Details of the new hotel that will replace a parade of shops in Lower Marsh have been revealed. Ruby Lucy is due to open in the Waterloo street by the end of 2019.
This week the Government confirmed that it will change the law to enable businesses whose premises are shut down by a terrorist attack - but whose property does not sustain physical damage - to obtain support from a state-backed insurance scheme.
A proposal by developer Frogmore for a 274-room "mid-range" hotel on land formerly part of the further education college on The Cut has been approved by Southwark councillors.
Around 1,200 homes in towers of up to 48 storeys are to be built on the site of the Cantium Retail Park in the Old Kent Road under plans unveiled by Galliard Homes and Aviva Investors.
A screen displaying a live count of cyclists user the segregated path on Blackfriars Road has recorded more than 80,000 journeys in just over four weeks.
MPs Kate Hoey and Neil Coyle have launched a new document setting out priorities for action in the South Bank area over the next four years.
Long-standing plans for a direct train service between Waterloo Station and Heathrow Airport have received a boost after the Government issued a call for private sector investors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced plans for the commemoration of the first anniversaries of last year's terrorist attacks on the capital, including the Westminster Bridge and London Bridge tragedies.
Journey planning app Citymapper has extended its experimental hybrid bus/taxi service SmartRide to Waterloo.
A new scheme to offer people places to fill up bottles of drinking water for free has been launched in the South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge areas.
Walking and cycling campaigners highlighted the need for more segregated cycle lanes by making a human barrier between the bikes and motor traffic in Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.
10 years after the closure of the nearby Dockhead Post Office, stamps and postal services are now available at Ronnie's Supermarket in Tanner Street.
Architects and planners took part in a panel discussion about the regeneration of the Old Kent Road at the MIPIM property trade show in Cannes, France, on Wednesday.
Developers Endurance Land have revealed plans to build a 220-room hotel in the car park of the office building they own at 160 Blackfriars Road.
Lambeth Council's plans to create a new centre for the creative digital industry in Waterloo have won a £90,000 grant from the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
The Mayor of London has awarded Long Live Southbank and Southbank Centre a community growth and development grant of £700k to turn the Queen Elizabeth Hall Undercroft into an expanded skate space and creative education centre for children and young people
The Queen visited Albert Embankment on Tuesday to unveil a plaque and cut a cake to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the treaty that established the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
Tower Bridge was closed to road traffic and pedestrians on Thursday night after part of the LED lighting one of the upper walkways came loose in the high winds of Storm Emma.
St Thomas Street will not reopen to through motor traffic when the new London Bridge Station is completed, under plans launched for public consultation by Transport for London this week.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has conceded that passengers should have been given more notice of the 50 per cent cut to the RV1 bus service, and says the route will be reviewed in the summer. Better Bankside has warned that the cut could harm local businesses.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has spoken of the "massive growth in visible rough sleeping around Elephant & Castle and London Bridge" during a House of Commons debate on homelessness.
Southwark Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed at the Elephant & Castle on Sunday evening.
Members of the anarchist group Class War marched from City Hall to the Shard on Saturday in protest at the 10 apparently unoccupied flats in Western Europe's tallest building.
Local councillors, community groups and church leaders are among those who have joined the growing clamour for Transport for London to reconsider the 50 per cent cut to the RV1 bus service which took effect earlier this month.
Cleaners working on the London transport network and their union representatives held a protest outside City Hall and at the offices of outsourcing firm ABM UK in Borough High Street on Wednesday afternoon.
A man was stabbed four times during a failed attempt to rob him of his mobile phone in Marcia Road earlier this month. Police have released an image of a man they wish to trace.
The Blackfriars Road Post Office will be transferred to a private operator next month.
An art installation in the form of a dark cloud has been placed above the high altar sanctuary of Southwark Cathedral as the tradition of contemporary art installations during the season of Lent reaches its seventh year.
For the first time in three years it is possible to catch a Thameslink train from London Bridge to Blackfriars - but for now the service is being kept secret whilst drivers are trained on the reopened route.
Up to 1,000 new homes could be built on the western side of Newington Causeway under two separate plans revealed this week by housing association Peabody and the City of London Corporation.
An alleyway at Elephant & Castle has been renamed in honour of the Ecuadorian scientist Pedro Vicente Maldonado.
Two helicopters flew low across Bankside on Sunday morning whilst Tom Cruise filmed a scene for the new Mission: Impossible movie at the top of the chimney of Tate Modern.
A police officer has been found guilty of gross misconduct after pushing a teenage boy against a wall and kneeing him in the stomach at an SE1 secondary school.
Three members of the London Assembly transport committee took to two wheels on Friday for a tour of Cycle Superhighways and Quietways in Southwark, the Square Mile and Lambeth as part of an investigation into infrastructure for cyclists in the capital.
Police are appealing for information after an assault at London Bridge tube station and in particular officers would like to trace a member of the public who intervened.
Plans by ITV to redevelop its television studio complex on the South Bank with a new headquarters building for the broadcaster - as well as a 31-storey block of flats - have been approved by Lambeth Council.
Transport for London is to reduce the service on bus route RV1 - which serves the South Bank and Bankside - from six buses an hour to just three.
Plans by Gaterule Ltd to redevelop the southern side of Lavington Street - between Ewer Street and the Premier Inn - have won the unanimous backing of Southwark's planning committee.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited ITV's headquarters on the South Bank on Wednesday to mark the 90th anniversary of the Royal Television Society and 30 years of daytime TV magazine show 'This Morning',
A manhole cover was blasted into the air on Tuesday night as flames emerged from an underground electrical cable.
Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre development: decision deferred as Delancey offers more social housing, a better deal for traders and space for bingo.
Plans to redevelop the former Southwark Fire Station - including a new secondary school and around 200 homes - have been approved by councillors.
The Mayor of Southwark and local political and civic leaders gathered at the Holocaust Memorial Tree in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Friday morning on the eve of the international Holocaust Memorial Day.
An office building almost adjacent to Tower Bridge has been put up for sale with the prospect of a "landmark development" on the site.
KFC wants to open a fried chicken restaurant in the railway arches next to the Tension Way bus stops at Waterloo Station.
The Evelina London Children's Hospital has turned down a pledged £500,000 donation from the Presidents Club after newspaper allegations about sexual harassment at its men-only fundraising events.
It's a saga that has dragged on for more than a decade. Now plans for the redevelopment of the former London Fire Brigade headquarters on Albert Embankment have been delayed again, with a planning application pushed back till the autumn.
Planners have approved the demolition of part of the wall of the former Bricklayers Arms railway goods depot in response to safety fears.
Southwark Council says that it doesn't have enough evidence of harassment by anti-abortion activists to bring in restrictions on protests outside the Blackfriars Medical Practice, despite councillors unanimously backing such measures.
Culture secretary Matt Hancock has issued a 'certificate of immunity from listing' to prevent ITV's London Television Centre on the South Bank from gaining listed status in the next five years.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is poised to cut the amount developers will pay to buy the former Southwark Fire Station complex from £54 million to £42 million to resolve a controversy over a lack of affordable housing and delays to a new secondary school.
The British Transport Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at Elephant & Castle Underground Station during rush hour.
Southwark could lose two of its three crown courts under plans published this week by the Government to close Blackfriars Crown Court and sell its "high value" site for development.
Plans for a 45-storey tower of student accommodation next to London Bridge Station went on public display this week. The scheme includes a new home for the Migration Museum.
The Duke of Cambridge visited Evelina London Children's Hospital on Thursday to celebrate the national rollout of a scheme to help ex-servicemen and women find employment in the NHS.
Waterloo Road was cordoned off on Thursday afternoon after a sheet of cladding came loose from the footbridge which links the mainline railway station with Waterloo East.
Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly has announced that she is leaving the riverside arts complex after 12 years.
Southwark Council's planning committee is poised to reject the massive redevelopment scheme for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London College of Communication after a late-night hearing lasting nearly eight hours.
Scenes for Tom Cruise's new Mission: Impossible 6 movie were filmed from a low-flying helicopter above Blackfriars Railway Station on Saturday and Sunday morning.
