The Royal Mail enquiry office at Mandela Way for residents and businesses in SE1 and SE16 is now open just 22 hours a week after the postal delivery firm slashed opening hours at offices across the country.
For the first time since the start of the Covid pandemic, National Express is reinstating its direct coach link between Waterloo and Stansted Airport.
Plans to refurbish and extend the Minerva House office block next to Southwark Cathedral and St Mary Overie Dock have been given the green light by Southwark's planning committee.
Southwark councillors have approved plans for a new office block on the site of the workshop where the orb and cross for the restored Frauenkirche in Dresden were made.
Limited Post Office services will soon be available at a convenience store in Flat Iron Square on Union Street.
Nearly six years after temporary barriers were installed on Thames bridges in central London in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack, Transport for London says it still can't afford to install permanent measures.
Plans for a 24-storey tower of student accommodation at the corner of Rockingham Street and Tiverton Street at the Elephant & Castle have been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Plans for a major development including an 11-storey office block on Bermondsey Street and a restoration and extension of one of the last derelict warehouses in the area have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Proposals for an 'immersive spaceship experience' in Vauxhall railway arches previously occupied by a gay sauna have been submitted to Lambeth Council.
A pioneering black gay doctor who served the Elephant & Castle community for 45 years - including during the Blitz - has been recognised with a blue plaque at London South Bank University.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was fatally injured during a 'disturbance' in flats at the Elephant & Castle on the afternoon of Maundy Thursday.
Plans to build a 15-storey 'lifestyle hotel' near the London College of Communication have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Updated plans for a new hotel in Blackfriars Road have been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Plans for a major new riverside office block next to the Anchor Bankside pub have been approved by Southwark councillors.
The tower of Southwark's Roman Catholic cathedral - famously unfinished for the last 175 years - could gain a few extra feet in height under plans to make it safer for maintenance workers to carry out roof repairs.
A portrait of Harry and Meghan is to be removed from the Duke of Sussex pub in Waterloo, the hostelry's owners have confirmed.
Detectives investigating a violent robbery in Southwark which left the female victim with a broken leg are appealing for assistance from the public to help find her attackers.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle should be suspended from the House of Commons for five days, according to the independent panel examining complaints about his behaviour.
A former advisor to Boris Johnson has criticised the Covid Memorial Wall on the South Bank, claiming it is the work of "left-wing activist groups" who installed the memorial without permission.
Waterloo's main GP surgery is seeking a new home after the landlords of its Lower Marsh premises decided to redevelop the building.
A former advisor to Boris Johnson has urged local authorities to get a grip on illegal trading and gambling on Westminster Bridge as part of a think-tank report on the state of the area around Parliament.
Plans to open a karaoke bar in the former Eurostar terminal at Waterloo Station have been submitted to Lambeth Council.
Southwark Bridge will no longer be served by any TfL buses under new proposals to permanently reroute the 344 service via London Bridge in both directions.
Revised plans for a development in Bermondsey's Grange Road - approved in 2015 to include seven social rented homes - have been submitted to Southwark Council with all homes to be sold on the open market.
A new Sainsbury's Local store opened its doors to shoppers at Waterloo Station on Friday.
An artist who has taken up residence in a skip on a patch of waste ground in Mandela Way could face enforcement action from Southwark Council for failing to obtain planning permission.
Historic England has commended the Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation's "thoughtful" plans to install new signage around the statue of Thomas Guy at Guy's Hospital.
Plans to redevelop the former Selected Rug Co building on Long Lane have been approved by Southwark councillors.
The Jobcentre in Blackfriars Road is to be closed down just 18 months after its official opening.
The London Fire Commissioner has admitted in the 15-year saga of the redevelopment of the brigade's former headquarters on Albert Embankment represents "over 10 years of planning failure" and a lack of understanding of the needs of nearby residents.
The owners of pizza restaurants in Elephant & Castle and Camberwell have gone public on their upset and bewilderment after their eateries were vandalised for the third time in less than two months.
Passengers at Elephant & Castle Railway Station are being asked to fill in a survey about potential improvements, including the possibility of introducing step-free access to the platforms.
