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News & features published on 9 February 2016
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SE1 businesses mark Shrove Tuesday with three pancake races

Staff at the new Hilton London Bankside hotel held their own pancake race on Shrove Tuesday in addition to the established events organised by Better Bankside and the London Bubble theatre company.

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Police appeal for witnesses to fatal collision at Elephant & Castle

Detectives investigating a collision at Elephant & Castle on Friday which left an 86-year-old woman dead have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to come forward.

Tweets on 9 February 2016

- audio of objectors, supporters & ward councillors speaking at Lambeth PAC audioboom.com/boos/4164206-g… via @audioBoom

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@MidlandMoocher it's become more common recently. Councils short of cash so they encourage it.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to MidlandMoocher

If you're interested in the saga we'll be covering @LondonAssembly Wed 10am - tough Qs for Boris and TfL boss.

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And that's it from tonight's hearing

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Coach and taxi management plan for also approved by Lambeth Councillors

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Lambeth Cllrs have approved the delivery management and waste management plans for

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Councillors have also sent Trust away to reconsider interior layout of South Bank building

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Lambeth councillors also insisting on separate male and female toilets at rather than unisex.

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Lambeth councillors also calling for Trust to investigate lighter colour palette for South Bank podium building

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Setback for as Cllrs vote 4-2 to defer approval of condition 21 due to insufficient/poor public toilet provision

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Cllr @moseeds says design of South Bank building gives "stay away from here" signal to the public - not welcoming

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Committee chair Cllr @ClairWilcox1 also unconvinced by South Bank building design - "quite overbearing and heavy"

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Looks like Trust may not get its way tonight. May conveniently park the issue till after the mayoral election if nothing else.

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Tory @CllrBGentry proposing a motion to defer or reject approval of plans for public toilets

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"It isn't good enough yet" - @CllrJSimpson on the toilet and baby changing provision

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Cllr @MalcolmClark77 also not impressed with South Bank building design for - not up to standard previously promised

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LIVE AUDIO committee decision continues at mixlr.com/se1

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Cllr @moseeds says he's "not comfortable" with "bleak" design of proposed South Bank landing building for

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All coach tours to will be directed to the north bank

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Impact of visitors arriving by Uber on South Bank to visit will be "negligible" says Lambeth officer

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Tory @CllrBGentry wants to know if minicabs (i.e. Uber) have been considered as well as black cabs when calculating impact

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will have same capacity for handling litter as Trafalgar Square does

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Chair thought that item at Lambeth committee would last about an hour. 2 hours later they're still discussing rubbish bins.

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Planning officer says that if ITV doesn't reach agreement with Trust then GBT will have to revise its servicing plans.

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Nice pic of Doorkins Magnificat, the @Southwarkcathed cat flic.kr/p/D1RSSR

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South Bank landing building designed to prevent people from "loitering or sleeping rough" at night says Heatherwick's man

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Councillors being offered the opportunity to specify that urinals as well as cubicles should b provided in South Bank building

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Question is whether should be counted as visitor attraction or transport infrastructure when counting no. of toilet cubicles

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Lambeth planning committee now learning about the British standard for public toilets

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Cllr @moseeds says more than 8 toilets at "seems sensible"

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Planning officer says that @PopBrixton provides a precedent for unisex toilets in the borough of Lambeth

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Tory @CllrBGentry says he doesn't think unisex toilets are appropriate at the

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Trust has paid for planning performance agreement to speed up decision making. Entitles them to meetings with senior officers.

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Senior Lambeth planning officer re - "there is no push from above to get this through"

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Live audio of Lambeth committee hearing re has resumed at mixlr.com/se1

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The live audio stream has been paused while councillors look at samples of the materials proposed.