Former mayor Boris Johnson will return to City Hall on Thursday 1 March to answer question from the London Assembly about the Garden Bridge project, after the GLA Oversight Committee used its legal powers to compel him to attend.
Traffic at the Elephant & Castle was brought to a near standstill on Monday afternoon when taxi drivers converged on the junction to launch a week-long series of protests against Transport for London's handling of Uber's private hire licence.
Those who died last year in the London Bridge terror attack have been remembered on the bridge.
A demonstration outside the rug factory in Long Lane has highlighted opposition to a proposed new building on the site.
A window was smashed during an altercation between two customers in a shop at the Elephant & Castle.
Irfan Latif has been named as principal of the private school near Westminster Bridge which charges fees of up to £53,000 a year for an A-level course with boarding.
The City of London Corporation has released a series of images showing how the Square Mile's skyline will develop between now and 2026 - including views from Waterloo Bridge, the South Bank and City Hall.
11 new shops and a cafe could be created at the Elephant & Castle junction if proposals to convert garage space below Perronet House get the go-ahead.
Lambeth Council's plans to replace the former Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh with a five-storey office building have been approved by the borough's planning applications committee.
Ballerina Dame Beryl Grey cut the Twelfth Night cake at The Old Vic on the feast of the Epiphany.
A GP surgery in Bermondsey has been rated 'inadequate' and placed in special measures following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
The Al Gurg family of Dubai is to buy the 20-storey office block at 240 Blackfriars Road at a price of £266.5 million.
Members of the London Assembly have used their legal powers to summon former Mayor of London Boris Johnson to face questions about the Garden Bridge at City Hall next February.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral on Wednesday to learn about how the community is coping with the aftermath of June's terrorist attack.
Dame Margaret Hodge MP has apologised to the House of Commons and repaid £2.97 to cover the cost of parliamentary stationery used during her review of the Garden Bridge project.
For the 15th year, Southwark-based photographer Steve Hollingshead has created a limited edition calendar featuring black and white images taken at traditional or unusual events around the capital.
With weeks to go until Elephant & Castle's Coronet closes its doors for the last time, a new exhibition tells the story of the venue's first female manager, Victorian melodrama star Marie Henderson.
Monday is the closing date for comments on Transport for London's proposals to alter the junction of Borough High Street and Marshalsea Road. Many will welcome a better crossing but there are fears of rat-running.
Regeneration plans are "a threat to the jobs and wellbeing of many people in the Old Kent Road area, a challenge to its entrepreneurial culture," campaigners have warned the council.
Latin American businesses at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre have warned councillors that not enough has been done to protect the area's status as a cultural and community hub.
Transport for London is examining the potential for a tube station at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension, Southwark councillors have been told.
Volunteers gathered under the Christmas tree at Waterloo Station on Saturday to take part in a 12-hour 'carolathon' to raise funds to meet the running costs of the local foodbank.
The Post Office says it is looking for a new operator for a counter service in the Great Dover Street area after the closure of the McColl's convenience store.
A memorial to healthcare workers "who have dedicated themselves to aiding others in times of war, conflict and catastrophe throughout history" has been unveiled at St Thomas' Hospital.
Southwark Council is 'absolutely committed' to the opening of a new secondary school at the former fire station complex in Southwark Bridge Road, regeneration boss Mark Williams said last week.
A fleet of dustcarts working for Westminster City Council is already based at a depot in Mandela Way even though Southwark Council has indicated that planning permission may not be forthcoming.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards has ruled that Dame Margaret Hodge committed a "serious breach" of the MPs' code of conduct by using her office at the House of Commons to carry out a review of the Garden Bridge project for which she was paid.
A giant mechanical puppet of Old Father Thames accompanied a lantern parade of pupils from three local primary schools around the backstreets to the east of Blackfriars Road on Friday evening.
Detectives investigating a series of sexual assaults that they believe to be linked have released new CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to.
Southwark councillors have unanimously backed a motion supporting the idea of a 'buffer zone' around the Blackfriars Medical Practice in Colombo Street where anti-abortion campaigners have held regular protests.
The Novotel London City South hotel in Southwark Bridge Road has changed hands for £63.75 million.
Detectives have launched an appeal for witnesses to a 'serious collision' in Southwark Street on the evening of Tuesday 3 October between 8pm and midnight.
Around 75 new council homes could be built on the site of garages and parking spaces on the St Saviour's Estate in Bermondsey under plans being considered by Southwark's regeneration boss.
Plans for a controversial modern extension to a Victorian former school building in Roupell Street have been turned down by Lambeth councillors after more than 500 objections from the public.
Horse-drawn carriages came to Trinity Church Square on Monday whilst scenes for a new TV adaptation of Vanity Fair were filmed.
Buildings across Lambeth - including the London Eye and the National Theatre - turned orange on Saturday night to show support for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
A silent 'performance action' was held on the South Bank on Saturday lunchtime in support of efforts to eliminate sexual misconduct and abuse of power in the theatre industry.
A Lib Dem peer who lives in a hotel room in SE1 has told the House of Lords how she has "fallen in love" with Waterloo and found a "surprisingly vibrant" community in the area - but as a wheelchair user she finds many Lower Marsh shops are hard to access.
SE1 will lose one of its two Crown Post Offices when the Blackfriars Road branch is privatised next March.
Police want to talk to anyone who witnessed a serious collision in New Kent Road on Thursday afternoon. A man was killed and two people were injured.
A proposal to move heart and lung treatment and research from Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea to the St Thomas' Hospital site in Lambeth - first revealed by this website in July - has been formally launched.
A new mother has thanked staff at Waterloo Station who helped her when she gave birth to a baby boy at the busy railway terminus last month.
The developer turning the former Vinopolis premises into a new shopping and restaurant complex has named its scheme 'Borough Yards'.
The Metropolitan Police is applying to the Home Office for extra cash to help meet the cost of dealing with the aftermath of the London Bridge terrorist attack - said to be around £10 million.
Plans for a new secondary school and 200 homes at the Southwark Fire Station site have hit a snag after developers said that the £54 million sale price means that they can't provide any affordable housing.
A documentary that takes an affectionate look at the much-maligned Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre has won an award.
Watch full video coverage of the first Southwark Leaders' Debate, held with six months to go until the local elections in May 2018.
The Tower Bridge Care Home at the Bricklayers Arms has been criticised by the Care Quality Commission in its latest report.
Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday were commemorated at war memorials around SE1 this weekend.
The company which runs the viewing gallery at the Shard says it is seeking injunctions against three 'urban climbers' who scaled the top of the skyscraper in July.
Controversial plans for an ABBA-themed entertainment venue on Stamford Street have been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Southwark Council has written to local businesses urging them to pay all staff at least the London Living Wage as part of Living Wage Week.
A secondary 'free school' in Waterloo has been given the green light to open a sixth form in September 2018.
The reintroduction of Thameslink train services between Blackfriars and London Bridge has moved a step closer with the completion of new track and signalling.
The City of Westminster has applied for planning permission to turn the former bus garage in Mandela Way into a depot for up to 70 waste collection and street cleaning vehicles.
Scenes for the new Bohemian Rhapsody movie about Freddie Mercury are being filmed in Union Street this week.
Local residents joined Green, Labour and Lib Dem politicians at the Bricklayers Arms on Saturday for a rally to show the strength of public support for a new tube station at the road junction as part of the Bakerloo line extension.
A 35-year-old man has been handed a four month prison sentence, suspended for two years, after sexually assaulting a woman on the Northern line at Borough Station.
31 firefighters and officers tackled a fire at the Blackfriars Circus construction site in Blackfriars Road in the early hours of Friday morning.
By the end of this year SE1's two police stations in Borough High Street and Kennington Road will both close their doors to the public, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed.
Grange Primary School just off Tower Bridge Road is celebrating the completion of its £8 million new building as it expands to become a two form entry school.
Views from the Thames Path of the historic Bankside ferryman's seat in Bear Gardens are to be restored after the Real Greek restaurant was told to remove an extension it built without planning permission.
Southwark Council has acknowledged it caused "alarm and distress" to residents of a council block in Blackfriars Road who found their homes included on a list of potential redevelopment sites in the borough.
