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Canada Water news

Albion Street set for make over as council approves project plan

Published on 13 December 2012

48 Albion Street SE16

One of Southwark's most well-known streets looks set for a major revamp as Southwark Council agrees to move forward with plans for the area.

Canada Water regeneration continues with opening of new plaza

Canada Water Plaza opening

Published on 5 July 2012

Last week saw the opening of the new Canada Water Plaza, the latest milestone in the regeneration of Canada Water, which follows the opening of the £14m library in November 2011.

Visitor numbers off the page for Canada Water Library's opening week

Published on 6 December 2011

More than 15,000 people flocked to Southwark Council's new multi-million pound "super library" at Canada Water during its opening week, figures revealed today.

First ‘super library’ opens in London as Southwark Council looks to the future

The opening of the library on Monday 28 November, including:
Two school children: Jesse Tu (left) and Reggie Blackley (right) from Bacon's College.
Front Row: 
Piers Gough, Architect at CZWG architects.
Cllr Peter John, Southwark Council Leader.

Published on 28 November 2011

A brand new multi-million pound library has opened in Southwark which council bosses say is the shape of libraries to come.

Canada Water library set to open on Monday 28 November

Published on 24 November 2011

A brand new multi-million pound library is to open in Southwark which council bosses say is the shape of libraries to come.

Jane Eyre, Manga and a wimpy kid top book list for Southwark’s new library

Waterfront view of canada water library

Published on 5 January 2011

For the past six months Southwark Council has been asking residents which books they most want to see in the forthcoming Canada Water Library.

New iconic Southwark building emerges

The Canada Water topping out ceremony

Published on 8 November 2010

The topping out of the latest landmark to be built in Southwark, the Canada Water Library has taken place.

Canada Water Library holds off spring rain to get new floor

Published on 23 March 2010

Despite spring rain, the concrete floor of the new Canada Water Library was laid today with representatives from residents, ward councillors and the construction partners.

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