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16 06, 2016

Brunel for the Twenty-First Century

The Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe has been given a make-over. With an investment of £176,000, the museum can now host 120 people in its new accessible display space, the Grand Entrance Hall. A pre-fabricated staircase gives audiences access to the unique space that was once a pioneering engineering project. In the hands of Marc Brunel, [...]

28 05, 2016

Roger Madelin – Head of Canada Water

Roger Madelin Roger Madelin is a man with experience in development. Few can match his career achievements in the development of large mixed-use schemes first as a part of Argent from 1987 - including a stint as CEO for 15 years - and then more recently as the lead for Argent’s scheme for [...]

15 05, 2016

Warships, East Indiamen and Clippers – Rotherhithe’s shipbuilding past

Today's guest author is Andie Byrnes local resident and historian who regularly writes about Rotherhithe's history on her site A Rotherhithe Blog. Here she takes us on a shipbuilding tour of ship-building and breaking in SE16. It is perhaps surprising that today’s gentle residential reaches of the Thames around Rotherhithe were a vibrant scene of industrial [...]

21 04, 2016

A New Bridge for Rotherhithe

“We know there will be a new bridge across the Thames between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf,” says Nik Randall of reForm Architects. “The question is what design will be chosen, how long it will take to commission and when the first journeys will be possible.” I went into the reForm Architects’ offices in London Bridge [...]

18 10, 2015

Planning Update

SE16 is faced with an extraordinary number of development sites at present. Each one has it’s own group of interested parties but the overview is sometimes hard to maintain. Here we have brought together a selection of the major developments in SE16 to help you keep up-to-date with them. We have also listed at the [...]

22 09, 2015

Simple Steps to a Healthier You

Walking comes free and for most people is a simple matter of putting one foot in front of another. However in urban London we are also getting less likely to walk far. SE16 is a great place to get out and enjoy the outdoors, the changing seasons and the different moods of the weather. If [...]

15 09, 2015

Surrey Docks Farm Harvest Festival

31 05, 2015

The Thames Path

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe sit alongside one of the greatest rivers in Europe, the River Thames. And along that river runs one of sixteen National Trails, the Thames Path. Running from the source of the Thames near Kemble in Gloucestershire (below right) to the sea at the Thames Barrier at Charlton (see above), the Thames Path [...]

26 04, 2015

London Marathon 2015 – SE16

8 04, 2015

Cycling in SE16

Linda Kemp gives us the low down on cycling round here I’ll admit it, hands up, I’m not a cyclist, although I have been known to venture forth on the odd occasion during the summer months. However my partner, alongside many other cyclists in the area, commutes daily along the excellent cycling paths in SE16, [...]