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dbrief Extra - the stories behind the schemes

in between issues of our printed dbrief you can keep up to date with developments here - and read the stories behind the schemes in dbrief Extra

London Bridge Station Business Forum, Tuesday 9 May, 9am

You are invited to a briefing on Tuesday 9 May from 9am to 10am to hear about upcoming milestones, including the opening of the new platform 6.
Principal Contractor: 
Network Rail /Costain

Shard Place

Sellar Property Group’s third phase of development after The Shard and The News Building
Duration of project: 
June 2019
Principal Contractor: 
To be announced
Developer: 
Sellar Property Group

Wedge House

32-40 Blackfriars Road - Derwent London PLC is partnering with The Hoxton to redevelop the Wedge House site to create a new mixed-use hotel and office development
Duration of project: 
Completes early 2019
Principal Contractor: 
Kier
Developer: 
Derwent London PLC with The Hoxton

67 Southwark Street

Part 13-, part 16-storey building at the corner of Lavington and Southwark Streets, with nine apartments and small retail unit at ground floor.
Duration of project: 
Q1 2018
Principal Contractor: 
RI Design & Build Ltd
Developer: 
TLS (Southwark Street)

Ludgate House

This is the demolition phase of the redevelopment of Ludgate House, see project description below
Duration of project: 
Demolition ends Oct 2017
Principal Contractor: 
McGee's

Union Street highway works, installation of Quietway Cycling Scheme Route 14

Works to footways and parking suspensions on Union Street until end of March while Southwark Council and their contractor Conway AECOM install a new Quietway cycling route.
Duration of project: 
Until end March 2017
Principal Contractor: 
Conway AECOM for Southwark Council

Stoney Street

This major commercial mixed-use scheme will bring retail, offices and a cinema, around a new network of pedestrian lanes between Stoney Street and Park Street, immediately to the west of Borough Market.
Duration of project: 
Construction complete 2018/2019
Principal Contractor: 
Keltbray (Démolition phase)
Developer: 
Sherwood Thames Ventures/Meyer Bergman

London Bridge Station Redevelopment Project *Easter engineering works*

The Thameslink route is undergoing a £6 billion upgrade to introduce longer and more frequent trains from Bedford to Brighton through the heart of London.
Duration of project: 
Construction complete 2018
Principal Contractor: 
Costain

One Blackfriars

One Blackfriars will include a 170m tower and will have a mix of residential, commercial, retail and boutique hotel in three buildings.
Duration of project: 
Construction completion 2018
Principal Contractor: 
Multiplex
Developer: 
St George PLC

Completed - Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital

Construction is now complete and the Cancer Centre at Guy's opened at the end of September 2016

Completed - One Tower Bridge

One Tower Bridge is a nine-block scheme consisting of nearly 400 units as well as retail and a new cultural occupier.
Duration of project: 
Late 2016 completion
Developer: 
Berkeley Homes

Bankside Neighbourhood Plan - find out what's happening

Local businesses and residents have been crafting a neighbourhood plan for Bankside. You can read and comment on the Pre-submission draft, available online and at the John Harvard Library or Bankside Community Space.

Completed - The Tate Modern Project

The new Tate Modern will redefine the museum for the twenty-first century.
Duration of project: 
The Switch House at Tate Modern opened to the public on 17 June 2016

Completed - Blackfriars Road Central

Ten storey residential development by Linden Homes, scheduled to complete Autumn 2015.
Duration of project: 
Autumn 2015

Completed - Blackfriars Road, Cycle Superhighway works

Duration of project: 
To Spring 2016
Principal Contractor: 
CVU for Transport for London

Completed - Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Completion of the new indoor Jacobean theatre has brought the most complete recreation of an English renaissance indoor theatre yet attempted.

Completed - Blackfriars Station and Bridge

The development has successfully delivered a new entrance for Blackfriars Station on Bankside and a dramatic construction with platforms spanning the river.

Completed - 240 Blackfriars

240 Blackfriars is a new 20 floor office building located at the junction of Southwark Street and Blackfriars Road.

Completed - Sea Containers

Previously known as Sea Containers House, this riverside office building has been brought back to commercial life with an office and hotel development and is now home to several companies.