Bus lanes in Westminster Bridge Road and Lambeth Road will now operate 7 days a week as part of an initiative to improve bus reliability and cycle safety.
The secret garden alleyway at Gibbons Rents and the 'pocket park' outside the Greenwood Theatre have helped the London Bridge area win a gold award at the Britain in Bloom competition.
Work started earlier this month on the next phase of works to transform the Marlborough Playground in Union Street into a permanent sports garden for the Bankside community.
Southwark Council has launched a public consultation on plans for a new controlled parking zone (CPZ) in South Bermondsey, centred on Thorburn Square.
Local groups including the Tower Bridge Road Alliance are urging people to join a rally at Bricklayers Arms on Saturday to urge Transport for London to consider a tube station at the junction as part of the Bakerloo line extension.
An independent bar and cinema in Borough High Street is to be replaced by a branch of a famous fried chicken fast food chain.
Lambeth Council is consulting on plans to allow cyclists to travel in both directions along half a dozen one-way streets in the Waterloo area, including Roupell Street.
The Boundary Commission for England has published new proposals for parliamentary constituencies, dropping plans for part of Lambeth to join the Bermondsey & Old Southwark seat.
Southwark Council is inviting motorcyclists to comment on a trial of new ground anchors in motorbike parking bays in Tanner Street, Bermondsey.
The Duke of Kent met SE1 schoolchildren and representatives of local community projects supported by United St Saviour's Charity during a visit to Southwark Cathedral last week.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark's Neil Coyle MP has pressed the Government for extra resources to tackle moped-enabled thefts after new figures show that most of these crimes go unsolved by police.
Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) has once again been recognised for thequality of its open spaces and work within the local community, receiving two GoldRoyal Horticultural Society London in Bloom 2017 awards.
Thomas Heatherwick has blamed Brexit for the demise of the Garden Bridge project and hinted that the scheme might one day be revived.
City Hall has agreed to give an extra £175,000 to the fund set up to support businesses in and around Borough Market whose futures were threatened by the terrorist attack on 3 June.
A clampdown on the building of new hotels around Waterloo and the South Bank is being considered by Lambeth Council.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Bermondsey MP Neil Coyle put aside their differences on Monday night to support the performance of a new play about the struggles of Londoners who rely on food banks.
Officers from the City of London Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was seen to fall into the River Thames from Blackfriars Bridge last Saturday evening.
If Sadiq Khan hadn't pulled the plug on City Hall's support for the Garden Bridge, the cost to the public purse could have exceeded £100 million, according to Dame Margaret Hodge MP.
Plans to add an extra two storeys to Guinness Court in Snowsfields - with 18 private flats and 12 homes designated social and intermediate housing - have been approved by Southwark councillors.
If you think that you're waiting longer for your bus, you might not be imagining it. Transport for London has - without publicity - reduced the frequency of a number of bus routes in SE1 in recent months.
Lambeth Council's Labour leadership has urged City Hall to retain a police station front counter near the South Bank.
The Metropolitan Police incurred extra costs of at least £10 million in dealing with the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market in June, according to a new London Assembly report.
David Marks - who created the London Eye with his wife Julia Barfield - has died aged 64.
The Metropolitan Police has applied to have the licence of the Southwark Rooms nightclub reviewed by councillors, claiming that the premises "is associated with crime and disorder".
If you are aged 16 to 40 and suffer from eyestrain or headaches from computer use, the Institute of Optometry near Elephant & Castle would like to hear from you.
Dame Margaret Hodge MP and Transport for London commissioner Mike Brown will face questions about the Garden Bridge project at a City Hall committee meeting next week.
The owners of a development site on Tower Bridge Road - where work began 16 years ago and has never been completed - say they have held early talks with council planners about a 32-storey tower proposal.
The Mayor of Southwark visited the Church of the Most Precious Blood in O'Meara Street last week to turn on new external lighting funded by Borough, Bankside & Walworth Community Council.
Danish collective Superflex have filled Tate Modern's turbine hall with swings - and the installation could soon be coming to a street near you.
Southwark residents gathered at City Hall last week to learn about plans to close front counters at many police stations as the public consultation period on the proposals draws to a close.
Blackfriars Station has won the 'major station of the year' category at the National Rail Awards.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has rejected calls for a public inquiry into the Garden Bridge debacle, arguing that a further probe "will not tell us anything new".
The Mayor of London has launched a public consultation on cycle superhighway 4 between Tower Bridge and Greenwich, including new segregated bike tracks on part of Tooley Street and Jamaica Road.
The Bankside branch of NatWest - opened just four years ago - closed its doors for the last time on Monday.
Kwame Kwei-Armah has been named as the next artistic director of the Young Vic theatre in The Cut, succeeding David Lan whose departure from the role was announced earlier this year.
Part of the wall of the former Bricklayers Arms railway goods depot is to be demolished in response to fears that it is unsafe.
Former Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Sir Simon Hughes moved a motion on gun and knife crime at the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth last week.
Retail expert Mary Portas this month opened a new charity shop in Bermondsey Street as part of her collaboration with Save the Children.
A junior doctor at St Thomas' Hospital and a police officer based at London Bridge have been praised by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for their response to recent terrorist attacks.
Food writer and broadcaster Mary Berry was guest of honour at the annual Sheep Drive on London Bridge on Sunday as freemen of the City of London exercised their right to bring livestock across the Thames without toll.
Computer and phone company Apple was interested in sponsoring the Garden Bridge if it could open a retail store on the river crossing, according to Boris Johnson's former deputy mayor.
City Hall has published some of the transcripts of interviews carried out by Dame Margaret Hodge during her probe of the Garden Bridge project.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick joined officers patrolling the South Bank on Saturday after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'.
The Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust had been deeply affected by the Westminster and London Bridges terrorist attacks says chair Sir Hugh Taylor.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted in Waterloo. The incident is being treated as a homophobic hate crime.
The flags outside the Financial Times's headquarters at Southwark Bridge were flown at half-mast on Friday after the death of journalist Paul McClean during a holiday in Sri Lanka.
The Corner Cafe at the junction of Lambeth Road and Hercules Road will remain closed "until further notice" after a fire in the basement on Thursday lunchtime.
Speaking in Southwark on Thursday night, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland made an impassioned plea for people to work ceaselessly for the restoration of the island of Barbuda, 95 per cent devastated by Hurricane Irma.
Waterloo Sunset ale, brewed by the re-established Truman's, has arrived this month in two Waterloo pubs.
Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will speak at the Royal Festival Hall in October to mark the publication of her book.
A new project aims to help visitors experience famous buildings in a new way
London South Bank University has released plans for a St George's Quarter.
Borough Market's Bread Ahead bakery has revealed its recipes for special bread and prize doughnuts in a cook book.
The Park Plaza London Waterloo, although shortlisted, has failed to win the 2017 Carbuncle of the Year award.
The Prince of Wales has agreed to be patron of The Old Vic as it approaches its bicentenary year.
The bi-centenary of the first black police superintendent, who lived in Southwark, has been marked with a graveside memorial service.
Southwark Council has confirmed measures to protect pubs from change of use.
Former Bishop of Sherborne the Rt Revd Graham Kings has been installed as priest-in-charge of St Matthew's at the Elephant.
ITV has applied for planning permission to redevelop its South Bank site with a new headquarters building and a 31-storey residential tower.
Borough Market has installed three free drinking water fountains for visitors as part of a drive to eliminate plastic bottles from the market.
The yellow amphibious vehicles which are a familiar sight on the South Bank and on the River Thames are to disappear due to works on the 'super sewer' project at Albert Embankment.
For the first time since privatisation in 1996, train services to and from Waterloo Station have a new operator: South Western Railway.
Plans to build a 15-storey tower on the site of the Kwik Fit garage in New Kent Road have been revealed by developers Capital Homes.
The church of St George the Martyr in Borough High Street has received grants totalling £12,000 from the National Churches Trust for repairs to the grade II* listed building and the launch of a new social action project.
The Garden Bridge Trust has announced that the proposed footbridge between the South Bank and Temple "cannot be delivered" and the charity will be wound up.
The chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust told Sadiq Khan in June that the charity had found an "alternative guarantor" to underwrite the maintenance costs of the bridge after the Mayor of London withdrew his support.
Sainsbury's opened its twelfth food store in SE1 on Thursday with the launch of a new shop in Westminster Bridge Road.
Three people have been injured after an 'unidentified substance' was delivered to the Feng Sushi restaurant in Stoney Street, close to Borough Market.
Cladding panels are to be removed from the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital over fire safety concerns, less than a year after the award-winning building welcomed its first patients.
A new sculpture placed near HMS Belfast is part of London Bridge City Summer Festival
A Southwark man who sexually assaulted five women during one weekend has been jailed.
Suggestions from the public for the name of a proposed Underground station in Old Kent Road have been published by Transport for London.
Ancient Lammas Day was kept in Borough Market with the blessing of the first bread to be produced from the 2017 harvest.
Leading architects and architectural writers have come together to raise alarm at the possible demolition of Southwark Underground Station.
Transport for London is hoping to raise money by installing sponsorship signs around the Bricklayers Arms roundabout.
The Living Space building next to Waterloo Millennium Green - formerly run by Blackfriars Settlement - is to be managed by Bankside Open Spaces Trust for the next year.
A North Lambeth secondary school has turned its playground into a pop-up car park to raise some extra income during the summer holidays.
People and organisations who have gone above the call of duty to make Southwark's housing estates and sheltered housing better places to live have been recognised at the borough's annual Housing Heroes awards.
The owners of the Everyman Cinemas chain have confirmed they plan to open a new venue in 2020 as part of the redevelopment of the former Vinopolis complex.
Eight years after Rob Wray opened the 50-seater Shortwave Cinema in Bermondsey Square, the venue has been sold to Kent and East Sussex-based Kino Digital.
Southwark's deputy mayor Cllr Jamille Mohammed visited Elephant & Castle last week to officially open the new-look St Mary's Churchyard.
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.
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.
Dozens of yellow and grey bicycles are now available for hire on the streets of SE1 via a new smartphone app called oBike.
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.
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.
Bankside Residents' Forum has urged Southwark Council to support efforts for community-led affordable housing on sites in the Bankside area being redeveloped by Transport for London.
The Spanish National Police have awarded a posthumous medal of merit to Ignacio Echeverría, the Spaniard killed in last month's terrorist attack at London Bridge.
A Roman sarcophagus has been found by archaeologists working on a development site at the corner of Harper Road and Swan Street in Southwark.
A newsagent and off licence in Kennington Road is facing a review of its licence to sell alcohol after claims that "illicit and counterfeit tobacco" was found on the premises.
Three parks in SE1 - Mint Street Park, Nelson Square Gardens and the community garden at Tate Modern - have been awarded 'green flag' status for the first time.
The Malaysian developers of a prominent site on Blackfriars Road could viably provide 50 per cent on-site affordable housing, an independent assessment has shown. At present 61 social rented homes and 227 homes for private sale are proposed.
Southwark councillors have voted unanimously that Her Honour Judge Usha Karu - senior resident judge at Inner London Crown Court - should be given the honorary title Recorder of Southwark.
New research commissioned by the Mayor of London has shown that a quarter of all new-build homes in Southwark are sold to overseas investors.
Part of the award-winning Southwark Underground Station could be demolished a mere two decades after it was built as part of the Jubilee line extension.
Southwark Council is forming a 'multidisciplinary team' to tackle to problems caused by buskers on Bankside this summer, as local residents press the authority to take action on their complaints of noise nuisance.
SE1 will no longer have a police station with a front counter open to the public under plans published by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
The Blavatnik Building at Tate Modern is featured in a new set of postage stamps issued this week by Royal Mail, as the latest stats show that the gallery brought a record-breaking 6.4 million visitors to Bankside last year.
The leader of Southwark Council has promised to take legal action against tenants and leaseholders of council properties who advertise their homes on Airbnb and similar accommodation websites.
The world-famous Royal Brompton heart and lung hospital could swap Chelsea for Lambeth under plans revealed at a St Thomas' Hospital meeting this week.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) says that its investigation into the fatal shooting of the three London Bridge terrorist attackers is now at an "advanced stage".
An emergency phone handset intended to allow the public to seek help in a crisis has been stolen ... from the front wall of Southwark Police Station in Borough High Street.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that the security barriers installed on Thames bridges after the London Bridge terrorist attack are a "temporary measure" and that the police and TfL are looking for long-term solutions.
Tests on the cladding used at Guy's Tower have not revealed any fire safety concerns, according to NHS bosses.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has signalled that he intends to apply more robust scrutiny to proposals for tall buildings in the capital than his predecessor Boris Johnson.
Prime minister Theresa May joined her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull for a visit to the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Monday morning.
Transport for London has named Triangle London Developments as its preferred bidder to redevelop a large plot of vacant land on Southwark Street.
City Hall says that the taxpayer could lose £46.4 million if the Garden Bridge is not built, as Sadiq Khan formally revokes the decision by his predecessor Boris Johnson to underwrite the bridge's future maintenance costs.
A sculpture displayed at Waterloo Underground Station during the Festival of Britain in 1951 has returned to the South Bank this summer after a crowdfunding appeal by Historic England to raise funds for its restoration.
The Metropolitan Police has applied to have the licence of The Coronet at the Elephant & Castle reviewed by Southwark councillors "on the basis that the premises is associated with serious disorder".
Half a century after the last regular steam-hauled Bournemouth Belle luxury train left Waterloo Station, the scene was recreated for a £450-a-head railtour.
Dozens of taxi drivers brought Blackfriars Road to a standstill for two hours during Tuesday evening's rush hour in protest against Transport for London's handling of the cab trade.
Sadiq Khan has rejected a new call from a UKIP London Assembly member to have the European Union flag removed from the flagpoles outside City Hall.
A month on from the London Bridge terrorist attack the Victim Support charity has revealed that 163 people - many of them eyewitnesses - have sought help as they try to come to terms with the horrific incident.
23 attractions, pubs, bars and restaurants around London Bridge have joined forces to hold an Open House Day on Saturday in support of the Red Cross appeal set up after the recent terrorist attack.
Fuel pumps at a service station frequented by the black cab trade were sealed off with 'crime scene' tape this week after a visit from HM Revenue & Customs.
The developer of a recently completed set of tall buildings covered in aluminium cladding panels at Elephant & Castle says the scheme has met all building control and fire safety requirements but there is "no room for complacency".
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has praised the London Ambulance Service paramedics who walked straight in to gunfire at Borough Market on 3 June to treat the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack.
The City of London Corporation is to consider plans to loosen restrictions on filming and photography at Tower Bridge with a view to raising an extra £10,000 a year towards maintenance of the famous structure.
Business minister Margot James has agreed to meet Borough Market traders whose livelihoods have been affected by the recent terrorist attack. Ms James's commitment came in response to a question tabled by Neil Coyle MP.
The City of London Corporation, which owns hundreds of homes in SE1, is to fit new fire doors to all its social housing properties in a project that could cost up to £5 million.
An off-duty Southwark police inspector whose quick actions saved the life of a man suffering a heart attack on the Tube has been commended at an awards ceremony.
NHS bosses are to send samples of the cladding affixed to Guy's Hospital's 34-storey tower for fire safety tests as public buildings come under extra scrutiny after the Grenfell Tower disaster.
A man believed to be in his seventies has suffered "potentially life-changing" injuries in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.
Transport for London and Lambeth Council have launched a public consultation on plans to remodel the junction by the BFI IMAX at Waterloo to create an Elephant & Castle-style two-way traffic system.
Plans to abolish the roundabouts at each end of Lambeth Bridge have been revealed by Transport for London. Segregated cycle lanes are also proposed on the bridge itself.
A major donation to fund research into a cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK is set to benefit patients at Guy's and St Thomas'.
Australia's deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce visited London Bridge on Sunday evening to pay tribute to the two Australians who were among the eight people killed in the recent terrorist attack.
Members of London Hardcourt Bike Polo Association have launched a petition calling on Southwark Council to resurface the sports courts in Newington Gardens.
A regular street food market will launch this week at the former Elephant & Castle roundabout.
