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News & features published on 22 March 2017
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Central School of Ballet's final push to complete SE1 premises

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.

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Kipling Street's Britannia pub could be demolished and rebuilt

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.

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Steve's B&B in Lower Marsh to be replaced with 50-room hotel

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.

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Bermondsey Street's old Ticino Bakery: 7-room hotel approved

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.

Tweets on 22 March 2017

SophyRidgeSky Presenting live from Westminster Bridge, scene of a terror attack earlier today pic.twitter.com/latZUPnFX7

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:26 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

SophyRidgeSky This is the scene from Westminster Bridge this evening after terror incident earlier pic.twitter.com/e8CCDAMuEn

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:26 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

councilassembly Council unanimously passes motion opposing Post Office closures/franchising inc Walworth Road + Blackfriars Road facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:05 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

se1 ICYMI - there's a proposal to demolish the Britannia pub in Kipling Street london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9143

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:57 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

GSTTnhs Services should run as usual at St Thomas' and @EvelinaLondon tomorrow. Check @TfL for updates on disruption to road and transport networks

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:51 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

markgettleson @se1 @cllr_anood @councilassembly Prior to marrying future Edward VII, Princess Alexandra arrived by train into Bri… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:47 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

councilassembly Southwark councillors have unanimously passed motion including call for Bakerloo line station at Bricklayers Arms facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

There should be no tube vent shaft at Bricklayers Arms without a station, says @cllr_anood at @councilassembly facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr @cathedralsdavid wants assurances that council homes won't be demolished for new E&C Bakerloo line station facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr @cathedralsdavid raises concerns about TfL plans for new Bakerloo ticket hall at Elephant & Castle - LIVE facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Now @damian_obr is recalling @SimonHughes's lobbying which led to Bermondsey + Southwark tube stations on Jubilee line extension

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Bricklayers Arms tube station would be "a great asset to the community" but TfL not keen says @damian_obr -
LIVE facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr @damian_obr also wants three tube stations in Southwark on the Bakerloo line extension facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr Darren Merrill says there's plenty of room for tube station and extra green space at Bricklayers Arms - WATCH:
facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr Darren Merrill says Bricklayers Arms preferable to Faraday Gardens for Bakerloo line shaft facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Cllr @helendennis80 making the case for a Bakerloo line station at Bricklayers Arms - LIVE @councilassembly video facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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councilassembly WATCH LIVE - Southwark councillors debate Bakerloo line extension facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:17 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

councilassembly Cllr @markwilliams84 says council will embed TfL approach in Old Kent Road regeneration- LIVE video facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:16 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

councilassembly Bricklayers TRA calling for tube station rather than just vent shaft at Bricklayers Arms junction - LIVE video facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:10 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

councilassembly Bricklayers Arms Tenants and Residents Association wants rethink of BOTH suggested TfL sites for Bakerloo shafts facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:06 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

councilassembly Bakerloo line extension - WATCH LIVE as Southwark councillors hear deputation from Bricklayers Arms residents facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:04 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Statement from Vauxhall's @KateHoeyMP on today's events at pic.twitter.com/DlzPDCShgK

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metpoliceuk If you or anyone you know were involved in today’s incident in and are safe, please update Casualty Bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:44 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

ICYMI - there's a proposal to demolish the Britannia pub in Kipling Street london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9143

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Watch LIVE on our Facebook page as Southwark councillors debate an 'age-friendly borough' @councilassembly facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Tina from @BlackfriarsSett is one of the reps addressing Southwark councillors tonight ahead of 'age friendly borou… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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ctvwinnipeg WATCH
View of emergency response from London Eye bit.ly/2ne8qqw pic.twitter.com/XGlJtGKyr8

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:53 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

ChristChurchSE1 The church is open tonight until late for prayer and space.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:52 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Lights on Westminster Bridge have been broken for a while ... london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2… twitter.com/MichaelConsidi…

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GSTTnhs Both patients have been admitted to St Thomas’ and both are in a stable condition. There will be no further statements overnight. (2/2)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:42 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

"Buyers at One Blackfriars are a spread of people, some downsizing from houses in Hampstead." - @HomesProperty today

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GSTTnhs Two patients are being treated at St Thomas’ Hospital following today’s security incident in Westminster – one man and one woman. (1/2)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:41 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

MichaelConsidi6 Still heavy police presence on Lambeth Bridge side of Parliament pic.twitter.com/MzsrdlKvcY

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:38 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

southbankcentre We remain closed due to the tragic incident at Westminster and will provide updates here. Please avoid calling our box office at this time

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:34 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

MissLnghrst Ex-colleague sent this. Love students at @WalworthAcademy @se1. Need this after taking kids thru this… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:33 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

nearlylegal London. Station, bridge, river, sunset. pic.twitter.com/5qnUeKNdW6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:24 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

