Elephant Glow comes to Elephant Park

We are thrilled to be hosting Elephant Glow in Elephant Park this week, a series of interactive light installations designed by alumni from the London College of Communications celebrating Elephant and Castle’s past, present and future. Your presence and movements will activate the installations, which you can light up in whatever colour you like. The unique light creations are open …

Festive activities in and around Elephant Park

Christmas is fast approaching and as the last-minute rush for presents commences and we start winding down from work, why not get yourself into the festive spirit with a range of activities in and around Elephant Park? Festive fun at the Artworks The Artworks is a great place to head to at any time of year to eat, drink or …

Celebrating the opening of O’Callaghan Way

On Saturday 9th December we held a ‘Meet your Neighbours’ event for South Gardens, our latest completed phase of the Elephant Park development. The event took the form of a small street party and was held on O’Callaghan Way to celebrate its official opening. The party was a huge success, with local residents old and new coming together to mark …

Elephant Park celebrates National Tree Week

National Tree Week  Last week was National Tree Week, the UK’s largest annual tree celebration to mark the start of the winter tree planting season.  As explained by Trees for Cities, trees in urban areas play a vital role across everything from energy conservation to enriching habitats and biodiversity, and from improving air quality to reducing flood risks. Bringing communities together …

2017 Community Fund Series: CoolTan Arts to expand their iconic CoolWalks volunteering base to help locals with mental health issues

The Elephant and Castle Community Fund, delivered in partnership by Lendlease and Southwark Council, supports a diverse range of projects and workshops in the local community each year. Originally set up in 2012, we are proud to have donated £25k once again to this year’s fund alongside Southwark Council to support a range of organisations’ projects from support work to …

Guy Fawkes Night at Elephant Park

Following the opening of the first phase of our new park earlier this year, we were delighted to be able to hold a Guy Fawkes Night event at Elephant Park on Sunday. The event featured a beautifully-choreographed fireworks display set to music and performances from local dancers and musicians. Here’s how the evening went. With the event over-subscribed, we were …

2017 Community Fund Series: Paxton Green Time Bank to deliver a series of language conversation sessions and social trips for locals

The Elephant and Castle Community Fund 2017 delivered in partnership with Southwark Council will share £50,000 between a range of community organisations to support a diverse collection of local projects. We are proud to have donated to the fund to support an amazing range of community projects. This next post in our Community Fund 2017 blog series looks at what …