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Thursday 20 October 2011

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News & features published on 20 October 2011
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Southwark Street shut as firefighters clean up chemical spill

Southwark Street was closed for several hours on Thursday afternoon as emergency services dealt with a chemical spill.

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Elephant, Waterloo and Vauxhall top the cycle collision league

The Elephant & Castle, Waterloo and Vauxhall Cross all feature prominently in a new list of the London locations with the highest number of collisions involving cyclists.

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Ewer Street student homes: public inquiry tackles 2.9 million question

A planning inspector has begun a public inquiry into a proposal for a 150-bedroom student residence in Ewer Street.

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Design Museum's Shad Thames banana warehouse up for sale

The 1950s banana warehouse at Butler's Wharf which has been the home of the Design Museum since 1989 is up for sale, the museum has announced.

Tweets on 20 October 2011

Thursday recap: Southwark Street silver peroxide spill; Design Museum building for sale; cycle collision stats & more http://t.co/tqfDfG28

via HootSuite

According to @LondonFire the Southwark Street incident is now over

via Twitter for Mac

South Bank Forum meeting chaired by Kate Hoey MP & Simon Hughes MP - 7pm at @coinstreet http://t.co/uShrnoFO

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - pictures - Southwark Street shut as firefighters clean up chemical spill http://t.co/fc16kSMa

via Google

RT @londonfire: Fire crews are now spraying water to dilute the chemicals spilled in the back of a van on Southwark St http://t.co/mPsiX6Py

via HootSuite

RT @LondonFire: Southwark Street incident update: Around 10 litres of a chemical called silver peroxide has been split onto roadway from van

via Twitter for Mac

RT @asthealexflies: Photo of the van on Southwark St, firefighters spraying away. #se1 #southwark #chemicalspill http://t.co/TaLjEDyJ

via HootSuite

The @londonfire scientific support unit & @metpoliceuk commercial vehicle unit are now at Southwark Street

via HootSuite

10 fire brigade vehicles now in Southwark Street. Police cordon now extended east to M&S

via HootSuite

Less smoke now from van but still strange smell in air in Southwark Street

via HootSuite

Police telling people in Southwark Street to go indoors or away from area for own safety

via HootSuite

RT @AGeorge81: Chemical spill down Southwark Street. Police have cordoned it all off so no access from Blackfriars Bridge end.

via Twitter for Mac

@perdix_perdix Depending where you are going, Meadow Row & Rockingham Street is good cut-through

via Twitter for Mac in reply to perdix_perdix

MikeJAMoran Some kind of incident on Southwark St. Police cordoned off a huge section, and there seems to be a smoking van too. http://t.co/h4HV9lZ6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:38 PM, Oct 20th, 2011 via Twitter for Mac)

@perdix_perdix It's not 'new' though - it was there before. Boris just painted it blue.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to perdix_perdix

Just published - Elephant & Castle, Waterloo and Vauxhall Cross top the cycle collision league http://t.co/o9oCu20U

via Google

New Year fireworks, Queen's Jubilee, Olympics etc: packed agenda for tonight's South Bank Forum @CoinStreet http://t.co/uShrnoFO

via HootSuite

Just published - Ewer Street student homes: public inquiry tackles £2.9 million question http://t.co/L002PSYX

via Google

Just published - Design Museum's Shad Thames banana warehouse up for sale http://t.co/uF1RgUok

via Google

Emma Cons & Lilian Baylis: an insight into late C19 and early C20 Lambeth & Southwark life http://t.co/Ip5GU1e5 tonight @ Calder Bookshop

via HootSuite

Hilary Davan Wetton - aka Jo Brand's organ teacher on BBC1's Play It Again - is giving a free recital in Borough 1pm http://t.co/w2TPztKE

via HootSuite

ITV has withdrawn a planning application to attach a giant bra to its South Bank HQ tower - pics here: http://t.co/vJ1o3RYS [PDF]

via Twitter for Mac

December date for opening of Blackfriars Station entrance on Bankside "will be announced shortly" http://t.co/x5P2Ph7V via @TLProgramme

via bitly

Cross River Tram consigned to the National Tramway Museum http://t.co/24fDjtKC @ken4london says he'll revive scheme http://t.co/elEDM18I

via bitly

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