PRESS RELEASE – Judge Lang calls for Government intervention in Long Live Southbank Village Green Court Hearing

A dramatic twist was delivered at the Royal Courts of Justice today in the campaign to preserve Southbank Undercroft. In a most unusual move on what was to be the final day of Long Live Southbank’s judicial review hearing at the High Court today, and plainly in reaction to the difficult issues raised by the […]

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Press Release: Mayor of London Boris Johnson speaks out in support of preserving London's iconic skate spot

Press Release: Mayor of London Boris Johnson speaks out in support of preserving London’s iconic skate spot Long Live Southbank is delighted by Boris Johnson’s intervention, as London Mayor, to add his voice to the campaign to preserve the Southbank Undercroft skate spot. The Mayor has indicated that the Southbank Centre’s Festival Wing redevelopment should […]

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EVENING STANDARD: SOUTHBANK SKATE PARK GIVEN NEW HOPE OF REPRIEVE

Controversial plans to convert a concrete space under the Southbank Centre known as the birthplace of British skateboarding into a new arts and events venue have received a setback. Campaigners trying to preserve the graffiti-daubed undercroft, used by skateboarders and BMX bikers since the Seventies, have won their bid to get Lambeth Council to list […]

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