The tenth anniversary of the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah has been marked with the installation of a vast projected artwork on the South Bank.
Merkur Slots on Lower Marsh could soon be allowed to welcome gamblers all night, after Lambeth Council agreed to extend its licensed hours.
Transport for London says it plans to start building a new office block above Southwark Underground Station in 2025 having selected its preferred joint venture partner for the scheme.
A full-size replica of the Turin Shroud - the 4.5-metre linen cloth believed by some to have been used to wrap the body of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion - is on display in Southwark.
A proposal for a 'polar bear sanctuary with snow slide' to be constructed in The Scoop amphitheatre next to the former City Hall has been accidentally published online by the Greater London Authority.
Lambeth Council is in line to receive a £3.8 million payment towards new council homes from the landlord of the Thames-side TV studio used for Nigel Farage's nightly GB News show.
The presence of thousands of Tate Modern Visitors looking into the glass-walled homes of Neo Bankside residents from the art gallery's top-floor viewing platform did constitute a nuisance in law, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The Labour Party's headquarters has returned to Southwark, 26 years after it left the borough for Westminster.
A company set up by Lambeth Council to build new council homes in the borough has run up a £1 million bill on swanky WeWork serviced offices in the Southbank Place development in Waterloo.
British Transport Police are carrying out a two-month operation to combat "organised begging" around London Bridge Station and people selling packets of tissues on board trains.
With three years to go until the opening of the new shops on the site of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, the developer says that "very big brands" are already queueing up to open stores in the complex.
The Kino Bermondsey cinema is closing down this week, marking the end of a decade and a half of movie screenings at Bermondsey Square.
Barclays has announced the closure of its Bermondsey bank branch in Tower Bridge Road.
Plans for an 18-storey office block on the Thames Path between Blackfriars road and rail bridges have been approved by Southwark councillors.
The Ship pub at the junction of Borough Road and Borough High Street has closed down after more than two centuries.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Adrian Keise in Waterloo's Lower Marsh last October have released images of two men they wish to speak to.
Blackfriars Road Post Office will close later this month after the private operator that has run the branch for the past five years announce its intention to withdraw the service. Post Office bosses describe the closure as 'temporary'.
Plans for new life sciences laboratories, offices and homes close to St Thomas' Hospital have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's City Hall administration has decided not to overrule Southwark Council's decision to turn down Lendlease's plans for a new office block and potential health centre at Elephant & Castle.
Plans for a 14-storey block of student accommodation with 219 bedrooms next to the Inner London Crown Court on Newington Causeway have been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Plans for two new hotels on Albert Embankment with a total of nearly 900 bedrooms have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
Three unoccupied penthouse apartments at the top of a South Bank skyscraper could be the setting for a new Channel 4 Big Brother-style reality TV show next spring.
Cladding that doesn't meet current fire regulations is being removed from the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, five years after concerns about the materials used in the £160 million building were identified in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
The statue of Thomas Guy outside the hospital he founded has been put back on public display for the first time since it was covered up in summer 2020 amid controversy about the benefactor's possible financial links to the slave trade.
A local man has been jailed after he caused the death of a woman when a car he was driving collided with a pedicab outside Tesco Express in New Kent Road.
Detectives have named the victim of a fatal stabbing in Waterloo's Lower Marsh on Saturday morning as 32-year-old Adrian Keise. They have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Local police have warned that the Borough High Street area "has a large problem with street drinking and alcohol abuse" and formally objected to plans for an off-licence that currently closes at 2am to be able to sell booze 24 hours a day.
Six months on from the creation of a segregated cycle lane on part of Druid Street, Southwark Council is inviting local residents and businesses to comment on how well the scheme is working.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed outside the Cubana bar and restaurant in Waterloo's Lower Marsh in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Lambeth Council has turned down a planning application to turn the grade II listed phone box outside the Waterloo Action Centre into a coffee and ice cream kiosk.
Inspectors have published a damning report on the Tower Bridge Care Home at Bricklayers Arms, downgrading its rating from 'requires improvement' to 'inadequate'.
Plans to open a Pizza Hut in Great Suffolk Street have been rejected by Southwark Council because they would breach a planning policy ban on the opening of hot food takeaways near schools.
