The streets of Bermondsey returned to normality just after 6pm on Tuesday when the World War II bomb found on a local demolition site the previous day was driven away to Kent.
Housing activists staged a protest outside the London Marriott Hotel at County Hall as Lambeth Council's leader arrived to speak at a £90-a-head breakfast briefing on 'the politics of planning'.
Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman met NHS workers at Guy's Hospital when she brought the party's 'Woman to Woman' pink bus tour to London Bridge.
Former Southwark Liberal Democrat councillor Donnachadh McCarthy served a mock 'arrest warrant' on Rupert Murdoch at London Bridge on Monday morning.
Fr Richard Hearn has been installed as dean of St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Southwark.
Tuesday recap: London-SE1.co.uk/date/2015-03-24
Just published - Bermondsey bomb made safe after two days of drama goo.gl/fb/L1p1Jt
@SMGreenArts It's not a permanent thing - just for a year or two
Planning permission granted yesterday for street food market in Bermondsey Street tobacco warehouse.
Story from Jan: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8031
KintorewayNS Spa School were fantastic yesterday and took great care of us. Our chicks were also safely evacuated to a warm spots with Spa School hens.
KintorewayNS Kintore Way Nursery School and Children's Centre will be open as normal on Wednesday 25th March.
@zefrog A quarry somewhere in Kent for controlled explosion
Met: "The army's intention is to transport the device by road to a military leased quarry in Kent where it will be safely detonated"
@__ShirMcC__ yes that's it
Westbound traffic very slow on Tooley Street
@BStudios100 all clear now
@BStudios100 just went past and took photo of closure notice. Will publish news item 2moro. Bit busy today due to bomb drama...
Simon Hughes "asking the police, army, and local authority to carry out a full review" to see what lessons can be learned from last 2 days
@danob84 sorry I'm up at Jamaica road now
Welcome to all new followers who've joined us during #bermondseybomb drama - and thanks to everyone whose said they found coverage useful.
Recap: Bermondsey bomb drama is over. All roads reopened.
More views of the site at the centre of the drama. pic.twitter.com/juShzshziK
All clear at the site in Grange Walk where bomb was found pic.twitter.com/ldVxracpLy
Spa Gardens pic.twitter.com/FFU22fM42B
Grange Road fully open to traffic and pedestrians
Police tape being removed at Grange Road / Dunton Road junction. Police still waiting for 'all clear'.
@sirventes still other army vehicles etc in the area that need to leave.
libdemtimmcn Bermondsey bomb just gone past Asda Old Kent Road with huge police escort
@BStudios100 Yes we will cover it. Is OKR fire station now open then?
Army convoy heading towards Tesco then down Old Kent Road
Army trucks heading down Dunton Road with police motorcycle escort. Stuck in traffic. pic.twitter.com/qpi8lntjAQ
@KyleEBurt86 which way are the army trucks heading?
Site manager of the demolition site where the bomb was found is now being allowed back through the cordon.
@mitchell_ckc situation not clear. People being allowed up Alscot Road. Beyond that can't say
Large number of police motorcyclists going towards the UXB site. Presumably to escort the bomb away from the scene.
Pedestrians now being allowed along Grange Road from Dunton Road junction pic.twitter.com/2XYiswAsFL
@maxinewarren no idea.
Bomb disposal truck went up Southwark Park Road with siren pic.twitter.com/1rtqXOth7J
This Royal Logistics Corps van just left Bermondsey pic.twitter.com/I1oBNFrQJY
@jessflood56 all the signs are it will be this evening but no confirmed timetable yet
New council homes in Willow Walk nearing completion. Part funded by Neo Bankside ¬£¬£¬£ flats next to Tate Modern. pic.twitter.com/whJFnvViXa
There is no point getting irate with the police officers on the cordon! Yes it's frustrating but bombs are unpredictable.
@soph_t_smith see tweet just now
Council: "we have been advised that all is still on track for the device to be removed from the site today" - times not confirmed yet
@jadelmartin nothing official yet
@Louise_GP89 awaiting further news. Nothing to report at present.
boutchercofe School will resume normal service tomorrow providing our school caretaker is allowed back home to school. The bomb is going to Kent!
