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News & features published on 6 December 2015
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Elephant & Castle roundabout becomes two-way junction

In the early hours of Sunday morning - for the first time in more than half a century - a two-way traffic system was reintroduced at the Elephant & Castle junction.

Tweets on 6 December 2015

London South Bank University in new partnership with Bahrain arabianbusiness.com/bahrain-studen…

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Time-lapse video clip of traffic using the new road layout at Elephant & Castle london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8564

via Twitter for Mac

Poll: on 1-4 scale how confident are you that E&C junction will work well Mon rush hour? (where 1 is low, 4 is high)

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With road signs like this on the approach to Elephant & Castle no wonder drivers are confused about where to go. pic.twitter.com/D7s7joD4sa

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TfLTrafficNews Tonight to 23/12 - Victoria Embankment closed btwn Southwark Brg & W'minster Brg, Sun-Thu nights (8pm-6am) for works pic.twitter.com/cV1fFLDhdz

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 12:02 PM, Dec 6th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@thmsbsh @nuttyxander CSNS is 'Thameslink' for bikes. CSEW is 'Crossrail'.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to thmsbsh

KarynNobleLP Overrun by Santas on Tower Bridge today. @se1 pic.twitter.com/H7VmsGyQbr

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:57 AM, Dec 6th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Elephant & Castle roundabout becomes two-way junction - but roadworks will continue for months goo.gl/fb/LosY1P

via Google

Tory MP 1948 on E&C: "A man may go round & round until he has exhausted his petrol ration before he can discover the way he wants to go"

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Final day of Christmas Market at Southwark Cathedral with @S_warkFriends: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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@04smallmj The blue surfaces have been abolished. CS7 part resurfaced in black this week. Signage always pink.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to 04smallmj

@nlittlejohns Yes, that's what it means - but signs say one thing and markings another ...

via Twitter for Mac in reply to nlittlejohns

@quillinanc Having been processing a lot of listings information for nearer Christmas it felt much later than 6 Dec!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to se1

@quillinanc Doh - you are quite right. The trouble of working on events listings on the web is that you forget what today's date is.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to quillinanc

Is the only way up for London? @RowanMoore assesses tall buildings inc The Shard and Strata: theguardian.com/artanddesign/2…

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Some of the new pavements at Elephant & Castle are incredibly narrow - eg next to Bakerloo line stn + outside LCC pic.twitter.com/nzfu0tOAwI

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@alboreto queuing traffic on approaches, but on balance working ok. Not so sure Monday morning will be plain sailing though.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to alboreto

New cycle superhighway sign at the Elephant is wrong way round (nb CSNS sign confusing when road markings say CS6) pic.twitter.com/L3XBmUjR00

via Twitter for iPhone

PCSO directing motorists confused by new Elephant & Castle layout. pic.twitter.com/wshTksE1WU

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TfL officials monitoring the new road layout at the Elephant. pic.twitter.com/ekVeNuDvNr

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Timelapse of traffic at the two-way Elephant & Castle junction. pic.twitter.com/eAjdH9S44Q

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Look out for @SantainCity runners around Tower Bridge / More London / Shad Thames today

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Borough Market open today 10-4 (and trading daily till Christmas Eve).

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newhappycabby Don't do Elephant and Castle not moving on all approaches

via TweetCaster for Android (retweeted on 1:51 AM, Dec 6th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

jogee76 One day I will tell my grandchildren that I was there (on a night bus, going nowhere) when the Elephant & Castle roundabout was abolished.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:51 AM, Dec 6th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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