'LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK: An Exploration into the Skateboard Community’s Relevance to Public Space Governance in London' by Stuart Maclure

‘LONG LIVE SOUTHBANK: An Exploration into the Skateboard Community’s Relevance to Public Space Governance in London’ by Stuart Maclure, 2016.   Over the past 3 years Southbank and LLSB have featured in numerous student essays and dissertations across the UK and around the globe. We’re stoked to read how an inspired generation wants to make […]

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RADBMX 2015 London Summer Rideout

RADBMX  London Rideout 2014 at Southbank. Image by John ‘Griff’ Griffin        As RADBMX get set to push off on their ‘RADBMX 2015 London Summer Rideout’ this Saturday 6th June, we catch up with Griff, one of the organisers, to get a heads up..                     How’s it all looking for Saturday’s ride?                […]

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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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METRO: THE BATTLE OF SOUTH BANK – WILL SKATER'S BE ALLOWED TO KEEP THEIR TERRITORY?

‘I see this as a small victory for the campaign – but this is by no means over.’ Freelance skate film-maker Henry Edwards-Wood is feeling cautiously triumphant. Long Live Southbank, the group of skateboarders and BMX riders for which he is the spokesperson, has managed to delay the Southbank Centre’s £120million development plan, which will […]

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LLSB SPEAKS TO MP’S AND RESIDENTS AT THE SOUTH BANK FORUM

On Thursday night Henry Edwards-Wood, spokesperson for LLSB, took part in a South Bank Forum debate chaired by MPs Simon Hughes and Kate Hoey. He talked to local residents about our position in relation to the Southbank Centre’s current plans for the Festival Wing, which include replacing the iconic Undercroft skate spot on Southbank with […]

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DAVID GOULD – SKATE SOUTHBANK FOREVER

The Inside Out Global Art Project comes to London’s South Bank to help raise awareness of the plight of London’s Skate community as it fights to save its spiritual capital at South Bank’s Undercroft. Twenty-five black and white portraits of individuals belonging to the Southbank Skate community will be displayed at the Undercroft Skate Park. […]

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