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New 'holding areas' for deliveries to Shard and nearby buildings
Friday 19 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Feminist Library at St George's Circus under threat of closure
Thursday 18 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Bankside Boardwalk: TfL funding for Lavington Street project
Thursday 18 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Bricklayers Arms billboard a 'significant road safety risk' - TfL
Monday 15 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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".
TfL proposes Tower Bridge Road bus lane as part of cycle project
Monday 15 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Former Bermondsey MP Sir Simon Hughes joins Open University
Monday 15 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
Sir Simon Hughes, Bermondsey MP from 1983 to 2015, has been appointed to a new role at the Open University.
Further scrutiny for Garden Bridge from London Assembly and RIBA
Thursday 11 February 2016 - James Hatts
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.
Tower Bridge drivers told: "please turn your engine off"
Thursday 11 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Statue of Boris deputy Sir Simon Milton to be erected near City Hall
Thursday 11 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Garden Bridge bogged down in toilet row
Wednesday 10 February 2016 - James Hatts
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.
Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision at Elephant & Castle
Tuesday 9 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Bus blown up on Lambeth Bridge for 'The Foreigner' movie
Sunday 7 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Firefighters tackle blaze on roof terrace at County Hall flats
Saturday 6 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
Elderly woman killed in Elephant & Castle collision
Friday 5 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
A woman - believed to be in her 80s - has been killed in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.
Haberdashers' Aske's Borough Academy: green light for free school
Friday 5 February 2016 - London SE1 website team
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.
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