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SE1 Direct 600: What's on this week

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 600

Tuesday 8 May 2012                            ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies 
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Boris Johnson & Al Murray visit Waterloo's Union Jack Club
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* Former 'Dragon' Richard Farleigh to be LSBU chancellor
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* SE1 children plant herbs at Borough's 'nomadic allotments'
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* Tower Bridge Rd junction safety improvements finally start
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* Bankside Open Spaces Trust opens EcoHouse in Ayres Street
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* Prince Charles at Lambeth Palace for royal exhibition
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* Labour's Val Shawcross re-elected to London Assembly
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* Caroline Pidgeon retains London Assembly seat
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* Stoney Street shut after crater appears at Borough Market
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* Deptford Jack in the Green May Day revels in Borough
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* Fire in Tooley Street underground car park
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* Prince Andrew and Qatari prime minister to open the Shard
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* Gilly Myers to be Southwark Cathedral Precentor
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{ Advert }

Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge SE1

The offices are available now and are modern, very secure,
and in a very trendy part of town (in a mews just off
Bermondsey Street), right next door to the new White Cube
Gallery. The space is located less than 10 mins walk from
London Bridge station and famous Borough & antiques market.
Details about the space are as follows:

1. The space is on the ground floor of a very modern unit in 
Royal Oak Yard. 
2. Total space is 1167 sq ft, excluding communal areas it is
808.7 sq ft lettable space and can very comfortably
accommodate 10-12 people plus filing space. 
3. It is available now and flexible lease options are
4. It is self contained with separate access, very secure
with door entry system, Intercom, CCTV and roller shutters
front & back, with 24 hr access 7 days a week
5. The space is partly furnished with desks & chairs &
boardroom table
6. The office has air conditioning for heating and cooling
7. There is CAT5, telephone and broadband connections
8. The space benefits from a very modern kitchen incl
dishwasher and fridge, and a shower room! 
9. Within the space there are two meeting rooms, one which
is used as a 8 seated boardroom, the other as a managers
10. It must be seen at price of 25 per sq ft for rent to
equate to 20,217 + vat + bills

It is a fabulous environment for office workers who can
benefit from the numerous cafes, restaurants, galleries,
markets and buzz of Bermondsey Street!
Contact us on 020 7403 1500 or email
[email protected]

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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 8 May
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Talk by Dame Anne Owers, chair of Christian Aid and formerly
HM Inspector of Prisons: Part of The Isaiah Community's
'Just Good Friends?' season of reflections on friendship,
justice and spirituality. The Isaiah Community meets every
Tuesday at 6pm to pray for love and justice in the world.
Info & map:

Wednesday 9 May
11am at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,
Lambeth Road
Participants in the Act of Remembrance will include a
representative of the Mayor of Southwark; the Russian
ambassador and ambassadors and representatives from other
CIS embassies; British and Russian Second World War
veterans; standard bearers from UK veterans organisations,
the Drill Squad of the London Nautical School and other
individuals and organisations supporting the memorial. The
short ceremony will include brief addresses from key
participants, the sounding of the Last Post and a two minute
Info & map:

Wednesday 9 May
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. Hear from the developers
and help to shape the community's response.
Info & map:

Thursday 10 May
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a
complimentary glass of wine while you listen. SbS performs
an unconducted programme alongside principal players of the
Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Info & map:

Thursday 10 May
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Nigel Hoyle talks about the colourful life of William Lilly,
author of Christian Astrology and one of the foremost
astrologers of the 17th century. A South East London
Folklore Society event.
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Friday 11 May
10.30am (eat cake and mingle from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,
Bermondsey Street; adults 10 (children free) at the door
This month's concert features flautist Saleta Suarez Ogando
from Seville. Enter the Arcadian world of Pan, the faun like
God who brings the Spring and seduces nymphs with his
fertile...flute... Meet Syrinx who tries to escape from his
clutches by transforming herself into a reed; Join the
little Chinese cowherd as he skips along the misty mountain
path with his wooden flute; and be seduced by the Femme
Fatale in the Carmen Fantasy who drives a poor soldier to
run away with the Gypsies. A classical concert series for
babies and toddlers, performed by award winning
international artists (and local mums) Miaomiao Yu and
Philippa Mo. Studies show classical music can bring
tremendous benefits to young children, but the idea is
simply to bring adults and kids of all ages together for a
lively morning of exceptional music.
Info & map:

Friday 11 May
3.30pm-5.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Maypole dancing, flower craft activities, Victorian dresses
to try on and face painting.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Sports Event Co-ordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Office Receptionist/Administrator, Depaul UK
* Art and Admin Assistant, The Goodlife Centre


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk Space for rent, team 51.5o architects


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Recommendations for pub with free function room?
* Sash window restorer
* Helicopters over SE1/ Tower Bridge Area
* Another car crash in Bermondsey st tunnel
* Chaucer Drive
* Bermondsey
* Polling station changes - no notice
* Bricklayer's Arms Flyover: Gone. Playing fields? Thoughts?
* Architect in SE1
* Lights over the Thames - London Bridge area
* Bird's eye view of London 1891
* Big hole in road on Stoney Street
* Safety work begins at Tower Bridge cycle death junction
* Registered Childminder in Waterloo area?
* Morley Tandoori
* Southwark Council Major Works
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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Interior designer suggestions please
* Desk space / office sublet required


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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