Post Industrial Drama
Within the shadow of Renzo’s Shard a revolution is brewing. A new Russian Quarter is being masterminded by innovative developer, Southwark Square.
The Shard, or to use its official name, the London Bridge Tower, together with the huge infrastructure upgrade at the adjacent station have provided the catalyst for a major re-development in Southwark. Just across from the station, vibrant Borough Market is London’s latest culinary hot-spot and is living proof of the potential that has been sparked by the Shard.
In this week’s programme, Don Riley talks about his dramatic plans for Gagarin Square, a celebration of all things Russian aiming to provide a cultural follow-up to the commercial success of London Bridge.
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