BBC in Enid Street pic.twitter.com/shLSKfeyGq
All quiet in Abbey Street pic.twitter.com/MlByajsSnn
@lisa300 I think it's unlikely but you can always ask the police I guess
Just published - Protesters picket Peck's planning politics presentation goo.gl/fb/eJIU9h
The Garden Bridge - Coin Street Community Builders sets out its position: coinstreet.org/the-garden-bri‚Ä¶
Lazy pigeon risks commuter chaos to board rush-hour train at London Bridge thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11875521.‚Ä¶
Developers pay ¬£90 a head for "politics of planning" breakfast with council leader: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8158
"In the face of disruption and genuine concern for some, I am proud to call Bermondsey home." - @SimonHughes
"I have been reminded of how close to each other the residents of our community are during the last day and a half." - @SimonHughes
The Shard in cake: justsopeachydesigns.wordpress.com/2015/03/24/the‚Ä¶ via @sopeachydesigns
Council - "We hope to be able to inform people whether they can return home before 5pm ..." southwark.gov.uk/news/article/1‚Ä¶
Bomb - "Once it has been made safe, the device should be leaving the site late this afternoon" southwark.gov.uk/news/article/1‚Ä¶
Funny smell at Tesco Old Kent Road - Tesco blames council. pic.twitter.com/N8835h3SaU
Work in progress at Lynton Road for new Waterloo to Greenwich Quietway cycle route pic.twitter.com/eK3QBdtJki
AmishaRestauran Today the restaurant will be close cause WWEXB
@iggle_ Abbey Street is shut from the Enid Street junction to Tower Bridge Road
drbenjohnson Bermondsey bomb - update for residents drbenjohnson.mycouncillor.org.uk/2015/03/24/ber‚Ä¶ #bermondseybomb pic.twitter.com/41mo4s68An
Police from Kensington & Chelsea on the Abbey Street cordon pic.twitter.com/8kWlIdLfBu
Just published - Harriet Harman brings Labour's pink bus to Guy's Hospital goo.gl/fb/wrt8UY
lb_southwark Southwark Council would like to thank residents for their continued patience while the MoD makes the unexploded WW2 bomb safe
earlyyearscop Yesterday my team and I secured the 100m cordon at UXB. Evacuating people and making the area safe was a duty we were all proud to perform
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LordLucas Best find so far today has been an old school Nokia. Tip for emergency planning depts: carry big box of lost property phone chargers
@Legs__Akimbo from Abbey Street In the north to Enid street in the east to Grange road in the south to Tower Bridge Road in the west
Sign at Bricklayers Arms still says Tower Bridge Road is shut. It is not. pic.twitter.com/fQKWaadBTA
@tahiritahiri its impossible to say.
RedCrossSouth We have 22 volunteers and staff running 2 rest centres in Bermondsey this morn for people evacuated from their homes due to the WW2 bomb
@roowilliams 4pm has been mentioned but it will take as long as it takes
@FNielk 4pm has been mentioned. But it will take as long as it takes. Can't really ask them to hurry the job.
The closed-down payday loan shop in Tower Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/wT0yMlJqmd
LordLucas We are all tired and a bit bored of being evacuated but just really grateful now to the Army who put their lives at risk to make us safe
LordLucas Seven Islands leisure centre Rest Centre open all day with teas, coffees, refreshments for those in today's 200m exclusion zone
@ElllieS no that area is fine
@Tmckinnin builders dug it up
@Tmckinnin unexploded WWII bomb
Army on Southwark Park Road pic.twitter.com/im7sKhtE0c
@lucyannamoore if the police haven't knocked on your door you're probably ok.
@lemonjell0h no. But traffic may be heavier.
KintorewayNS Kintore Way Nursery School and Children's Centre remains closed today.
Abbey Street pic.twitter.com/MYgFBlMPFc
People sauntering along Abbey Street being told to get a move on and leave the cordon
Still people wandering about in their onesies on the edge of the 200m zone.
Amazing how many people just duck underneath the police tape and carry on regardless, usually with earphones in.
LordLucas Police telling residents within the 200m exclusion zone that the Army hope to have removed and disposed of the UXB by 4pm today
Officers from @LambethMPS now looking after the Abbey Street cordon in Bermondsey
@Gert the UXB most assuredly has an SE1 postcode
You can just see one of the Army trucks from the Tower Bridge Road end of Grange Walk pic.twitter.com/Jt4Y4gFj0b
8.20am and there are still people leaving the closed area.
boutchercofe I hope our children are polishing their projects for Thursday, learning multiplication tables & reading! I'm tackling the budget...
People wheeling suitcases along Curtis Street pic.twitter.com/kGzZOzB57f
Grange Road pic.twitter.com/2PSeYICbT6
Still lots of people turning up at the Bermondsey cordons with no idea of what has happened.
Islington police officer is telling people that Bermondsey road closures expected to continue till 4pm
On a traffic light post in Grange Road pic.twitter.com/fxPtLYsV9f
Emergency vehicles at Harris Academy pic.twitter.com/We8XargJSk
Police from Lewisham on the Spa Road cordon pic.twitter.com/hOVh6OTtlq
C10 doing 3 point turn outside Beormund Centre. pic.twitter.com/Oc7Je5JFDL
This C10 bus driver didn't get the memo about the UXB pic.twitter.com/2XPKxv2Gzi
Recap: WWII UXB in Grange Walk. 200m evacuation by 8am. Then Army will try to make it safe.
Maltby Street / Abbey Street junction pic.twitter.com/tzcH16rzxs
Abbey Street pic.twitter.com/9TrO0aO8lR
Police from Greenwich and Redbridge guarding the cordon round the Bermondsey bomb.
People being allowed out of Grange Road but not in pic.twitter.com/zryFJ34fNB
Sign at Bricklayers Arms says TBR is shut. It isn't. At present. pic.twitter.com/Ja5py2STmF
TfLBusAlerts Routes 1 78 C10 42 188 RV1 remain on diversion following earlier closure of Grange Road, SE1 due to a security alert.
Good morning. Will keep you updated as best we can on today's events in Bermondsey re the WWII UXB.
LordLucas Just taken 3 generations of the same family to a B&B in Brockley. Seven Islands Rest Centre now empty but reopens at 6am
@cherylbone between 6am and 8am
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