Alongside some international names, the show also includes drawings by local luminaries, William Blake and Austin Osman Spare. This online event is open to everyone and is free to attend. This includes information about business rates relief, grants and business loans. 247 were here. Lendlease has begun a public consultation on the final part of the Elephant Park development. Kayode recently featured in the February edition of The Elephant Magazine. Through Multiplex, they’ve already provided more than 30,000 items of PPE (masks, gloves, overalls etc) to help essential frontline workers in Southwark. Historic Hip, right in the centre of The Hague. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. Gift your loved ones an amazing dining experience at Geelong’s best pub! BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Developers want to restore Elephant and Castle to its position as the ‘Piccadilly of the South’ with their regeneration plans. Series creator and star, Kayode Ewumi, who grew up locally, describes Enterprice as a  “a love letter to Elephant and Castle.”. You can also book an appointment to speak to the team, face-to-face, from 6-8 October via the consultation booking page. Plans to bulldoze a shopping centre in Elephant and Castle have been approved amid opposition from locals. Police say drinkers were consuming alcohol at tables where they had not ordered food, while "minimal" food was being prepared in the kitchen. Elephant and Castle’s Community Hub is hosting a free, virtual tour of Elephant and Castle through the ages. Three women have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was stabbed to death in south London. This revised closure date allows time for the completion of the temporary retail structure at Castle Square and the fit out of the units by traders. Last week, traders were officially given notice to leave by Delancey, triggering the release of thousands of pounds of relocation funding and business support. The Elephant Magazine is available throughout Elephant and Castle. Training includes apprenticeships; pre-employment courses; short-term construction qualifications and National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs). Delancey will submit a Section 73 application to Southwark Council to formalise the changes and is now consulting with the public until 10 December. How do you think the park can be improved and what are your priorities? In particular, they’re inviting visitors to take some time out to listen to their special, four-minute Voices of War soundscape on the IWM website. They want to hear about all the hidden tales from your neighbourhood and your stories about local legends. News; Elephant and Castle Twitter. Five local organisations have been awarded £50k of funding from the Elephant and Castle Community Fund for projects that will benefit the neighbourhood. New pedestrian routes are being created throughout the neighbourhood and old street patterns restored. Guyana-born Bowling, who was the subject of a major retrospective at Tate Modern last year, was the first black artist to be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy. Join the forum this Tuesday to meet members of the project team and to hear what the next steps are in the development of the town centre. Elephant Park is a … Elephant and Castle New Southwark Heritage Centre and Walworth Library. Completed two years ago, Walworth square provides the setting for the borough’s new Southwark Memorial, which was unveiled ahead of the centenary of the First World War armistice in November 2018. To ensure visitor safety the gallery is offering timed slots available to book from the website. JN Money Services (UK) Ltd has been helping the Jamaican Diaspora support their families back home from the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre for more than two decades. Get the latest news in the Elephant and Castle area from BBC News. Elephant Says Hi, the local initiative that’s bringing neighbours together, has published lots of useful information on wellbeing, support and activities on its website. Southwark Council wants to hear from local residents who use Victory Community Park. We are excited to welcome you back through our doors. These […] Just in time for another stay-at-home weekend, Elephant and Castle stalwart, the Southwark Playhouse, has launched a new streaming service featuring some of the theatre’s best loved shows from the past decade. Details of all the traders currently open and trading at the shopping centre can be found at: communityhubse1.co.uk. Keep your distance from other people; wear a face covering in shops and on public transport and wash your hands regularly. Southwark Council has issued a statement about the shopping centre’s closure and the support being made available to the centre’s businesses on its website. There will also be a new entrance and ticket hall for the Northern Line tube station. Town Centre developer, Delancey has been providing support to the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic. It also includes Britain’s wartime Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. They will remain in place while the new interior and all the fittings are installed. The site is due to be redeveloped as part of Elephant and Castle’s new town centre. A201 Elephant And Castle at the junction of London Road - The road is closed eastbound due to an emergency services incident. From our unique exercise classes and nightly resident DJs, through to our larger than life personal trainers, at … Delancey currently faces a High Court challenge from campaigners opposing its plans to demolish the existing shopping centre and build almost 1,000 homes for rent. These changes will help pedestrians, as footfall is expected to increase when the centre closes and all rail passengers have to exit Elephant and Castle station via Elephant Road. You can comment on the plans on the council’s website until 23 October 2020. Since it was established by Lendlease and Southwark Council in 2012, the fund has awarded roughly £250k to local community organisations and has helped thousands of local people. Your project must be based in the Elephant and Castle regeneration area and should address one or more of the five themes below: . The council will be speaking to traders individually, and through the Trader Panel, to find out the best way this new fund can be used to help those businesses still struggling during this time of change. ©2020 by The Elephant and Castle. Crime. