Southpoint now called Palestra (aka Orbit House)

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Thursday 4 July 2002 12.03am
http://www.palestra-london.com is the new website for Palestra, the new Will Alsop building to be constructed on the Orbit House site opposite Southwark station in Blackfriars Road - the project was previously known as Southpoint
Friday 5 July 2002 4.38pm
Wow, that's a shame, I had no idea they were going to put such a big building up - it looks ok I suppose but I've been getting used to seeing more of the sky lately
Tuesday 9 July 2002 6.08am
reminds me of a glass coffee table - would all that glass be non-reflective I wonder...if you live in R.Hill house...you'd be blinded every time the sun shone on it!
Saturday 23 August 2003 7.35pm
A year has passed and still no building work! It looks like they are now strengthening the support towards the railway viaduct... is it subsiding one wonders....

I read somewhere that the developers were going to go ahead even if they have no tenants signed up, anybody know any different? Maybe we will get our double glazing to Rowland Hill House before the noisy building work finally starts? ;-)

Tuesday 30 September 2003 3.32pm
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/business/articles/timid68403



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