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News & features published on 19 July 2017

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18 Blackfriars: 53-storey tower OKed by Southwark councillors

Plans for a major development on Blackfriars Road including SE1's second tallest building - with 288 homes, a 548-room hotel, a music venue, shops and and offices - have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.

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Garden Bridge: London Assembly orders Sadiq aide to hand over papers

A City Hall committee has taken the unusual step of using its power of summons to demand that a close aide to the Mayor provides information about the Garden Bridge project.

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oBike: dockless cycle hire comes to SE1

Dozens of yellow and grey bicycles are now available for hire on the streets of SE1 via a new smartphone app called oBike.

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Barriers to remain on Thames bridges for 'foreseeable future'

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that security barriers installed on eight bridges across the River Thames will remain in place for the "foreseeable future" whilst "a more permeable option" for pedestrians and cyclists is developed.

Tweets on 19 July 2017

@LonGreenParty Sorry that's not correct. Scheme includes 61 on site social rent homes.

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SouthwarkMayor This evening presenting @lb_southwark awards to amazing residents. Wonderful stories celebr… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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TfLTrafficNews is CLOSED in both directions for approximately two hours to facilitate a security build. Local diversions in place.

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se1 TfL is cutting the frequency of bus route 63 (Honor Oak to King's Cross via Elephant & Castle) with effect from thi… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Margaret Hodge "exceeded her remit" with report, @GarethBaconAM tells @LondonLive. Video: londonlive.co.uk/news/2017-07-1…

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ICELibrary Lovely hand tinted working drawings of Blackfriars road bridge 1869 pic.twitter.com/eDLbw8OAb1

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JambusterLondon Southwark Bridge (Both Directions) - The bridge will be closed for approximately two hours from 21:30… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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bateswalsall1 Celebrating JMB director Fola Ogunkola's success Good Neighbour award pic.twitter.com/RBw8rj20BS

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The new cluster of skyscrapers at Blackfriars Road seen from Southwark Bridge london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9343 pic.twitter.com/TcsVxMR19y

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Drivers on Blackfriars Road will get solar glare from new tower. Planning officer said mitigation is for drivers to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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TGAnnaWade I'm sure I made something that looked just like that out of Sticklebricks when I was about 4... twitter.com/se1/status/887…

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@Sarah97851167 @ObikeUk They have a solar-powered Bluetooth locking mechanism on the back wheel

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Did you know Lambeth owns and manages some council housing in Banbury, Oxon and Frome, Somerset (for now, at least)? moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/documents/s900…

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ShentonStage Yet another skyscraper approved by @lb_southwark for Blackfriars Road, SE1; is it turning into another Canary Wharf… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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x00 I swear this new tower looks like something out of a bad sci fi movie. twitter.com/se1/status/887…

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This is what the new 18 Blackfriars skyscraper approved tonight will look like from Aquinas Street in Lambeth… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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61 new social rented homes just off Blackfriars Road were approved tonight - funded by a 53-storey skyscraper london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9343

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@peter_watts Developer says it's modelled on Ronnie Scott's ...

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@WithersCharlie Yes - details in the article if you click the link.

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Just published - 18 Blackfriars: 53-storey tower approved by Southwark councillors (homes, offices, jazz venue etc) dlvr.it/PWrsnz

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Papa John's planning to open in New Kent Road (in former 'Good Man' premises) london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

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georgethemartyr Our curate is currently playing clergy cricket against a team of Afghan refugees. The Guardian have sent a drone al… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Watch live as Southwark planning committee deals with this 53-storey scheme on Blackfriars Road / Stamford Street… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Architect Jim Eyre says his 53 storey tower at 18 Blackfriars "would speak of Southwark rather than the City" pic.twitter.com/CWDvbOMia8

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Developer of 53-storey Blackfriars tower will pay c. £31 million community infrastructure levy. Live video:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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LIVE VIDEO of Southwark planning committee discussing 53-storey tower (18 Blackfriars Road) facebook.com/londonse1/vide… pic.twitter.com/pbGpBsAfQF

