The EF language school in Roupell Street has revived its controversial plans for an extension to its Victorian building which objectors claim is out of keeping with the character of the street.
The private treatment centre on the top four floors of the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital opened its doors this week.
Southwark Council is preparing to welcome tenants to 56 new council homes in Blackfriars Road.
Police have launched an appeal for information after a woman was sexually assaulted at Elephant & Castle Underground Station.
A sculpture displayed at Waterloo Tube Station during the Festival of Britain in 1951 has been found at a London hotel after Historic England's 2016 drive to track down lost pieces of public art.
This week is the final opportunity to comment on Southwark Council's draft site-specific policies for 32 plots of land in SE1 likely to be redeveloped in the coming years.
The Tower Bridge Road Alliance is continuing its campaign for a tube station at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension as TfL's official consultation period comes to a close.
Cllr David Noakes - Lib Dem councillor for Cathedrals ward in Borough & Bankside - ran the London Marathon on Sunday and has raised nearly £4,000 for good causes.
A dragon led a procession of over a hundred people from St George's Cathedral to St George the Martyr Church.
Plans for an eight-storey library building on Lambeth Palace Road has been given the green light by Lambeth Council's planning applications committee.
Community organisations around Waterloo and the South Bank have been invited to apply for funding from the Community Chest Grant Programme.
Transport for London is to carry out a safety study on the southern junction at Elephant & Castle, six years after the roundabout and pedestrian subways were replaced by traffic lights and surface-level crossings.
Theresa May's decision to seek a general election on Thursday 8 June has paved the way for a repeat of the contest between Labour's Neil Coyle and Lib Dem veteran Sir Simon Hughes in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.
35 firefighters tackled a blaze at the Albert Arms pub at the corner of Gladstone Street and Garden Row in the early hours of Good Friday morning.
The chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust has accused Dame Margaret Hodge of "disregard for the facts" in her recent report on the controversial project and urged the Mayor to set aside its recommendation that public backing for the scheme be withdrawn.
More than 30 years after the violent murder of an elderly grandmother in Great Suffolk Street, detectives have launched a fresh appeal for help to trace her killer.
A national charity which campaigns to protect Victorian and Edward heritage has lodged a formal objection to plans to demolish and rebuild the Britannia pub in Kipling Street.
Police officers from across the UK gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Monday afternoon for the funeral of PC Keith Palmer.
Tesco is to open its tenth SE1 convenience store as part of Barratt's Blackfriars Circus development at St George's Circus.
Mayor of Southwark Cllr Kath Whittam joined local residents on Friday afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the relandscaping of Nelson Square Gardens.
Dame Margaret Hodge has published her report into the Garden Bridge project, finding that "too many things went wrong" and recommending that the Mayor accepts the financial hit from cancelling the scheme.
A group which campaigns for the rights of older and disabled Londoners to travel on public transport with ease has staged a protest at London Bridge Station after train operator Southern withdrew 'turn-up-and-go' assistance from 33 of its stations.
Plans to demolish one of the principal parades of shops in Waterloo's Lower Marsh and build a 66-room hotel have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
A proposal to knock down the Days Hotel Waterloo at the corner of Kennington Road and Lambeth Road and replace it with a new hotel with more than twice as many rooms has been turned down by Lambeth councillors.
The as-yet-unbuilt Quill development near London Bridge Station has been acquired by Greystar who plan to develop the site as student accommodation.
Eight new trees have been planted on Bermondsey's Longfield Estate by charity Trees for Cities with funding from New World Payphones.
Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg visited Southwark on Monday night to address local Liberal Democrat supporters on the subject of Brexit.
A team of Southwark police officers who entered a blazing block of flats to rescue several residents trapped inside including a baby, a frail elderly man and a pregnant woman have been honoured by the Royal Humane Society.
A memorial service has been held at Southwark Cathedral for priest and clown Roly Bain.
Hundreds of people - including representatives of faith groups, police officers and other emergency services - gathered on Westminster Bridge exactly one week after the terrorist attack which left five people dead.
Plans for 48 flats and a 140-room hotel in a 24-storey tower on Newington Causeway have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Local Liberal Democrats have launched a petition calling for a station to be constructed at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension - but TfL says that the planned two stations between Elephant & Castle and New Cross would be "sufficient".
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has insisted that small traders at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre must be offered a "fair deal" when the site is redeveloped.
The Duke of Gloucester visited Bankside last Wednesday to unveil a panel in Cathedral Square marking the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee Walkway created for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.
An ecumenical gathering to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation has been held at St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Princess Anne came to Tower Bridge Road on Tuesday to visit the new Alex Monroe jewellery workshop next to The George pub.
Southwark Council is to write to all tenants and leaseholders of council-owned homes in the borough warning them against advertising their properties on Airbnb and similar websites.
Rail services from Waterloo Station will have a new operator for the first time in two decades when First Group and MTR take over the South Western franchise currently held by Stagecoach's South West Trains.
Transport for London has delayed the start of work to install segregated cycle lanes across Westminster Bridge after last week's terrorist attack.
Southwark councillors have unanimously backed a motion calling on Transport for London to consider adding a station at Bricklayers Arms on the proposed Bakerloo line extension.
Volunteers armed with a speed gun found 28 drivers breaking the 20 mph speed limit in Long Lane during a two-hour period - but the police failed to send out warning letters to the keepers of the vehicles involved.
The NatWest bank has announced plans to close its Bankside branch in Southwark Street and its Tower Bridge branch in Tooley Street.
Police in Lambeth are appealing for witnesses and information following two incidents that are being treated as attempted abductions.
Southwark councillors have passed a motion resolving to oppose plans to close the Crown Post Office in Blackfriars Road and replace it with a franchised service in a nearby shop.
First proposed a decade ago and an empty shell for nearly five years, the Central School of Ballet has relaunched its fundraising efforts to complete its new South Bank home.
Plans to knock down The Britannia pub in Kipling Street and replace it with a block of flats incorporating a replacement pub have been submitted to Southwark Council.
Plans to redevelop the former Steve's Bed & Breakfast building in Lower Marsh as a 50-room boutique hotel have been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Plans to demolish the former Ticino Bakery in Bermondsey Street and replace it with a 'boutique hotel' with just seven rooms have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Southwark Council's cabinet has approved plans to buy three Bermondsey office buildings as revenue-generating investments for the borough.
Boss Street - which runs between Tooley Street and Queen Elizabeth Street - was closed for several hours on Tuesday afternoon whilst emergency services investigated a suspicious substance.
Police and ambulance crews rushed to The Cut in Waterloo on Sunday lunchtime to reports of a man with a stab wound. It's believed he was injured in nearby Nelson Square.
Southwark planners have refused permission for three food kiosks underneath the railway bridge on Blackfriars Road.
The new operators of the Gladstone Arms have dropped plans to use the name Pegz N "Frazes" when the much-loved Lant Street pub reopens this spring.
This month local residents have another chance to comment on proposals to redraw the map of parliamentary constituencies which would see the Waterloo part of SE1 - in the borough of Lambeth - added to the Bermondsey & Old Southwark seat.
A radical scheme to rebuild Charing Cross Railway Station with an entrance on the South Bank is among the options considered by Network Rail as it seeks to accommodate expected growth in passenger numbers over the coming decades.
Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu has been consecrated as the new Bishop of Woolwich in a packed and joyful service at Southwark Cathedral on Friday morning.
A new art installation which uses lighting to reflect the health of the River Thames has been created at the Sea Containers building near Blackfriars Bridge.
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in a road traffic collision on Waterloo Bridge on Wednesday night.
