Archaeology on Union Street

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Wednesday 24 February 2010 1.09pm
They are digging in an old car park opposite the Jerwood Space. You can see the old basements of the houses that used to sit on top. Archaeological service on site.

Does anyone know what this site is going to be?
Wednesday 24 February 2010 1.23pm
Would the museum of london know? does southwark council still have a heritage officer Pepper streeet I wonder....
Tuesday 2 March 2010 3.28pm
On a side note, I'd be curious about any digs that the general public can participate in. I notice that the Museum of London has (apparently) been called in for the Potter's Field site and I wouldn't mind watching.

No doubt there's a post about joining archaeology teams and digs (although I couldn't locate anything). Any ideas?
Thursday 18 March 2010 1.49pm
Anyone know whats going on with the building excavation in Union Street (where the mini-buses used to park). Look like they have uncovered the foundations of something interesting, enough for the builders to down tools anyway...
Thursday 18 March 2010 4.24pm
the site is probably ear marked for yet another faceless glass and steel apartment block...
Thursday 18 March 2010 4.37pm
There are at least these two threads here on the site, I wonder if the 2003 planning permissions are still valid?

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/9152
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/4610

Edit:

I see there is a new palnning permission on the site:

http://planningonline.southwarksites.com/planningonline2/AcolNetCGI.exe?ACTION=UNWRAP&RIPNAME=Root.PgeResultDetail&TheSystemkey=9524595

There are loads of different entries for the same site.

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