2,000 households in South Bermondsey are receiving letters from Southwark Council alerting them to to the discovery of a case of the so-called South African variant of COVID-19.
The Lambeth North branch of NatWest - closed for several months during the COVID-19 pandemic - is to shut permanently this summer after more than 150 years.
A new recycling bin where residents can deposit small electrical appliances such as kettles and hairdryers has been installed outside Guy Street Park in Weston Street.
Transport for London will this week create a new eastbound bus lane in New Kent Road.
The Co-op is planning to open a new food store in the London Square Bermondsey development at the former Crosse & Blackwell factory in Crimscott Street.
A COVID-19 vaccination centre is under construction inside Asda's Old Kent Road store.
Santander has announced the closure of its London Bridge branch in Southwark Street, with customers redirected to banks across the river or in Walworth.
Time Out has blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for its decision to abandon plans to open a food market as part of the new shopping centre being created below the former Eurostar platforms at Waterloo Station.
A group of restaurant businesses in Bermondsey Street have suggested lining the road with tables for open-air dining - similar to the setup seen in Soho last summer - as they prepare to reopen after months of lockdown.
The leader of Southwark Council says he is "deeply worried" about the takeover of several NHS GP practices in the borough - including Falmouth Road Surgery - by a US health insurance company.
A teenager from the Tabard Gardens Estate has been sentenced to two years in prison for attempted grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place in relation to an incident in Oxford Street last summer.
Plans for a new eight-storey building at Guy's Hospital - to accommodate an orthopaedics 'centre of excellence' - have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Plans by Transport for London to build a 17-storey office building above Southwark Underground Station have been approved by Southwark councillors.
The direct tube link between Waterloo and Bank could be reinstated in May or June, Transport for London has said.
As demolition of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre begins in earnest, three Court of Appeal judges have spent two days considering Southwark Council's decision-making about the provision of social housing in the redevelopment.
Motor traffic will no longer be able to use Webber Street as a link between Blackfriars Road and The Cut under proposals for a Blackfriars Low Traffic Neighbourhood published this week.
Lambeth Council's proposed moratorium on planning permission for further hotel development in the Waterloo area has been ruled out of order by a Government-appointed inspector.
Recorded crime in Waterloo and the South Bank dropped by nearly 70 per cent in 2020 - but serious youth violence is continuing to climb, with the area identified as a 'hotspot' for crimes where 16 to 19-year-olds are the victims.
A popular riverside pub could gain an extra floor under plans submitted to Southwark Council by Young's & Co.
Four years after the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge, a plaque is to be installed in the centre of the river crossing bearing the names of the five people who were fatally injured.
A riverside development of homes for senior citizens is being rescued by the GLA and Lambeth Council after 30 out of 36 shared ownership flats failed to sell in three years.
Plans to add an extra 130 metres of northbound bus lane in Tower Bridge Road have been announced by Transport for London.
The new owners of the block of land that includes Mercato Metropolitano in Newington Causeway hope to cram in as many as 1,000 homes to the site.
An unproven COVID-19 treatment not licensed in the UK is being advertised for sale in an Elephant & Castle shop.
A new Southwark planning policy to protect the view of Tate Modern from the Millennium Bridge could deprive 500 students a year of affordable accommodation, according to the London School of Economics.
Plans to extend the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham and beyond - via the Old Kent Road - won't become a reality in the next 10 years, Transport for London's finance boss has said.
Plans for a 15-storey hotel next to a popular pocket park at the Elephant & Castle have been revealed by developers.
Waterloo's Roupell Street was filled with 1950s cars on Friday and Saturday while Disney's Searchlight Pictures division filmed scenes for a forthcoming murder mystery film.
Lambeth Council has become the first London borough to bring all COVID-19 contact tracing in-house in a new pilot scheme.
The combined repair bill for Westminster, Lambeth and Vauxhall bridges over the next decade could be in the range of £85 million to £130 million, according to Transport for London.
Police officers investigating an alleged hate crime on board a Jubilee line train have released images of two men they would like to speak to.
Sadiq Khan's deputy mayor for culture has criticised the Government for forcing large museums and galleries to stay shut even after non-essential shops can reopen this spring.
The Rockingham Estate near the Elephant & Castle is to share in a £6 million project launched by City Hall's Violence Reduction Unit.
Essential workers and others who can't work from home can now have free COVID-19 lateral flow tests at Waterloo and London Bridge.
An NHS GP practice in SE1 has been taken over by an American corporation based in St Louis, Missouri.
Elephant Road was closed on Thursday night while crews filmed scenes for a new spy drama for Apple TV+.
The first reported case of COVID-19 in Lambeth was at a hotel in Waterloo, the borough's director of public health has revealed.
