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News & features published on 10 December 2013
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Fire authority ditches Native Land from Albert Embankment scheme

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.

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Kuwaitis buy back More London after 15 years for reported 1.7 bn

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.

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Pedestrian 'critical' after Tower Bridge motorcycle collision

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision with a motorbike on the southern approach to Tower Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.

Tweets on 10 December 2013

Tuesday recap: man injured in collision @ Tower Bridge + More London sold to Kuwait for £1.7bn + old Fire HQ latest se1.info/1hLdKsW

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Just published - Fire authority ditches Native Land from Albert Embankment scheme goo.gl/fb/zDg7S

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danfellows Need your help @se1 lost our beloved Monty please retweet! Get in touch please pic.twitter.com/TppAJvphj6

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 9:45 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Kuwaitis buy back More London site after 15 years in reported £1.7 billion deal goo.gl/fb/NyUpr

via Google

TfLBusAlerts Routes 42, 78, 343 and RV1 are back to line of route following a road traffic accident closing Tower Bridge, SE1 earlier. CLEARED

via HootSuite (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Pedestrian 'critical' after Tower Bridge motorcycle collision; police appeal for witnesses goo.gl/fb/Ym3xd

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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

via web (retweeted on 5:51 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Praise for @CoinStreet community builders from @GarethThomasMP in House of Commons debate re housing cooperatives just now

via Twitter for Mac

@lizziewiggle serious collision on South side - see earlier tweets and retweets on se1 twitter account

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to lizziewiggle

Breaking news: Fire authority votes unanimously to terminate agreement with Native Land for former HQ at 8 Albert Embankment site

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"There's no such thing as a cuddly developer" - @ValShawcross

via Twitter for Mac

"it's time we tested the market seriously again ... [8 Albert Embankment] is a fantastic asset" says @ValShawcross

via Twitter for Mac

Likely that value of 8 Albert Embankment site has increased over last few years, @ValShawcross tells LFEPA

via Twitter for Mac

Labour's @ValShawcross says whole Vauxhall Nine Elms project has changed context of Albert Embankment development

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(LFEPA chairman @JamesCleverly's motion to continue with Native Land was defeated 9-8)

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr Peter Truesdale says it's in "fiduciary best interests" of fire authority to start new process to find developer for Albert Embankment

via Twitter for Mac

Fire authority now voting on whether or not to continue with Native Land deal on Albert Embankment

via Twitter for Mac

Father Christmas in a horse drawn carriage in Southwark Street pic.twitter.com/X3YVI1aRab

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Fire Authority moving into closed session to discuss what to do with 8 Albert Embankment site

via Twitter for Mac

plgmorris Whole of TowerBridge shut. Tons of Police! pic.twitter.com/tvDn0qCDxB

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 3:44 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

MPSFaradaySgt Local Police Team officers being drafted in to assist #999 response officers at the accident on

via web (retweeted on 3:44 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

ShaunAdam79 @se1 drove past the accident a minute after it happened! Involves a motorcycle and a male pedestrian - looked very very serious!! Poor man!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:37 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

LFEPA finance chief Sue Budden says the decision on whether or not to drop Native Land is "finely balanced"

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Cllr Peter Truesdale (LD) and @ValShawcross (Lab) moving a motion calling on LFEPA to drop Native Land as its Albert Embankment developer

via Twitter for Mac

Michael Ball of @WCDG1 calling on to restart developer selection process for 8 Albert Embankment

via Twitter for Mac

At LFEPA @DavidAmosSE11 says that consultation must be recognised by the public as being authentic

via Twitter for Mac

Now @JSimpsonLambeth telling LFEPA that they could get a better deal on Albert Embankment by working with developer other than Native Land

via Twitter for Mac

Accident on Tower Bridge south approach "involving what seems like a motorbike and a cyclist" according to someone near scene

via Twitter for Mac

katydurrans Policeman at Tower Bridge has confirmed the accident involved a motorbike & "something else". Wouldn't say if it was a bicycle.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:18 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Cllr @srm1977 is calling on the London Fire Authority to be more transparent re its dealings with developers re 8 Albert Embankment site

via Twitter for Mac

Capt_Dude And now just landed here.
bridge
pic.twitter.com/GSUNblrSc0

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:15 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Squarehighways Police attending to a serious accident at ; closures in both directions, please use alternative route

