We need your support: Seeding Low Line Commons
We need your support to help us secure additional funding for projects connecting people and nature and adapting to a changing climate along the Low Line.
Low Line Commons scoops New London Awards
Low Line Commons , the green vision and strategy for the Low Line developed by architects PDP London, was named winner of both Planning and Overall categories. The Low Line Commons, which will connect neighbourhoods along the path of the Victorian railway viaduct from Bankside, through London Bridge and on to Bermondsey, is the first unbuilt project to be named overall winner.
Low Line Commons shortlisted in New London Architecture Awards
The strategy to embed nature and urban greening at the heart of the Low Line has been shortlisted in the New London Architecture awards 2021.
Strategies for the Low Line
Three strategic reports focussing on greening, active travel and planning and development have been published to help shape and guide our work realising the Low Line.
Low Line Open House London 2021 Events
Open House Festival London takes place 4 - 12 September and there are a range of events along the Low Line being hosted by our friends and partners.
Community celebrates transformed marketplace in Bermondsey
The Blue and Make It Blue markets in Bermondsey have been completely redefined and a brand new clock tower erected.
The Low Line profiled in Monocle's Urbanist podcast
We invited Monocle’s Andrew Tuck to tour the Low Line with us in Bankside and here’s the result – a 30 minute dedicated podcast.
Bikes for Business comes to the Low Line
Businesses along the Low Line can switch to a fast, clean alternative to motorised deliveries with Bikes for Business and benefit from advice and subsides via our cargo bike experts.
New post pandemic spaces for Bankside and the Low Line
Better Bankside appoints leading next generation architectural practice JA Projects to transform key stretches of the Low Line at America St, Wardens Grove and Ewer St, created for and with the people of Bankside.
7 Holyrood Street – a café emerging from the rubble
Part lush vertical garden, part public space, part café-kiosk, and part social enterprise - 7 Holyrood Street will be an exciting new addition to the Low Line.
Adaptive re-use of empty and derelict arches
Latest instalment on the Low Line sees three arches in Bankside developed to bring new versatile and affordable spaces to the neighbourhood to support community and cultural uses
Works to transform the Blue's historic Market Place are taking shape
The Blue, situated along the Low Line in South Bermondsey is undergoing significant regeneration works centred on its historic Market Place. Improvements include greening and better connections.
A green linear park for the Low Line
The importance of access to green space and nature in supporting the mental health and physical well-being of our communities has been well documented and has come even more to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic and wider climate crisis.
Holyrood St gets the Hollywood treatment
Projects and partners are coming together to transform Holyrood Street from nondescript back street to a must-go destination on the Low Line.
Listen to the Low Line: Musicity
Launched as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2019, Musicity x Low Line commissioned musicians and sound artists to create 15 site specific tracks for locations along the railway viaduct in Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey.
Listen as you walk in Bermondsey
Take a stroll along the stretch of the Low Line from Tanner Street to Blue Bermondsey, listening to some secret histories that you might have otherwise missed.
New artworks by Mark Titchner celebrate community along the Low Line
South London artist Mark Titchner has joined with Team London Bridge to celebrate community solidarity in a new series of artworks on display along Newcomen Street and Bermondsey Street
A new Green Vision for the Low Line - RIBA competition winner announced
PDP London architects’ ‘Low Line Commons’ wins RIBA international design competition to deliver a green strategy along the path of London’s historic railway arches
A Food Cluster for the Low Line?
We recently brought together more than 50 people from local businesses and organisations at the Hop Exchange in Bankside to explore the emergence of a cluster of food-related businesses in and around the railway viaduct of Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey.
Unlocking the Low Line through nature and movement
Architects PDP London, with local firms Macfarlane and Associates, Greengage and Studio 4215, are developing the Low Line Commons – while transport consultants Urban Movement are exploring how the Low Line can best support active travel.
International design competition launched to develop green and creative vision for Low Line
Better Bankside and the Low Line Steering Group, working with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have launched an international design competition to develop a green and creative vision for the Low Line. The competition is supported by Lund Trust, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
Friends Roundup #1
Some 65 people from the local business and residential communities in Bankside, London Bridge, Bermondsey and Elephant and Castle attended the inaugural meeting of the Friends of the Low Line on 1 May 2019 on Scoresby Street.
A Green Vision for the Low Line - competition shortlist announced
The waiting is over! View the five shortlisted entries in this international design competition to develop a green and creative vision for the Low Line - we'd love to know what you think.