A TfL meeting has heard fears that the rebuilt Elephant & Castle tube station could become a 'white elephant' that is partially constructed but not able to be used by passengers.
Thousands of people are expected to visit St George's Cathedral this week to venerate the relics of St Bernadette Soubirous, whose visions of the Virgin Mary led to the establishment of the famous shrine at Lourdes in France.
The focus of London's New Year celebrations will return to the South Bank after two-year Covid hiatus, with a fireworks display once again being launched from the river in front of the London Eye.
A convenience store in Bartholomew Street is to offer Post Office services seven days a week in a move that bosses say will replace a local branch that closed its doors nearly five years ago.
The pedestrianisation of the southern end of Stoney Street in Borough Market - a temporary measure since the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack - could be made permanent under plans proposed by Southwark Council.
Shakespeare's Globe has renamed its education and rehearsal building on Bear Gardens, dropping its association with the controversial Sackler family.
Fr Michael Branch has been inducted as the new Dean of Southwark's Roman Catholic Cathedral, marking a return to SE1 for a priest who can trace several generations of his family history in Waterloo.
A Bermondsey Square restaurant where uncovered food was stored in a mice-infested room has been criticised by food hygiene inspectors.
Asian supermarket chain Tian Tian Market is planning to open its first store south of the river at the South Bank Central development in Stamford Street.
Some outpatient clinics at St Thomas' Hospital could be relocated to Southwark Bridge Road this winter to free up space in the hospital to expand the emergency department to respond to seasonal demand.
A new daily bus route linking Waterloo with Piccadilly Circus via Westminster Bridge using classic 1950s and 1960s Routemaster buses is due to launch this month.
The completion of a £5.5 million programme to renew St John's Waterloo was marked on Sunday by a rededication service at which the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presided and preached.
After having two schemes knocked back at public inquiry, the London Fire Brigade's 15-year struggle to redevelop its former headquarters at Albert Embankment is entering a new phase.
New e-ink information screens showing real-time bus departure information are being trialled on the 63 route between King's Cross and Honor Oak via Blackfriars Bridge and Elephant & Castle.
Plans by Lendlease to build an 18-storey office block - including a potential new health hub - at the Elephant & Castle have been vetoed by Southwark councillors.
The presence of a Pizza Hut takeaway outlet on the pedestrian route from Southwark tube to Tate Modern "would detract from the viewing experience" of the former Bankside Power Station building, a firm of local architects has claimed.
Shrubs and undergrowth have been removed from a wildlife area in Tabard Gardens as part of a bid by Southwark Council to deter vermin and antisocial behaviour.
Plans to redevelop and expand the Waterloo Hub Hotel (formerly Days Hotel) at the corner of Kennington Road and Lambeth Road have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
Plans for a major development of a landmark site at the southern end of London Bridge have been approved by Southwark councillors.
A Waterloo phone box which sold at auction for £25,000 could soon be converted into a coffee and ice cream kiosk.
Plans for a new Pizza Hut on the walking route between Tate Modern and Southwark Station could fall foul of a council policy prohibiting new takeaways near schools.
Transport for London has announced that the temporary cycle lanes on Duke Street Hill and Tooley Street - introduced as part of the response to COVID-19 - will become a permanent feature.
The owners of a restaurant in the Shard say that a proposed office development at the southern end of London Bridge will "significantly obscure" views and could "fatally undermine" the viability of the business.
New figures show that almost a quarter of all knife crime in Lambeth takes place in Waterloo and the South Bank, with nearly 30 per cent of personal robbery in the borough taking place in the same area.
Lidl has applied to Southwark Council for planning permission to remodel and expand its store on Old Kent Road near Bricklayers Arms.
London Fire Brigade has welcomed two brand-new “state of the art” fire and rescue river boats into its fleet, based at Lambeth River Fire Station on Albert Embankment.
This week the London Assembly will debate a motion calling for an urgent resolution to the current impasse on the installation of permanent anti-terrorism measures on Thames bridges, five years on from the London Bridge attack.
