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Bankside Urban Forest - Southwark

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  • The Tate Modern Community Garden is a partnership project between the Bankside Open Spaces Trust and Tate Modern. It offers local residents a quiet place to mingle. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    The Tate Modern Community Garden is a partnership project between the Bankside Open Spaces Trust and Tate Modern. It offers local residents a quiet place to mingle. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    The garden of the Church of The Precious Blood adds to the distinctive character of Bankside and offers local residents an important ‘reprieve’ space. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    The garden of the Church of The Precious Blood adds to the distinctive character of Bankside and offers local residents an important ‘reprieve’ space. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    Areas close to the river’s edge, such as the Tate Park, remain important to local residents despite increasing levels of tourism. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    Areas close to the river’s edge, such as the Tate Park, remain important to local residents despite increasing levels of tourism. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

  • Flat Iron Square sits on the junction of Southwark Bridge Road and Union Street and includes a vibrant row of shops and cafés. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    Flat Iron Square sits on the junction of Southwark Bridge Road and Union Street and includes a vibrant row of shops and cafés. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    Improvements will be made to public spaces close to two schools, making the daily journey to and from school more enjoyable. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    Improvements will be made to public spaces close to two schools, making the daily journey to and from school more enjoyable. Photo by Philipp Ebeling

    The vision for Flat Iron Square includes a green canopy for the Island Café, Green Oak benches, an art installation, a large ‘moon clock' and improved connections. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

    The vision for Flat Iron Square includes a green canopy for the Island Café, Green Oak benches, an art installation, a large ‘moon clock' and improved connections. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

  • Great Suffolk Street and Borough High Street separate the urban interior from the corporate, institutional edges of Bankside and Borough. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

    Great Suffolk Street and Borough High Street separate the urban interior from the corporate, institutional edges of Bankside and Borough. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

    The projects that are currently proposed or underway include planting around the arch on Union Street, enhancing Flat Iron Square as an important sociable space, creating a playground at the Tate Modern. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects

    The projects that are currently proposed or underway include planting around the arch on Union Street, enhancing Flat Iron Square as an important sociable space, creating a playground at the Tate Modern. Photo by Witherford Watson Mann Architects