The inspiring new Community Mural celebrating the history and people of local life was completed at the end of June. It will now take its place beside the great London Murals, which have become well known landmarks across the Capital.Read more...
Revitalising The Blue
Locally based Turner prize winning collective, Assemble + Hayatsu Architects were chosen to undertake the design work with their impressive tender proposal entitled ‘Made In Bermondsey’. The initial designs concepts were refined and further developed in collaboration with the local community through intense consultation during 2019/ 2020.
The regeneration of Market Place formed the centre piece of the improvements to create a first class flexible public space at the heart of the Blue, Bermondsey’s historic town centre. Warwick Landscaping were appointed to undertake the building works works, which began in January 2021 and completed in July 2021.
Ready For The Future
The Made in Bermondsey project has now equipped the Blue with a unique and inviting community hub and will help to boost the the area as a whole in the coming years.
‘Gawd blimey’ we even got a mention in The Guardian. and we were visited by a delegation from Chicago City Hall to learn more about our little corner of London and this exemplar community led project.
Project News and Updates
The new Pedestrian Crossing and Pocket Park at the junction of St James Road and Blue Anchor Lane is now open. It has been transformed into a safer more tranquil and pleasant space providing a new link to the Low Line and a more pleasing stroll down to Market Place.Read more...