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FIT FOR A KING

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Plans to redevelop London's Elephant and Castle area reached a milestone last week as three developers submitted draft proposals to Southwark Council. Details of the £25M project are expected to include regeneration of the existing shopping centre, roundabout and some housing. Public exhibition of the proposals will be on show at the existingshopping centre from 13 May.

Moves were made by the council to regenerate the area, long criticised for its monolithic concrete architecture, garish red paint work and warren of pedestrian subways, following consultation with the local community in 1998. The Government's Single Regeneration Budget for socially deprived areas has already allocated £25M for the project. Three consortia have been shortlisted for the project - London Amsterdam/Countryside Consortium, St George consortium and Southwark Land Regeneration. All have been working on their plans since September. Independent consultants and council officials will make a final selection of the development partner on June 21.

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