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Senior Lambeth Council officers are putting on pressure to push through "at any cost" cllr @kevindcraig alleges at committee

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Cllr @kevindcraig refers to the "developing scandal" of but says committee should conclude waste management plans inadequate

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Cllr @benkind says it's up to the committee to decide whether 8 toilets is sufficient for given projected visitor numbers

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Cllr @benkind raising concern about how the space under South Bank building will be used by @CoinStreet

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Cllr @jenwrenmosley urges committee to reject the discharge of planning conditions re

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Cllr @jenwrenmosley says procurement controversy puts greater burden on Lambeth Planning to be transparent in handling scheme

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South Bank building "a building of world class quality" says Heatherwick's representative

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Philip Hall-Patch of Heatherwick Studio says South Bank concrete building will complement other local architecture

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8 toilets at will be "genuine public benefit" to South Bank says GBT representative

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Emma Barnett representing Trust says GBT has responded to demand from cllrs by adding public toilets where none were planned

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Oxo Tower Wharf resident Nicholas Timms says Trust has given misleading information re delivery & waste management

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South Bank landing building "looks like a bus station and refuse centre" with watch tower says Gillian Melling

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Upper Ground resident Gillian Melling says street is "wholly unsuitable" for servicing traffic

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Michael Ball of @TCOSLondon re

"How apt for such a dirty project we now come to the issue of toilets" - 8 loos "not enough"

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Objectors to starting their speeches at Lambeth committee. LISTEN LIVE mixlr.com/se1

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A taxi rank by Temple Station will be expanded from 4 to 6 spaces to meet demand. Also extra coach drop off space

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Around 200 coach visits a year are expected specifically for says planner. Many more coach visitors as part of wider tours.

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Coach and taxi management plan for includes use of social media to encourage public transport use

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Lambeth planners say waste management assessment of covers 'worst case scenario' of fast food restaurant under the bridge

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will generate 7,970 litres of waste on a peak day, says planner

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@davidmungall Emma Barnett + Adam Down plus a man from Heatherwick studio

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Officer says that Lambeth Council has no facility to send consultation letters to Southwark residents when an application is near boundary.

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Lambeth planner says that Oxo Tower housing co-op residents were not consulted re. conditions because live in Southwark

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Any vehicles delivering to via Bernie Spain Gardens & Queen's Walk will be limited to 3 mph and have banksman + 2 'operatives'

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Servicing for will mostly be via the gap between ITV & IBM. 'Large/abnormal' deliveries will come via Bernie Spain Gardens.

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@davidmungall No. Planning officer says suggestion of canopy was only made this afternoon by ITV.

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The podium on the South Bank will include a space for 'pop-up events' as well as unisex public toilet with 8 cubicles

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AdeleCathedrals @se1 That's because Oxo residents are affected by waste arrangements (plus thousands extra people on the river walk, loss of amenity etc...)

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:27 PM, Feb 9th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

operations management plan to be considered by Lambeth councillors "mid-late summer" this year

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Lambeth has 14 outstanding conditions attached to planning permission. 5 to be dealt with tonight, 5 more in a month's time.

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Planning officer reminds councillors that the principle of the has already been accepted & "not a matter for debate tonight"

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Officer lists late correspondence received re - including letter from @AdeleCathedrals - Swk cllr from across borough boundary

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ITV wants an extra canopy built to give their TV studios extra privacy from crowds

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In a letter today ITV has reiterated its concerns about proposals and impact on TV studios on South Bank

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Tonight Lambeth cllrs dealing with
- South Bank building
- delivery & servicing
- Waste management
- Coach & taxi management

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item now starting properly at Lambeth planning applications committee - LIVE AUDIO here mixlr.com/se1

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@follyforlondon Might put the audio on YouTube if the quality's OK.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to follyforlondon

Cllr @SallyPrentice won't take part in discussion at Lambeth PAC. Her views on scheme set out here: sallyprentice.org.uk/?p=907

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LISTEN LIVE as Lambeth councillors discuss South Bank building plans mixlr.com/se1

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As well as tonight's hearing, there's going to be a lot of noise about at @LondonAssembly tomorrow.

