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Waterloo's Lower Marsh pedestrianised during market hours
Waterloo's Lower Marsh pedestrianised during market hours

Traffic has been banned from Lower Marsh at lunchtimes and during the evening to create more space for market stalls and open-air dining during the COVID-19 crisis.

Cathedral invites visitors to pose for selfies with Shakespeare

Southwark Cathedral has reopened to tourists - and this summer there's a chance to view a life-size bronze statue of William Shakespeare.

Cathedral invites visitors to pose for selfies with Shakespeare
Lambeth locals (+ under-30s) can visit Hayward Gallery for a fiver
Lambeth locals (+ under-30s) can visit Hayward Gallery for a fiver

The Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre has reopened - and residents of Lambeth can buy tickets for just 5, compared to the standard 12 entry fee.

Tooley Street Triangle unveiled opposite London Bridge Station

The Tooley Street Triangle a new 'wayfinding beacon' - has been unveiled outside London Bridge Station.

Tooley Street Triangle unveiled opposite London Bridge Station
Decision on Long Lane office block in hands of planning inspector
Decision on Long Lane office block in hands of planning inspector

A planning inspector will have the final say on plans for an 11-storey office block in Long Lane after the developer exercised their right to lodge an appeal when Southwark Council failed to make a decision within 13 weeks.

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