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News & features published on 5 September 2015
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Old Kent Road's public library to move to Aylesbury Estate site

Old Kent Road will be left without a public library under plans to relocate the East Street Library as part of the Aylesbury Estate regeneration.

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8 million plan to add four more floors to Hop Exchange

The grade II listed Hop Exchange in Southwark Street could be partially converted into a hotel under plans by its owners the Peer Group.

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Mary Seacole statue delayed by 'unexpected costs'

The installation of the statue of Mary Seacole which was due to be unveiled at St Thomas' Hospital this autumn has been delayed whilst an extra 180,000 is raised.

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Garden Bridge: 'case hasn't been made' says City Hall Tory leader

The leader of the Conservative group at City Hall says he has "yet to be persuaded" about the merits of the proposed Garden Bridge between the South Bank and Temple.

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Listed status for Borough High Street estate agent's office

The offices of Field & Sons in Borough High Street have been given grade II listed building status by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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New tenant sought for Elephant & Castle pub after Foxtons blocked

The former Elephant & Castle pub is now once again 'to let' as a pub/bar after Foxtons' attempts to turn it into an estate agents office were blocked by a community campaign.

Tweets on 5 September 2015

Anyone want to reopen the Elephant & Castle pub? Now's your chance: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8428

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se17 Two former tenants of the Heygate Estate will move into new homes at Trafalgar Place under the 'right to return' moderngov.southwark.gov.uk/documents/s560…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:22 PM, Sep 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

8pm on @LondonLive - 1961 short film about Waterloo Station followed by Festival of Britain film: londonlive.co.uk/programmes/bfi…

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cathedralsdavid A pleasure to join Ted Inman, CEO at SBEG, & guests at his retirement party last night at the Pommery Champagne Bar pic.twitter.com/KvFlvcQUrl

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:02 PM, Sep 5th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Old Kent Road's public library to move to Aylesbury Estate site goo.gl/fb/Lxe6BF

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1949: Flying boat lands on River Thames and passes through Tower Bridge: youtube.com/watch?v=XH4NIx…

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1943: King and Queen visit County Hall to see exhibition of plans for post-war London inc South Bank: youtube.com/watch?v=x_33t5…

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1963: St Thomas' Hospital foundation stone ceremony with Harold Macmillan and Archbishop Michael Ramsay youtube.com/watch?v=rPpXMs…

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Just published - £8 million plan to add four more floors to Hop Exchange goo.gl/fb/U9UWX7

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Just published - Mary Seacole statue delayed by 'unexpected costs' + could be combined with Army nursing memorial goo.gl/fb/DnZT8r

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Just published - Garden Bridge: 'case hasn't been made' says City Hall Tory leader @AndrewBoff goo.gl/fb/yA5aWO

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Just published - Listed status for Borough High Street estate agent's office goo.gl/fb/8EWlNA

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Just published - 'To Let' signs go up at Elephant & Castle as new pub/bar operator is sought goo.gl/fb/Gdstxr

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LdnCLC It's finished! @Southwarkcathed and the surrounds in 3D created by @Saint_Gabriels yr8 . Well done all! pic.twitter.com/cElqoKod5y

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:54 AM, Sep 5th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

The Riverside Festival at Potters Fields Park: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Books, CDs, DVDs and bric-a-brac for sale today under the portico of Henry Wood Hall in Trinity Church Square: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Hong Kong donors have pledged HK$4m to Garden Bridge says Thomas Heatherwick scmp.com/news/hong-kong… via @SCMP_News

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[Forum] Rumour that Caffe Nero is coming soon to Long Lane: london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/1…

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