TfLBusAlerts @Elizakatelouisa Hi, buses are severely delayed up to an hour due to heavy traffic in Elephant & Castle. I am sorry about this

via Engagor (retweeted on 7:21 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Public question time at council assembly - watch live facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

via TweetDeck

metpoliceuk Worried about family/friends involved in today’s incident in ? Please call Casualty Bureau on 0800 056 0944 & 0207 158 0010

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

As an xxperiment we are live streaming Southwark @councilassembly on Facebook Live facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Southwark Council Assembly @councilassembly live webcast on our Facebook page from 7pm facebook.com/londonse1

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This is apparently an art installation - no incident at Bankside. twitter.com/josephinecumbo…

via Twitter for iPhone

KateEMcCann Tate Modern smoke appears to be an installation. twitter.com/nyhanafi/statu…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:13 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Police blocking Thames Path in front of St Thomas' Hospital towards Westminster Bridge pic.twitter.com/G0YfhkPPGW

via Twitter for iPhone

World's media on Albert Embankment near Lambeth Palace pic.twitter.com/11aO3PE9DW

via Twitter for iPhone

Pedestrians allowed to cross Lambeth Bridge heading south but otherwise closed pic.twitter.com/BEQjfhdPr3

via Twitter for iPhone

@gerkonanaken they were stopping ppl going north about 10 mins ago.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to gerkonanaken

@PeckhamRyeEats that relates to change of use. Here they are proposing to rebuild pub so it's a design / conservation issue not pub loss.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to PeckhamRyeEats

A lot of emergency vehicles flying around with lights and sirens near Lambeth Bridge.

via Twitter for iPhone

Westminster Bridge Road shut northbound at Baylis Road junction. Very slow traffic southbound. pic.twitter.com/b5GkJpdVxN

via Twitter for iPhone

LondonWaterloo Waterloo station is open as normal. Some services are disrupted due to earlier issues on the rail network - check bit.ly/2nJrRsD

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:15 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Latest from St Thomas' Hospital where staff and visitors had been kept inside the building as a precaution twitter.com/GSTTnhs/status…

via TweetDeck

coyleneil Thanks for all the messages this afternoon - I & my team are all safe & well. My thoughts are with the police officer & innocents affected.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:07 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Ldn_Ambulance We have treated at least 10 patients on Westminster Bridge. Our latest statement on the incident at be… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:05 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

giles_fraser I'm going to say Mass for the victims of this terrible attack at 7pm at St Mary, Newington. All welcome. R/t appreciated.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:05 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

There are still people on board these capsules on the London Eye. Slow and staged evacuation under way. pic.twitter.com/yQvLsqDIRP

via Twitter for iPhone

As passengers are taken off London Eye they are being greeted by big police presence

via Twitter for iPhone

Passengers now leaving London Eye. Group including v small baby just disembarked after many hours on the wheel.

via Twitter for iPhone

More police arriving at London Eye. Must be agony for those stuck on board. pic.twitter.com/3TlX65sVl2

via Twitter for iPhone

stewartmaclean Port of London Authority confirms woman pulled alive from Thames after apparently falling from Westminster Bridge during attack

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:43 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Ambulance crews in helmets and protective vests waiting by London Eye on South Bank. pic.twitter.com/4gtMom8zV5

via Twitter for iPhone

Police talking to London Eye staff. Still lots of people on wheel who've been stuck on board for hours overlooking… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone

AlexWpremier View right now of Westminster Bridge from Lambeth Bridge. At least one person has died. pic.twitter.com/GCifmwmP3V

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:36 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews - Lambeth Palace Rd is closed by Albert Embt. Traffic is slow on York Rd with Q's to Leake St. Millbank is closed at Lambeth Bg

via Engagor (retweeted on 4:35 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

karlnecke Lambeth Bridge also closed to traffic now

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:29 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Traffic slow moving on Waterloo Bridge due to incident pic.twitter.com/YicqQcCz7C

via Twitter for iPhone

Some passengers remain on board @TheLondonEye which has been stopped due to Westminster Bridge incident. pic.twitter.com/rI0a74Xyh2

via Twitter for iPhone

Thames Path in front of County Hall closed due to Westminster Bridge attack. pic.twitter.com/SzYQU5F9V8

via Twitter for iPhone

Police have cordoned off the area around County Hall on the South Bank pic.twitter.com/Da6vSmDddx

via Twitter for iPhone

World's news crews covering Westminster Bridge attack from outside Park Plaza hotel. pic.twitter.com/WYrhG3HzT3

via Twitter for iPhone

PA Woman dead, others hurt - some with "catastrophic" injuries - after Westminster attack, junior doctor at… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:13 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