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Arrived at Lambeth planning applications committee for South Bank landing building planning hearing. Tweets to follow from 7pm

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@thedailygrowl Stalls weren't there yesterday but were trading as normal this morning. Assume weather related.

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First pages of the new-look Southwark Council website will be launched in beta in the next few weeks, says @FionaColley.

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There's a 'Game of Thrones' themed rave coming to a railway arch in SE1 thump.vice.com/en_ca/article/… via @ThumpCanada

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Free swim & gym in Southwark - "This is delivering on what Dr Salter wanted" says @peterjohn6

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'Free swim and gym' for Southwark residents coming in July. Listen to @BarrieHargrove live at cabinet meeting: mixlr.com/se1

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New (Elephant &) Castle leisure centre will be run by Fusion April-June with SLM taking over in July.

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Seems like Sports & Leisure Management Ltd ('Everyone Active') will replace Fusion as Southwark leisure contractor everyoneactive.com

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Just published - SE1 firms mark Shrove Tuesday with pancake races @OXBOBankside @BetterBankside @LBubble goo.gl/fb/t0rlVd

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Tonight @ 7pm Lambeth councillors will be considering the South Bank building proposed as part of . We'll be tweeting from mtg.

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[Job vacancy] Operations Manager (Repurpose Project), Groundwork London: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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itvlondon Row over London's 'garden bridge' keeps growing but Boris refuses to budge, writes @simonharrisitv itv.com/news/london/20…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:29 PM, Feb 9th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Listen live to Southwark Council cabinet meeting mixlr.com/se1

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MPSSouthBank Assisted @MPSRTPC colleagues arresting drunk female for public order offence on way back from meeting Road

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:58 PM, Feb 9th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

we_are_endpoint sample looking a bit fresh...! Coming soon to @lb_southwark @se1 ... pic.twitter.com/36YCDvMD6H

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:34 PM, Feb 9th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

"Maybe one day" - @Pret's answer to enquiry re. prospect of a branch at Elephant & Castle ... twitter.com/Pret/status/69…

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to Pret

From the Dark to the Light

Crime and Prostitution, Pubs, Cinemas and Circuses - 200 Years of Waterloo Life

london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Did you witness Friday's fatal collision at Elephant & Castle? Detectives want to hear from you goo.gl/fb/923NZu

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The winner of the @OXBOBankside @HiltonBankside pancake race in Price's Street earlier today pic.twitter.com/dKIm9hwY5n

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Did you witness Friday's fatal collision at Elephant & Castle?

Detectives want to hear from you:

london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8645

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FareShareLON Exotic Moroccan inspired Roasted Veg Soup & bread made by St Saviour's & St Olave's School @boroughmarket 1day only Don't miss out @sfmtweet

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 12:40 PM, Feb 9th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Brand new Siemens class 700 Thameslink train on a test run pic.twitter.com/IZSL2vf83K

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At midday @OXBOBankside is holding a Pancake Race in newly pedestrianised Price's Street @HiltonBankside: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Local secondary school pupils will sell homemade soups made from surplus vegetables at @boroughmarket this lunchtime london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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London Bridge Stn passengers will "suddenly see what the fuss was about" when 1st bit of new concourse opens in summer says Sir Peter Hendy

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Sir Peter Hendy is telling @LondonAssembly how lessons from London Bridge Station rebuild are being applied to Waterloo Stn revamp plans

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Sir Peter Hendy tells @LondonAssembly that some of the retail units at new London Bridge Station will be occupied by small businesses.

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@follyforlondon we tweeted audio of your LBC appearance yesterday. Got several GB-related irons in the fire at present, but not enough time.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to follyforlondon

Boris's deputy mayor for transport is going to work for one of the companies involved in the arup.com/News/2016_02_F…

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Job vacancies posted on 9 February 2016
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