Feature Articles Archive

  1. Sarah Pearson, not-for-profit sector

    Traidcraft fights poverty through trade, selling fairly traded goods to individuals and businesses in the UK, running development projects overseas and undertaking policy and campaigning work.  Headquartered in Gateshead their London office has been based for the past year in The Foundry, an award-winning centre in Vauxhall which offers space to social justice and human […]

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  2. James Drew of Harwoods, fresh produce distributor

    Harwoods of London supplies hotels and top end restaurants, many of them Michelin-starred, with fresh fruit and vegetables.  Established in 1989 by James’ late father, this family business started in Bow, buying from New Spitalfields Market before moving to New Covent Garden Market seven years ago. Since then James’ three sons have joined the firm […]

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  3. Alessio Antoniolli, gallery director

    Gasworks re-opened to the public in September 2015 after a £2.1m redevelopment project.  A well-established arts venue in Vauxhall, Gasworks offers a ground-breaking programme of exhibitions, artists’ studios, outreach activities and international residencies, mainly with artists based outside Europe and North America. Many artists who have been involved with Gasworks have gone on to exhibit […]

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  4. Philip Reicherstorfer, restaurateur

    Philip is the owner/director of COUNTER, Vauxhall’s all-day bar and brasserie.  Inspiration for COUNTER came from New York’s edgy Meatpacking District, especially its pioneering restaurants. “There are obvious similarities to Vauxhall: an industrial legacy, a vibrant gay scene, central location and a rapidly changing skyline. Merging this part of Manhattan with London seemed a natural […]

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  5. Dwight Salmon-Bent

    Dwight’s ice skating skills at the Ice Skate Vauxhall graduation event caused a bit of a stir.  The 24-year-old Lambeth resident admits, “I have worked for Icebox [ice rink promoters] for a few years.  I’ve also worked in a secondary school and in accountancy.  I decided I just didn’t want to work behind a desk.  […]

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