Borough Market traders, community representatives and local residents gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Friday for a 'Service of Hope' nearly three weeks after the terrorist attack that left eight people dead and closed down the market for 10 days.
A man has been arrested for theft of a motor vehicle after crashing a Jaguar into the wall of a housing estate in Bermondsey.
Southwark Council has confirmed that it will be developing plans for a permanent memorial to victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack, as it announces that flowers placed near the bridge are to be removed.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has praised the "second to none" community spirit of London Bridge after the recent terror attack as he pressed the home secretary for more funding for the NHS and police.
One of the terrorists who carried out the London Bridge attack worked last year for London Underground at Southwark Tube Station, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan confirmed on Thursday.
Southwark Police have lodged an application to have the licence of the Charlie Chaplin pub at the Elephant & Castle suspended by the council after two customers were stabbed on Saturday night.
Plans for a 24-storey office block between Hatfields and Paris Garden have been revealed.
The business which runs the only Post Office in Waterloo and the South Bank is up for sale.
The Grange Road Surgery - based in the 80-year-old Bermondsey Health Centre - is to close at the end of this month, NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group has said.
Plans to build a seven-storey office block beside and above an historic warehouse building in Bermondsey have been put on public display.
Three years after skaters were locked in dispute with Southbank Centre over the future of their space below the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the two sides have launched a joint effort to raise funds so that free creative activities can continue to flourish.
Southwark's housing chief says that the council has no high-rise blocks covered in cladding panels similar to those at Grenfell Tower - but that it has made enquiries about fire safety at private skyscrapers such as Elephant & Castle's Strata SE1 tower.
A man has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment - suspended for 18 months - after being found guilty of illegally sub-letting his council flat on the Rockingham Estate close to Elephant & Castle.
A Waterloo Bridge-inspired bench has been placed in St John's Waterloo churchyard on the 200th anniversary of the first bridge being opened.
Union Street and Redcross Way were filled with people, stalls and activity on Sunday for The Great Get Together Bankside, part of the nationwide initiative inspired by the late Jo Cox MP.
Eight candles - one to represent each of the people killed in the London Bridge terror attack - were placed on the altar of Southwark Cathedral by pupils from a local school as part of a 'service of hope' attended by the Countess of Wessex on Friday.
On Thursday morning Jodie Kidd joined members of the Special Boat Service Association to kayak down the Thames from Lambeth Pier to Butler's Wharf.
Prince Harry visited Borough Market on Thursday morning to meet traders and others affected by the recent terrorist attack.
Bermondsey & Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle has written to the prime minister to urge her to visit Borough Market to meet traders and residents affected by the recent terrorist attack.
Representatives of Southwark's community and voluntary sector came together on Tuesday for the annual commemoration of Thomas Cure, Elizabethan benefactor of the United St Saviour's Charity.
London South Bank University (LSBU) is calling for all the extended members of the university family to come forward and share their memories and reminiscences as part of a project to celebrate the institution's 125th birthday.
Plans to add a two-storey extension to the Accommodation London Bridge hotel in Great Dover Street have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan came to Borough Market on Wednesday morning to witness the reopening of the market after a 10-day shutdown in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed 8 people.
A new Ofsted report has highlighted Kintore Way Nursery School's "exciting" curriculum, its "culture of trust and mutual respect" and the "motivated and committed staff".
Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby was among a group of more than 80 walkers who followed a circuitous 50 km route from St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth to Guy's Hospital in Southwark to raise money for a cancer care charity.
Borough Market will reopen on Wednesday 14 June, a week and a half after a terrorist attack that killed eight people. The market will have extra trading days on the next two Sundays to help local businesses recover.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans to send eastbound buses on routes 53 and 363 over the Bricklayers Arms Flyover, cutting journey times and skipping two bus stops.
David Lan is to step down after 17 years as artistic director of the Young Vic theatre in Waterloo.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark, the Most Revd Peter Smith, came to the Church of the Most Precious Blood in The Borough on Sunday morning to celebrate Mass as the local community comes to terms with last week's terrorist attack.
Southwark Cathedral reopened for worshippers and visitors on Sunday after an enforced seven-day shutdown in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack.
Police investigating the London Bridge terrorist attack have spoken to 262 people from 19 countries, with 78 described as 'significant witnesses'. They believe there are many other witnesses who have yet to speak to police, and urge them to come forward.
The neighbourhood policing inspector for north Southwark has spoken of his experience as one of the first officers on the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Saturday 3 June.
Members of a local Welsh choir brought some much-needed cheer to the Borough on Friday evening when they gathered to sing outside a local pub.
Borough Market has established a trader support fund to help those individuals and businesses who have suffered losses as a result of its temporary closure.
Neil Coyle has been re-elected as Bermondsey & Old Southwark's Labour MP, seeing off an attempt by Lib Dem Sir Simon Hughes to wrest back his former seat.
Labour's Kate Hoey has been re-elected as MP for Vauxhall - with an increased majority - despite a high-profile anti-Brexit campaign by the Lib Dems.
We're at the counts in both Southwark and Lambeth to bring you the latest overnight.
Southwark Council's chief executive has condemned newspapers and broadcasters for showing video clips of the terrorist attack in Stoney Street on Saturday night.
Residents and businesses around Borough Market have been told that the police operation to examine the scene of last week's terrorist attack is likely to continue till Sunday night.
Metal and concrete security barriers were installed on Blackfriars Bridge in the early hours of Thursday morning, after similar defences were installed on other Thames crossings earlier in the week.
The Portland stone base of the Southwark Needle at London Bridge has been covered with dozens of sticky notes carrying messages of peace and hope after last Saturday's terrorist attack which left eight people dead.
The Southwark police officers who were the first on the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attack on Saturday night returned to the bridge on Wednesday to lay floral tributes to the victims.
Imams and Islamic scholars from around the UK gathered at London Bridge on Wednesday to lay flowers close to the scene of Saturday's terrorist attack.
The Metropolitan Police has thanked people who live and work in Bankside and London Bridge for their "patience, hospitality and goodwill" as a major forensic examination continues.
Members of the Bankside community - led by Borough Market and Southwark Cathedral - gathered outside Tate Modern on Tuesday as the nation held a minute's silence for the victims of the London Bridge attack.
Listen as Kate Hoey talks about those photos with Nigel Farage during the Brexit flotilla, and why she's not afraid to challenge her Labour colleagues on Lambeth Council.
Lib Dem George Turner tells us why Labour and Conservative members are backing his anti-Brexit election campaign in Vauxhall, and voices his anger about property developers' activity on the South Bank.
Listen as Lib Dem candidate Sir Simon Hughes tells us how he intends to challenge Southwark on affordable housing and why he believes the need to tackle knife crime is rising up the political agenda.
Listen as Labour's Neil Coyle talks about his proudest achievements during two years as MP for Bermondsey & Old Southwark, and why he thinks you should vote for him again on Thursday.
Listen to our interview with UKIP candidate Elizabeth Jones as she explains why her party remains relevant even though its principal aim - Brexit - is on the verge of being achieved.
Green candidate John Tyson talks about why Caroline Lucas motivated him to join the party, and his assessment of the election race in Bermondsey.
Conservative parliamentary candidate Siobhan Baillie talks about her campaign in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.
Listen to our interview with James Clarke as we discuss Brexit, liberalisation of drug laws and getting religion out of primary schools
Theatres and galleries in SE1 have issued a joint statement in the wake of Saturday's terrorist attack at London Bridge. Read it in full below.
Ten people are dead - including three suspects shot by police - after a terrorist attack on London Bridge and in Borough Market on Saturday night.
Walk along London Road and your movements will be seen 3,500 miles away on a busy street corner in Canada's largest city.
A scheme to complete a development on Tower Bridge Road - which was begun in 2001 but has never been completed or fully occupied - has been approved by Southwark Council's planning committee.
Vauxhall constituency hustings in Waterloo attracted a large audience for a lively two hour debate.
ITV is planning to build a 38-storey tower with up to 270 flats on the site of London Television Centre on the South Bank.
Listen as the six candidates to be Bermondsey & Old Southwark's next member of parliament take questions from the public at the church of St Mary Newington.