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:14 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

dougrowley Just seen an land next to and tower bridge is closed.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:14 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 42, 78 and RV1 are subject to delays and diversion due to a road traffic accident closing Tower Bridge, SE1. Bothways.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 3:14 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

katydurrans Tower Bridge cordoned off. Accident on south side according to police pic.twitter.com/m2tF6jYAQ0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:11 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Boy_Hughes @se1 Air ambulance landing in Potters Field Park...

via web (retweeted on 3:11 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via web)

leggyhooolio Serious accident at tower bridge!

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:10 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

SebSheiky Accident at Tower Bridge. Helicopter in action. Tower Bridge shut. @margeri

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:09 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

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.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 3:08 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Off to meeting of Fire Authority where members are due to make a decision on future of former HQ at Albert Embankment

via Twitter for Mac

New @BarclaysCycle hire docking station in Tooley Street (west end - by southern foot of London Bridge) is now open

via Twitter for Mac

SupportGSTT Christmas Greetings from St Thomas' - in 1888! What do you think of how the hospital looked back then? pic.twitter.com/IPk45LSWhV

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:22 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

sparkyscrum @railwaygazette first image of the production for Thameslink. pic.twitter.com/M02zzNSqOA

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:01 PM, Dec 10th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Last summer, 300 bags of rubbish a day were removed from Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank

via Twitter for Mac

inquiry now hearing from Michael Ball, director of @WCDG1 Waterloo Community Development Group

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proposals amount to building "Canary Wharf in a conservation area" says local resident Raewyn Sprinz - "too dense and too high"

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"This is an inquiry, not the theatre" - planning inspector reprimands residents for applauding evidence

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Local resident Michael Rubinstein tells inquiry that approval of scheme would be a "travesty"

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Father Christmas will be on board a @FirstCC train calling at Blackfriars and London Bridge this Saturday: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Local resident Robin Dahlberg criticises @soundingsoffice consultation - 'designed to tell developer what they wished to here'

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Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank has running costs of about £350k a year, says Don Weighton of Friends of Jubilee Gardens

via Twitter for Mac

Now inquiry is hearing from opponents, starting with Don Weighton, veteran Jubilee Gardens campaigner

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Chris Clements of @Oasis_UK is welcoming the development at the public inquiry. @soundingsoffice consultation "exemplary"

via Twitter for Mac

Clarke - as member of @stjohnswaterloo PCC - says scheme will "extend the parish in a very exciting way"

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Chris Clarke - chair of @Waterloofestiv - is speaking at inquiry in support of scheme. Praises @soundingsoffice consultation.

via Twitter for Mac

Concerns about impact of development on Parliament Square are "incomprehensible" says Ted Inman of South Bank Employers' Group

via Twitter for Mac

Plans for South Bank decentralised energy network are moving forward, Ted Inman tells inquiry. potential 15-20% carbon savings

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Ted Inman (South Bank Employers' Group) tells inquiry that parts of area now busier @ weekend lunchtimes than weekday rush hour

via Twitter for Mac

Representative of @London_First tells inquiry that the redevelopment scheme is of strategic importance to the capital

via Twitter for Mac

Helen Santer of @waterlooquarter tells inquiry that Shell development will help Lower Marsh - "shops need footfall"

via Twitter for Mac

@southbankcentre's Alan Bishop confirms £10 million deal with Shell Centre developers for sale of Hungerford Car Park

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ValShawcross Receiving the 38 degrees cycling petition at City Hall pic.twitter.com/R0xUqtLwoZ

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:38 AM, Dec 10th, 2013 via TweetDeck)

inquiry - @southbankcentre boss Alan Bishop says SbC strongly supports the redevelopment plans for Shell Centre

via Twitter for Mac

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