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Better Bankside secures £167,500 from Mayor of London to transform stretch of Great Suffolk Street

Great Suffolk Street, south of Union Street is set to benefit from Mayor of London’s High Street Fund. It is one of 42 projects across London to receive a share of up to £9 million of funding.
Mar 23 2015

Success of a little green patch in Bankside

Local business, Makower Architects, get stuck in to help Bankside bloom and become the latest Bankside Star!
Feb 26 2015

Colourful Crossings

Better Bankside issues open call for artists, to submit proposals for transforming Southwark Street in the heart of Bankside
Feb 2 2015

Works commence to improve Great Guildford Street

As part of Bankside Urban Forest, Great Guildford Street, south of Southwark Street is set for an upgrade
Jan 5 2015

New pedestrian crossing at Borough High Street & St Thomas Street

Have your say about the proposed design before 5 January 2015
Dec 1 2014

Growing Hops at Market Hall

Our very own apprentice gardener, Veronica, tells us about growing hops in Borough Market.
Nov 27 2014

Bankside to benefit from £1.8 million innovation fund for streets and public spaces

Better Bankside secures £50,000 to trial creative approach to pedestrian crossings on Southwark Street
Oct 27 2014

The Hope Exchange breathes new life into neglected patch of Southwark Street

Better Bankside, working with local business Forster Communications, and artists Nicolas Henniger, Sara Muzio and Gonzague Lacombe from Collectif Exyzt, have transformed a former grot spot along the street into a vibrant and verdant public space.
Sep 29 2014

20th September Guided walk of Bankside Urban Forest as part of Open House London 2014

Fancy an insight into some of Bankside's newest public spaces? Join us for a guided tour of Bankside Urban Forest during London's annual celebration of architecture and urban design
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Bankside Community Space

Planting Dos and Don'ts

Our Apprentice Gardener Veronica Perez Diaz gives some expert advice on planting.
Jul 31 2014

Great Guildford Street and Ewer Street - there is light at the end of the tunnel

Two great streets in Bankside benefit from investment as part of Bankside Urban Forest
Jul 23 2014

Bankside Urban Forest Highly Commended in 2014 Tree & Woodland Awards

Bankside Urban Forest was highly commended in the 2014 Tree & Woodland Awards
May 30 2014

30th May - Forest Foray in Bankside Urban Forest

Celebrate London Tree Week with us on a guided walk of Bankside Urban Forest!
Friday, 30 May 2014
Bankside Community Space

Celebrate London Tree Week 2014 with Bankside Urban Forest

Got a favourite tree in Bankside, want to know more about why trees are good for our neighbourhood? Get involved in this week of activities celebrating London's Trees
Apr 29 2014
Planted canopy on Flat Iron Square provides a forest floor habitat in Bankside Urban Forest

Bankside Urban Forest to feature in symposium at London's Garden Museum

The symposium is part of a week long programme of events and talks aimed at raising awareness of the importance of green infrastructure
Mar 28 2014
Market Hall, Borough Market

Green Sky Thinking 2014

Join us for a guided tour of recent greening projects in Bankside Urban Forest
Mar 17 2014
Rush hour cycle traffic on Blackfriars Road

A Cycle Grid for Central London – what to you think?

As part of the Mayor's Vision for Cycling, Transport for London are consulting on proposed routes for a Central London Cycle Grid. We'd love your views!
Jan 30 2014
Cocoa husks

Chocoholic guide to gardening

What on earth has chocolate got to do with gardening?
Jan 24 2014

Top ten Bankside highlights 2013

2013 has been a fantastic year at Better Bankside. It's been a real struggle to whittle down our highlights list to just ten...
Dec 19 2013

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