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  LondonTown.com | London Borough of Southwark | London Borough Guide
Southwark is the historical home of the capital's arts and entertainments industry.
London's first theatres, the Globe, the Hope and the Rose were all built there in the sixteenth century and Shakespeare's playsfirst performed there.
In the south of the borough lies leafy, suburban Dulwich whoch forms a welcome contrast to the bustling energy that defines the rest of one of London's oldest areas.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/Boro/Southwark   (268 words)

  
  Southwark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Borough or Southwark is an area of the London Borough of Southwark situated 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east south-east of Charing Cross in London, England.
In 1899 Southwark was incorporated along with Newington and Walworth into the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark, and in 1965 this was incorporated with the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell and Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey into the London Borough of Southwark.
Southwark and the Crossbones Graveyard - from Blather.net
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southwark   (1401 words)

  
 London Borough of Southwark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The London Borough of Southwark is a London borough, located on the south side of the River Thames and part of Inner London.
Its neighbours are the City of London and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to the north (over the Thames), the London Borough of Lambeth to the west and the London Borough of Lewisham to the east.
The London Borough of Southwark was formed in 1965 from the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark, the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell, and the Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Southwark   (289 words)

  
 Southwark Cyclists - Cycling in Southwark
Southwark is both a village somewhere between the bridge of that name and its Blackfriars counterpart, and a London borough.
Borough, or The Borough for some reason, round London Bridge is another of the borough’s twenty of so villages with it very own, rather special, covered market that somehow refuses to die is currently undergoing yet another renaissance.
Southwark, us locals argue, is the most varied borough in the greatest city in the world.
www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk /cyc_southwark.htm   (1240 words)

  
 RIBA: Winner 2002 - London Borough of Southwark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In Southwark's case this has lead to a highly demonstrable improvement to the lives of those living and working in the borough.
Southwark has an excellent track record of encouraging good architecture and commissioning the best practices, both large and small, to work in the borough.
The jury believes that Southwark would have been a worthy winner of the award, had it existed, in any of the past few years and is very pleased that it is the winner of this, the inaugural London Local Authority of the Year Award for 2002, presented by RIBA London and CABE.
www.riba.org /go/RIBA/About/RIBALondon_2210.html   (303 words)

  
 The use of information in the London Borough of Southwark: a case study
Southwark was trialing a model of local governance aimed at increasing local community involvement in the borough’s democratic processes.
Southwark had a directory of over 300 different projects and initiatives ranging from a small environmental improvement scheme or a project delivering a service such as neighbour mediation, to major activities such as a Single Regeneration Budget funded programme to tackle hate crime or the youth offender team function.
The high crime rates of a metropolitan borough such as Southwark made it high on the Government’s priority list for support; but still the case for support had to be made, evidence had to be marshalled.
www.crimereduction.gov.uk /infosharing10.htm   (3599 words)

  
 London Parade
It promotes London as a wonderfully diverse and multicultural society, raises substantial funds for charity and also enhances the parade content.
The inspiring market is held on the banks of the river Wandle, which is home to London's only working waterwheel, the Medieval Colour House and a host of pretty stalls that are carrying on the traditions of the William Morris's Arts and Craft movement that flourished there.
Southwark presented a view of the ‘Southwark World Village 2000’ which took place on June 16th that year in Burgess Park SE5.
www.londonparade.co.uk /history/lh_letshelp.asp   (694 words)

  
 London Borough of Southwark
The London Borough of Southwark, with justification, claims to be London’s most historic borough.
Southwark was home to numerous prisons such as the Clink, the Kings Bench and the Marshalsea.
Today the borough is one of great contrasts: prosperity in its south; pockets of deprivation in Peckham and Walworth; ethnic diversity throughout; part of the cultural heart of London on its riverside, and, in Tate Modern, its Jubilee Line stations and Peckham Library, modern buildings of international importance.
www.ideal-homes.org.uk /southwark/main   (555 words)