Works to install segregated cycle lanes on Westminster Bridge and to change the road layout at the junction of Lambeth Palace Road, York Road and Westminster Bridge Road will begin on 29 March, Transport for London has confirmed.
A new pay-at-pump petrol station has opened in the car park of Asda's Old Kent Road store.
Lambeth Council has promised developers "a very flexible approach" when they present their proposals to invest in the borough.
The Coronet club and music venue at the Elephant & Castle is facing a review of its premises licence after local residents complained of antisocial behaviour - including homophobic and racist abuse - from customers.
Detectives have released an image of a man they wish to speak to after an incident at London Bridge tube station which left the victim with a broken nose.
Southwark Council's cabinet will next week pave the way for Beormund Primary School - a special school in Long Lane - to move to Peckham, enabling the SE1 site to be redeveloped for housing.
TfL should consider building a tube station at Bricklayers Arms on the proposed Bakerloo line extension, according to transport watchdog London TravelWatch.
Lambeth Council has sent three officials to the MIPIM property trade fair in Cannes this week, with all expenses met by a consortium of five developers active in the borough.
Sadiq Khan has sidestepped a call from a Labour London Assembly member for City Hall to hire a cat to keep mice at bay in the offices of the Greater London Authority.
BT has announced plans to replace dozens of payphones on the streets of Southwark with new advertising-funded multimedia kiosks offering free phone calls, free wifi and USB charging sockets for mobile phones.
Plans to build 25-storey twin towers with dozens of new homes on the site of the Texaco garage on Albert Embankment have been approved unanimously by members of Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Lambeth Council has paved the way for the redevelopment of the old Waterloo Library building in Lower Marsh by selecting Conran & Partners to draw up plans for the site.
One and a quarter centuries after the Borough Polytechnic Institute was founded in Southwark, Neil Coyle MP has tabled a Commons motion congratulating London South Bank University.
Chaucer ward Labour councillor Karl Eastham has launched a campaign to seek selection as the Labour candidate in the Manchester Gorton parliamentary by-election triggered by the death of Sir Gerald Kaufman.
Heritage watchdog Historic England has criticised the plans for new skyscrapers on Blackfriars Road and Stamford Street, citing the impact they will have on the view from St James's Park.
The final details of Southwark Council's share in the profits of Lendlease's 37-storey One The Elephant tower have been revealed, and the luxury development has met the full cost of the The Castle leisure centre.
Around 1,000 people a day spend 50p to spend a penny at the Jubiloo on the South Bank - but planning permission for the structure expires in a month's time.
Transport for London is to widen the carriageway and reduce the width of the pavements under the railway bridge on Tower Bridge Road.
Developer Land Securities have won planning permission for an office development between Park Street and Sumner Street in the Bankside area.
Southwark's planning committee has approved plans by consulting firm PwC to redevelop its Union Street office building, including the demolition of a 19th-century warehouse.
Southwark's planning committee has used its powers to restrict developers from turning pubs into shops or offices without first seeking full planning permission.
The Prince of Wales visited St Thomas' Hospital on Monday to mark the 70th anniversary of the British Geriatrics Society.
London Bridge, the railway station and nearby streets were sealed off on Tuesday afternoon while police investigated a suspicious vehicle.
Twelve people were evacuated from Peabody Square in Blackfriars Road in the early hours of Monday morning after a fire broke out in a first floor flat.
An industrial building in Crimscott Street - with planning permission for a new office block - has changed hands, with the new owners proposing a residential scheme.
The not-for-profit trust which manages Potters Fields Park has objected to plans by the owners of The Ivy Cafe to build an extension overlooking the park as part of a new restaurant in the One Tower Bridge development.
The leaseholder of a former council flat near the Elephant & Castle has been refused planning permission to turn the property into a holiday let. The flat is currently advertised on Airbnb at £95 a night.
Hundreds of residents of the Southwark and Lambeth housing estates run by the City of London Corporation will benefit from a new high speed internet service after plans to expand fibre optic broadband were given the green light.
Shrove Tuesday was celebrated in SE1 with pancake races at Borough Market and London Bridge City, and a Mardi Gras bike parade through the backstreets of Bankside.
The Duchess of Cambridge visited Lambeth Road on Tuesday to open the new Ronald McDonald House which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Evelina London Children's Hopsital.
The chief executive of the Garden Bridge Trust says Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has "given assurance" that he would be prepared to back a guarantee to meet any shortfall in fundraising for the maintenance of the controversial footbridge.
The Charity Commission has published a report of its investigation into the Garden Bridge Trust.
More than 1,000 people gathered at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Sunday night for the fifth annual British Kebab Awards.
Irvine Sellar - the man whose persistence got the plans for the Shard off the drawing board - has died aged 82.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has reiterated his support for the construction of the Garden Bridge, insisting that "the taxpayer will be better off if the bridge is built". His stance has been branded "illogical and indefensible" by a London Assembly member.
Southwark Council members from across the political spectrum have paid tribute to Danny McCarthy, former mayor and Cathedrals ward councillor, who died earlier this month.
Bus route 100 will no longer serve Elephant & Castle - and route 388 will be extended south - from April, despite a Transport for London consultation revealing more opposition than support for the change.
ITV has announced plans to close The London Studios, its TV production base on the South Bank, as a precursor to the development of a new headquarters building.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man fell into the River Thames at Westminster Bridge.
The Gladstone Arms pub in Lant Street - which closed down last October - is to reopen this spring under the name Pegz N "Frazes".
A protest march against Donald Trump's presidency of the USA and the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union made its way through SE1 on Monday afternoon.
The Duchess of Cambridge is coming to Lambeth on Shrove Tuesday (28 February) to visit the new accommodation for families of patients at the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Steve Chalke - founder of the Waterloo-based Oasis Christian charity - is one of five church leaders to be appointed as ecumenical canons of Southwark's Anglican cathedral.
Police in Lambeth are appealing for the public's help to find a missing 13-year-old girl who is known to spend time at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
Boxer Frank Bruno and Mayor of Southwark Kath Whittam were the guests of honour at the opening of the Rock Island bar and grill at the Thomas a Becket pub in Old Kent Road on Tuesday.
Lambeth North Station - closed since last July to allow the lifts to be replaced - reopened to passengers on Monday morning.
A new sculptural artwork depicting Tate Modern on fire has gone on show at a West End art gallery.
A Conservative MP has used an adjournment debate in the House of Commons to argue that the national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust should be located in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park rather than Victoria Tower Gardens in Westminster.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been urged to consider getting a cat to tackle a rodent problem at City Hall.
A proposal for a block of council flats at the Elephant & Castle to join a Bermondsey-based tenant management organisation has been rejected in a ballot of tenants and leaseholders.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on the possible locations for stations on the Bakerloo line extension along the Old Kent Road, as well as a bigger station at Elephant & Castle.
Lambeth planners have refused a planning application to reduce the size of the Camel & Artichoke pub in Lower Marsh.
Members of the London Assembly have backed a motion by 16 votes to one calling on Sadiq Khan not to sign a guarantee to meet the maintenance cost of the Garden Bridge in the event that private fundraising falls short.
The office block above the remains of Bankside's original Elizabethan playhouse - the Rose Theatre - has been sold by its Singaporean owners for £94.5 million.
Southwark Council is considering taking enforcement action against leaseholders of former council homes who rent their properties out to short-stay guests via websites like AirBnB.
Dozens of firefighters worked to tackle a fire in Ciba Apartments at the corner of Union Street and Great Guildford Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Southwark Council has announced plans to give East Street Library in Old Kent Road a £300,000 makeover, including a new business and meeting space.
