The World War II bomb that brought much of Bermondsey to a standstill for two days this week was destroyed by the Army in a controlled explosion in North Kent on Wednesday morning.
Wednesday recap: London-SE1.co.uk/date/2015-03-25
Old Kent Road down to a single lane westbound at Thomas a Becket / Tesco due to roadworks
Big mystery in Southwark: the mayoral chain, the mace and mace bearer unaccounted for at tonight's meeting twitter.com/councilassembl…
councilassembly Lab & Lib cllrs vote in favour of motion re London Bridge chaos that TfL should take over SE London commuter rail lines. Tories against.
Cllr @peterjohn6 gives undertaking that Styles House residents will have to approve any deal re including their homes in tube station dev't
Coming up: LIVE audio mixlr.com/se1 of Southwark Council leader answering question re Southwark Tube Station development scheme
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Southwark says it won't use shipping containers for vulnerable families temp accomm but "high specification modern demountable units"
RMT will be protesting against tube ticket office closures at Elephant & Castle on Friday (4pm-6pm)
London Bridge Station: @LondonFire has "requested a further review of ... fire risk assessment and an update to the management strategy"
@TheRealJimShady I was there at 9.30 and didn't see a crowd though apparently there was a problem/fire at shopping centre this morning
Several matters of SE1 interest on the agenda at Southwark Council Assembly tonight - follow @councilassembly for updates.
Just published - Bermondsey bomb: controlled explosion in North Kent goo.gl/fb/iQl7K8
CarolinePidgeon Garden Bridge procurement process needs a full and independent audit. Mayor won't agree. It looks very murky.
DarrenJohnsonAM There WAS a robust procurement process for Garden Bridge. Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg and Joanna Lumley all asked to submit rival designs.
Boris: "silver lining" of London Bridge disruption is that it will lead to further devolution of London commuter rail from DfT to TfL.
London Bridge Station: "There was frankly a cock-up" says Boris Johnson at #mqt
@kayaburgess Context was re Garden Bridge & cycle hire public funding. It was designed to get reaction from cabbies, not a serious point.
Boris: No clear political accountability re London Bridge chaos. If it happened at a TfL stn "my ass would be grass unless we fixed it" #mqt
Boris Johnson says he has had "abundant meetings" with transport secretary and Network Rail re London Bridge rail chaos #mqt
@kayaburgess Pretty sure gallery is full of taxi drivers this morning
#mqt Boris: "The chaos at London Bridge is an overwhelming argument for further devolution" of rail services
Boris says his "temporary undertaking" re Garden Bridge is "purely to speed things up" #mqt
Cost of repairing Garden Bridge after maritime disaster or terrorist attack would fall to taxpayer, says Boris #mqt
#mqt Boris says he won't release the £30m towards capital cost until there's a guarantee that Mayor's maintenance guarantee won't be needed
#mqt Boris says GLA/TfL has given "temporary undertaking" re Garden Bridge maintenance to get through planning till trust has firm funding
#mqt Boris - "it would be totally ludicrous" for public sector to pay for maintenance of Garden Bridge
#MQT Boris: "We are determined not to pay more than £30m" towards Garden Bridge
#MQT Boris: "I don't want us to be contributing more than £30m" to Garden Bridge
ThamesPics Well that was a fairly unmistakeable huge bang and thud just heard in Gravesend
From 10am Boris Johnson will face questions at #MQT about the Garden Bridge and London Bridge Station
sheernessnews Bomb due to be detonated on the Isle of Grain at 0830.
@GreenwichHour Too late - it went down the A2 last night
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