  
 London - Southwark: Britain's hippest borough - Europaconcorsi
After all, he spotted Southwark's potential as a dynamic location for his Globe theatre more than 400 years before Bankside became the buzzing strip of galleries and warehouse wine bars it is today.
Now London's oldest borough is finally proving itself as the most architecturally pioneering too, as documented in The Southwark Effect, a new exhibition that starts tomorrow as part of the London Architectural Biennale.
Southwark began to change in the 18th and 19th centuries, along with the development of the docks.
www.europaconcorsi.com /db/rec/inbox.php?id=12261   (1350 words)

  
 LIST OF CASES / London Borough of Southwark v Afolabi 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
London Borough of Southwark v Afolabi, [2003] EWCA Civ 15, Court of Appeal on 24th January 2003, reported at [2003] ICR 800, CA (also reported at [2003] IRLR 220).
Click here on ICR/Southwark London Borough Council v Afolabi 2003 to go to the ICR headnote of this case.
London Borough of Southwark v Afolabi, EAT on 8 March 2002
www.emplaw.co.uk /load/4frame/data/03irl220.htm   (813 words)

  
 Southwark Council
Kids across Southwark will be joining millions of school children in over 40 countries worldwide to celebrate the benefits of Walking to School.
Global Xchange will be bringing nine young people from Ghana together with nine UK youngsters to give 6000 hours of voluntary service.
Two wheels reigned supreme in London last Sunday as over 38,000 bikes filled the capital's streets for the Hovis London Freewheel.
www.southwark.gov.uk   (123 words)

  
 Fire prevention scheme means Southwark tenants are among safest in London (Southwark Liberal Democrats)
Tenants are less likely to die in a house fire in the borough than any other borough in London, according to the latest figures from the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA).
This success is despite Southwark's high levels of deprivation, which are traditionally associated with high levels of death caused by fire.
Southwark was one of the first councils to run the FireAngels scheme, and the hard work has clearly paid off.
www.southwark-libdems.org.uk /news/99.html   (612 words)

  
 The Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark (London Borough Boundaries) Order 1993
The area marked L on map 1 shall be transferred from Southwark, and from the College ward to Bromley, to the Anerley ward, to the Bromley petty sessional area, and to the Southern London coroner's district.
The area marked M on map 1 shall be transferred from Southwark, and from the College ward to Bromley, to the Gipsy Hill ward, to the Bromley petty sessional area, and to the Southern London coroner's district.
The boroughs affected are Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwick.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1993/Uksi_19931207_en_1.htm   (1138 words)

  
 London Borough of Southwark - Simple English Wikipedia
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The London Borough of Southwark is a London Borough.
This page was last changed at 10:12, 31 August 2006.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/London_Borough_of_Southwark   (82 words)

  
 Southwark Cathedral - Explore
Southwark Cathedral is situated on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge.
The small churchyard on the south side of the Cathedral is a small oasis of calm and is a favourite lunch-time resting place for local office workers.
A mandatory fee is payable by tour groups who are strongly encouraged to pre-book their visit.
www.southwark.anglican.org /cathedral/tour/explore.htm   (97 words)

  
 givealift.com
London Cycling Campaign's vision is to make London a world class cycling city.
The majority of London Borough Councils participate in the Taxicard Scheme, which provides their disabled residents with subsidised journeys in accessible taxis.Ring 020 7484 2929 for more information about Taxicard.
Within London there are a variety of radio circuits and telephone booking services that provide the facility for pre-booking a taxi to arrive at a specified time and place:
www.selondontransport.org /southwarkwelcome.asp   (247 words)

  
 Burgess Park on DigiLondon - London tourist and visitor destinations
Burgess Park is situated in the London Borough of Southwark, in an area between Camberwell, and Walworth and Peckham.
Unlike most other parks in London, Burgess Park was carved out of a highly built-up area of the city.
The idea for Burgess Park came out of the 1943 Abercrombie plan for open spaces in London, and the land has been gradually assembled and landscaped over the subsequent decades, first by the London County Council, then the Greater London Council, and since the mid-1980s, the London Borough of Southwark.
digilondon.com /index.php?itemid=266   (175 words)

