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18 Blackfriars: 53-storey tower OKed by Southwark councillors

18 Blackfriars: 53-storey tower OKed by Southwark councillors

Plans for a major development on Blackfriars Road including SE1's second tallest building - with 288 homes, a 548-room hotel, a music venue, shops and and offices - have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.

Garden Bridge: London Assembly orders Sadiq aide to hand over papers

A City Hall committee has taken the unusual step of using its power of summons to demand that a close aide to the Mayor provides information about the Garden Bridge project.

Garden Bridge: London Assembly orders Sadiq aide to hand over papers
oBike: dockless cycle hire comes to SE1

oBike: dockless cycle hire comes to SE1

Dozens of yellow and grey bicycles are now available for hire on the streets of SE1 via a new smartphone app called oBike.

Barriers to remain on Thames bridges for 'foreseeable future'

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says that security barriers installed on eight bridges across the River Thames will remain in place for the "foreseeable future" whilst "a more permeable option" for pedestrians and cyclists is developed.

Barriers to remain on Thames bridges for 'foreseeable future'
Zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for rest of summer

Zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for rest of summer

The Zip World London zip wire can stay in Archbishop's Park for the rest of the summer after Lambeth's planning applications committee gave the scheme the green light.

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