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Tesco Express Queen Elizabeth Street store approved
Tuesday 3 March 2015 - London SE1 website team
Controversial plans for a new Tesco Express convenience store at the corner of Queen Elizabeth Street and Curlew Street have been approved by councillors.
Sainsbury's Local opens in Long Lane - chain's 10th SE1 branch
Tuesday 3 March 2015 - London SE1 website team
Sainsbury's has opened ten mini supermarkets in SE1 in the past 12 years.
300+ homes to be built above Southwark Underground Station
Monday 2 March 2015 - London SE1 website team
Plans for a 'landmark development' above and around Southwark Tube Station on the corner of The Cut and Blackfriars Road have been announced.
TfL confirms bus route 415 extension to Tesco Old Kent Road
Friday 27 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Transport for London has confirmed that bus route 415 will be extended from Elephant & Castle to Tesco in Old Kent Road starting on Saturday 7 March.
Vince Cable visits Elephant & Castle to promote prefabricated homes
Friday 27 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Business secretary Vince Cable toured a building site at Elephant & Castle on Thursday to promote British manufacturing - but the scheme he visited features bathrooms assembled in Dubai.
Shell Centre redevelopment: High Court challenge fails
Friday 27 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Work on the redevelopment of the Shell Centre could start later this year after local resident George Turner lost his High Court challenge to the decision to approve the scheme.
Jimmy Savile: health secretary reveals Guy's Hospital investigation
Friday 27 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons on Thursday that an investigation is under way into possible visits to Guy's Hospital by serial abuser Jimmy Savile.
Camilla opens new offices of First News children's newspaper
Wednesday 25 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
The Duchess of Cornwall has opened the new offices of the First News children's newspaper.
Thames Path at Bankside flooded during exceptionally high tide
Monday 23 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Families out for a half-term stroll by the river at Bankside got a surprise on Friday and Saturday when an exceptionally high tide sent water lapping onto the Thames Path.
Bakerloo line extension: chancellor asks for detailed plans
Friday 20 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Proposals to extend the Bakerloo line beyond Elephant & Castle received a boost on Friday when chancellor George Osborne asked TfL to supply detailed costings for the project.
'Boutique stores' on Bankside: £300m retail scheme at Vinopolis
Monday 16 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Plans have been revealed for a £300 million retail development of the Vinopolis complex by its new owners Meyer Bergman and Sherwood Street.
City to fight decision to ban council tenants from garden
Friday 13 February 2015 - James Hatts
Members of the City of London Corporation say they will fight Berkeley Homes and Southwark Council over a controversial move to prevent tenants of a new council block sharing the same garden as owners of the adjacent £15 million penthouses.
WWI centenary £2 coins given out in change at HMS Belfast shop
Thursday 12 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
A limited edition of 100 £2 coins to commemorate role that the Royal Navy played during the First World War have been put into circulation via the souvenir shop at HMS Belfast.
Smiths of Smithfield (and Spitalfields) to open in Southwark too
Wednesday 11 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
Plans to turn part of the Hop Exchange in Southwark Street into a 'high end' restaurant have been approved by councillors.
Future of Bermondsey's Banksy in the balance
Wednesday 11 February 2015 - London SE1 website team
The owner of a Banksy artwork in Bermondsey says he wants to hear the views of local people before deciding whether to preserve the mural when the site is redeveloped.
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