Transport for London is to review the impact of the changes to the layout of the Elephant & Castle junction as residents complain that more motorists are using nearby streets as rat-runs.
A 14-storey tower featuring 'coliving' accommodation with private bedrooms and communal amenities has been proposed for a site in Long Lane.
Two Labour London Assembly members have tabled a motion urging Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to refuse to sign a guarantee to meet the Garden Bridge's maintenance costs.
Police officers are appealing for help in identifying a man in connection with a sexual assault at London Bridge Underground Station.
The Mayor of Southwark led the laying of wreaths at the Holocaust Memorial Tree and the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Friday morning.
A counter showing a daily tally of how many cyclists are using cycle superhighway 6 is to be installed at the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge.
Part of Blackfriars Road was cordoned off on Monday night after a woman was stabbed in nearby Webber Street.
Pupils from St George's Cathedral Primary School in Southwark visited City Hall on Tuesday to present Mayor of London Sadiq Khan with a letter calling for action to improve air quality in the capital.
Two police officers have been awarded commendations by the chief constable of the British Transport Police for their part in saving the life of a woman who had taken a heroin overdose at Waterloo Station.
Transport for London's commissioner Mike Brown has conceded that the organisation didn't do enough to ensure bus journeys weren't unduly delayed during the remodelling of the Elephant & Castle junction.
The historic Thomas a Becket pub in the Old Kent Road will be reborn as a TGI Friday's-style restaurant if Southwark councillors approve a licence application.
Sainsbury's is to open a convenience store in Westminster Bridge Road as part of a new apart-hotel development.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved a high-rise development at the Elephant & Castle which has no on-site affordable housing - but has insisted that the proposed roof terrace remains open to the public free of charge in perpetuity.
The owner of a former council flat near the Elephant & Castle has applied for planning permission so that he can let the home to AirBnB guests for more than 90 days a year.
The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is to be marked with a radio broadcast from St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Police are appealing for information after several businesses near Elephant & Castle had their windows smashed in multiple attacks in the same week.
Campaigners concerned by the rise of the far right after Donald Trump's election as US president have unfurled banners from Thames bridges in central London.
A cross-party Westminster Council committee has called for the charity behind the Garden Bridge to demonstrate that it has raised enough money to complete the structure before construction work can begin.
Hundreds of people gathered at St George's Cathedral on Thursday morning for the funeral of local historian and archivist Stephen Humphrey.
The bells of Southwark Cathedral were blessed and rededicated last week before being returned to the tower after restoration.
People who live and work in the South Bank and Waterloo are being urged to comment on a new planning policy document drawn up by local people and organisations.
The long-awaited Sainsbury's supermarket in New Kent Road finally opened its doors last week.
The Garden Bridge Trust says that the project's cost could "substantially exceed" the previously stated £185 million budget for the controversial river crossing.
The latest in a series of public art installations on the hoardings next to Southwark Underground Station has been unveiled.
Southbank Centre has submitted a planning application to Lambeth Council to make changes to the Queen Elizabeth Hall undercroft, three years after a major controversy over the use of the space by skateboarders
Nearly a decade after the last Eurostar left the station, Network Rail has released a timelapse video showing work in progress to make the former Waterloo International Terminal suitable for use by commuter trains.
A team of Southwark police officers have been nominated for a bravery award after rescuing 10 people from a fire in a block of flats in Grange Road, Bermondsey.
Tower Bridge reopened to road traffic on Thursday after nearly three months of work to replace the timber decking on the bridge's bascules.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe joined Southwark Police officers and deputy mayor of London Joanne McCartney AM for a walkabout in Borough Market last week as part of the #walkthemet initiative.
A man from Southwark has been jailed for repeatedly raping a 10-year-old girl.
The Shard is marking Christmas and the New Year by lighting up the top 20 storeys of the London Bridge skyscraper with a series of beams, stripes and sparkles every night.
A man who killed a police officer and went to huge lengths to dispose of his body has been sentenced at the Old Bailey.
This week St John's Waterloo will be the subject of a church court hearing as it defends its plans to modify its historic building to meet the area's changing needs. The vicar, Canon Giles Goddard, talks about The Bridge at Waterloo.
Plans to create a London School of Mosaic - building on Southbank Mosaics' pioneering work in SE1 - have been boosted by funds raised by a local resident during his year as master of his masonic lodge.
A giant photo mural featuring 1,955 local images has been unveiled in Tower Bridge Road.
A cyclist is said to be in a critical condition after being hit by a van on Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.
Sainsbury's has delayed the opening of its new full-size supermarket on New Kent Road until the New Year due to problems with access for its delivery vehicles.
An extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham could be completed in 12 years, according to Transport for London's new business plan.
A Peckham primary school has won Government backing for its proposal to open a new 'free school' on Borough High Street.
Southwark Council has launched a public consultation on plans for the next section of the Quietway 14 cycle route between Tower Bridge Road and Canada Water.
A Bermondsey factory complex where Worcestershire Sauce and Branston Pickle were once produced has changed hands for £50 million.
Stephen Humphrey - Southwark's foremost local historian and archivist - has died.
In a lecture at the Royal Society of Arts, Peter Tatchell has described how his campaigning left him with a "real fear of being killed" in his Elephant & Castle home.
The new Dockhead Fire Station has received its official opening - exactly a decade after plans to rebuild it were first announced.
Heritage minister Tracey Crouch MP visited Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday to see where the £500,000 grant the cathedral has been awarded from the First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund will be spent.
A Labour MP has called on the Government to encourage the owners of the London Eye to make its ticket prices more affordable for lower income families.
A man who masqueraded as a 'Good Samaritan' to a woman who he met at an SE1 pub has been given a suspended sentence for sexual assault.
A minicab driver has been commended by a judge for coming to the aid of a woman who was being attacked in an alleyway off Borough High Street.
Plans to shut Tower Bridge to pedestrians for three weekends have been revised and the bridge will now only be closed for a single day.
Sadiq Khan has welcomed the potential for direct train services from Waterloo to Heathrow Airport but warned that there may not be enough capacity on the rail network for such a service to be introduced.
This Sunday the Metropolitan Police will put on show around 100 bicycles recovered in and around Lambeth.
18 months after Boris Johnson ruled out the installation of pedestrian lights for the corner of Old Kent Road and East Street, TfL is now considering making changes at the junction.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a bus on Tuesday morning.
Proposals for the second tallest tower in SE1 - after the Shard - have gone on public display.
Police are appealing for the public’s assistance to find a 17-year-old girl who went missing from her boarding school in Waterloo a week ago.
A man who killed a police officer at a flat in Bankside and went to huge lengths to dispose of his body has been found guilty of murder.
Prince William was the guest of honour at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards at The Old Vic on Sunday night.
Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday were observed at war memorials around SE1.
The new Lord Mayor Alderman Andrew Parmley sailed downriver as part of a flotilla during driving rain for the Lord Mayor's Show.
A man who ran over a woman after being involved in a fight at Elephant & Castle has been jailed.
The rail minister and his senior civil servant have pledged that lessons from the rebuilding of London Bridge Station will be applied during the forthcoming major works at Waterloo Station.
Transport for London has spent tens of thousands of pounds on newspaper and radio advertising extolling the virtues of the remodelled Elephant & Castle junction.
A Guildhall sub-committee has unanimously rejected the idea that tolls could be introduced for motorists crossing Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark Bridge and London Bridge.
A surgical team from Guy's Hospital swapped the operating theatre for the small screen when they appeared in Netflix's new drama series The Crown.
Sky News has announced plans to open a new office and studio for its City coverage in the News Building at London Bridge.
