The Project was funded by Unltd to help raise awareness of industrial heritage of Southwark.
Below are the original aims of the project
The mission of the project is to create a lasting memorial/celebration
of the Lost Industries of Southwark and an understanding of
It is hoped that it will help prevent the piecemeal destruction of what is a priceless piece of our industrial heritage and we hope it will encourage people to get fitter by walking around to see what wonders are left!
The intended outputs are:
1.Educational Resources to be distributed to local schools.
2.A walk marked with plaques marking the sites of the lost
3.A series of events, a conference, lectures and walks etc
The resources will be made available both in hard copy and
on a web site so that the longevity of the project is not restricted
to the life oa particular print run.
Click here to find out what the industries are:
Image by students of Central St. Martin's
College of Art and Design Feb 2004
The area covered by the project is Historic Southwark from Blackfriar's Bridge to Rotherhithe.
Further Project Details
The project is in two phases.
Phase 1 - supported by Unltd
Aim: To set the project up and provide access to the
research to the public.
Phase 1 outputs as achieved:
1.Educational Resources available to local schools.
2.Series of Guided Walks organised for the public
3.Web site available to the public from which the above can
Phase 2 in development
Aim: to create a permanent celebration of the Lost Indsutries
of Southwark and a proper historic landscape characterisation project..
4.A walk marked with plagues marking the sites of the lost
5.A series of exhibitions, events, a conference, lectures and
UnLtd grant application
Ideas for Phase 2
Page last updated29 Dec 2010
The Lost Industry of Southwark Project is supported by:
Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs
Project Director- Kevin Flude
Kevin Flude. Cultural
To find out more on Southwark visit the SOUTHWARK
LOCAL STUDIES LIBRARY
& buy the excellent book by Leonard Riley entitled 'Southwark - an illustrated
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