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News & features published on 29 May 2014
Boris backs Bakerloo line extension via Old Kent Road

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed that he favours the Old Kent Road as the route of a potential Bakerloo line extension beyond Elephant & Castle.

Southbank Centre plans limited revamp while Festival Wing remains on hold

Three months after putting its controversial Festival Wing scheme on hold, Southbank Centre has announced plans to go ahead with a more limited refurbishment of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Hayward Gallery.

Lambeth Council leader takes charge of Waterloo regeneration

The leader of Lambeth Council, Cllr Lib Peck, has announced her reshuffled cabinet after last week's elections. As part of the new lineup the leader has taken personal responsibility for the regeneration of Waterloo and Vauxhall.

Light sculpture installed on roof of Guy's Hospital tower

A new artwork on the roof of Guy's Tower has been officially inaugurated.

Tweets on 29 May 2014

Thursday recap: Guy's Tower + Bakerloo line + + Lambeth cabinet reshuffle

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Didn't realise that @KirkaldyMuseum has a couple of bits of the old Blackfriars Railway Bridge

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Crossrail Places & Spaces exhibition at City Hall:…

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HousingActionSL In about an hour we're meeting at the Shard to go and protest the new Elephant & Castle Boxpark, built on the ruins of the Heygate Estate

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NHS should sell air rights above Guy's Hospital for housing development, @WSP_UK tells @peterproperty…

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mad_etf And she's off Legend leaving @BermondseyBeach @se1 @TowerBridge

via iOS (retweeted on 3:41 PM, May 29th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Boris backs Bakerloo line extension via Old Kent Road in Twitter exchange

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Just published - Southbank Centre plans limited revamp for QEH, Purcell and Hayward in lieu of scheme

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Just published - Lambeth Council leader @cllrpeck takes personal charge of Waterloo & Vauxhall regeneration

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Just published - Light sculpture installed on roof of Guy's Hospital tower

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Cross Bones Bards - an evening of poetry and song at Red Cross Garden:…

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An evening with Mpho Tutu, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, as she discusses book written jointly with her father…

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TLB_Community Big thank you to all Lambeth stores for raising £700 4 children's hospital over May bnk holiday! @JODIthe1st @Tesco_London

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 9:33 AM, May 29th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

the movie: Incredible story to be made into documentary… via @MetroUK

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