House of Commons order papers will be printed in a railway arch below Waterloo East Station after Lambeth councillors agreed controversial plans to allow early-morning van pickups to ferry documents to Westminster.
York Road was closed to traffic on Tuesday while firefighters tackled a blaze at the AP Food Express convenience store on the ground floor of County Hall Apartments.
Market stalls were set up under a railway bridge in Bankside and signs in German were pasted on the walls for filming of scenes for a new thriller film last week.
"London Bridge, Southwark, and most critically Guy's Hospital, are at the heart of the Keats story," claims writer Suzie Grogan.
SE1's eleventh branch of Tesco Express opened its doors on Monday morning on Albert Embankment.
Plans to build a block of 25 new council homes in The Cut have been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Lateral flow tests for COVID-19 will be offered to people attending hearings at Southwark Crown Court as part of a four-week trial of coronavirus testing in a court environment.
Southwark's cabinet member for housing has resigned after it emerged he was using an anonymous Twitter account to criticise community groups.
Former Mayor of Southwark Denise Capstick has died. Tributes have been paid to an "energetic, effective and charismatic" Bermondsey councillor.
Two teenagers - one of whom was only 15 years old at the time - have been convicted of the manslaughter of a 19-year-old in Great Dover Street last year.
SE1's hospitals this week became part of a larger NHS organisation reaching as far afield as Uxbridge with the merger of Guy's and St Thomas' and the Royal Brompton & Harefield trust.
Temporary segregated cycle lanes are to be installed on Duke Street Hill and Tooley Street to connect London Bridge with the permanent bike tracks which start near Tower Bridge.
The Thameslink rail service through central London - added to the tube map as a temporary measure last year - could be a long-term fixture on the famous diagram, says the Mayor of London.
The surviving building of the railway which once carried the coffins of dead Londoners from Waterloo to a Surrey cemetery could soon be converted into flats.
The Elephant & Castle statue that has stood for decades on a plinth outside the shopping centre was taken down earlier this month for restoration - but it will soon be back in the area.
Transport for London has warned that the volume and type of traffic able to cross Vauxhall Bridge could be restricted within five years if money for repairs is not found.
The trustees of Borough Market have used powers derived from legislation passed when George IV was on the throne to require traders and shoppers to wear face coverings and prevent takeaway food from being consumed on market premises.
More than 1,000 SE1 households whose landlord is the City of London Corporation will continue to be barred from keeping dogs in their homes after a Guildhall committee decided to maintain the current cats-only policy.
An 18-storey block of flats has been proposed for the site of a disused meat warehouse at the southern end of St James's Road, just off the Old Kent Road.
A wooden WHSmith kiosk which once stood on the concourse of Waterloo Station is being restored as part of a £500,000 revamp of the National Railway Museum's Station Hall in York.
The rising number of rough sleepers living in tents near Waterloo Station has been raised in the House of Lords by Labour housing spokesman Lord Kennedy of Southwark.
London South Bank University's student centre on Borough Road was transformed into St Beornwald's Hospital on Sunday whilst scenes were filmed for a new sci-fi series inspired by HG Wells' The War of the Worlds.
The Florence Nightingale Museum at St Thomas' Hospital is to close to visitors for the foreseeable future and expects to make staff redundant.
The Bakerloo line is likely to see its off-peak and weekend service reduced as part of Transport for London's efforts to tackle the financial black hole caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Southwark Council's decision to veto the installation of a cash machine at a branch of Chicken Cottage just yards from the authority's own Tooley Street offices has been upheld by a Government-appointed planning inspector.
The Government has announced that the Old Kent Road will receive nearly £10 million in funding from the Future High Streets Fund.
Four people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a prefabricated block of flats for NHS key workers in Webber Street in the early hours of Christmas Day.
Graham Gibberd, long-standing Waterloo resident and author of 'On Lambeth Marsh', has died aged 87.
The owners of a half-empty university hall of residence in Bankside want to be allowed to take in tourists to stay in the building during term time in a move they claim will help lonely students boost their mental wellbeing.
Police officers will have extra powers to compel people to leave Waterloo and the South Bank this weekend in response to an increase in large gatherings and a spate of robberies.
St Thomas' Hospital is hosting one of 60 centres set up by the NHS across England to treat and support patients suffering with long-term symptoms of coronavirus.
A prolific thief who was responsible for multiple handbag thefts on the South Bank and elsewhere in central London has been jailed for 12 months.
The Government is to loan almost £36 million to three of SE1's biggest performing arts and music venues to help them through the COVID-19 crisis.
Businesses and workers in the Bankside area have so far raised more than £12,000 to provide homeless, vulnerable and elderly people with Christmas gift boxes from Borough Market.
