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Issue 91 | 20 July 2002

Your Monday morning briefing is arriving 48 hours early
this week, as your editor is taking a short break.

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* What's on this week
* SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

GUY'S HOSPITAL IMPROVEMENTS
On Monday Simon Hughes MP will be unveiling the
improvement works that have taken place at the St
Thomas Street entrance to Guy's Hospital. The Pool of
London Partnership has funded 80% of Phase 1 works to
improve this busy area. The works include new paving, a
new clear and welcoming sign and a new lighting scheme
for Great Maze Pond, the main route through the
hospital site.
http://www.pooloflondon.co.uk


CITY HALL DOCUMENTARY ON BBC1
Monday 22 July
7pm; BBC1 London
Half-hour regional documentary about the construction
of London's new City Hall next to Tower Bridge
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=143


HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OPENS CITY HALL
Tuesday 23 July
11am; BBC1 London
An hour's live coverage of the opening of City Hall by
Her Majesty the Queen. Introduced by Emily Maitlis.
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=142


PUBLIC MEETING: A VISION FOR JUBILEE GARDENS
Wednesday 24 July
7pm, Franlin Wilkins Building, King's College, Stamford
Street
Kate Hoey MP, Simon Hughes MP and Cllr Peter Truesdale,
leader of Lambeth Council will host this meeting called
by Lambeth Council and the South Bank Partnership to
discuss the best ways to improve Jubilee Gardens.
(Note that the South Bank Forum meeting scheduled for
25 July - as listed in 'in SE1' - has been postponed
until September)
http://www.southbanklondon.com

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[ SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk]

NEWS: RESIDENTS PROTEST OVER FALCON POINT PLANS
Residents of Falcon Point next to Tate Modern on
Bankside yesterday displayed banners and posters in
protest against Southwark Property's plans for a
substantial ground floor extension to the building
which would encroach on the riverside walkway.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/255


NEWS: 1M FOR FREE EVENTS
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is making an award of more
than 1.3 million to the Royal Festival Hall for a new
five-year programme of free public education projects.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/254


NEWS: CITY HALL GEARS UP FOR OPENING
The Mayors of Berlin, New York and Paris will be
present at next Tuesday's Royal opening of City Hall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/252


NEWS: LONDON EYE TO STAY FOR 25 YEARS
The South Bank's most popular attraction - the British
Airways London Eye - has had its planning permission
extended for another 20 years by Lambeth Council.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/251


NEWS: MAYOR AND ASSEMBLY MOVE INTO CITY HALL
Sixteen years after the abolition of the County
Hall-based GLC, London's government returned to SE1
yesterday when the Greater London Authority started to
work from its new base near Tower Bridge.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/250


FEATURE: BUILDINGS AT RISK IN SE1
Last week English Heritage unveiled its annual
Buildings at Risk register, including 17 threatened
buildings in SE1. Here's the full list...
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/249

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Bermondsey Square "like Stonehenge" - developers (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=144

Wireless internet for Waterloo commuters (The Register)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=140

Young Vic listing threat to development plan (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=139

Photos of Southwark Cathedral Hollioake service (BBC)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=138

Major leads tributes to Hollioake at Southwark service
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=137

London Eye proves a real moneyspinner (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=135

DJ Lisa Lashes on the Oxo Tower restaurant (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=136

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Traffic Management Exhibition
- Free River Bus
- Closure of pedestrian bridge over St Saviours Dock
- TfL vandalises Bermondsey Square
- Le Pont de la Tour

http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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Please remember that there are many more cultural
events on offer at the South Bank Centre, the Royal
National Theatre and the National Film Theatre that we
do not have the resources to cover in our publications.
Check out these websites for full details of what's on:
http://www.sbc.org.uk
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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