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Elsewhere, the Tasty Jerk Caribbean is cooking for the temporary homeless shelter established at nearby Rest Up hostel, on Walworth Road, while Hej has been donating supplies of coffee and hot chocolate to The Outside Project. Come on by for a pint whenever you like. The junction circa 1800. Tigers, which aims to make learning a fun and memorable experience, has two large partially covered outdoor play areas for the children, sensory rooms, dedicated crawl spaces and sleeping pods. Many small businesses are struggling because they don’t qualify for either the Government’s Small Business Grant, the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Grant or for Self-employment Income Support. Following the announcement that the centre will close in the summer, the council has agreed the funding in addition to the funds already made available by developers Delancey, for direct relocation – which said it could be increased (the council expects to have more information shortly). Remembrance Sunday was observed at the Southwark Memorial in Walworth Square yesterday. The new centre, which is a permanent heritage space for the whole borough, will feature a permanent exhibition (which tells the story of Southwark’s history) alongside a new, local library for Walworth. Download a PDF with details of all the traders at the arcade. Three designs for the park have been drawn-up, based on the feedback from previous consultation, and now the council wants to know what you think. Join the team for a free Myth-Making poetry workshop on Sunday 16 February at All Saints Hall, Surrey Square, SE17 2JU between 11am to 4pm. If you have symptoms: self-isolate and get a test as soon as possible. Castle Square opened at the end of September, just over the road from the mainline station. Keltbray is holding monthly, community meetings and will publish a newsletter to keep local people updated. Elephant and Castle is becoming a better place to walk. A birthday party was seen in progress with people mixing between household groups. PDP London has won the design competition to create a new Green Vision for the Low Line. While our restaurant may be closed to dining room dine-in our take-out and delivery options remain available to serve you. Wignall and Moore are curating an exhibition on Myth-Making and want local residents to participate in a series of free workshops. Appropriately for the week in which we celebrate the birth of Southwark’s greatest playwright – the Stayhouse collection also includes the theatre’s popular 2019 adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Overall, across the Elephant and Castle area, there are currently 24 projects that form the core of the regeneration programme (either complete, underway or in the pipeline). Coffee outlet and social enterprise, Change Please has opened a branch on Walworth Road, Elephant and Castle. The idea was to develop a single, unifying vision which would underpin all future green and ecological initiatives along its route. The improvements will create a more welcoming, attractive and accessible park for the community. Elephant & Castle welcomes you back! Are you sure you want to delete this comment? When it reopens, in just a few weeks’ time, it will open out onto the new retail hub at Castle Square (where many of the traders from the shopping centre have relocated). Since then, it has grown into a magnificent and well loved collection of memorabilia that celebrates the heyday of cinema and attracts thousands of visits every year. Based at Lendlease’s Elephant Park development, it provides training to local, unemployed Southwark residents as well as people from outside the borough. Plans to create a new arts and community hub, café and workspace in Walworth Town Hall and the former Newington Library, next door, were approved by Southwark Council’s planning committee, last night. This week, Southwark Council began to invite applications for small business grants from a new Discretionary Fund designed to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. IWM, whose famous Elephant and Castle museum is sadly closed to the public for the time-being, will mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, online. It will include the creation of new entances and pathways as well as new furniture and play and sports equipment. Keltbray will start by installing permanent hoarding and scaffolding; decommissioning the existing utility and service infrastructure and stripping-out the building from the inside. Pub facing fine after it hosts birthday party in "blatant breach" of coronavirus rules. The road will still be open and accessible while work is completed. Website By Ben Hirst. The Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Barrie Hargrove was joined by Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of nearby St Peter’s and others to lay wreaths at the memorial and observe two minutes’ silence. If your organisation is tackling issues such as poverty and inequality, it could qualify for free support from students and staff at LCC. Elephant and Castle’s Mercato Metropolitano wants to help you make it happen. The MM team are inviting budding entrpreneurs to pitch ideas to be selected for a business incubation programme. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 3 November. Work is underway on Southwark Council’s new library and heritage centre for Walworth Road and you’re invited to play a part in the very first exhibition. Two stalwarts of the Elephant and Castle arts scene have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Southwark Council is inviting applications for the latest round of High Street Challenge funding. Cabinet agreed on the 22 January 2019 to secure units within the brand new Elephant Park development, on long-term lease from developer, Lendlease. A PUB landlord is set to be slapped with a £1,000 fine for hosting a birthday party in breach of coronavirus rules. But the students have used their resilience, creativity and flexibility to rise to the challenge. The changes concern the new ticket hall proposed for the the Northern line station and will help to safeguard the possibility of extending the Bakerloo line from Elephant and Castle to Lewisham. Over 1,500 local people now have jobs at Elephant Park; one of the two main developments at the heart of the Elephant and Castle regeneration programme. The health and safety of our guests, team members, and the communities we are a part of is our #1 priority, so let’s continue to work together to keep us all safe. The 2020 Elephant and Castle Community Fund has gone live. It’s providing a home to many of the businesses from the old shopping centre while the site is redeveloped as Elephant and Castle’s new town centre. It even includes its own screening room, complete with plush vintage seating. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. Delancey, working closely with TfL, has identified some minor changes required to the Town Centre scheme which was originally granted planning permission in January 2019. Tigers Childcare launched in Elephant and Castle this week. Home Let’s continue to work together to reduce the further spread of COVID-19. 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