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Quill developers swap student accommodation for luxury flats
The developers of the controversial proposed 31-storey tower of student accommodation near London Bridge known as The Quill have revealed plans to seek permission to built the scheme as luxury homes for sale.
Sir Thomas Peirson Frank: plaque honours Waterloo Bridge engineer
The engineer who oversaw the rebuilding of Waterloo Bridge during World War II has been honoured with a green plaque alongside the Thames.
Union Yard plan for Union Theatre and restaurants gets green light
Plans by Network Rail to relocate the Union Theatre and create a row of new restaurants in the railway arches south of Union Street have been approved by Southwark planning officers.
Luxury flats next to the Shard to fund Peckham estate development
Councillors are expected to approve plans for a 26-storey tower of luxury flats alongside the Shard next week, but there will be no on-site affordable housing provided by the scheme.

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Local Business News

Southwark Chamber of Commerce & Industry celebrates 90 years
The Southwark Chamber of Commerce & Industry has marked its 90th anniversary with a gala party at the Hop Exchange in Southwark Street.

Features

'Real' Apple Store turns heads at Borough Market autumn celebration
With white walls and minimalist displays, for one day only Borough Market adopted the design aesthetic of a well-known electronics and computer company with its 'Real' Apple Store.
Elephant & Castle tube station inspires short story for children
An American author has published a book of children's stories including a tale inspired by Elephant & Castle tube station.

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Arts Reviews

Electra at The Old Vic
Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra provides the Old Vic with a compelling and thoroughly memorable opening to its new season.
A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic
A confident, standout version of Streetcar.

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Halloween Ghost Walk
Thu With John Constable
Stories From Africa
Fri Black History Month event
Halloween Storytelling
Fri Storytelling session for 8-11 year olds
Halloween Ghost Walk
Fri With John Constable
Story Telling Session
Sat Craft activity and story

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