For one day only a zip wire is to be erected across the River Thames from St Thomas' Hospital to Victoria Tower Gardens to raise money for the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Six proposals to light up the bridges across the Thames in central London are to be exhibited at the Royal Festival Hall this month.
10 fire engines were called to the Borough on Monday morning to tackle a serious fire in the premises of an Urdu-language newspaper and TV channel.
A panel of judges toured Waterloo on Friday morning to cast a critical eye over the shop and services on The Cut and Lower Marsh as part of the Great British High Street competition.
Southwark Council is planning a £5 million contribution to London South Bank University's new institute to support students following technical or vocational qualifications and higher apprenticeships.
Southwark Council says that it hasn't ruled out repairing the existing swing bridge across the entrance to St Saviour's Dock rather than replacing it with a new structure.
Painting optical illusions onto the road surface on Southwark Street has cut traffic speeds by up to 3 mph, according to Transport for London.
The City of London Corporation has suggested that motorists crossing the Thames bridges between Southwark and the Square Mile could be charged a toll in a bid to reduce traffic congestion.
Neil Coyle has used a House of Commons debate to highlight the threat to the future of a brand new pharmacy at Elephant & Castle - just days after he cut the ribbon to open it.
Alan Bishop has announced that he is to retire next year after eight years as chief executive of Southbank Centre.
The bust of former South African president Nelson Mandela outside the Royal Festival Hall has been given grade II listed status by the Government.
Coin Street family and children's centre is one of three Lambeth projects to receive a share of the cash from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative - but local people can help boost their share of the pot.
Lambeth councillors have approved plans to create dozens of new shops underneath the platforms of the former Eurostar terminal at Waterloo Station.
The Royal Horticultural Society will no longer be represented on the Garden Bridge Trust after the retirement of Jim Gardiner.
The City of Westminster may be home to some of London's most valuable real estate, but the city council can't resist investing in property south of the river too.
At least 35 per cent of new homes on Transport for London-owned land in Southwark Street will be 'affordable', Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.
An Australian street artist has painted a portrait of William Shakespeare on a brick wall in Clink Street, just yards from the site of the Bankside playhouses where the Bard worked.
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has submitted evidence to the review of the Garden Bridge project conducted by Dame Margaret Hodge MP.
Police in Lambeth are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was seriously injured in one of a number of incidents along the South Bank.
A Victorian chapel built for a congregation of Welsh Presbyterians has been added to Historic England's Heritage at Risk register.
A plaque honouring volunteers from Southwark, Bermondsey and Camberwell who fought on the republican side in the Spanish Civil War has been relocated to John Harvard Library.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has given his clearest indication yet that he will not allow construction work on the Garden Bridge to begin if there is a chance of public money being required to meet maintenance and operational costs.
Emma Rice, artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, will leave the Bankside playhouse in April 2018 as the theatre plans a return to more traditional staging for future productions.
The swing bridge which carries the Thames Path across the entrance to St Saviour's Dock is to be replaced just two decades after it was built.
The man who will be the next Lord Mayor of London gave an organ recital during the launch of an appeal to raise funds to restore the historic instrument at St George the Martyr church in The Borough.
Jude Kelly, artistic director of Southbank Centre, has been named as one of the members of a new commission to tackle persistent inequalities in the borough of Lambeth.
Patients and visitors at St Thomas' Hospital are "resistant, sometimes to the point of aggression" when asked not to smoke, an NHS boss has complained.
A West London Labour MP has used a House of Commons debate to urge the Government to back proposals for a direct train service between Waterloo and Heathrow Airport.
Waterloo Road, The Cut and Baylis Road were closed to traffic early on Saturday morning after a collision between a private hire vehicle and a Smart car.
Detectives are appealing for information after a young girl was sexually assaulted by a man whilst walking through Waterloo Underground Station.
Security staff at SE1's NHS hospitals are being issued with body-worn cameras after attacks on nurses and other frontline workers increased by more than a quarter in the last year.
A Lambeth councillor has called for the introduction of a 'tourist tax' to recognise the impact that hotel guests have on local streets and services.
Lower Marsh and The Cut in Waterloo have been shortlisted in the London category of a competition to find Britain's best high streets.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has admitted that he faces a dilemma over whether to continue to back the Garden Bridge project.
The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have officially backed proposals to add Waterloo and the South Bank to the Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency, whilst Labour has made counter-proposals which keep Bishop's ward as part of a Vauxhall seat.
Five armed response vehicles rushed to Long Lane on Friday night after local residents reported gunshots and screams.
Several hundred taxi drivers brought traffic on Blackfriars Road to a halt on Thursday lunchtime in a protest outside the offices of Transport for London.
Developers Frontier Estates have revealed plans to build a hotel on the site of the former Ticino Bakery in Bermondsey Street.
A 110-seater studio theatre has opened in a former car park underneath the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark Street.
York Road in Waterloo will be closed to northbound traffic for around a week from 9pm on Tuesday while SGN carry out emergency gas repairs.
The new full-size Sainsbury's store at Elephant & Castle will open by the end of the year, the supermarket chain has confirmed.
A National Audit Office investigation into the central Government funding for the Garden Bridge has found that ministers went against advice from their civil servants when making decisions to back the project.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visited St Saviour's and St Olave's School at Bricklayers Arms on Monday to launch his revised plans for an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).
Lambeth's cabinet has approved proposals for a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to combat illegal gambling on Westminster Bridge and around the South Bank.
Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry visited the South Bank on Monday as part of their 'Heads Together' campaign to reduce the stigma around mental health problems.
A man has been arrested after a piece of vital life-saving equipment was stolen from an ambulance service crew in Bermondsey.
Waterloo residents fighting the Garden Bridge joined a coalition of pressure groups in Brixton on Saturday for a rally and march in protest at Lambeth Council's handling of numerous local issues.
Transport for London is to curtail bus route 47 at Dockhead for the next three months as a 'mitigation' measure to ease the congestion caused by the closure of Tower Bridge
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visited Waterloo Station on Friday morning to mark the launch of Night Tube services on the Jubilee line and announce the introduction of overnight Northern line services next month.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a man from Essex who disappeared from London Bridge Station on Wednesday morning.
The remains of the Hope Playhouse and three of Bankside's notorious bear-baiting pits have been scheduled as an ancient monument by the Government.
Transport for London says that the impact of the closure of Tower Bridge on traffic in surrounding areas has been less bad than expected.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on its revised plans for the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Tanner Street.
Vodafone has been fined after pleading guilty to offences linked to roadworks in Borough High Street and St Thomas Street earlier this year.
Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Cllr Helen Dennis, Southwark’s deputy cabinet member for mental health, swam 3 km to raise money for the Dragon Cafe.
Sainsbury's Local on Bermondsey Square has selected Southwark-based Dimbleby Cancer Care as its charity of the year.
Two people were taken to hospital after a fight in Union Street early on Sunday morning.
The new Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital welcomed its first patients this week.
A three-month closure of Tower Bridge to road traffic - to allow the decking on the bascules to be replaced - began on Saturday morning.
Bus route 42 - previously operated with single-decker buses - has now been converted to use double-deck buses.
Regular visitors to St John's Churchyard and Potters Fields Park near Tower Bridge are being invited to contribute their views in two surveys.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has used a speech at Southwark Cathedral to call for Londoners to get to know their neighbours better.
An AK-47 assault rifle as been found concealed in undergrowth in Webber Row near Waterloo.
Transport for London has launched a consultation on plans to extend bus route 388 from Blackfriars Station to Elephant & Castle but curtail route 100 in the Square Mile.
