The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority has voted to terminate its 6-year-old agreement with Native Land for the redevelopment of the former fire brigade headquarters on Albert Embankment.
The St Martins Property Corporation - controlled by the State of Kuwait - has spent £1.7 billion to buy back a plot of land between Tooley Street and the River Thames it sold 15 years ago.
A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a motorbike on the southern approach to Tower Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday recap: man injured in collision @ Tower Bridge + More London sold to Kuwait for Â£1.7bn + old Fire HQ latest se1.info/1hLdKsW
Just published - Fire authority ditches Native Land from Albert Embankment scheme goo.gl/fb/zDg7S
Just published - Kuwaitis buy back More London site after 15 years in reported Â£1.7 billion deal goo.gl/fb/NyUpr
TfLBusAlerts Routes 42, 78, 343 and RV1 are back to line of route following a road traffic accident closing Tower Bridge, SE1 earlier. CLEARED
Just published - Pedestrian 'critical' after Tower Bridge motorcycle collision; police appeal for witnesses goo.gl/fb/Ym3xd
BBCTravelAlert Tower Bridge - TfL estimate it'll be shut til at least 7:30pm. Delays remain around Southwark Bdg, London Bdg and the R'hithe / B'wall Tnls
@lizziewiggle serious collision on South side - see earlier tweets and retweets on se1 twitter account
Breaking news: Fire authority votes unanimously to terminate agreement with Native Land for former HQ at 8 Albert Embankment site
"There's no such thing as a cuddly developer" - @ValShawcross
"it's time we tested the market seriously again ... [8 Albert Embankment] is a fantastic asset" says @ValShawcross
Likely that value of 8 Albert Embankment site has increased over last few years, @ValShawcross tells LFEPA
Labour's @ValShawcross says whole Vauxhall Nine Elms project has changed context of Albert Embankment development
(LFEPA chairman @JamesCleverly's motion to continue with Native Land was defeated 9-8)
Cllr Peter Truesdale says it's in "fiduciary best interests" of fire authority to start new process to find developer for Albert Embankment
Fire authority now voting on whether or not to continue with Native Land deal on Albert Embankment
Father Christmas in a horse drawn carriage in Southwark Street pic.twitter.com/X3YVI1aRab
Fire Authority moving into closed session to discuss what to do with 8 Albert Embankment site
LFEPA finance chief Sue Budden says the decision on whether or not to drop Native Land is "finely balanced"
Cllr Peter Truesdale (LD) and @ValShawcross (Lab) moving a motion calling on LFEPA to drop Native Land as its Albert Embankment developer
At LFEPA @DavidAmosSE11 says that consultation must be recognised by the public as being authentic
Now @JSimpsonLambeth telling LFEPA that they could get a better deal on Albert Embankment by working with developer other than Native Land
Accident on Tower Bridge south approach "involving what seems like a motorbike and a cyclist" according to someone near scene
katydurrans Policeman at Tower Bridge has confirmed the accident involved a motorbike & "something else". Wouldn't say if it was a bicycle.
Cllr @srm1977 is calling on the London Fire Authority to be more transparent re its dealings with developers re 8 Albert Embankment site
TfLBusAlerts Routes 42, 78 and RV1 are subject to delays and diversion due to a road traffic accident closing Tower Bridge, SE1. Bothways.
leggyhooolio Serious accident at tower bridge!
TfLTrafficNews Tower Bridge- is closed in both directions due to a serious collision on Tower Bridge Rd near the j/w Tooley St. Expect long delays.
Off to meeting of Fire Authority where members are due to make a decision on future of former HQ at Albert Embankment
Bermondsey and Beyond London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/â€¦
New @BarclaysCycle hire docking station in Tooley Street (west end - by southern foot of London Bridge) is now open
Last summer, 300 bags of rubbish a day were removed from Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank
#shellcentre proposals amount to building "Canary Wharf in a conservation area" says local resident Raewyn Sprinz - "too dense and too high"
"This is an inquiry, not the theatre" - #shellcentre planning inspector reprimands residents for applauding evidence
Local resident Michael Rubinstein tells inquiry that approval of #shellcentre scheme would be a "travesty"
Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank has running costs of about Â£350k a year, says Don Weighton of Friends of Jubilee Gardens
Now #shellcentre inquiry is hearing from opponents, starting with Don Weighton, veteran Jubilee Gardens campaigner
Concerns about impact of #shellcentre development on Parliament Square are "incomprehensible" says Ted Inman of South Bank Employers' Group
Plans for South Bank decentralised energy network are moving forward, Ted Inman tells #shellcentre inquiry. potential 15-20% carbon savings
Ted Inman (South Bank Employers' Group) tells #shellcentre inquiry that parts of area now busier @ weekend lunchtimes than weekday rush hour
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