Harkers_cropped.jpgThe Walworth community is fighting to save one of the last surviving Victorian scene-painting studios, based at 'Flints' at the Queens Row. Harkers Studio housed a local business which served both the theatre industry and the wider arts community. Labour-run Southwark Council has granted planning permission to redevelop the building into flats and office space, without much consultation.

Local Green activist Liba Hoskin said: “We do not need more luxury flats. We need to keep the few remaining industrial buildings and workspaces in our area for small businesses, craftsmen and artists.”

Visit www.southwarkcan.org/harkers to learn more, and to sign and share the #SaveHarkersStudio petition.


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