Wednesday 13 March 2002 12.05pm
Yes the tower shall be situate where the Southwark Towers (PWC) now stand. It will be mixed use also, as well as having public galleries for looking over Father Thames along his meander through this great city.
I am not a great believer in corporations commitment to Equal Opportunities, however, I beleive that if the community makes its voice heard, the corporate guys will comply, even if it is appease and throw off bad media publicity.
In terms of the traffic, that is a foreseeable effect, but I personally believe that we'll have something that we can really be proud of. This for me will outweigh the temporary delays and as you know the transport in this part of South London is quite good, so you might have the option of taking a train or tube as alternatives, depending on your location.
Lastly I want to add that London Bridge Station
is being redeveloped and this is work which can now be done in tandem with it, to make the bus, train, tube and bike infrastructure of this crucial interchange word class.