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The Glassblowers

The borough of Bermondsey is the site of London’s last remaining glassblowing studio. Meet Peter Layton and his team, whose work is breathing fresh life into the art form

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Peter Layton at work in his studio
Photos JONATHAN GREGSON

AFTER BRITAIN’S HOTTEST summer in 40 years, spare a thought for Peter Layton and his band of artists. While most working people in London troop into air-conditioned offices, they step out of the brain-sapping heat of Bermondsey Street and into a hotter environment still.

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