Friday 15 October 2004 12.24pm
has approved plans for a 150,000 sq ft £36 million regeneration scheme at Bermondsey Square
, which is being developed in partnership with Urban Catalyst.
Designed by Munkenbeck & Marshall architects, the scheme will provide approximately 45,000 sq ft of residential space and accommodation for a local film production and art house cinema company. Bermondsey Square
will be remodelled to provide enhanced facilities for the famous antiques market, and for use at night as an open air cinema or theatre.
is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and incorporates ruins of the 10th century Bermondsey Abbey. This rich history will be marked through the commissioning of public artwork for the main square.
The development is being funded by Igloo Regeneration Partnership, part of Morley Fund Management. Work is intended to start on site in Autumn 2004 with completion scheduled for early 2006.
Original link http://www.southwark.gov.uk/OurServices/RegenerationSection/bermondseysquare.html