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News & features published on 30 June 2015
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Taxi drivers' protest against TfL brings Blackfriars Road to a halt

Blackfriars Road was closed to traffic on Tuesday afternoon due to a protest by taxi drivers outside Transport for London's Palestra offices.

Tweets on 30 June 2015

lambeth_council Please be reassured that the reported shots fired on Embankment are part of @metpoliceuk taking place today

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

metpoliceuk The has been ongoing now for 8hrs - started at Surrey Street & then at a disused building on Albert Embankment

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just in from @airTEXT: "The forecast is for MODERATE air pollution everywhere in Southwark"

via Twitter for Mac

New novel for young adults about poltergeist activity at The Shard amzn.to/1BUryNi

via Twitter for Mac

RoyalMintUK .@TowerBridge opened in 1894. The iconic landmark features on a £5 coin, in colour! fal.cn/BSTx pic.twitter.com/tL2dvX0MHS

via Falcon Social Media Management (retweeted on 4:59 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Taxi drivers' protest against TfL brings Blackfriars Road to a halt goo.gl/fb/wfy0jy

via Google

Rennie Street closed for demolition works pic.twitter.com/GB3h2yMpHz

via Twitter for iPhone

Taxi protest blocking Blackfriars Road, The Cut and Union Street pic.twitter.com/o7Uuj4b38a

via Twitter for iPhone

mediafran Urban was actually seeking out early morning sun today! Union Jack Southwark @se1 pic.twitter.com/XnuXpiKlws

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:54 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

_jordanchitty Taxi protest completely shut Blackfriars Road @se1 pic.twitter.com/FxOc7XyBiH

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:45 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews A201 Blackfriars Road is closed southbound from Southwark Street due to a demonstration. Traffic is on Blackfriars Bridge and The Cut.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 2:04 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Taxi drivers protest outside TfL offices at Palestra in Blackfriars Road
twitter.com/rockne46/statu…

via Twitter for Mac

TfLTrafficNews Now that the A3 has re-opened, Elephant & Castle is flowing much better. Nearby affected areas should improve soon. pic.twitter.com/DakCtjnOvd

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 1:07 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfL has curtailed and diverted most bus routes serving Elephant & Castle in an attempt to ease the gridlock.

via Twitter for Mac

TfLTrafficNews A3 Kennington Park Road remains closed S/B (burst water main), tailbacks are severely affecting Elephant & Castle. pic.twitter.com/ulgD29bso8

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 12:49 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Prepare for a much longer walk to cross the road when E&C subways are shut this week. pic.twitter.com/wAZt44ruyX (via @roundaboutnews)

via Twitter for Mac in reply to roundaboutnews

se16 Consultation on changes to local night bus routes ends tomorrow: consultations.tfl.gov.uk/buses/night-bu…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:05 PM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

C2Henry This is Elephant and Castle. More than an hour from Borough High Street to the Elephant. 😲😲😲😲 pic.twitter.com/gVqybRDe4p

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:31 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

tractiveeffort Elephant & Castle is totally gridlocked this morning… ie people are out of their cars and just standing on the roadside

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 9:53 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

hotwaterfactory Empty buses again today in Elephant&Castle pic.twitter.com/sCdsttu22i

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:52 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Shard "like Darth Vader’s imperial Star Destroyer erupting through the crust of a Bermondsey pavement" - @rafaelbehr gu.com/p/4a4dq/stw

via Twitter Web Client

SeyiNoir I live 10mins away from Elephant and Castle... Just arrived here an hour later, and now I'm stuck in this... pic.twitter.com/wVDIj60Uq8

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:33 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Liver16bird This is the queue to get to Elephant & Castle roundabout which is 1.5 miles away. I give up
London traffic is a twat! pic.twitter.com/XCryiRp43V

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 8:30 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

becky_gwills Elephant and Castle the definition of chaos this morning. Burst water mains plus @TfL digging up everything they can see = carnage.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:30 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews Severe delays on all approaches to Elephant & Castle due to a closure of A3 Kennington Park Road (burst water main). pic.twitter.com/SU3pAt8Qsa

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 8:30 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

'Lorries for Savvy Cyclists' event till 10am just a few yards from yesterday's collision twitter.com/markwilliams84…

via Tweetbot for Mac

ianwylie Today's stunning 04:47am London heatwave dawn as seen from Waterloo Bridge. pic.twitter.com/VSdB67eU36

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:18 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Dmjenko Elephant and Castle bus lockdown. First time I've seen 12 buses stuck behind eachother. pic.twitter.com/fmp1MsFW8C

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:17 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

New MP @coyleneil tables parliamentary Q re making viability assessments for planning applications more transparent parliament.uk/business/publi…

via Twitter for Mac

luvablrog Avoid &Castle if you can, pure chaos at the roundabout pic.twitter.com/p5osTApV4V

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:06 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Elephant and Castle severely congested again this morning. Kennington Park Rd still closed. London Underground accepting tickets

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 7:59 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

AnnaLouWynn @TfL All traffic now sat around with engines turned off and people wandering around outside their vehicles at Elephant & Castle.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:59 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

JohnMcM1 Half an hour to move a mile on the Old Kent Rd. Terrible tailbacks. Roadworks at Elephant & Castle? @BBCLondon949

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:58 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

patricialondon Good folks of @se1 really gridlocked on approach roads to Tower Bridge Rd & southbound traffic & knock on in Maltby/Tanner. Avoid if you can

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:57 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

mamuska_net @se1 Elephant and Castle is gridlocked already this morning. All traffic including buses at a standstill.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:53 AM, Jun 30th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

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