Prefabricated bathroom pods for a new housing development at Elephant & Castle are being assembled 3,400 miles away in Dubai.
Hotel guests, tourists, restaurant diners and office workers were evacuated from Western Europe's tallest building on Thursday morning after smoke was reported in the basement.
Thursday recap: Elephant & Castle bathrooms built in Dubai + drama at the Shard london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-06-05
According to @itvlondon, the baby who died from blood poisoning at St Thomas' Hospital on Sunday was from a family living near London Bridge
Just published - Bathrooms for new Elephant & Castle homes prefabricated in Dubai goo.gl/fb/iMAZt
Staff from @shardview now being let back into building
Shard fire latest: building will reopen soon. Fire brigade disconnecting their hoses.
Emergency services having another meeting/briefing outside the Shard pic.twitter.com/rIVntpbcqd
Almost 3 hours now since Shard was evacuated
aquashard 2/2 Because of this we regret that we will not be able to open for lunch today. All guests are being contacted to reschedule their bookings.
shardview Guests booked for this afternoon are recommended to call +44 (0) 844 499 7111 to re-arrange their visit for this evening or a later date
Fire brigade still looking for signs of smoke at the Shard after 2.5 hours pic.twitter.com/HsNrWJzP0e
Policeman at Shard fire cordon is doing good sales job for @boroughmarket encouraging ppl to go there for cup of tea while Shard is shut
Was that James Sellar who was just let through the police cordon at the Shard?
Just published - Hundreds evacuated from Shard after basement fire alert goo.gl/fb/RujfD
@zefrog will send you the link later.
@zefrog planning app for yoga studio claims that residents asked for health related use
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Manhole covers outside Shard being lifted in search of fire hydrants pic.twitter.com/8GzXxHFkTs
Emergency services conferring at Starbucks coffee tables next tot the Shard pic.twitter.com/jfs9JyowsX
@hollieastman ok with credit to 'SE1 community website'
Fire engine from Dockhead fire station being used to pump water into Shard basement pic.twitter.com/BYSVvhdUqz
Shard fire pic.twitter.com/3NEQDv8CVl
Fire investigation unit at the Shard pic.twitter.com/3SsKLhs427
St Thomas Street now completely taped off pic.twitter.com/X2D24gvVYj
Police cordon in St Thomas Street due to Shard fire alert pic.twitter.com/jbqIAAhwD3
Area around the Shard being taped off by police. Hoses being laid by fire brigade.
Police officers from Lambeth now arriving at Shard fire alert. Fire brigade command unit from Barking here too pic.twitter.com/JWuIIgkQWt
Ambulance now arriving at Shard. Lots more police here now too.
Firefighters are investigating smoke in the basement of the Shard. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus have gone in.
Southwark Police have now arrived at the Shard
Fire engines from Whitehapel, Shoreditch, OKR, Soho, Lambeth at the Shard
Shard evacuated due to fire alert
@datainadequate Not yet
zefrog Van/car thingy mounted the back of a motorbike in the middle of Elephant and Castle northern roundabout. Bike standing upright!
@1queer1 Yes, separate establishments
Plans for restaurant and yoga studio to open on ground floor of Strata tower at Elephant & Castle
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