A plan to turn the old St Olave's Grammar School on Tooley Street into a 56-room boutique hotel has been rejected by Southwark's planning committee - though communities minister Hazel Blears will now have the final say.
Proposals for a major mixed-use development between New Kent Road, Elephant Road and Walworth Road have been given the green light by Southwark's planning committee.
Plans for a luxury hotel in a 170-metre tower next to Blackfriars Bridge moved a step closer this week when Southwark's planning committee resolved to grant planning permission.
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