Lambeth Council has apologised after claims that a Punch and Judy show at a council-run event in Waterloo likened Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to the devil.
Sheep have been run across London Bridge as part of a sheep drive organised by the Woolmen's Company.
Rabbis, priests, Muslim campaigners and government policy advisers gathered for the inaugural conference of Faith for the Climate at St John's Waterloo last week.
Westminster Bridge was closed during the early morning on Saturday for filming of the Transformers 5 movie.
When Herzog and de Meuron designed Tate Modern's new Switch House extension, they didn't consider that visitors would be unable to resist the temptation to walk along the narrow perimiter wall.
London South Bank University is looking for a developer for a major scheme at its Technopark building at the Elephant & Castle to provide new facilities and a "significant capital receipt".
The Coronet nightclub at Elephant & Castle has won a year's extension to its lease and will remain open throughout 2017.
A South Bank parking space has been put up for sale with an asking price of £125,000.
More than 200 students had to evacuate their halls of residence after a fire which is believed to have been caused by a hairdryer.
Striking security guards from Metropolitan Police sites have taken their protest to the offices of the private company that employs them.
Prince William visited The View from the Shard on Thursday to make a speech about the illegal trade in wildlife.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has appointed Dame Margaret Hodge to conduct a review of the controversial Garden Bridge project.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan dropped in at Borough Market on Wednesday night for the Urban Food Awards.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has backed a campaign for a blue plaque on Waterloo Bridge to honour the women said to have worked on the construction project during World War II.
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota has advised residents of Neo Bankside to put up blinds or net curtains after Tate Modern faced complaints from the adjacent luxury development about gallery visitors gawping at their homes.
A feminist group staged a protest at Southwark's cabinet meeting on Tuesday to highlight claims that the council is failing victims of domestic violence.
The controversial new Waterloo Library received its official opening on Tuesday when Lambeth council leader Lib Peck visited the Oasis Centre.
The tenth Bermondsey Street Festival took place on Saturday, with crowds of thousands enjoying the party in the street and nearby parks.
Armed police spent three hours outside a block of flats in Waterloo on Friday morning after a balcony collapsed.
The foundation stone for the Royal Cobourg Theatre - now better known as The Old Vic - was laid 200 years ago on Wednesday.
Most of SE1 will share a member of Parliament if the initial proposals from the Boundary Commission for England are adopted.
Bellringers attempted a peal of bells at St George the Martyr on Friday evening in honour of a local man who was killed exactly 100 years ago in the Battle of the Somme.
Transport minister Andrew Jones told the House of Commons on Wednesday night that building the "iconic" Garden Bridge "will show that London is open for business".
Dr Patricia Moberly, who chaired the trust that runs Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals for more than a decade, has died after a long illness, aged 77.
Last week we reported that a final decision on whether to allow the Garden Bridge to use Lambeth Council-owned land on the South Bank would be made by councillors in November.
Plans to turn a disused fire brigade workshop just off Albert Embankment into a pop-up museum and event space have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
Plans for a new home for the historic collections of the Church of England - to be built in the gardens of Lambeth Palace - have been revealed by the Church Commissioners.
Labour leadership candidates Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith came to Waterloo on Tuesday night for hustings organised by faith groups.
A scheme to redevelop a semi-derelict part of St Thomas' Hospital has been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee despite concerns from Historic England.
Just days after St Thomas Street reopened to pedestrians, it was closed off again on Tuesday evening after a burst main sent jets of water into the air.
The Royal Navy tested an unmanned boat on the River Thames in London on Monday.
Hundreds of people attended a Mass of thanksgiving at St George's Cathedral on Monday following Sunday's canonisation of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
A large-scale floating art installation can be seen alongside the Millennium Bridge this month as part of the annual Totally Thames festival.
The latest breakdown of funds raised for the Garden Bridge project shows that the total amount pledged for the scheme has dropped by £14 million since May.
A crucial decision on whether to allow the Garden Bridge to be built on land on the South Bank will be taken by Lambeth councillors in two months' time.
Lambeth Council is inviting local residents and businesses to comment on plans to introduce a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to combat illegal gambling on Westminster Bridge and the Golden Jubilee Footbridges.
A new fleet of electric buses is being introduced on two busy commuter bus routes serving Waterloo Station.
Further details of arrangements for motorists and cyclists during the three-month closure of Tower Bridge have been revealed.
The first part of the new ground-level concourse at London Bridge Station opened to the public this weekend.
Train services to and from Waterloo were suspended for a time on Sunday afternoon while firefighters dealt with a blaze just outside the station.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the YoungMinds Parents Helpline headquarters in Southwark on Thursday as part of their Heads Together campaign.
The Night Tube service will come to SE1 for the first time when a 24-hour weekend service is introduced on the Jubilee line from 7 October.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle joined local members of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) on Saturday for a tour of pubs in the constituency.
Volunteers armed with speed guns recorded 40 drivers breaking the 20 mph speed limit in Bermondsey's Grange Road in just two hours.
The Garden Bridge will cost an extra £10 million to build and will be at least a year late, the chairman of the charity backing the scheme has confirmed.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on proposed changes to Old Kent Road between Cooper's Road and Malt Street that it claims will benefit cyclists, bus passengers, pedestrians and motorists.
Plans for a rooftop private members' club on Albert Embankment with views of the Houses of Parliament have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
A quiet revolution in transport links between SE1 and London's airports has taken place this summer.
St Thomas' Hospital features in a new TV advert to help NHS Blood and Transplant recruit new blood donors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has conceded that the Garden Bridge might never be built - but he is reluctant to pull the plug when so much public cash has already been spent.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited London Bridge Station on Tuesday morning to call for rail and bus services to be returned to public sector ownership and operation.
Air quality limits for nitrogen dioxide are regularly breached at monitoring stations along Tower Bridge Road, Southwark Council has revealed.
British Transport Police officers investigating what is described as a racially aggravated common assault at Elephant & Castle tube station have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to trace.
Four NHS GP practices spanning SE1, SE17, SE5 and SE15 have merged to create the Nexus Health Group.
King's College London will ban smoking on its Guy's Campus at London Bridge from Monday 5 September, bringing the college into line with neighbouring Guy's Hospital.
The Metropolitan Police has called on Southwark Council to negotiate space for a new police station as part of a major development at the Elephant & Castle.
Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms has achieved a 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission, a year after it was placed in special measures.
Dozens of brightly decorated fibreglass cows are dotted around Surrey as part of CowParade Surrey this summer - but two have escaped the herd in search of not-so-green pastures in Waterloo and the South Bank.
A design competition is now under way for the Bankside Boardwalk – a temporary structure to be built in Lavington Street.
Jon Findlay has been appointed as chief operating officer of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
A woodland in Rainham has been named in honour of James Braidwood, the pioneering chief fire officer killed whilst tackling a massive blaze in Tooley Street in 1861.
The Trustees of Borough Market have named Darren Henaghan as the market's next managing director.
On Cycle Superhighway 6 across Blackfriars Bridge, cyclist numbers have increased by 55 per cent, according to Transport for London.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that he is "concerned" about the current lack of regulation to protect Londoners from noise nuisance caused by helicopters.
HMS President - a familiar sight on the Thames near Blackfriars Bridge for more than nine decades - faces an uncertain future.
Around 20,000 historic items in the London Fire Brigade Museum collection have been painstakingly packed away over the last month as preparations for the redevelopment of the site continue.
A member of the public who rescued a suicidal woman who jumped into the River Thames from the Albert Embankment has been presented with an award by the Metropolitan Police commissioner.
