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Tuesday 6 November 2012

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News & features published on 6 November 2012
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Blue, green, pink and yellow: ITV plans LED lights for South Bank tower

ITV is planning to install multicoloured lighting on its South Bank tower as part of the broadcaster's relaunch to be unveiled in the new year.

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Southwark Fire Station closure threat: petition launched

A petition calling on the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority not to close Southwark Fire Station has been launched.

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Milroy Walk closes as King's Reach Tower development begins

The Milroy Walk shopping precinct was closed to pedestrians this week as preliminary work on the redevelopment of King's Reach Tower gets under way.

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Campaign for safer roads at Elephant & Castle

More than 350 people have signed a petition calling on Transport for London to improve road safety at the Elephant & Castle.

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Southwark and Lambeth curiosities in Statute Law (Repeals) Bill

On Guy Fawkes' Night the House of Lords gave an unopposed second reading to a 'bonfire' of obsolete legislation. The 800+ acts to be repealed include a number of local curiosities.

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Inspector approves demolition of Glasshill Street artists' studios

A planning inspector has given the green light for the partial of early 20th century workshops between Glasshill Street and King's Bench Street.

Tweets on 6 November 2012

@philipsaxon apart from land value the developer is only paying £3.5m towards leisure centre.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to philipsaxon

@fuzzyness666 why? Just because It's a hospital doesn't mean it should be exempt from normal criticism And scrutiny on planning grounds

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to fuzzyness666

Tuesday recap: Milroy Walk; Glasshill Street; Elephant & Castle; Southwark Fire Station & statute law oddities http://t.co/P7O9tGgn

via HootSuite

The @kingshealth cancer treatment centre at Guy's Hospital has been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee (5-1 in favour)

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth councillors have approved a huge redevelopment of the Elizabeth House site next to Waterloo Station (ht @N_Johnstone).

via Tweetbot for Mac

Residents and businesses in Crosby Row are raising concerns about impact of the new cancer centre development

via Twitter for Mac

@julietillyflop Corner of Snowsfields and Great Maze Pond.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to julietillyflop

Planning committee getting ill-tempered - Russell Gray of @thebvag accuses committee chair Nick Dolezal of "rude and oppressive" behaviour.

via Twitter for Mac

@julietillyflop It's a big development - equivalent to a 26-storey residential building

via web in reply to julietillyflop

Southwark Council planning committee about to start considering Guy's Hospital cancer centre proposal.

via Twitter for Mac

An Evening With Carol Ann Duffy http://t.co/TObBRHZd

via bitly

GKT Music Society presents A Jubilee Christmas at @southwarkcathed http://t.co/iwb4rRqi

via bitly

Southwark planning committee unanimously approves new leisure centre (inc 25m pool) at Elephant & Castle.

via Twitter for Mac

@PartingtonF Was due to be summer 2014 but archaeological discoveries have delayed the schedule by a few months

via Twitter for Mac in reply to PartingtonF

The council expects the new Elephant leisure centre to attract 40k visits a year compared to 15k for the old centre that closed in June.

via Twitter for Mac

It is expected that many more burials will be found when the demolition of the old Elephant leisure centre starts properly.

via Twitter for Mac

Committee about to embark on consideration of application for new leisure centre (inc long-awaited new swimming pool)

via Twitter for Mac

Southwark planning committee vote 4-3 to approve 37-storey tower of luxury flats next to Metropolitan Tabernacle at Elephant & Castle.

via Twitter for Mac

The night-time view from the Shard http://t.co/XjtiZZf5 via @MailOnline

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Michael Squire says his Elephant scheme is a "garden tower". It's all about "verticality", apparently. #pseudscorner

via Twitter for Mac

Architect Michael Squire says his experience is that luxury flat dwellers like to have a car but don't actually drive them around locally.

via Twitter for Mac

Every household moving in to the 37-storey St Mary's Residential tower at Elephant & Castle will get three years' free Zipcar membership

via Twitter for Mac

@DMcCSE17 Very few people living at Elephant & Castle need a car.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to DMcCSE17

Lend Lease insisting on 46 parking spaces at Elephant & Castle tower of luxury flats, even though council officers wanted a car-free scheme

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr Adele Morris: it's "mind-boggling" that a 37-storey tower at Elephant & Castle can't viably support any affordable housing.

via Twitter for Mac

At @LB_Southwark planning committee where major schemes at Elephant & Castle and Guy's Hospital are on the agenda + neighbourhood planning

via Twitter for Mac

RT @EastsideCH: Pic of the day: Picture from Bankside Power Station, (circa 1960): http://t.co/f2OdEvVM

via TweetDeck

MT @HutchinsonDave: found tourist map on which Lambeth/Southwark are marked simply as 'South Of The River.' I mean, I know they are, but...

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Just published - Blue, green, pink and yellow: @ITV plans LED lights for South Bank tower http://t.co/jRjrAwKv

via Google

Tonight Southwark councillors will consider plans for the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle leisure centre site: http://t.co/yIkdIXEg

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth councillors will tonight decide whether to approve this huge new development next to Waterloo Station: http://t.co/lfQyyjHz

via bitly

The Shard "appears as a creature lost on the way from Dubai to Planet Zog" - Sir Simon Jenkins http://t.co/LCMhN6Ye

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City Hall "clings to the river bank like a flatulent slug" says Sir Simon Jenkins http://t.co/LCMhN6Ye

via bitly

Just published - Southwark Fire Station closure threat: @savesouthwark petition as @Jamescleverly visits SE1 stations http://t.co/qFfSkqkV

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Just published - Milroy Walk closes as King's Reach Tower development begins http://t.co/6RKWGhVW

via Google

Last week Boris Johnson attended his sister's book launch at @DrafthouseTB http://t.co/VPvGZRtW

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Campaign for safer roads at Elephant & Castle backed by @southwarkls and @boroughbabies http://t.co/aatDNUPK

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Filming or photo shoot at King's Arms Roupell Street. Anyone know what it is?

via Twitter for iPhone

US elections: live coverage tonight at @Roxy_Bar_Screen in Borough High Street http://t.co/0A5sQqyn

via bitly

Just published - Southwark and Lambeth historical curiosities in Statute Law (Repeals) Bill http://t.co/Fz6eFEEf

via Google

Just published - Planning inspector approves demolition of Glasshill Street artists' studios & @almaenterprises http://t.co/MfaNqEKN

via Google

Lambeth Council cuts funding for Centre for Young Musicians @CYMlondon based at @morleycollege http://t.co/n0EWkSZH via @brixtonblog

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RT @se17: 3 candidates in East Walworth by-election: @rebeccalury (Lab) @drbenjohnson (Lib Dem) & Stuart Millson (Tory) http://t.co/yhJL4Xak

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Simon Hughes tells Eric Pickles he is sceptical about developers' own assessments of 'economic viability' http://t.co/3G3esoHn

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Big day for SE1 planning decisions in both Southwark and Lambeth - we'll have coverage from both boroughs' planning committees tonight.

via Twitter for Mac

RT @FeralCole: London skyline on a frosty morning. Still undecided about The Shard. http://t.co/9APwEVK6

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