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News & features published on 19 December 2013
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Eileen House: Boris Johnson approves Newington Causeway tower

After a saga lasting nearly five years, Boris Johnson has resolved to grant planning permission for the construction of a 41-storey tower on the site of Eileen House in Newington Causeway, Elephant & Castle.

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Imperial War Museum to shut for first half of 2014

Just six months after reopening, the Imperial War Museum is to close the doors of its Lambeth Road building for the first half of 2014.

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Woolfson & Tay bookshop to close down (again)

Less than a year after relocating from Bermondsey Square to Bankside, independent bookshop Woolfson & Tay has announced its closure.

Tweets on 19 December 2013

Correct link for our daily roundup of news stories, forum topics etc is se1.info/1bTGYNU

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Thursday recap: Boris approves 41-storey tower + IWM announces further closure + local bookshop to shut down ahttp://se1.info/1bTGYNU

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LambethMPS Commuters retuning home at Waterloo train staton tonight offered free breath tests by Lambeth cadets pic.twitter.com/UdJzhLnFQj

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:02 PM, Dec 19th, 2013 via web)

GrahamNeale Overheard on the #343 this morning: 'So what's in the Shopping Centre?' ... er Shops! ?

via web (retweeted on 10:01 PM, Dec 19th, 2013 via web)

A pupil from Waterloo’s @OasisJohanna school won Lambeth’s Christmas card competition pic.twitter.com/8lvyykIwwg via @cllrpeck

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Scarily good model of Tate Modern made of gingerbread and bubble gum scpr.org/programs/take-… via @KPCC

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That's now 8 out of 8 planning applications where Boris decided in favour of the developer

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se16 Boris Johnson approves 19-storey tower, primary 'free school' and sixth form in Rotherhithe New Road goo.gl/lPJJpf

via SE16.com (retweeted on 4:43 PM, Dec 19th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Tonight @boroughmarket is open till 8pm for late-night shopping

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Pupils from @CoLA_Southwark are in public gallery at City Hall to see @MayorofLondon decide on plans for their new sixth form centre @se16

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Controverisal Rotherhithe New Rd development includes 6th form centre for SE1's @CoLA_Southwark school. Follow @se16 for updates from 3pm

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Just published - Eileen House: Boris Johnson approves Newington Causeway tower goo.gl/fb/OTR8G

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So far Boris Johnson has approved 7 out of 7 planning applications where he has used power to 'take over' decisions from borough councils

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Having approved Eileen House scheme, at 3pm Boris will hold hearing re 19-storey tower + free school in Rotherhithe New Road @se16

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@PaulWellman_EG I see they've just put in an EIA scoping application for that one

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BREAKING: Boris approves 41-storey tower on Eileen House site, Elephant & Castle london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7292

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Boris - Ministry of Sound is "great London cultural landmark"

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Boris is going to leave the room to consider his decision. 99 per cent clear he will approve the scheme.

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Oakmayne legal rep says if permission granted, redevelopment will start 2014 and be complete in 2017

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Some uncertainty as to whether the parties will sign deed of easement preventing new residents complaining about MoS noise

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Lohan Presencer has lots of warm words about the Mayor and the developer

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Ministry of Sound boss Lohan Presencer thanks Boris for his intervention - says club has now reached agreement with developer

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Ms Reitman tells Boris it's "very unlikely" that the development would give rise to complaints that could lead to MoS closure

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If approved, the lease of each flat in the development will include specific reference to the Ministry of Sound's location.

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The developer and Ministry of Sound have agreed a number of planning conditions relating to noise

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GLA planner Alexandra Reitman is updating the hearing on what's happened since the adjournment on 19 November

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Boris arrives - apologises for delay - says he's been "out and about fighting crime in Sutton"

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Room goes quiet but still no sign of Boris. Last seen buying lunch in the City Hall cafe half an hour ago, wearing bike helmet.

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hearing is about to begin - just waiting for the Mayor

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4 security guards being briefed at Eileen House City Hall hearing. Instructed not to act till chair (ie Boris) ask for someone to be removed

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It's nearly 5 years since the planning application for Eileen House redevelopment was submitted - will today finally end the saga?

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At 1.30pm Boris Johnson will reconvene the adjourned hearing re. Eileen House planning application, Elephant & Castle london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7214

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savesouthwark 21 days until the closure of 10 London fire stations,removal of 14 fire appliances,2 fire rescue units and the loss of 552 Ff posts.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:08 PM, Dec 19th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

A man and a woman were arrested in Southwark yesterday in connection with suspected £1 million VAT fraud, says HMRC

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Just published - Imperial War Museum to shut for first half of 2014 as building works continue goo.gl/fb/3iBV1

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Renault creates full-size 'Scalextric track' on South Bank for the Zoe EV (video) carsuk.net/renault-turn-c… via @CarsUK

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Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge: current round of consultation closes tomorrow london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7250

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Free lunchtime recital at St George the Martyr: Thomas Humphreys (baritone) performs songs by Brahms and Schumann. se1.info/19Urs4P

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Lunchtime Carol Service at Christ Church in Blackfriars Road se1.info/1eq34zx

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Jack and the Beanstalk - @quayplayers panto opens tonight at @GWTheatre London Bridge se1.info/18YH5es

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Just published - @woolfsonandtay bookshop to close down (again) goo.gl/fb/Blbvy

via Google

Today Boris will make final decision on the Eileen House / Ministry of Sound saga - coverage here from 1.30pm

via Twitter for Mac

Pops1978 New Kent Road, Motor bike accident in bus lane @TfLTrafficNews @se1

via Twitter for BlackBerry® (retweeted on 8:47 AM, Dec 19th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

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