SE1 could lose one of its two remaining crown Post Office branches under plans to seek "potential franchise partners" for the Blackfriars Road office.
19 people were rescued from the Starflyer on the South Bank on Sunday evening when the fairground ride broke down.
Final details of the new ward boundaries for the borough of Southwark to be introduced at the 2018 local elections have been revealed.
Morley College has won permission to build a bridge spanning the boundary between Lambeth and Southwark.
An Italian market, supermarket and food and drink venue has opened on Newington Causeway.
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh has closed its doors for the last time as Lambeth Council prepares to replace it with a self-service library in the nearby Oasis Centre.
The Co-op is to sell its Great Dover Street convenience store to McColl's.
Transport for London has launched an official consultation on plans to alter the junction of Tower Bridge Road and Queen Elizabeth Street.
The former Royal Standard pub on the Rockingham Estate is to be redeveloped after Southwark Council agreed to sell the freehold of the site.
A dignified gathering of family, friends, colleagues and dignitaries filled Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday to mourn, honour and celebrate the life of Sam King MBE.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after an incident in Burgess Park and Tesco in Old Kent Road on Tuesday night.
Prince Harry visited a sexual health clinic under a railway arch in Southwark on Thursday.
The Southwark Judiciary has held it first Legal Service at Southwark Cathedral.
Southwark Council has published a further list of potential sites for the development of new council homes as part of its commitment to build 11,000 dwellings.
Lambeth North Underground Station is now closed until February 2017 whilst the lifts are replaced.
Proposals to redevelop the warren of railway arches formerly occupied by the Vinopolis wine attraction have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Southwark councillors have approved plans for 408 private flats in buildings up to 40 storeys high to be located next to Elephant & Castle's Bakerloo line tube station.
Bus route 53 - which has been curtailed at Lambeth North for the past 18 months - will be reinstated to run across Westminster Bridge to Whitehall from 23 July.
Lib Dem councillors have 'called in' proposals for a new Quietway cycle route between Blackfriars Road and Tower Bridge Road.
Between 60 and 70 people joined a rally in support of embattled Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn outside the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre on Monday evening.
Some of the highest solar panels in the UK have been installed on top of the South Bank Tower.
A long-exposure photograph featuring 180 pupils of St Saviour's and St Olave's School at Bricklayers Arms is on show at the National Portrait Gallery this summer.
Southwark Council is inviting residents and businesses in the C2 controlled parking zone to comment on potential changes to current on-street parking rules.
Lambeth Council has revealed new details of its intentions for the current Waterloo Library building after the service moves to the Oasis Centre later this month.
The 13th annual Waterloo Carnival procession made its way along Lower Marsh, Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road on Friday lunchtime.
Swimmers turning up at the Elephant & Castle's brand new pool in recent weeks have been disappointed to find part of the pool out of bounds due to a shortage of trained lifeguards.
The borough of Southwark gained its first Waitrose branch on Thursday when the upmarket supermarket chain opened a convenience store in Stamford Street.
A refugee family from Syria will move into a cottage in the grounds of Lambeth Palace next month, the deputy leader of the council has confirmed.
The London Fire Brigade marked its 150th anniversary with a parade through the streets of SE1 from its former headquarters to Southwark Cathedral.
A public inquiry into plans for a 30-storey tower inspired by the rocket that took cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin to space in 1961 will be held next Spring.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he does not intend to revive the Cross River Tram project cancelled by his predecessor Boris Johnson.
Two sculptures created during community art workshops in Guy Street Park have been stolen from an open-air exhibition in the gardens.
Listeners to travel news bulletins on LBC or BBC Radio London will be used to hearing about delays involving Tower Bridge or the Woolwich Ferry.
Actress Maxine Peake was among the guests at this year's ceremony in Jubilee Gardens to remember the British and Commonwealth volunteers who fought in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War.
Four police officers spent Friday afternoon close to the Tower Bridge Road office of Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle after he claimed that a protest in support of embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was to take place during his weekly surgery.
A statue of Mary Seacole - the Jamaican-born woman who cared for wounded soldiers in the Crimean war - has been unveiled in the gardens of St Thomas' Hospital on the South Bank.
Aged 18-30 and resident in Lambeth? Interested in building an app for the Strive Festival at Southbank Centre? Then a digital boot camp run by The Bridge at Waterloo could be for you.
A group which campaigns to preserve the best of the 20th century's architecture has called for Sir Nicholas Grimshaw's Waterloo International Terminal to be given listed status.
An experimental 'mini zebra crossing' will be installed on the cycle superhighway in Blackfriars Road this summer, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.
After a long campaign, pedestrian lights have finally been installed on Borough High Street at the junction with Trinity Street and Great Suffolk Street.
Sadiq Khan has rejected a call from Lambeth and Southwark's new City Hall representative for an 'urgent review' of the new Elephant & Castle road layout - but has pledged to continue to monitor the effect of the changes on traffic flow.
The NHS trust which runs St Thomas' Hospital has stepped up its battle with Transport for London over plans for segregated cycle lanes on Westminster Bridge.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that the Greater London Authority "will continue to fly the EU flag outside City Hall" despite the UK's Brexit vote.
In an interview with the London SE1 website Kate Hoey MP has responded to critics of her pro-Brexit stance who are calling for her to resign and trigger a by-election.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark's Labour MP Neil Coyle has joined the exodus from Jeremy Corbyn's team by quitting as parliamentary private secretary to the shadow leader of the House of Commons.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that he has concerns about the impact on traffic of the three-month closure of Tower Bridge at the end of this year.
The Garden Museum has launched an appeal to raise £50,000 to enable the tower of the former church of St Mary-at-Lambeth to be opened to the public.
The further education college for Southwark has had its Ofsted rating upgraded from 'inadequate' to 'requires improvement'.
Businesses in London Bridge have chosen to support the Marlborough Sports Garden in Union Street with £20,000 a year over the next three years.
Researchers for an Irish television series are seeking information about a shooting at the Elephant & Castle in 1958 in which a man's life was saved by a cigarette packet.
A Green Party member of the London Assembly has asked new mayor of London Sadiq Khan to review the business case for a tram service via Waterloo Bridge and Elephant & Castle.
Just seven weeks after the Castle Centre at Elephant & Castle opened its doors, management of the £20 million new leisure complex has passed from Fusion to Everyone Active.
Waterloo Library will close in its current form in mid-July, Lambeth Council has confirmed.
A horse-drawn replica mail coach visited the George Inn in Borough High Street as part of Royal Mail's 500th anniversary celebrations.
The EU referendum campaign burst into life on the River Thames on Wednesday morning when a 'Fishing for Leave' flotilla of fishing vessels arrived at Tower Bridge.
Lambeth North Station will be closed for seven months from mid-July to mid-February, London Underground has announced.
London's first Quietway back-street cycle route - linking Waterloo with Greenwich - has now opened.
Local residents have been invited to comment on the future of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park as Southwark Council prepares to draw up a new masterplan for one of SE1's largest open spaces.
People who live and work in the Bankside area have been invited to comment on a new neighbourhood planning document.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a competition to find an artist to design a lighting art scheme for the 17 current and future bridges across the Thames between Albert Bridge and Tower Bridge.
Tower Bridge will be closed to road traffic for three months at the end of this year, the City of London Corporation has confirmed.
The latest plans for the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and the London College of Communication have gone on show.
The British Film Institute has received an offer of £87 million from an unnamed investor to kickstart its plans to build a new International Centre for Film, TV and the Moving Image on the South Bank.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has reaffirmed his support for the Garden Bridge, despite concerns raised by some of his Labour colleagues at City Hall.
