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News & features published on 29 March 2014
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16-storey Southwark Street 'Flatiron Building' tower approved

Local architecture practice Allies and Morrison has been given the go-ahead to build a 16-storey landmark residential tower at the junction of Southwark Street and Lavington Street.

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Shrek's swamp: fears of 'unacceptable' crowds on South Bank path

Plans for a Shrek-themed attraction at County Hall are due to be approved this week despite fears of "unacceptable" overcrowding on the South Bank riverside walkway.

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Elephant & Castle: bike campaigners slam 'unacceptable' TfL plans

The London Cycling Campaign has urged its members to object to Transport for London's plans to remodel the Elephant & Castle junction.

Tweets on 29 March 2014

Saturday recap: Elephant & Castle roundabout controversy, Shrek's swap on the South Bank + 16-storey tower approved london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-03-29

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Very loud sprinkler alarm at TfL's Palestra building audioboo.fm/boos/2030436-v… via @audioboo

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

London skyline statement: 200 towers that threaten to destroy city's character theguardian.com/cities/2014/ma… << some surprising signatories on list

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Campaigners fight to save London skyline from 230 more skyscrapers gu.com/p/3zxk8/tw - The Observer

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London is being transformed with 230 towers. Why the lack of consultation? gu.com/p/3zxzq/tw asks @RowanMoore in the Observer

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Just published - 2014 on the South Bank goo.gl/fb/OJOi0

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Sunday 12.45pm - rededication of war memorial in Borough High Street london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - @alliesmorrison gets green light for 16-storey Southwark Street tower goo.gl/fb/yNUxr

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Just published - Shrek's South Bank swamp could cause 'unacceptable' Thames Path crowding goo.gl/fb/AOG03

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Join @SinfoniaTamesa for an evening of French, Hungarian and Czech music at @stjohnswaterloo: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Elephant & Castle: @london_cycling Campaign slams "extremely dangerous" TfL plans goo.gl/fb/deM7f

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Southwark Council granted planning permission for 11,975 new homes between April 2010 and November 2013, of which 2,918 deemed 'affordable'

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zefrog Why the air ambulance was in @se1 earlier: Police officer with 'serious head injuries' after motorbike crash bit.ly/P4dR7s

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TfLTrafficNews A2 Great Dover St remains closed both ways. Closure btwn Spurgeon St & Black Horse Court due to an earlier collision. Use alternative route.

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RuseTony @se1 Air ambulance gone - no one in

via Twitter for BlackBerry® (retweeted on 1:43 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

boroughpaul @se1 Air ambulance at tabard gardens pic.twitter.com/CVEWao23GH

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:39 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

RuseTony @se1 Air ambulance been here for good 20 mins now. Did see a driverless motorcycle too but not sure if involved. Lots of sirens still

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TfLTrafficNews Reports of a collision - A2 Great Dover St closed both ways at j/w Law St. Use alternative route. Expect delays. Thanks for info @jon4009

via HootSuite (retweeted on 1:26 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

jon4009 @TfLTrafficNews accident on Great Dover Street near Beckett Street. Police have closed the road, air ambulance is here too.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLBusAlerts Route 21 is subject to diversion and delays in both directions on Great Dover Street, SE1 due to a road traffic collision.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

jon4009 @dvjj @se1 there's an accident down on Great Dover St. 1 casualty, 1 car involved that I could see. Maybe a cyclist but didn't see a bike.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:22 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

dvjj @se1 any news? Fire engines gone towards bricklayers too...

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:10 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

dvjj Air ambulance dropping paramedics to police car at Tabard gardens, sped off in the direction of Bricklayers @se1 pic.twitter.com/8M4QZUyOWO

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:09 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

zefrog Air Ambulance has just landed in Tabard Gardens, I think. @se1

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Oops. Right outside TfL HQ too. pic.twitter.com/td9oF2y9is

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se17 30 storey tower on Walworth Road. See the plans at The Hub till 5pm pic.twitter.com/ymPCnvsFQ1

via iOS (retweeted on 12:36 PM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

Not much left of the Martin-Lavell warehouse. At least the bricks are being reclaimed. pic.twitter.com/sCbPTDx6hy

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Elephant & Castle Roundabout Consultation - second and final drop-in session today at @LCCLondon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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FluffyRona Making a glorious noise on the South Bank! instagram.com/p/mH3dIECQJb/

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1885singers @se1 Rehearsal at one, ready for St Matthew Passion this evening 7pm Still a few tix left …southwarkcathedral.ticketsource.co.uk

pic.twitter.com/4XcpdtC2v5

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:18 AM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

£2.8 million house on Bermondsey Street: rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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13-year-old Houston Eagle Scout delivers quilts to @GSTTnhs po.st/hSvNs9 via @NewsFixHouston

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Edible Bankside Celebration & Sumner Meadows Grand Opening with @BOSTSE1: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Justin_Gellatly Doughnuts today are Caramel Custard&salted Honeycomb,we also have classic Vanilla Custard.@BreadAhead @boroughmarket pic.twitter.com/2RcPAo02Ji

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deansouthwark Superb picture of the dedication of the parish war memorial which will be rededicated on Sunday at 12.45pm. pic.twitter.com/TgvSb8Z8lG

via iOS (retweeted on 8:44 AM, Mar 29th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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