Athlete Tessa Sanderson and Millennium Bridge Trust chairman Sir David Bell were amongst those awarded honorary degrees by London South Bank University at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday.
Olympic gold medallist Tessa Sanderson was awarded an honorary fellowship. George Barlow – chair of the London Development Agency and champion for the poor, unemployed and homeless – became an honorary doctor of letters.
There was also an honorary fellowship for Sir David Bell, chairman of the Southwark Bridge-based Financial Times and the creative driving force behind the Millennium Bridge.
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