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Get a view on HGV safety - Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

Find out more about Tf's latest consultation on the introduction of new standards for HGVs
Duration of project: 
Ends 18 April

First phase of new concourse opens at London Bridge Station

It's going to be as big as the pitch at Wembley, with lots of natural light! Here's a handy guide to finding your way around
Duration of project: 
To 2018
Principal Contractor: 

Southwark Street News 2

Pick up a copy our latest Southwark Street News from Bankside Community Space, in cafes around the neighbourhood, or read it right here (link below right)

Getting a new perspective on work opportunities

Inspiring young people to see the opportunities of a career in construction is that much easier when it comes with an impressive view.

Burying a message for future Banksiders

What items would you leave to the future community of Bankside, to show them what this neighbourhood is like today?

'Collaborating with the earth' - new art works from deep beneath London Bridge on show at Southwark Cathedral

They say that one man's trash is another man's treasure. When ceramics artist Alison Cooke saw the virgin clay being dug out from the foundations of London Bridge Station redevelopment project she was inspired to put it to creative new use.

London Bridge station is 180!

Celebrate London's oldest mainline station in December

Road closures in the neighbourhood

Current closures: Tower Bridge and Tooley Street. Need to know what's planned on the roads? Check here to find out more about planned closures

One Tower Bridge hosts super Savvy Cyclists

It's our best attended yet - as Better Bankside with Bankside & London Bridge Logistics Group and Met Police trial a new approach to delivering our popular safer cycling service

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.

Constructing the art of chance – Bankside Logistics group answers the call

Abraham Cruzvillegas, Empty Lot – Tate Modern Hyundai Commission 2015

Completed - Borough High Street /St Thomas Street, Pedestrian crossing improvements

New pedestrian crossings are being constructed on Borough High Street at the junction with St Thomas Street and Bedale Street
Duration of project: 
To 31 March 2016
Principal Contractor: 

Cycling near lorries? Watch this video then sit in the cab of a lorry yourself

Next event is Thursday 17 March at Burrell Street, SE1 0UN (see map) 07.30-10.00am

The power of art at the new Tate Modern

We get used to seeing big numbers in the art world, but as the new Tate Modern takes shape we hear about some impressive new statistics behind the scenes.