The Waterloo Job Shop in Lower Marsh has launched a new project to help local jobseekers aged 50+ to get back into work.
Security staff from the South Bank Patrol have been commended for their response to the Westminster Bridge attack on 22 March.
The Travelodge in Waterloo Road is one of the first hotels in the chain to offer new 'premium economy' SuperRooms for an extra £10-£20 with perks including a Lavazza coffee machine and a free KitKat.
A green wall could be installed at the side of Lambeth North Underground Station as part of a new set of measures to tackle poor air quality across the borough.
Watch as five of the candidates to be Bermondsey & Old Southwark's next MP answer questions from the public at Southwark Cathedral.
The streets of north Southwark could soon be adorned by 'smart benches' which offer a lot more than just a place to sit.
Two men who randomly targeted a pair of middle-aged brothers walking home to a Bermondsey estate and subjected them to a violent attack have been sentenced to a total of 20 years in prison.
The new owners of land in Ufford Street formerly occupied by Southwark College have announced plans for a 275-room hotel.
Southwark's troubled further education college is to merge with a Newcastle-based group this summer.
A giant zip wire offering views of Parliament and Lambeth Palace could be installed in Archbishop's Park this summer if plans are approved by Lambeth Council.
London South Bank University plans to demolish an Edwardian school building and a 1990s social housing block on its campus near Elephant & Castle.
The Metropolitan Police has installed a giant digital sign in Waterloo Road urging passengers arriving at the station not to give money to beggars.
Southwark's Labour administration has admitted that it won't meet its commitment to build 1,500 new council homes by 2018, with just 400 to be completed by the end of that year.
Traders from the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre addressed a meeting of Southwark cabinet on Tuesday to air their concerns about the proposed redevelopment.
The Mayor of Southwark and the Russian ambassador joined the annual Victory Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Tuesday morning.
Just three years after it opened, the owners of the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo hotel in Waterloo Road want to add an eight-storey extension.
Southwark Council has set up a team of planning and regeneration officers to lead the reinvention of the Old Kent Road.
Transport for London is to press ahead with plans for a Quietway cycle crossing of Borough High Street at the Union Street and Newcomen Street junction despite public consultation revealing 63 per cent opposition to the scheme.
The Mayor of Southwark and the Bishop of Woolwich visited St Jude's Primary School last month for the official opening of a new entrance.
Firefighters are urging people to take extra care when using electric heaters after a fire at a block of flats on Bath Terrace last month.
A cyclist was taken to hospital on Friday afternoon after he was hit by a scaffolding lorry at the Elephant & Castle junction.
A patient at St Thomas' Hospital who repeatedly stabbed another patient while he slept has been jailed.
A Luxembourg-based development company founded in Bratislava has bought Elizabeth House next to Waterloo Station in York Road.
During May the Royal Oak pub in Tabard Street has rebadged its Harvey's Mild Ale as Archivist Ale in tribute to local historian Stephen Humphrey who died last year.
The future of the Garden Bridge is now in severe doubt after Mayor of London Sadiq Khan declined to provide maintenance funding guarantees the project requires before work can start.
Borough Market trader Ratan Mondal - who runs the Tea2You stall - brought the first flush of Darjeeling to Southwark Cathedral on Thursday to be blessed by the Dean of Southwark.
Detectives have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on board a bus near the Elephant & Castle.
Lambeth Council is preparing to enter formal talks with the Oasis group of charities over the potential redevelopment of the Oasis Academy Johanna primary school site in Waterloo, to include an expanded school, homes, offices and a public library.
The Mayor of Southwark was among the guests of honour at the official opening of the new Crossway Christian Centre in Hampton Street at the Elephant & Castle.
The EF language school in Roupell Street has revived its controversial plans for an extension to its Victorian building which objectors claim is out of keeping with the character of the street.
The private treatment centre on the top four floors of the Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital opened its doors this week.
Southwark Council is preparing to welcome tenants to 56 new council homes in Blackfriars Road.
Police have launched an appeal for information after a woman was sexually assaulted at Elephant & Castle Underground Station.
A sculpture displayed at Waterloo Tube Station during the Festival of Britain in 1951 has been found at a London hotel after Historic England's 2016 drive to track down lost pieces of public art.
This week is the final opportunity to comment on Southwark Council's draft site-specific policies for 32 plots of land in SE1 likely to be redeveloped in the coming years.
The Tower Bridge Road Alliance is continuing its campaign for a tube station at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension as TfL's official consultation period comes to a close.
Cllr David Noakes - Lib Dem councillor for Cathedrals ward in Borough & Bankside - ran the London Marathon on Sunday and has raised nearly £4,000 for good causes.
A dragon led a procession of over a hundred people from St George's Cathedral to St George the Martyr Church.
Plans for an eight-storey library building on Lambeth Palace Road has been given the green light by Lambeth Council's planning applications committee.
Community organisations around Waterloo and the South Bank have been invited to apply for funding from the Community Chest Grant Programme.
Transport for London is to carry out a safety study on the southern junction at Elephant & Castle, six years after the roundabout and pedestrian subways were replaced by traffic lights and surface-level crossings.
Theresa May's decision to seek a general election on Thursday 8 June has paved the way for a repeat of the contest between Labour's Neil Coyle and Lib Dem veteran Sir Simon Hughes in Bermondsey & Old Southwark.
35 firefighters tackled a blaze at the Albert Arms pub at the corner of Gladstone Street and Garden Row in the early hours of Good Friday morning.
The chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust has accused Dame Margaret Hodge of "disregard for the facts" in her recent report on the controversial project and urged the Mayor to set aside its recommendation that public backing for the scheme be withdrawn.
More than 30 years after the violent murder of an elderly grandmother in Great Suffolk Street, detectives have launched a fresh appeal for help to trace her killer.
A national charity which campaigns to protect Victorian and Edward heritage has lodged a formal objection to plans to demolish and rebuild the Britannia pub in Kipling Street.
Police officers from across the UK gathered at Southwark Cathedral on Monday afternoon for the funeral of PC Keith Palmer.
Tesco is to open its tenth SE1 convenience store as part of Barratt's Blackfriars Circus development at St George's Circus.
Mayor of Southwark Cllr Kath Whittam joined local residents on Friday afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the relandscaping of Nelson Square Gardens.
Dame Margaret Hodge has published her report into the Garden Bridge project, finding that "too many things went wrong" and recommending that the Mayor accepts the financial hit from cancelling the scheme.
A group which campaigns for the rights of older and disabled Londoners to travel on public transport with ease has staged a protest at London Bridge Station after train operator Southern withdrew 'turn-up-and-go' assistance from 33 of its stations.
Plans to demolish one of the principal parades of shops in Waterloo's Lower Marsh and build a 66-room hotel have been approved by Lambeth councillors.
A proposal to knock down the Days Hotel Waterloo at the corner of Kennington Road and Lambeth Road and replace it with a new hotel with more than twice as many rooms has been turned down by Lambeth councillors.
The as-yet-unbuilt Quill development near London Bridge Station has been acquired by Greystar who plan to develop the site as student accommodation.
Eight new trees have been planted on Bermondsey's Longfield Estate by charity Trees for Cities with funding from New World Payphones.
Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg visited Southwark on Monday night to address local Liberal Democrat supporters on the subject of Brexit.
A team of Southwark police officers who entered a blazing block of flats to rescue several residents trapped inside including a baby, a frail elderly man and a pregnant woman have been honoured by the Royal Humane Society.
A memorial service has been held at Southwark Cathedral for priest and clown Roly Bain.
Hundreds of people - including representatives of faith groups, police officers and other emergency services - gathered on Westminster Bridge exactly one week after the terrorist attack which left five people dead.
Plans for 48 flats and a 140-room hotel in a 24-storey tower on Newington Causeway have been approved by Southwark's planning committee.
Local Liberal Democrats have launched a petition calling for a station to be constructed at Bricklayers Arms as part of the Bakerloo line extension - but TfL says that the planned two stations between Elephant & Castle and New Cross would be "sufficient".
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has insisted that small traders at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre must be offered a "fair deal" when the site is redeveloped.