Up to 1,800 people a day could soon receive the COVID-19 vaccine in a new hub created at Guy's Hospital in London Bridge.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby came to Southwark Cathedral on Friday to mark the 850th anniversary of the final London sermon of his predecessor St Thomas Becket who preached in the building before returning to Canterbury where he was killed.
Traders at Borough Market are stockpiling products imported from Europe in anticipation of port delays and higher costs if the UK fails to strike a trade deal with the European Union by the 31 December deadline.
The tube line that shuttles commuters between Waterloo and the heart of the Square Mile - which hasn't carried passengers since March this year - is unlikely to reopen till next April, according to transport bosses.
The winning design in a competition for ideas to improve the riverside walk at Butler's Wharf has been revealed.
Guy's and St Thomas' has been named among the first 50 NHS trusts in England to offer COVID-19 vaccines.
Southwark Cathedral's new resident cat was introduced to the congregation at the end of the Sunday morning Choral Eucharist.
Southwark Council has revealed its cunning plan to cut complaints from Bankside residents about buskers causing a noise nuisance: ask the musicians to face the other way.
Housing association Peabody has sold the 'Borough Triangle' site - where Mercato Metropolitano currently operates - to developers Berkeley Group.
Transport for London says it will spend £35 million installing permanent barriers on bridges across the River Thames as recommended by the coroner who presided over the inquest into the 2017 terror attack at London Bridge.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man on the Rockingham Estate earlier this week have arrested three women on suspicion of murder.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed at Bramwell House on the Rockingham Estate.
A short section of Bermondsey Street has been made into a pedestrian and cyclist-only route, with motor traffic no longer able to use the full length of the street.
Sadiq Khan will cut jobs and slash his flagship climate policy in half to balance City Hall budgets hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Football legend Sol Campbell recently visited a boarding school near Westminster Bridge to officially open its new sports pitch.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark has used his Sunday homily to respond to this week's report on child sexual abuse, apologising on behalf of the church.
A clampdown on illegal street traders selling peanuts to tourists on five London bridges is likely to continue, after a pilot was hailed a success.
Nearly 150 people have signed a petition calling for Waitrose or M&S to open a food store next to Pret a Manger at the Elephant & Castle.
A Tesco Express convenience store - the eleventh in SE1 - could soon open on the ground floor of a luxury riverside apartment block on Albert Embankment.
Southwark and Lambeth are among the first 50 council areas in England to receive new rapid COVID-19 test kits.
The reopening of Vauxhall Bridge to general traffic - schedule for late November - has been delayed till 10 December after workers came across old tram tracks buried below the road surface for nearly 70 years.
City Hall will move east from London Bridge to Newham at the end of next year, Sadiq Khan has confirmed.
Fifteen fire engines and around 100 firefighters were called to a fire in an underground car park on Southwark Bridge Road early on Saturday morning.
The Waterloo & City line - which has not carried passengers since March - remains closed whilst its drivers are redeployed to the Central line, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said this week.
A new bar / restaurant due to open in the former NatWest bank at the corner of Tooley Street and Tower Bridge Road says it hopes to attract "well-to-do" customers wearing "trendy and nicer clothing".
A legal challenge to Southwark Council's decision to approve the redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre is heading to the Court of Appeal.
The boss of Guy's and St Thomas' says that the trust has seen a "small but steady increase" in the number of COVID-19 patients during October.
Footfall in the Bankside area between Blackfriars Bridge and London Bridge has returned to about half of its normal level for this time of year, a Southwark Council scrutiny commission heard this week.
A thanksgiving service was held at Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday for Doorkins Magnificat, the much-loved cat which lived at the cathedral for a decade until her retirement last year.
Tower Bridge will be given an "urgent" upgrade to its power infrastructure to avoid repeat incidents of it failing to open and close.
Police officers investigating an assault on board a train as it arrived at London Bridge Station have released two CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to.
Transport for London has published three images of the new entrance and ticket hall for Elephant & Castle Underground Station, scheduled for completion in eight or nine years' time.
Transport for London says it will still publish a report on plans for the Bakerloo line extension later this year, despite recently admitting the scheme is unlikely to be affordable in the next decade.
Vauxhall MP Florence Eshalomi has used a Commons debate on theatres, live music venues and cultural attractions to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on the South Bank's arts organisations and the people who work for them.
Police are appealing for help to identify a man who exposed himself on a Route 133 bus near Elephant & Castle.
A sexual predator who posed as a minicab driver and sexually assaulted a woman in Waterloo has been jailed.
Southwark Council has published its proposals for a new Low Traffic Neighbourhood centred on Great Suffolk Street.
Plans to extend the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham and beyond - via the Old Kent Road - have been put on the back-burner by Transport for London.
Parcels for delivery in central London are arriving by boat at Bankside Pier as part of a new initiative by DHL Express.