Princess Anne will visit the RMS St Helena when it is moored alongside HMS Belfast as part of a farewell tour next month.
Plans by Peabody to build homes and new premises for the Ministry of Sound nightclub have collapsed in an acrimonious dispute between the two parties.
Borough Market has launched a 'Cookbook Club' to bring SE1 locals and Londoners together to share food inspired by classic recipe books.
A statue of Mary Seacole - the Jamaican-born woman best known for her care and hospitality to British soldiers in the Crimean War - will be unveiled at St Thomas' Hospital on Thursday 30 June.
Ten years after plans to rebuild Dockhead Fire Station were first announced, firefighters have moved in to their new premises.
The new-look section of Sumner Street south of Tate Modern has been officially opened by Southwark Council.
London's new mayor Sadiq Khan has indicated that he will back the controversial Garden Bridge as he pledged to "let the sunshine in" on the project.
London's new mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to 'fast track' the development of more than 100 homes on land in Southwark Street owned by Transport for London.
Vintage buses carried passengers through the streets of SE1 on Saturday.
Sir Terence Conran has been granted the honorary freedom of the Borough of Southwark in recognition of his role in the regeneration of Butler's Wharf at Shad Thames.
British Transport Police officers are appealing for information regarding an alleged racially aggravated assault on board a train between London Bridge and Brighton.
New Kent Road was closed to traffic on Monday night while firefighters tackled a blaze on the top floor of St Matthew's Court.
The Mayor of Southwark and the Russian ambassador joined the annual Victory Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Monday morning.
Wooden decking on a railway bridge near Elephant & Castle caught fire on Sunday evening, sending hot ashes onto a pavement where pedestrians were walking.
Sadiq Khan, the new Labour Mayor of London, chose Southwark Cathedral as the setting for a ceremony where he signed the formal declaration of acceptance of office.
Six people queued in the spring sunshine at 7am on Saturday morning to be among the first to visit The Castle, the new leisure centre at Elephant & Castle.
From this weekend, Tooley Street will be part-closed to eastbound motor traffic until February 2018 for work on the redevelopment of London Bridge Station.
A Conservative MP has accused the operators of tourist excursions using amphibious vehicles of causing a "real disruption to the lives of residents" in SE1.
The foundations are now being laid for more than 800 homes and new office space on the Shell Centre site in Waterloo.
An SE1-based letting agent has been fined for its part in the illegal subletting of a council flat in Brixton.
The first phase of the North-South Cycle Superhighway was opened to the public on Thursday when the barriers came down on the section from Blackfriars Bridge to Farringdon Street.
Nearly five months after the Elephant & Castle roundabout was reconfigured, new segregated cycle lanes have finally opened at the junction.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has praised the "absolutely brilliant" Charles Dickens Primary School whilst answering a question from Neil Coyle MP in the Commons.
The St George in Southwark Festival - founded in 2007 to bring together local celebrations of England's patron saint in an inclusive and multicultural setting - returned on Saturday with a full programme.
Sarah Wheeler, founder of Mental Fight Club, the Dragon Cafe and the St George in Southwark Festival, has died from cancer.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has reduced the fundraising threshold that the Garden Bridge Trust has to reach before the bridge's future maintenance will be guaranteed by the taxpayer.
Lambeth's overview & scrutiny committee has resolved by five votes to four not to block the council's controversial decision to allow South Bank land to be used for the Garden Bridge.
The Duke of Edinburgh was the guest of honour at a service in Southwark Cathedral to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.
The President of the United State of America visited Bankside on Saturday to see Shakespeare's Globe on the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
The long-awaited new leisure centre and swimming pool at Elephant & Castle will open its doors to the public on Saturday 30 April, Southwark Council has announced.
Lambeth's overview & scrutiny committee will this week probe the borough's controversial decision to allow the Garden Bridge project to use publicly-owned land on the South Bank.
The Bishop of Woolwich, Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave, visited Blackfriars Road on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Blitz bombing raid that saw Christ Church Southwark destroyed.
The start of construction work on the new Science Gallery London at Guy's Hospital was formally marked this week by a ground-breaking ceremony with a difference.
Green Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry visited Elephant & Castle this week to hear about the hopes and fears of local small business owners as the area is redeveloped.
Waterloo Library will leave its Lower Marsh building "some time in June", Lambeth Council told local residents this week.
A convicted criminal who kicked and killed a prison custody officer at Blackfriars Crown Court will remain at Broadmoor Hospital, a judge ruled this week.
Southwark Police have put up warning signs to alert pedestrians to a spate of phone snatches by thieves on mopeds in the north of the borough.
Bramah House - an office building on Bermondsey Street - has changed hands for £14.25 million.
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of PC Gordon Semple has appealed for help to trace a man who called at the Southwark Street flat where the police officer's remains were found.
A Southwark man has been charged with the murder of PC Gordon Semple.
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Metropolitan Police officer PC Gordon Semple have released CCTV pictures showing him in the Bankside area last Friday afternoon.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has unveiled a statue of his former deputy, Sir Simon Milton, overlooking City Hall.
The developers behind an audacious proposal to build a 30-storey tower modelled on a Russian space rocket have lodged an appeal against Southwark Council's decision to veto the scheme.
This week Lambeth Council introduced a 20 mph speed limit on roads it controls.
The development nearing completion at the corner of New Kent Road and Elephant Road is be part of a new joint venture between Qatari Diar, Delancey and APG.
A controversial decision to allow Lambeth Council land on the South Bank to be used for the Garden Bridge has been 'called in' for scrutiny by Lambeth councillors.
The trust which runs Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank is inviting local people to comment on their experience of visiting the riverside park.
The Good Friday edition of ITV's Good Morning Britain breakfast show never made it on air because of a fire at the company's London Television Centre.
Cllr Jack Hopkins, Lambeth's cabinet member for jobs and growth, has signed off a controversial decision which paves the way for the Garden Bridge to take over land on the South Bank.
Another 300-metre section of segregated cycle track on Blackfriars Road was opened on Maundy Thursday.
The trust which runs SE1's two NHS hospitals has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission.
Tower Bridge and the National Theatre were illuminated on Wednesday night in the colours of the Belgian flag as a mark of tribute to the victims of this week's terrorist attacks.
The Government, Network Rail and South West Trains have set out a detailed timetable for works to extend platforms at Waterloo Station and bring the former Eurostar platforms into full use by domestic trains.
Plans to redevelop a Bermondsey factory complex where Worcestershire Sauce and Branston Pickle were once produced have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Southwark's planning committee has unanimously approved plans by Taylor Wimpey to build 47 new homes on the site of a small industrial estate on Rushworth Street.
A six-year project that has encouraged more than 1,200 people to grow fruit and vegetables on housing estates in SE1 came to an end with a celebratory event at Red Cross Garden on Sunday.
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh was closed on Tuesday as staff went on strike in protest against Lambeth Council's plans for major cuts.
Cllr Neil Coyle - elected as Labour MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark last May - has resigned his seat as a Southwark councillor for Newington ward.
More than two years after ditching Native Land as its development partner for the 8 Albert Embankment complex, the London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority has picked U+I to prepare new plans for the site.
The New Mill Street Surgery in Wolseley Street is facing an uncertain future as its lease has come to an end.
Two of the soliders who made safe a World War II bomb found on a demolition site in March 2015 are to receive a bravery award from the Queen.
TV cameras are to film sentencing remarks by judges at Southwark Crown Court as part of a three-month not-for-broadcast experiment.
Tranport for London has published four artist's impressions showing how a new 'cycle superhub' at Waterloo with parking spaces for thousands of bicycles could look.