Controversial plans for a new office block on the site of the former ITV HQ on the South Bank will be the subject of a public inquiry before a Government minister makes the final decision.
The City of London Corporation has warned that buses may have to be banned from using Tower Bridge in response to concerns that traffic restrictions on London Bridge have led more heavy vehicles to cross the adjacent Victorian landmark bridge.
The number of buses serving Elephant & Castle each day could soon have been cut by more than a quarter whilst Sadiq Khan has been Mayor of London, if Transport for London's latest proposals are implemented.
Plans by Network Rail to install a digital advertising billboard on the railway bridge above Blackfriars Road have been turned down by Southwark Council after Transport for London raised road safety concerns.
The firm of architects responsible for Waterloo's former Eurostar terminal has been selected by Lambeth Council and Network Rail to draw up a masterplan for the redevelopment of the station and surrounding area.
Plans for a 23-storey hotel on the site of the Salvation Army HQ building in Newington Causeway have been revealed.
London Bridge, Borough and Elephant & Castle stations regained their Northern line service on Sunday afternoon, a day before the advertised end of the 17-week closure of the line's Bank branch.
All three seats in London Bridge & West Bermondsey ward changing hands from Lib Dem to Labour was the main story of the 2022 local elections in Southwark.
Labour candidates Sarina Da Silva and Ibrahim Dogus were elected to represent the new Waterloo & South Bank ward on Lambeth Council last week, but the Lib Dems achieved a close second place in the contest.
A direct train service linking Elephant & Castle with Finsbury Park and stations to Welwyn Garden City begins on Monday 16 May.
Levelling up secretary Michael Gove is considering whether to order a public inquiry into plans for a controversial new office building on the site of the former ITV headquarters on the South Bank.
Five years after temporary barriers were installed to protect pedestrians on bridges in central London in the aftermath of the 2017 London Bridge terror attack, Transport for London has abandoned plans for permanent measures.
A South Bank festival was so loud a local man could use a music identification app to look up tracks from his bedroom in a nearby 10th floor flat, Lambeth councillors were told on Tuesday night.
Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after the death in hospital of a cyclist injured in a collision with a bus at the junction with Kennington Road and Lambeth Road on Bank Holiday Monday.
London Bridge City - landlords of Hay's Galleria and More London - are on a mission to pair up charities and voluntary groups with businesses in the area offering pro-bono support.
Plans for a 16-storey block of student accommodation just off Newington Causeway near Elephant & Castle have been submitted to Southwark Council.
A project to move more freight from road to river - involving the landing of goods at Butler's Wharf Pier near Tower Bridge - has received £1 million in Government funding.
A souvenir shop in Clink Street can keep its projecting sign after a planning inspector overturned Southwark Council's decision to veto the application.
Blackfriars Settlement has launched a £10,000 crowdfund appeal to help it keep on supporting older people and those with mental health challenges after the charity's earned income was hit by the Covid pandemic.
The abutment of the railway bridge above the New Kent Road at the Elephant & Castle is to be decorated with hand-painted advertiser-funded murals under plans approved by Southwark Council.
Controversial plans to replace the former ITV studios on the South Bank with a new office block have been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Lambeth Council is inviting groups and businesses in Waterloo to apply for a share of a £4 million 'Community Connections Fund' in recognition of the impact the pace of development has had on the area.
A marquee has been installed outside St Thomas' Hospital so that patients queuing in the open air to get in to the emergency department can keep out of the rain.
Tate Modern's chimney is being covered in scaffolding and netting for 'remedial works' that are expected to take 'a number of years' to complete.
This week is the last chance to comment on plans to redraw the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies with SE1 split between new Bermondsey & Borough and Vauxhall & Camberwell seats.
A new off-peak weekday train service between Blackfriars and Maidstone began last month.
Transport for London has confirmed it intends to go ahead with plans to merge bus routes 1 and 168 to create a single service linking Hampstead Heath with Canada Water via Waterloo and Elephant & Castle.
The tomb of Captain William Bligh of 'Mutiny on the Bounty' fame is one of the monuments featured in a Lambeth Council consultation on statues, memorials and street names with potential links to the transatlantic slave trade.
