London’s Mayor Boris Johnson Supports Southbank Skating

Southbank SkateboardingThe Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has released an official statement in support of skateboarding at its current undercroft location amongst the city’s redevelopment of Southbank Centre. This breakthrough is significantly positive news since the beginning of this battle to save this world-renowned skate zone that started close to a year ago.

The Mayor Boris Johnson said, “The skate park is the epicentre of UK skateboarding and is part of the cultural fabric of London. This much-loved community space has been used by thousands of young people over the years. It attracts tourists from across the world and undoubtedly adds to the vibrancy of the area – it helps to make London the great city it is.”

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