The police cordon South of Westminster Bridge. Met territorial support group vans arriving at high speed. pic.twitter.com/K3Zk8x9vMA

via Twitter for iPhone

City of London Police now in Westminster Bridge Road pic.twitter.com/rRkDR7rO4M

via Twitter for iPhone

Very heavy traffic on Baylis Road. Ambience is trying to get past.

via Twitter for iPhone

Ambulance crews donning protective gear outside @Ldn_Ambulance HQ in Waterloo Road pic.twitter.com/vhbhaJKkiR

via Twitter for iPhone

Police vehicles with sirens heading west, east and north from The Cut

via Twitter for iPhone

Visitors to London Eye and South Bank attractions affected by Westminster incident twitter.com/thelondoneye/s…

via Twitter for iPhone

London Ambulance Service: “As we are very busy dealing with this incident, we would ask the public to only call us in a genuine emergency.”

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peterjohn6 Alarming scenes from Westminster - hallmarks of terrorism but will not affect our commitment to democracy

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:45 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Sky's @AliBunkallSKY talking to Westminster Bridge eyewitnesses outside St Thomas' Hospital. Exclusion zone being extended now.

via TweetDeck

metpoliceuk If you have photos or film of the incident in please make sure you pass them to police ukpoliceimageappeal.co.uk

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:43 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

nxupdates STOP SUSPENSION!

Our London Southwark and Waterloo stops have been suspended until further notice, please use London Victoria.

via SocialSignIn Application (retweeted on 3:43 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

peterjukes Two eyes In the sky over Southwark tuebe pic.twitter.com/oXKK8GR7Qx

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:43 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

@jessmcfaul1 Imagine traffic will be a nightmare but not aware of any specific problems or restrictions

via TweetDeck in reply to jessmcfaul1

ManelFMateus Westminster Bridge seen across from Parliament at St Thomas Hospital pic.twitter.com/asyU2Lsai0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:40 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Two helicopters hovering over Southwark / Bankside/ Borough area

via TweetDeck

Latest from Met re Westminster Bridge + Parliament: "we are treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise"

via TweetDeck

Police are asking people to avoid Westminster Bridge and Lambeth Bridge at present

via Twitter for iPhone

GSTTnhs Staff and visitors at St Thomas' and Evelina London Hospitals are being advised to remain on site during the current security incident.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:30 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

SkyJohnJames Current scene at Vauxhall Bridge pic.twitter.com/7W6h7Dwcvh

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:23 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

SkyNews Helicopter footage of the scene in after a firearms incident. @AliBunkallSKY with the latest pic.twitter.com/LcKNC75XuS

via SnappyTV.com (retweeted on 3:16 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via Twitter for iPhone)

Eyewitness tells @SkyNews he saw 8-10 casualties on the ground on Westminster Bridge.

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Footage on @SkyNews from helicopter shows casualties being treated on Westminster Bridge

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Sky News's @AliBunkallSKY says there are 15+ ambulances at south end of Westminster Bridge

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TfLBusAlerts Westminster Bridge closed due to a traffic collision - buses diverted via Millbank, Lambeth Bridge and Lambeth Palace Road

via Engagor (retweeted on 3:02 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

PaulBrandITV BREAKING: A car has driven into the railings of parliament. MPs panicking in the underground. pic.twitter.com/goQD2ctKce

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:52 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

PaulBrandITV Live incident outside parliament periscope.tv/w/a6E1bTFEWktv…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:52 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Major incident on Westminster Bridge.

via TweetDeck

christopherhope Man receiving medical attention outside Westminster Hall. I heard loud explosion on Westminster bridge. Public running away

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:48 PM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

How do you feel about this plan to demolish + rebuild a Victorian backstreet pub? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9143

via TweetDeck

Just published - 10 years in the making - @balletcentral launches bid to fit out Hatfields premises dlvr.it/NhYfnB

via dlvr.it

Plans for SE1's smallest hotel - with just seven bedrooms - have been approved london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9141

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A motion on local Post Office closures is on the agenda for Southwark @councilassembly tonight london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8844

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MPSWalworth Do you know this man?Suspect theft of phone from an elderly man on Westminster Bridge Rd SE1
Any info call 101 ref… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:33 AM, Mar 22nd, 2017 via TweetDeck)

Bakerloo line extension - TfL says it has already had more than 3,700 responses to the ongoing consultation london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9122

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Just published - Kipling Street's Britannia pub could be demolished and rebuilt dlvr.it/NhWfG1

via dlvr.it

Just published - Steve's B&B in Lower Marsh to be replaced with 50-room hotel dlvr.it/NhW0l9

via dlvr.it

Council to buy three office buildings in Bermondsey to generate rental income to fund local services london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9140

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Just published - Bermondsey Street's old Ticino Bakery: 7-room hotel approved dlvr.it/NhT7tZ

via dlvr.it

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