Year: 2015

Garden Bridge update

October 15, 2015

The Garden Bridge is a proposed new pedestrian crossing spanning the River Thames linking South Bank to Temple station, designed by Thomas Heatherwick and garden designer Dan Pearson. The South Bank ‘landing’ is on part of the Riverside Walkway by ITV London which is leased to Coin Street Community Builders. The freehold is owned by […]

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Ernie with plaque

Thames foreshore by Gabriel’s Wharf named Ernie’s Beach

September 8, 2015

Local Waterloo resident and community activist John Hearn MBE (known as Ernie) has a stretch of the river foreshore named after him this week in recognition of his work gaining appreciation of the Thames as an asset and amenity for London. From his daily walks with his dog along the foreshore in the 1960s and […]

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The Green Room wins New London Architecture award

July 8, 2015

The Green Room, the neighbourhood restaurant, bar and garden created by Coin Street Community Builders in collaboration with the National Theatre and designed by Benjamin Marks (pictured below), has won the top award in The Temporary category at New London Architecture Awards. The Awards, presented by NLA’s Chairman Peter Murray, at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday […]

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