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x00 Quite sad that the Southwark tube station entrance is to be demolished. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9329

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"It is recognised by all involved that a more permeable option must be agreed": @SadiqKhan on Thames bridge barriers london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9340

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maxwellmuseums Sir John Soane inspired architect Richard MacCormac's design for Southwark tube station. It's now to be demolished london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9329

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[Forum] Local firm in Shad Thames looking for a caterer who can provide a BBQ london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

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@skibum999 They haven't advertised them for rent yet.

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@pascalemitchell It's designed as a private rental scheme. Like the athletes' village at the Olympic Park. They are not for sale.

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BTPFry Minister for Rail Paul Maynard MP hosted lunch for @BTPLondonBridge hero PC Wayne Marques today at the House of Lor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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[Forum] Why are the flats above Sainsbury's in New Kent Road STILL empty? london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

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Before and after ... massive Blackfriars Road / Stamford Street scheme to be decided tonight london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9332 pic.twitter.com/dvBjLwe9Ol

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Just published - : @LondonAssembly committee summons Sadiq's chief of staff dlvr.it/PWn5jv

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Just published - @ObikeUk: dockless cycle hire comes to SE1 dlvr.it/PWmnYq

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MikeButtigieg89 This is unacceptable @SadiqKhan. This is an important route into town and is packed at the best of times. We have l… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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laraloobrush This has been on Oxley Close, SE1, for 3 days. No Police Aware sticker - has anyone reported it? @se1 pic.twitter.com/cgUmJRo1pP

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Rat crossing Cycle superhighway 6 at the Elephant. It disappeared into Perronet House. pic.twitter.com/Uk6JJM7Nmo

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South Bank Forum tomorrow with @KateHoeyMP @coyleneil - TfL Waterloo IMAX junction plans and ITV skyscraper london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Very brief item at TfL board meeting. In essence, recommendations of Hodge review accepted & being implemented.

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Item on coming up shortly at TfL board meeting - watch here: london.gov.uk/tfl-board-meet…

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daily_politics Theresa May pays tribute to off-duty nurse who ran to help at the Borough Market attack and is present for pic.twitter.com/k4AMwcT8GB

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hansmollman May has invited an A+E nurse who was off duty at scene and ran to help at Borough Market attack, to gallery for

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daynamcalpine_ latest piece for @ArtefactLCC - 'paradise lost - 12 hours in the elephant's shopping centre' @se1 artefactmagazine.com/2017/07/19/par…

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Plans for SE1's second tallest building - after the Shard - to be decided by Southwark councillors 5.30pm today… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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Learn about @IlluminatedRiv and plans for tall building in Hatfields at Waterloo Community Development Group this PM london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Bricklayers Arms flyover - TfL bus consultation closes on Friday london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9262

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se1 Archbishop's Park zip wire 'more expensive than flying business class to New York' claims cllr @kevindcraig dlvr.it/PWXlqp

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TfL is cutting the frequency of bus route 63 (Honor Oak to King's Cross via Elephant & Castle) with effect from thi… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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TfL board meeting 10am - agenda includes response to Hodge review re london.gov.uk/tfl-board-meet…

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KintorewayNS Do any local businesses have a cable reel they could donate to us please? @se1 @BermondseyBeat thanks. pic.twitter.com/AAeMKPUyHf

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Last night Lambeth's planning applications committee unanimously approved the Archbishop's Park zip wire. Report: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9338

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Just published - Barriers to remain on Thames bridges for 'foreseeable future' dlvr.it/PWhLST

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RuseTony @se1 Barclaycard just found in Trinity Square in the name of McConnell-White. Will hand in to Barclays London Bridge later today

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talkRADIO Tory @Mike_Fabricant tells @paulross he'd prioritise the Garden Bridge before any other public works project… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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