Nearly 200 plants have been added to a green wall which disguises a metal access staircase next to the recently reopened Wheatsheaf pub in Stoney Street.
The green wall, which is 4 metres wide and 5 metres high, was created by building a modular frame on the access staircase to the new railway viaduct.
The planting is part of the Bankside Urban Forest initiative and was funded by Network Rail and Skanska and installed by vertical garden specialists Treebox.
Set to open in the summer, this will form a natural extension of the busy Borough Market and provide a rich resource for the local community, commuters and shoppers at the market.
The mobile orchard, seating planters, vertical garden, hop screens and other elements within the Market Hall will define and create lush green spaces in this busy city space whilst enabling environmental education.
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