A century ago, less than four years after the end of the First World War, Waterloo Station's Victory Arch was opened to pay tribute to the railway staff who fought and died for their country.
Tourism and hospitality on the South Bank may not have recovered from the COVID crisis, but crime levels around Waterloo have returned to pre-pandemic levels according to new statistics published this month.
A temporary crown court opened in a Borough High Street conference centre during the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended for a further year.
The annual Victory Day commemoration held each May at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park - and usually supported by the Russian Embassy - has been cancelled amid controversy over the invasion of Ukraine.
Detectives investigating the murder of a 23-year-old man in an Elephant & Castle restaurant have used the BBC's Crimewatch Live programme to share CCTV images of two men they would like to trace.
Five years after the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge, a plaque has been installed in the centre of the river crossing bearing the names of the five people who were fatally injured.
Transport for London is considering running limited-stop bus services along the Old Kent Road to improve travel links in the absence of funding for the Bakerloo line extension.
A 1647 panorama showing the view of Bankside and the City of London from the tower of what is now Southwark Cathedral is one of the centrepieces of an exhibition exploring the changing formats used by artists to capture the city over the centuries.
A new Sainsbury's Local convenience store opened last week at the Elephant & Castle, on the ground floor of the One The Elephant development.
A dementia patient was stuck in a locked cupboard and staff at her Southwark care home didn't report her missing for more than two hours after she was last seen.
Amazon this week opened a checkout-less convenience food store in Bankside's Blue Fin Building in Southwark Street.
16 newly built flats at the Elephant & Castle intended as affordable housing could be sold or rented on the open market after a developer told Southwark Council it couldn't find a housing association prepared to take them on.
Archaeologists working on a site in Southwark Street have uncovered the largest area of Roman mosaic to be discovered in London for half a century.
A 23-year-old man has died after being stabbed at the Elephant & Castle on Tuesday night.
The Mayor of London will provide nearly £10 million in public funding to the developers of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre site to part-subsidise the building of new affordable housing.
People living opposite so-called 'dark kitchens' supplying hot food for home delivery say their lives are being made hell by delivery drivers who defecate outside their flats and shout abuse at them.
Residents of a Peabody estate in Southwark have spoken of their fear after at least seven ceilings collapsed in four homes.
The designs for hoardings around the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre site have been updated to remove optical illusions after concerns were raised about the impact on "people with neurodiverse conditions".
A minister has given a non-committal answer to a question tabled by a Labour front bencher asking what the Government has done to secure the future of the COVID memorial wall on the South Bank.
Vauxhall MP Florence Eshalomi has backed calls for pedicabs to be regulated, telling Parliament that patients leaving St Thomas' Hospital have been "harrassed" by unscrupulous rickshaw riders.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has given his most pessimistic assessment yet of the prospects for a Bakerloo line extension beyond Elephant & Castle, declaring the scheme "completely out of reach".
Pleasure boats navigating on the Thames in central London on New Year's Eve will have to undergo a special risk assessment due to a heightened threat of a terrorist attack.
Work will start this month on the installation of permanent anti-terrorist bollards to protect pedestrians and cyclists on Westminster Bridge.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that better facilities for cyclists on the Old Kent Road "remains a key objective" but has not put a timescale on the introduction of segregated cycle lanes.
A La Catrina figure has been presented to Crossbones Graveyard by the Mexican ambassador.
Plans to create a low traffic neighbourhood in the streets west of Blackfriars Road have been pared back by Southwark Council citing 'safety concerns'.
The former rectory of St Mary-at-Lambeth church next to Lambeth Palace is up for sale with an asking price of £15 million.
Transport for London has quietly announced a series of cuts to bus services between Elephant & Castle and Holborn via Waterloo Bridge, with a warning of further changes in store.
Gambia Street Garden has been given the name Marion's Way in memory of community activist Marion Marples.
NHS bosses have applied to Lambeth Council for permission to chop down a tree outside the main entrance to St Thomas' Hospital, claiming that pruning 'would render the tree unsightly in such a prominent location'.
Plans to add an extra 76 rooms to the Hilton London Bankside hotel have been approved by Southwark councillors.
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