The Thameslink rail route through central London could soon be restored to the tube map, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.
Artworks by Mark Titchner have been installed in two locations near London Bridge as part of a project to boost morale and brighten up the streets.
Construction is under way on 10 new family-sized council homes in Welsford Street, just south of Thorburn Square in South Bermondsey.
Cycleway 4 is now open at the eastern end of Tooley Street - and temporary cycle lanes will be installed along the rest of the street this autumn
It's a building that some love to hate, but many locals have learned to love. The Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre closed its doors on Thursday, after 55 years at the heart of the community.
A block of flats in Great Suffolk Street is to have its expanded polystyrene insulation replaced as it does not meet current fire safety standards.
The Ian Allan transport bookshop in Waterloo's Lower Marsh is to close at the end of October.
The Bermondsey Street Festival hosted a street market on Saturday in a scaled-down version of the annual local celebration.
Semi-segregated cycle lanes have been installed on London Bridge as part of a new road layout after the completion of £5 million maintenance works.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he's not yet decided on what to do in lieu of the regular New Year fireworks display at the London Eye which is likely to be cancelled due to COVID-19.
The Cut in Waterloo was taped off by police on Thursday morning while officers investigated a fight on Wednesday evening.
The leaders of Southwark and Lambeth councils have written to residents of their boroughs expressing concern over the recent rise in COVID-19 cases.
Plans to build 16 new council homes on the St Saviour's Estate in Bermondsey have been approved.
Plans to build a Travelodge hotel in Tanner Street have been approved by Southwark councillors.
18-year-old Rashai Annang was this week found guilty of the murder of McCaulay Junior Urugbezi-Edwards on the edge of the Rockingham Estate in May last year.
Tributes have been paid to designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran who has died aged 88.
A pilot scheme will assess COVID-19 safety measures in Southwark businesses to encourage public confidence in the capital's pubs, restaurants, cafes and shops.
Police are appealing for help to identify a man they wish to speak to after several people were threatened with a meat cleaver.
The current maintenance work on London Bridge is to be completed ahead of schedule, but from Wednesday 16 September general traffic will be banned between 7am and 7pm on weekdays.
A final decision on plans for a 20-storey office block opposite London Bridge Station - vetoed by Southwark councillors in June - will be taken by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman near St Thomas' Hospital have reiterated their appeal for information after the case was featured on the BBC's Crimewatch Roadshow.
Police investigating an assault which has left an 89-year-old man unable to walk have released an image of a man they want to speak to.
Rail company bosses have warned passengers that they could face a longer walk to catch their train at Elephant & Castle when the shopping centre closes later this month.
Cllr Kieron Williams is to be the next leader of Southwark Council after defeating four of his Labour colleagues in a leadership ballot.
Southwark Council officers are being trained as contact tracers as part of a package of measures to tackle a recent rise in the number of COVID-19 cases detected in the borough.
NHS bosses at Guy's and St Thomas' have moved to reassure locals that it's safe to visit SE1's hospitals for outpatient appointments and that measures are in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.
Staff normally based at Transport for London's Palestra headquarters building in Blackfriars Road will begin a phased return to the office from late September.
Transport for London says that it will continue to monitor demand before deciding when to reinstate the Waterloo & City line which has been suspended since March.
Post Office services are to be reinstated at Ronnie's Supermarket in Tanner Street after a 10-month hiatus.
Firefighters tackled a fire in a first floor kitchen above the Albert Arms pub in Gladstone Street on Bank Holiday Monday night.
A sculpture created for the Festival of Britain in 1951 has been installed at Waterloo Station.
Plans to redevelop the site of the disused Black Horse pub on Great Dover Street with a replacement pub as part of a block of nine flats have been approved by Southwark Council.
A Vietnamese restaurant which opened in one of the Old Kent Road's best-known and most historic pubs has had its retrospective change-of-use application turned down by Southwark Council planning officers.
The impact of COVID-19 on the number of people travelling to and from SE1 for work and pleasure each day has been laid bare by new graphs published by Transport for London showing passenger numbers at tube stations across the network.
Southwark and Lambeth councils have urged residents to continue to take precautions against COVID-19 as the number of new cases recorded locally has increased in recent weeks.
By mid-July 34 residents of Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms had died with COVID-19, it has been revealed.
Borough tube station - which has been closed for five months - reopens on Sunday, and Southwark station has been restored to full opening hours.
Plans to close the central section of The Cut to through motor traffic are being drawn up by Lambeth and Southwark councils in conjunction with Transport for London.
A charity with a 300-year history has unveiled plans to rebuild and expand its almshouses just off Blackfriars Road.
Traffic has been banned from Lower Marsh at lunchtimes and during the evening to create more space for market stalls and open-air dining during the COVID-19 crisis.
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