  
 Familia: London Borough of Southwark
Southwark: 1839-40, 1862-63, 1865-66, 1887-88, 1889-90, 1894-95, 1896-7, 1898, 1899-1900, 1900-1901, 1901-2, 1914-15
Family History in Southwark and Guide to Tracing your Southwark Ancestors, by Leonard Reilly.
More information on the Library, its holdings and its search services is available from the London Borough of Southwark's Web site.
www.familia.org.uk /services/london/southwark.html   (178 words)

  
 Southwark Gateway London-Metstudio Design Ltd international award-winning exhibition designers and museum designers. ...
Southwark Gateway is a visitor centre for the London Borough of Southwark, located at the southern end of London Bridge, the physical ‘gateway’ to this historical region of London.
MET Studio were commissioned to provide the content of the visitor centre, working to a brief developed by the architects, Eric Parry Associates and the client, the London Borough of Southwark.
The visitor centre is aimed at tourists visiting Southwark and directs them to places of interest, events and entertainment options.
www.metstudio.com /exhibition_designers/portfolio_southwark2.html   (111 words)

  
 NLA - New London Architecture - London Borough of Southwark
But the transformation is far more than signature buildings along the borough’s tourist route.
Major projects at Peckham, Canada Water, Elephant and Castle, Aylesbury and Bermondsey Spa are using the council’s extensive landholdings as a catalyst for regeneration, raising aspirations and providing opportunities for local residents.
With 40 per cent of this central London borough now under regeneration, amounting to £4 billion of gross development value, there’s no shortage of opportunities for organisations wanting to be a part of the exciting change taking place in Southwark.
www.newlondonarchitecture.org /partner.php?id=168   (134 words)

  
 Hotels in around near London Borough of Southwark Hotel Accommodation
It neighbours the City of London and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to the north over the Thames and it neighbours the London Borough of Lambeth to the west and the London Borough of Lewisham to the east
Bankside, Bermondsey, Camberwell, Dulwich, East Dulwich, Elephant and Castle, Herne Hill, Newington, Nunhead, Peckham, Rotherhithe, The Borough, Surrey Quays.
The Novotel london City South 4* is located just on the South side of the river Thames close to the heart of the City.
www.guidetorichmond.co.uk /london-borough/Southwark.htm   (256 words)

  
 town crier london, uk, england, great britain - peter moore
Town Crier to the Mayor and citizens of the Borough of Ealing
was formed in 1965 from the old boroughs of Hornsey, Tottenham and Wood Green.
n the London Borough of Southwark, Peter is Town Crier, Toastmaster and Deputy Mace Bearer, also Beadle to the Court Leet and Guildable Manor of the City Of London and the borough of Southwark.
www.londonstowncrier.co.uk /london_boroughs.htm   (314 words)

  
 London Sinfonietta - Performance/Events/June   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Line Up is part of London Underground's Platform for Art initiative, and was commissioned with funds from the Arts Council of England and London Borough of Southwark.
The two Southwark Underground Station performances in SOTN 2002 were part of Platform for Art, the public art programme of the London Underground.
The London Sinfonietta and London Underground received an investment from Arts and Business New Partners to further develop their creative partnership.
www.londonsinfonietta.org.uk /perform/events/jun21.htm   (187 words)

  
 Waterside View at Canada Water, South London UK - Conrad Phoenix (Canada Water) Ltd - questions and answers - faq
High quality public space will be provided at the waterside in the form of a new ‘piazza’ space, an important south facing area for local people to enjoy with trees and terraces, paved areas and outdoor furniture, alongside the existing dockland artefacts.
The Conrad Phoenix vision for WatersideView is emerging in the context of new planning policy and guidance for Canada Water and the approval by the London Borough of Southwark of the British Land Canada Quays masterplan for the wider Canada Water area.
The final scheme for WatersideView will seek to address the requirements of the London Plan, the adopted London Borough of Southwark Unitary Development Plan and the emerging Southwark Plan, as well as the Supplementary Planning Guidance for Canada Water and the London Borough of Southwark’s Planning & Design Principles & Technical Appendices for Canada Water.
www.watersideview.co.uk /faq.html   (712 words)

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