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Tuesday 15 December 2015

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Tweets on 15 December 2015

musicplaysfilms It's carmageddon out there in @se1 tonight; seriously backed up traffic & seriously angry people driving crazily. twitter.com/TfLTrafficNews…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:38 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Lambeth planning officer has just described current state of former Steve's B&B / Inshoku building on Lower Marsh as "slummy"

via Twitter for Mac

jessbrammar And EVEN WORSE it's turned me into someone who moans about road layouts on social media. Send help.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:02 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

jessbrammar really, really tried not to moan abt Elephant roundabout refurb, especially as I like cycling.But it's added like 20 MINS to bus journeys ūüė≥

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:59 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

LBLDemocracy Application 15/03409/FUL (22-25 Lower Marsh) is now being considered by the Lambeth PAC. ow.ly/VVP4w

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:54 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@savingsouthwark There was a letter last week sent to some addresses locally.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to savingsouthwark

Plans to replace Steve's B&B in Lower Marsh with a boutique hotel about to be rubber-stamped by Lambeth councillors

via Twitter for Mac

Next test for is on Thursday when Boris Johnson and TfL boss face tough questions re. procurement process at @LondonAssembly

via Twitter for iPhone

michaellondonsf I met Ian Tuckett today; he would not budge on . @se1 @bridgewithout Said all "elected" authorities aligned so CSCB can't act

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:49 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

tree removal plan - net loss of 25 South Bank trees - approved unanimously by Lambeth planning applications committee

via Twitter for Mac

Code of Construction Practice and Pedestrian/Cyclist Management Plan unanimously approved by Lambeth cllrs on committee

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth councillors have approved construction logistics plan with 4 votes & 1 abstention

via Twitter for Mac

Tory @CllrBGentry says he's not satisfied with level of information provided by trust re. construction logistics.

via Twitter for Mac

Some of the South Bank trees to be felled for are subject to a tree preservation order.

via Twitter for Mac

says it will hold weekly drop-in sessions for local residents to raise issues with construction (noise etc)

via Twitter for Mac

Peak construction vehicle movements on Upper Ground expected in April/May and June/July 2017

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr Diana Morris is concerned about blind corner to be created by construction compound on Thames Path

via Twitter for Mac

Planning officer explains contractor will be "self-policing" compliance w agreed arrangements eg use of banksmen for lorries

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @benkind says construction plans fail to take into account TfL + council proposals for various local road network changes

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @benkind says proposed South Bank construction compound is unnecessarily large + involves losing too many trees

via Twitter for Mac

Mark Skelton says revised proposals mean that there will only be net loss of 25 South Bank trees rather than 26 as previously.

via Twitter for Mac

Arup's @RobLeslieCarter says site compound won't create a pinch point for pedestrians on South Bank when Thames Path narrowed

via Twitter for Mac

Nick Cooper of Bouygues says project will endeavour to be a good neighbour

via Twitter for Mac

Nick Cooper says will use local subcontractors where possible, such as FM Conway who have depot on Mandela Way SE1

via Twitter for Mac

Resident Sinead O'Neill says there are already conflicts between road users on Upper Ground, let alone with related lorries

via Twitter for Mac

Resident Hannah Quigley points out that on TfL's own scale, pedestrian comfort on narrowed Thames Path w be 'unacceptable'

via Twitter for Mac

Michael Ball warns construction may take longer than planned e.g. if WWII UXB found on riverbed

via Twitter for Mac

Michael Ball @WCDG1 says Lambeth risks handing de facto control re construction to private landowners mixlr.com/se1

via Twitter for Mac

Michael Ball of @WCDG1 points out that needs agreement of ITV and IBM for its construction plans to work.

via Twitter for Mac

Live audio from planning meeting mixlr.com/se1 (air conditioning has just been switched on so may be hard to hear)

via Twitter for Mac

Planning officer describing plans to fell 28 trees on South Bank for - net loss of 25 trees.

via Twitter for Mac

Narrowed riverside walk during work will be rated C+ for pedestrian comfort (down from B- at present) pic.twitter.com/gQ5h1Gy0L9

via Twitter for Mac

construction compound on the South Bank won't be created until September 2016 under revised plans.

via Twitter for Mac

trust is negotiation with ITV so that noise from construction doesn't affect key TV shows

via Twitter for Mac

The Queen's Walk @TheThamesPath will be closed on 13 occasions (up to 1 day each) in 32 months while is built

via Twitter for Mac

There will be a 'moveable hoarding' next to the ITV building to keep the audience queue for Loose Women separate from lorries

via Twitter for Mac

construction vehicles will use the pathway between ITV and IBM on the South Bank which will be shut to the public during works

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth planning hearing re. construction logistics + tree felling now starting - listen live mixlr.com/se1

via Twitter for Mac

Live audio stream of Lambeth planning hearing - mixlr.com/se1 - quality prob not v good but may be audible.

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth council officer briefing security guard ahead of decision - "it might get a bit noisy"

via Twitter for Mac

Proposals for a boutique hotel in Lower Marsh are also on the agenda here at Lambeth planning applications committee

via Twitter for Mac

At Lambeth planning applications committee where decisions about (tree felling + construction management) will be taken

via Twitter for Mac

"will bring with it indisputable economic benefits to both sides of the river" says Northbank BID boss cityam.com/230925/londons…

via Twitter for Mac

joaniehardie Mayday! Stuck under Vauxhall bridge on Thames Clipper! London Fire Brigade river division to the rescue pic.twitter.com/OS54qdaW8h

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:23 PM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Overnight closures of Blackfriars Road this week pic.twitter.com/Pft9FOUxc8

via Twitter for iPhone

will be "an iconic and attractive addition to the capital" transport minister Robert Goodwill tells Westminster Hall

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"almost certain to end in a financial disaster" warns a member of Lambeth planning committee: sallyprentice.org.uk/?p=907

via Twitter for Mac

Lambeth Labour councillor @SallyPrentice on - politicians "terrified of saying 'no' to Joanna Lumley": sallyprentice.org.uk/?p=907

via Twitter for Mac

should have a toll like proposed Silvertown Tunnel, @CliveEfford MP tells Westminster Hall debate on TfL funding

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In Westminster Hall @GarethThomasMP says he'd prefer to see TfL £ millions for allocated to other capital projects

via Twitter for Mac

In Westminster Hall @KateHoeyMP says it's "quite shocking" that TfL is putting £ millions into when facing funding squeeze

via Twitter for Mac

In Westminster Hall debate on TfL funding @KateHoeyMP raises the controversy over plans for Vauxhall Bus Station - "a travesty"

via Twitter for Mac

duncr Moped run over by Minicab at lights Lambeth / Kennington Rds by Imperial War Museum.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:25 AM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

LondonAssembly Roads closed after dreadful crash at the junction of Kennington & Lambeth Rd. Transport C'ttee event re motorbike safety this am.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

pwe_schmidt Serious incident on Kennington Rd junction Lambeth Road involving a scooter this time. Hope the drivers are ok - but it looks pretty grim.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:22 AM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 3 59 159 344 360 are subject to diversion and delays in Kennington Road SE1 due to a road traffic collision.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 9:22 AM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

vmrampulla I call this , others call it Elephant and Castle... pic.twitter.com/13HNJPkgwo

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:22 AM, Dec 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Forging ahead: Thomas Heatherwick updates @wallpapermag on the wlpr.co/eAlMIW

via Twitter Web Client

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