The Duke of Gloucester visited Bankside last Wednesday to unveil a panel in Cathedral Square marking the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee Walkway created for the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977.
An ecumenical gathering to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation has been held at St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Princess Anne came to Tower Bridge Road on Tuesday to visit the new Alex Monroe jewellery workshop next to The George pub.
Southwark Council is to write to all tenants and leaseholders of council-owned homes in the borough warning them against advertising their properties on Airbnb and similar websites.
Rail services from Waterloo Station will have a new operator for the first time in two decades when First Group and MTR take over the South Western franchise currently held by Stagecoach's South West Trains.
Transport for London has delayed the start of work to install segregated cycle lanes across Westminster Bridge after last week's terrorist attack.
Southwark councillors have unanimously backed a motion calling on Transport for London to consider adding a station at Bricklayers Arms on the proposed Bakerloo line extension.
Volunteers armed with a speed gun found 28 drivers breaking the 20 mph speed limit in Long Lane during a two-hour period - but the police failed to send out warning letters to the keepers of the vehicles involved.
The NatWest bank has announced plans to close its Bankside branch in Southwark Street and its Tower Bridge branch in Tooley Street.
Police in Lambeth are appealing for witnesses and information following two incidents that are being treated as attempted abductions.
Southwark councillors have passed a motion resolving to oppose plans to close the Crown Post Office in Blackfriars Road and replace it with a franchised service in a nearby shop.
First proposed a decade ago and an empty shell for nearly five years, the Central School of Ballet has relaunched its fundraising efforts to complete its new South Bank home.
Plans to knock down The Britannia pub in Kipling Street and replace it with a block of flats incorporating a replacement pub have been submitted to Southwark Council.
Plans to redevelop the former Steve's Bed & Breakfast building in Lower Marsh as a 50-room boutique hotel have been approved by Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Plans to demolish the former Ticino Bakery in Bermondsey Street and replace it with a 'boutique hotel' with just seven rooms have been approved by Southwark councillors.
Southwark Council's cabinet has approved plans to buy three Bermondsey office buildings as revenue-generating investments for the borough.
Boss Street - which runs between Tooley Street and Queen Elizabeth Street - was closed for several hours on Tuesday afternoon whilst emergency services investigated a suspicious substance.
Police and ambulance crews rushed to The Cut in Waterloo on Sunday lunchtime to reports of a man with a stab wound. It's believed he was injured in nearby Nelson Square.
Southwark planners have refused permission for three food kiosks underneath the railway bridge on Blackfriars Road.
The new operators of the Gladstone Arms have dropped plans to use the name Pegz N "Frazes" when the much-loved Lant Street pub reopens this spring.
This month local residents have another chance to comment on proposals to redraw the map of parliamentary constituencies which would see the Waterloo part of SE1 - in the borough of Lambeth - added to the Bermondsey & Old Southwark seat.
A radical scheme to rebuild Charing Cross Railway Station with an entrance on the South Bank is among the options considered by Network Rail as it seeks to accommodate expected growth in passenger numbers over the coming decades.
Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu has been consecrated as the new Bishop of Woolwich in a packed and joyful service at Southwark Cathedral on Friday morning.
A new art installation which uses lighting to reflect the health of the River Thames has been created at the Sea Containers building near Blackfriars Bridge.
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in a road traffic collision on Waterloo Bridge on Wednesday night.
Works to install segregated cycle lanes on Westminster Bridge and to change the road layout at the junction of Lambeth Palace Road, York Road and Westminster Bridge Road will begin on 29 March, Transport for London has confirmed.
A new pay-at-pump petrol station has opened in the car park of Asda's Old Kent Road store.
Lambeth Council has promised developers "a very flexible approach" when they present their proposals to invest in the borough.
The Coronet club and music venue at the Elephant & Castle is facing a review of its premises licence after local residents complained of antisocial behaviour - including homophobic and racist abuse - from customers.
Detectives have released an image of a man they wish to speak to after an incident at London Bridge tube station which left the victim with a broken nose.
Southwark Council's cabinet will next week pave the way for Beormund Primary School - a special school in Long Lane - to move to Peckham, enabling the SE1 site to be redeveloped for housing.
TfL should consider building a tube station at Bricklayers Arms on the proposed Bakerloo line extension, according to transport watchdog London TravelWatch.
Lambeth Council has sent three officials to the MIPIM property trade fair in Cannes this week, with all expenses met by a consortium of five developers active in the borough.
Sadiq Khan has sidestepped a call from a Labour London Assembly member for City Hall to hire a cat to keep mice at bay in the offices of the Greater London Authority.
BT has announced plans to replace dozens of payphones on the streets of Southwark with new advertising-funded multimedia kiosks offering free phone calls, free wifi and USB charging sockets for mobile phones.
Plans to build 25-storey twin towers with dozens of new homes on the site of the Texaco garage on Albert Embankment have been approved unanimously by members of Lambeth's planning applications committee.
Lambeth Council has paved the way for the redevelopment of the old Waterloo Library building in Lower Marsh by selecting Conran & Partners to draw up plans for the site.
One and a quarter centuries after the Borough Polytechnic Institute was founded in Southwark, Neil Coyle MP has tabled a Commons motion congratulating London South Bank University.
Chaucer ward Labour councillor Karl Eastham has launched a campaign to seek selection as the Labour candidate in the Manchester Gorton parliamentary by-election triggered by the death of Sir Gerald Kaufman.
Heritage watchdog Historic England has criticised the plans for new skyscrapers on Blackfriars Road and Stamford Street, citing the impact they will have on the view from St James's Park.
The final details of Southwark Council's share in the profits of Lendlease's 37-storey One The Elephant tower have been revealed, and the luxury development has met the full cost of the The Castle leisure centre.
Around 1,000 people a day spend 50p to spend a penny at the Jubiloo on the South Bank - but planning permission for the structure expires in a month's time.
Transport for London is to widen the carriageway and reduce the width of the pavements under the railway bridge on Tower Bridge Road.
Developer Land Securities have won planning permission for an office development between Park Street and Sumner Street in the Bankside area.
Southwark's planning committee has approved plans by consulting firm PwC to redevelop its Union Street office building, including the demolition of a 19th-century warehouse.
Southwark's planning committee has used its powers to restrict developers from turning pubs into shops or offices without first seeking full planning permission.
The Prince of Wales visited St Thomas' Hospital on Monday to mark the 70th anniversary of the British Geriatrics Society.
London Bridge, the railway station and nearby streets were sealed off on Tuesday afternoon while police investigated a suspicious vehicle.
Twelve people were evacuated from Peabody Square in Blackfriars Road in the early hours of Monday morning after a fire broke out in a first floor flat.
An industrial building in Crimscott Street - with planning permission for a new office block - has changed hands, with the new owners proposing a residential scheme.
The not-for-profit trust which manages Potters Fields Park has objected to plans by the owners of The Ivy Cafe to build an extension overlooking the park as part of a new restaurant in the One Tower Bridge development.
The leaseholder of a former council flat near the Elephant & Castle has been refused planning permission to turn the property into a holiday let. The flat is currently advertised on Airbnb at £95 a night.
Hundreds of residents of the Southwark and Lambeth housing estates run by the City of London Corporation will benefit from a new high speed internet service after plans to expand fibre optic broadband were given the green light.
Shrove Tuesday was celebrated in SE1 with pancake races at Borough Market and London Bridge City, and a Mardi Gras bike parade through the backstreets of Bankside.
The Duchess of Cambridge visited Lambeth Road on Tuesday to open the new Ronald McDonald House which provides accommodation for families of patients at the Evelina London Children's Hopsital.
The chief executive of the Garden Bridge Trust says Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has "given assurance" that he would be prepared to back a guarantee to meet any shortfall in fundraising for the maintenance of the controversial footbridge.
The Charity Commission has published a report of its investigation into the Garden Bridge Trust.
More than 1,000 people gathered at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Sunday night for the fifth annual British Kebab Awards.
Irvine Sellar - the man whose persistence got the plans for the Shard off the drawing board - has died aged 82.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has reiterated his support for the construction of the Garden Bridge, insisting that "the taxpayer will be better off if the bridge is built". His stance has been branded "illogical and indefensible" by a London Assembly member.