The Care Quality Commission has lifted the 'special measures' status it imposed on Tower Bridge Care Home after a damning inspection last summer but the watchdog has maintained a 'requires improvement' rating in all areas.
The Design Museum has announced that it will shut its Shad Thames premises on Thursday 30 June as it prepares to move to Kensington.
Plans to create London's biggest GP practice - with more than 60,000 registered patients across North Southwark - have been approved by local NHS bosses.
Labour mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan visited Oasis Farm Waterloo on Friday morning.
A 20-year-old man died in hospital on Wednesday after he was seriously injured in a collision at the Elephant & Castle
Southwark Council has said that the Feminist Library - which was facing eviction from its Westminster Bridge Road premises - can stay rent-free for six months while it seeks a new home.
The world's first purpose-built fully electric double-deck bus was unveiled outside City Hall on Tuesday.
"The Garden Bridge is a reality," the chairman of the trust behind the controversial new river crossing declared this week.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited St Thomas' Hospital last week to meet an inspirational mental health campaigner.
Lambeth councillors have signed off five more of the conditions attached to the planning permission for the Garden Bridge.
Lewisham Southwark College - the further education institution with a campus in The Cut, Waterloo - is in talks with a Newcastle-based group about a potential 'distant merger'.
Labour mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan says he will work "tirelessly" to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle if he is elected to City Hall in May.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision near Tesco in Old Kent Road on Friday evening to come forward.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a moped rider was seriously injured in a collision with a refuse truck in Blackfriars Road on Thursday morning.
Lambeth Council could take a crucial decision on whether to allow the Garden Bridge Trust to build on its land on the South Bank behind closed doors, despite earlier assurances it would be considered in public.
Staff at St Thomas' Hospital have taken part in a major emergency planning exercise based on the scenario of a tower block collapsing at Waterloo Station leading to mass casualties.
Nearly nine years after Eurostar moved to St Pancras, the Government is working on plans to create a subterranean shopping centre at the former Waterloo International Terminal.
Plans for a development of 64 homes on Swan Street and Harper Road have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
A small public garden in the back streets near London Bridge Station is to receive a grant from the Tesco 'Bags of Help' scheme - but shoppers will determine how much cash the garden receives.
The Duke of Edinburgh is to visit Southwark to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death.
Campaigners fighting to save the Feminist Library from eviction from its home near St George's Circus presented a petition with 14,500 signatures to Southwark Council on Wednesday night.
Four North Southwark GP practices planning to merge will operate under the name Nexus if the plan is approved next month.
Boris Johnson has rebuffed criticism of the Garden Bridge procurement process, claiming that the project's delivery model is "proving successful" and could be replicated.
After Lambeth councillors criticised the design of the proposed South Bank landing building for the Garden Bridge, Heatherwick Studio has tweaked the colour scheme to use 'quartz grey' instead of 'brown grey'.
New figures published by the Mayor of London show the four road junctions with the highest number of pedestrian casualties in SE1 - and three of them are on Borough High Street.
A Borough Market trader has been fined for selling fruit and vegetables that failed to meet the statutory labelling requirements.
An elderly woman who was killed by a lorry at Elephant & Castle earlier this month has been named by police.
Canon Stephen Maslen, curate-in-charge of St Mary at Lambeth when the ancient church closed in 1972, has died at the age of 78.
Heritage watchdog Historic England has objected to plans for a 40-storey tower at Elephant & Castle because it will spoil views of the Westminster world heritage site from the Serpentine Bridge in Hyde Park.
Tower Bridge Primary School has been rated 'good' by Ofsted, two years after a critical report by inspectors from the education watchdog.
A proposed 20-storey office block has been described as a 'foothill' to the proposed cluster of skyscrapers at the northern end of Blackfriars Road.
The Care Quality Commission has placed the Grange Road Practice into special measures after inspectors found 'significant areas of concern'.
The Mayor of Lambeth was the guest of honour at the official re-opening of the refurbished Sainsbury's Local store in Waterloo Road on Monday.
A woman was rushed to hospital on Monday afternoon after she was hit by a tipper truck in Blackfriars Road.
Four GP practices operating from eight locations in SE1, SE17, SE5 and SE15 are planning to merge to form a single NHS medical practice this summer.
Charles Browne, a volunteer at Blackfriars Settlement, has published a book of his poetry.
Southbank Centre is working on plans to turn 31,000 sq ft of unused space under the southern end of Waterloo Bridge into a new complex of artists' studios, galleries and cafes.
Plans for a hotel in Lower Marsh to be built out of 26 shipping containers have been revived.
A man who committed 13 knifepoint robberies in a little over a month at shops across south London has been jailed.
As Lambeth Council prepares to shut Waterloo Library in its current form, the authority has revealed plans for a 'meanwhile use' of the Lower Marsh building pending redevelopment.
The rise in the number of commuters into London completing their journey to work by bicycle means that Waterloo Station will need space for 8,000 bikes to be parked in ten years' time, Transport for London has claimed.
A church just off the Old Kent Road is the venue for a new series of Anglican church services for Latin Americans in Southwark.
Transport for London says it has created new 'holding areas' for trucks and lorries heading for the Shard and nearby developments in a bid to reduce congestion.
The Feminist Library - based at St George's Circus - has launched an emergency appeal to raise funds to stave off the threat of eviction by Southwark Council.
A modular boardwalk to extend the pavement on Lavington Street is to be installed for three months as part of a project funded by Transport for London.
Transport for London has warned that Southwark Council's plan to place a digital advertising billboard at the Bricklayers Arms junction will pose a "significant road safety risk".
A new northbound bus lane on Tower Bridge Road is part of a series of changes proposed by Transport for London in connection with the new central London grid of cycle routes.
Sir Simon Hughes, Bermondsey MP from 1983 to 2015, has been appointed to a new role at the Open University.
Members of the London Assembly this week passed a motion calling on the Mayor of London to withdraw public funding from the Garden Bridge project.
New signs have been installed on the approach to Tower Bridge encouraging drivers to switch off their engines whilst waiting for the bridge to lift for a passing river vessel.
A statue of Sir Simon Milton, a former Deputy Mayor of London who died in 2011, is to be erected in the One Tower Bridge development.
The Garden Bridge project suffered a new blow on Tuesday night when Lambeth councillors ordered Thomas Heatherwick's team to think again about the design of the proposed south landing building and the provision of public toilets.
Detectives investigating a collision at Elephant & Castle on Friday which left an 86-year-old woman dead have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to come forward.
A red double-decker bus was blown up on Lambeth Bridge on Sunday morning during filming for 'The Foreigner', a new movie starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.
Four fire engines and 21 firefighters and officers dealt with a fire in the roof terrace of a block of flats on the South Bank on Saturday afternoon.
A woman - believed to be in her 80s - has been killed in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.
Education secretary Nicky Morgan has approved plans to open a new secondary school in the former Southwark Fire Station and fire brigade training centre in Southwark Bridge Road.
The Draper Residents' Association at the Elephant & Castle was among the winners of Southwark Council's Housing Heroes awards presented last week.
After dozens of local residents and businesses reported problems with Royal Mail deliveries in the run-up to Christmas, Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has launched a survey to gauge the scale of the problem.
Travellers have moved in to the Rich Industrial Estate in Crimscott Street, Bermondsey.
An office block occupied by the Crown Prosecution Service and the Health & Safety Executive has been put up for sale by its Singaporean owners.
Southwark residents will be able to use the swimming pool and the gym at The Castle and all borough leisure centres for free all day on Fridays, and in the afternoon on Saturdays and Sundays.