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Southbank Centre To Honor Skateboarders' Fundraising Campaign

Southbank Centre To Honor Skateboarders' Fundraising Campaign
Southbank Centre To Honor Skateboarders' Fundraising Campaign, Image via Flickr . Image © Joanna Poe
Image via Flickr . Image © Joanna Poe

In yet another twist to the ongoing story of the Southbank Centre redevelopment, the Architects' Journal reports that the Southbank Centre has agreed to back a fundraising campaign to keep the famous skate park (if you missed the potential re-designs, click here), with the stipulation that a plan B be put in place in case the fundraising fails. And with at least £17 million needed to replace the revenue that the Centre would have gained by filling the undercroft with retail units, it could be time for the thousands who objected to the proposals to put their money where their mouth is. Find the full article here.

Cite: Rory Stott. "Southbank Centre To Honor Skateboarders' Fundraising Campaign" 18 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/430093/southbank-centre-to-honor-skateboarders-fundraising-campaign/>