An official hearing into proposals by the Mayor of London to charge a levy on large office developments in central London to fund Crossrail has heard evidence from Lambeth and Southwark councils calling for areas south of the river to be exempted.
Four years after it was first announced, work to remove the southern roundabout at Elephant & Castle and introduce surface-level pedestrian crossings will finally begin in the New Year.
Visitors to the South Bank and Bankside can find their way with ease thanks to the expansion of Transport for London's pedestrian information system called Legible London.
Minister for social exclusion Angela Smith MP visited the Southwark Works office at Elephant & Castle on Tuesday to learn about a partnership between the council and the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
The Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes AM hosted the City Hall carol service at Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday night.