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Wednesday 1 February 2012

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News & features published on 1 February 2012
King's Reach Tower could be turned into giant billboard for Olympics

The owners of King's Reach Tower on the South Bank have applied for permission to erect four 60-metre high PVC advertisements on the building to cash in on the the London 2012 Olympics.

Boris on London Bridge Station demolition: "I'd love to stop this"

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has claimed that he would like to prevent the demolition of the Victorian South Eastern Railway office building in Tooley Street but stopped short of committing himself to making a formal intervention.

Sainsbury's gets go-ahead for convenience store in The Cut

Lambeth councillors have approved three planning applications which will clear the way for Sainsbury's Local to open in The Cut.

Tweets on 1 February 2012

@InsideCroydon Can't reply to your DM as you're not following us

via Twitter for Mac in reply to InsideCroydon

Wednesday recap: Boris meets BVAG (video); Sainsbury's Local in The Cut & 60m advert planned for South Bank tower

via HootSuite

Story update: 60m advert on South Bank tower: "utterly inappropriate, tacky & ...visually degrade area" - councillor

via Twitter for Mac

@BorisWatch Have you watched the video on that story?! What a way to conduct engagement/consultation on a major planning application!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to BorisWatch

@BorisWatch At previous reception several of us pressed him to hold regular press confs. He wasn't remotely interested. Not invited this yr!

via web in reply to BorisWatch

Olympic cycling champion: "I certainly wouldn’t fancy riding across Vauxhall Cross or Elephant & Castle in rush hour"

via bitly

Can't quite believe how unguarded/indiscreet Boris was in his comments about London Bridge Station development today

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - King's Reach Tower could be turned into giant billboard for Olympics

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Just published - Video - bizarre scenes outside City Hall as Boris is ambushed by London Bridge heritage campaigners

via Google

RT @rwm148:I literally seem to have just lost my wallet in and around the Starbucks directly under the shard near guys hospital. Ross Moore

via Twitter for iPhone

Comedy gold outside City Hall - Boris ambushed by Bermondsey Village Action Group. Video soon.

via Twitter for iPhone

David Beckham in Potters Fields Park

via Camera on iOS from Southwark, London

Shell Centre development: @scdialogue public exhibition starts this afternoon

via bitly

Just published - Sainsbury's gets go-ahead for convenience store in The Cut

via Google

10 years ago Southwark voters rejected the idea of a directly elected mayor for the borough: turnout was 11.2%!

via bitly

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