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Cinema for Camberwell Green campaign steps up a gear

The campaign to turn the old Gala Coral building on Camberwell Green back into a cinema is stepping up a gear, with more than a few shades of the similar campaign in Crystal Palace: a cinema building leased to an evangelical Christian organisation, facing a bunch of people who think that Walworth and Camberwell have [...]

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853 on the lost canal of south-east London

853 has a truly wonderful post this morning on the Surrey Canal, the great what-might-have-been of south-east London development, tracing its heyday and its decline and its current state, a mere echo among the byways of Deptford, Peckham and Camberwell. Surrey Canal – south-east London’s great lost chance? « 853: So the canal died, and [...]

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Southwark appoints contractors for 10 years of building

Southwark appoints contractors for 10 years of building

Southwark has appointed five contractors to a £530 million construction and refurbishment contract for its housing stock, according to the Construction Index News. Five contractors have been picked for a giant housing construction and refurbishment contract in south London. Apollo, Wates, Breyer, A&E Elkins, and Saltash Enterprises have been selected by the London Borough of [...]

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Review: South London Gallery

The Guardian visited the redeveloped South London Gallery, and liked what it saw: At the South London Gallery they chose not to demolish the Victorian house, which was derelict when they started the job. Instead, they kept and selectively exposed pieces of its brick shell, and its rickety carpentry. Shiny new things are put alongside [...]

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Restaurant review: Angels & Gypsies, 29-33 Camberwell Church Street

The Independent went to Angels & Gypsies, and liked it very much: To walk into Angels & Gypsies, a Spanish restaurant sandwiched between a kebab shop and a KFC, is to enter another place. A serene, churchy theme defines the dining-room, where restored pews and prayer chairs do for seating, and back-lit stained-glass tableaux hang [...]

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