Southwark Council members from across the political spectrum have paid tribute to Danny McCarthy, former mayor and Cathedrals ward councillor, who died earlier this month.
Bus route 100 will no longer serve Elephant & Castle - and route 388 will be extended south - from April, despite a Transport for London consultation revealing more opposition than support for the change.
ITV has announced plans to close The London Studios, its TV production base on the South Bank, as a precursor to the development of a new headquarters building.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man fell into the River Thames at Westminster Bridge.
The Gladstone Arms pub in Lant Street - which closed down last October - is to reopen this spring under the name Pegz N "Frazes".
A protest march against Donald Trump's presidency of the USA and the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union made its way through SE1 on Monday afternoon.
The Duchess of Cambridge is coming to Lambeth on Shrove Tuesday (28 February) to visit the new accommodation for families of patients at the Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Steve Chalke - founder of the Waterloo-based Oasis Christian charity - is one of five church leaders to be appointed as ecumenical canons of Southwark's Anglican cathedral.
Police in Lambeth are appealing for the public's help to find a missing 13-year-old girl who is known to spend time at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre.
Boxer Frank Bruno and Mayor of Southwark Kath Whittam were the guests of honour at the opening of the Rock Island bar and grill at the Thomas a Becket pub in Old Kent Road on Tuesday.
Lambeth North Station - closed since last July to allow the lifts to be replaced - reopened to passengers on Monday morning.
A new sculptural artwork depicting Tate Modern on fire has gone on show at a West End art gallery.
A Conservative MP has used an adjournment debate in the House of Commons to argue that the national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust should be located in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park rather than Victoria Tower Gardens in Westminster.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been urged to consider getting a cat to tackle a rodent problem at City Hall.
A proposal for a block of council flats at the Elephant & Castle to join a Bermondsey-based tenant management organisation has been rejected in a ballot of tenants and leaseholders.
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on the possible locations for stations on the Bakerloo line extension along the Old Kent Road, as well as a bigger station at Elephant & Castle.
Lambeth planners have refused a planning application to reduce the size of the Camel & Artichoke pub in Lower Marsh.
Members of the London Assembly have backed a motion by 16 votes to one calling on Sadiq Khan not to sign a guarantee to meet the maintenance cost of the Garden Bridge in the event that private fundraising falls short.
The office block above the remains of Bankside's original Elizabethan playhouse - the Rose Theatre - has been sold by its Singaporean owners for £94.5 million.
Southwark Council is considering taking enforcement action against leaseholders of former council homes who rent their properties out to short-stay guests via websites like AirBnB.
Dozens of firefighters worked to tackle a fire in Ciba Apartments at the corner of Union Street and Great Guildford Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Southwark Council has announced plans to give East Street Library in Old Kent Road a £300,000 makeover, including a new business and meeting space.
Transport for London is to review the impact of the changes to the layout of the Elephant & Castle junction as residents complain that more motorists are using nearby streets as rat-runs.
A 14-storey tower featuring 'coliving' accommodation with private bedrooms and communal amenities has been proposed for a site in Long Lane.
Two Labour London Assembly members have tabled a motion urging Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to refuse to sign a guarantee to meet the Garden Bridge's maintenance costs.
Police officers are appealing for help in identifying a man in connection with a sexual assault at London Bridge Underground Station.
The Mayor of Southwark led the laying of wreaths at the Holocaust Memorial Tree and the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Friday morning.
A counter showing a daily tally of how many cyclists are using cycle superhighway 6 is to be installed at the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge.
Part of Blackfriars Road was cordoned off on Monday night after a woman was stabbed in nearby Webber Street.
Pupils from St George's Cathedral Primary School in Southwark visited City Hall on Tuesday to present Mayor of London Sadiq Khan with a letter calling for action to improve air quality in the capital.
Two police officers have been awarded commendations by the chief constable of the British Transport Police for their part in saving the life of a woman who had taken a heroin overdose at Waterloo Station.
Transport for London's commissioner Mike Brown has conceded that the organisation didn't do enough to ensure bus journeys weren't unduly delayed during the remodelling of the Elephant & Castle junction.
The historic Thomas a Becket pub in the Old Kent Road will be reborn as a TGI Friday's-style restaurant if Southwark councillors approve a licence application.
Sainsbury's is to open a convenience store in Westminster Bridge Road as part of a new apart-hotel development.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved a high-rise development at the Elephant & Castle which has no on-site affordable housing - but has insisted that the proposed roof terrace remains open to the public free of charge in perpetuity.
The owner of a former council flat near the Elephant & Castle has applied for planning permission so that he can let the home to AirBnB guests for more than 90 days a year.
The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is to be marked with a radio broadcast from St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Police are appealing for information after several businesses near Elephant & Castle had their windows smashed in multiple attacks in the same week.
Campaigners concerned by the rise of the far right after Donald Trump's election as US president have unfurled banners from Thames bridges in central London.
A cross-party Westminster Council committee has called for the charity behind the Garden Bridge to demonstrate that it has raised enough money to complete the structure before construction work can begin.
Hundreds of people gathered at St George's Cathedral on Thursday morning for the funeral of local historian and archivist Stephen Humphrey.
The bells of Southwark Cathedral were blessed and rededicated last week before being returned to the tower after restoration.
People who live and work in the South Bank and Waterloo are being urged to comment on a new planning policy document drawn up by local people and organisations.
The long-awaited Sainsbury's supermarket in New Kent Road finally opened its doors last week.
The Garden Bridge Trust says that the project's cost could "substantially exceed" the previously stated £185 million budget for the controversial river crossing.
The latest in a series of public art installations on the hoardings next to Southwark Underground Station has been unveiled.
Southbank Centre has submitted a planning application to Lambeth Council to make changes to the Queen Elizabeth Hall undercroft, three years after a major controversy over the use of the space by skateboarders
Nearly a decade after the last Eurostar left the station, Network Rail has released a timelapse video showing work in progress to make the former Waterloo International Terminal suitable for use by commuter trains.
A team of Southwark police officers have been nominated for a bravery award after rescuing 10 people from a fire in a block of flats in Grange Road, Bermondsey.
Tower Bridge reopened to road traffic on Thursday after nearly three months of work to replace the timber decking on the bridge's bascules.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe joined Southwark Police officers and deputy mayor of London Joanne McCartney AM for a walkabout in Borough Market last week as part of the #walkthemet initiative.
A man from Southwark has been jailed for repeatedly raping a 10-year-old girl.
The Shard is marking Christmas and the New Year by lighting up the top 20 storeys of the London Bridge skyscraper with a series of beams, stripes and sparkles every night.
A man who killed a police officer and went to huge lengths to dispose of his body has been sentenced at the Old Bailey.
This week St John's Waterloo will be the subject of a church court hearing as it defends its plans to modify its historic building to meet the area's changing needs. The vicar, Canon Giles Goddard, talks about The Bridge at Waterloo.
Plans to create a London School of Mosaic - building on Southbank Mosaics' pioneering work in SE1 - have been boosted by funds raised by a local resident during his year as master of his masonic lodge.
A giant photo mural featuring 1,955 local images has been unveiled in Tower Bridge Road.
A cyclist is said to be in a critical condition after being hit by a van on Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.
Sainsbury's has delayed the opening of its new full-size supermarket on New Kent Road until the New Year due to problems with access for its delivery vehicles.
An extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham could be completed in 12 years, according to Transport for London's new business plan.
A Peckham primary school has won Government backing for its proposal to open a new 'free school' on Borough High Street.
Southwark Council has launched a public consultation on plans for the next section of the Quietway 14 cycle route between Tower Bridge Road and Canada Water.
A Bermondsey factory complex where Worcestershire Sauce and Branston Pickle were once produced has changed hands for £50 million.
Stephen Humphrey - Southwark's foremost local historian and archivist - has died.
In a lecture at the Royal Society of Arts, Peter Tatchell has described how his campaigning left him with a "real fear of being killed" in his Elephant & Castle home.
The new Dockhead Fire Station has received its official opening - exactly a decade after plans to rebuild it were first announced.