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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 700

Monday 7 April 2014                           ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Language classes at More London
* What's on this week
* April 2014 issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* 22 million penthouse up for sale at Neo Bankside
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* Police warn of 'hugger mugger' problem in SE1
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* 'Fake cops' pick on tourists in SE1
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* Tower Bridge Road: TfL announces 1.5 million scheme
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* Controversial Melior Street development approved
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* LeSoCo Waterloo campus revamp and new homes approved
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* Southwark's 'build at any cost' strategy slammed by cllr
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* The Old Vic's 30 million makeover approved by council
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* New food-growing spaces equivalent to 3 tennis courts
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* Keyworth Street: LSBU plans 2 million project
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* Mint Street road closure to be made permanent
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* Rushworth Street closed due to fears over unsafe wall
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* Attacks on women in Waterloo: police appeal
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* Lifeboat crew rescues man clinging to Thames barge
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* Boris 'unwise' intervention in Albert Embankment sale
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* Rail minister visits Waterloo to check out upgrade plan
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* London Live TV launches with South Bank outside broadcast
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{ Advert }

French, Spanish, Italian and German, and Portuguese Classes 
New term starts in May

Language classes near London Bridge, Barbican and Moorgate
EC1 and SE1

Contact [email protected]

A series of language courses are running now near Barbican
London EC1 and near London Bridge London SE1.

Courses are open to beginners, intermediate and advanced
speakers of French, Spanish and Italian as well as beginner
and intermediate students of Portuguese and German.

The price is 130 for returning students and 160 for new

Students come from City firms including Norton Rose,
Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the
Bank of England and Ernst and Young.

Get your ad here:
Now taking bookings for late 2014

{ What's on this week }

Monday 7 to Monday 21 April
Daily 12 noon-6pm at Gabriel's Wharf,  Upper Ground; free
The independent craft and art shops of Gabriel's Wharf are
hosting an Easter Egg Hunt. If you spot a chocolate egg in
one of the windows it's yours to munch. Just pop into the
shop and claim your egg.              Starting on 7 April
and culminating on Easter Monday the Easter egg hunt
provides a fun way for all the family to enjoy the Easter
break together.
Info & map:

Monday 7 April
Starts 7pm (please arrive 15 minutes before departure) at
Tabard Street piazza; 9 (conc 8); booking advised
Local history vividly brought to life on these guided walks
with writer-performer John Constable, author of The
Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside. This years marks
the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. This walkl
trace his old haunts along Bankside - from the church where
his brother was buried, by the Bankside playhouses among
bear-pits and stews, then over the river to sites of his
former lodgings, and a memorial to Shakespeare's fellow
actors who saved his works for posterity.
Info & map:

Tuesday 8 April
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members 1
Lecture by Len Reilly, manager of Lambeth Archives. A
Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society event.
Info & map:

Thursday 10 April
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free early-evening concert with Southbank Sinfonia.
Programme includes work by Elgar and Tchaikovsky
Info & map:

Thursday 10 April
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 10 (conc 8)
Poet in the City and Southwark Cathedral present an event
exploring the modern legacy of this seminal English poet and
storyteller. Featuring acclaimed contemporary poets Lavinia
Greenlaw (reading from her modern adaptation of Troilus and
Criseyde), and Patience Agbabi (performing her brand new
version of The Canterbury Tales). The event will feature
readings from Chaucer's original texts, together with modern
versions, showing his enormous impact on the history of
English poetry.
Info & map:

Thursday 10 April
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50); reservations
[email protected]
Hear about the city's legends and founding myths.
Info & map:

Sunday 13 April
Route includes Tower Bridge and part of Tooley Street.
For travel information see

Sunday 13 April
11am-9pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Munch returns to Potters Fields Park for a street food
festival on London Marathon day. The park is located just a
few yards from the marathon route. Traders include Mamas
Jerk Station, the Wild Food Catering Company, Bhangra Burger
and many more. There will also be live music in The Scoop at
More London, as well as a DJ in the park.
Info & map:

Sunday 13 April
4.30pm-6.30pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; free
A Longfield TRA event.
Info & map:


{ April 2014 issue of 'in SE1' }

The April issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
now available at all the usual locations.
You can also download the PDF version at 


{ Local job vacancies }

* Sales Assistants, Little Marshans
* Hairdresser, Little Marshans


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Flexible Deskspace Available near Bermondsey Street
* 1,2 or 3 desks at Jamaica Road, MGM London


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* David Knight at the RKB Gallery
* Cycle parking in Southwark
* Ducks
* Dust cloud this morning

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* B2B networking SE1


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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