b'In the east, Banksides own regeneration story was just beginning with the opening of the Tate Modern, which saw an old power station reinvented into a new architectural landmark and world-class art gallery. In the subsequent decades, regeneration has continued apace with a renewed riverfront, the arrival of Shakespeares Globe, and the rise of the Shard: Renzo Pianos 1000ft-tall glass tower that has redefined the skyline and become a metaphor for the areas aspirations.Even the railway arches are enjoying a new lease of life. The Old Union Arches and Flat Iron Square opened in 2016, part of theThe Boulevard SE1 9Low Line project which is creating a new walkway and a string of arts and leisure-filled spaces from Borough to Bermondsey. Next comes Borough Yards: 100,000sq ft of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars, plus an Everyman Cinema.'