubble

7 Holyrood Street

Part lush vertical garden, part public space, part café-kiosk, and part social enterprise - 7 Holyrood Street will be an exciting new addition to the Low Line.

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Bankside’s railway arches creatively adapted to support new uses

Latest instalment on the Low Line sees three arches in Bankside developed to bring new versatile and affordable spaces to the neighbourhood to support community and cultural uses

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Works to transform the Blue's historic Market Place are taking shape

The Blue, situated along the Low Line in South Bermondsey is undergoing significant regeneration works centred on its historic Market Place. Improvements include greening and better connections.

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A green linear park for the Low Line

The importance of access to green space and nature in supporting the mental health and physical well-being of our communities has been well documented and has come even more to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic and wider climate crisis.

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Holyrood St gets the Hollywood treatment

Projects and partners are coming together to transform Holyrood Street from nondescript back street to a must-go destination on the Low Line.

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Listen to the Low Line: Musicity

Launched as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2019, Musicity x Low Line commissioned musicians and sound artists to create 15 site specific tracks for locations along the railway viaduct in Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey.

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Listen as you walk in Bermondsey

Take a stroll along the stretch of the Low Line from Tanner Street to Blue Bermondsey, listening to some secret histories that you might have otherwise missed.

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New artworks by Mark Titchner celebrate community along the Low Line

Artist: Mark Titchner / Photo: Kevin Lake

South London artist Mark Titchner has joined with Team London Bridge to celebrate community solidarity in a new series of artworks on display along Newcomen Street and Bermondsey Street

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A Food Cluster for the Low Line?

We recently brought together more than 50 people from local businesses and organisations at the Hop Exchange in Bankside to explore the emergence of a cluster of food-related businesses in and around the railway viaduct of Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey.

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Unlocking the Low Line through nature and movement

Architects PDP London, with local firms Macfarlane and Associates, Greengage and Studio 4215, are developing the Low Line Commons – while transport consultants Urban Movement are exploring how the Low Line can best support active travel.

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Friends Roundup #1

Some 65 people from the local business and residential communities in Bankside, London Bridge, Bermondsey and Elephant and Castle attended the inaugural meeting of the Friends of the Low Line on 1 May 2019 on Scoresby Street.

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International design competition launched to develop green and creative vision for Low Line

Ewer Street rain garden

Better Bankside and the Low Line Steering Group, working with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have launched an international design competition to develop a green and creative vision for the Low Line. The competition is supported by Lund Trust, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.

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A new Green Vision for the Low Line - RIBA competition winner announced

PDP London architects’ ‘Low Line Commons’ wins RIBA international design competition to deliver a green strategy along the path of London’s historic railway arches

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A Green Vision for the Low Line - competition shortlist announced

The waiting is over! View the five shortlisted entries in this international design competition to develop a green and creative vision for the Low Line - we'd love to know what you think.

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