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News & features published on 16 January 2018
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Mission: Impossible 6 filming at Blackfriars Railway Station

Scenes for Tom Cruise's new Mission: Impossible 6 movie were filmed from a low-flying helicopter above Blackfriars Railway Station on Saturday and Sunday morning.

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Date set for Boris's Garden Bridge grilling at City Hall

Former mayor Boris Johnson will return to City Hall on Thursday 1 March to answer question from the London Assembly about the Garden Bridge project, after the GLA Oversight Committee used its legal powers to compel him to attend.

Tweets on 16 January 2018

@LedburyAction Not at the moment. I am still recording on another device and will put whole thing on YT tomorrow.

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@ncallanan Sorry have had to give up. Still recording on other camera and will put whole thing on YouTube tomorrow.

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Have now given up on Facebook live and will use phone to keep tweeting instead.

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Advice from director of planning about how review mechanism for capturing extra affordable housing in event that sc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@langrabbie @lb_southwark Defeated by own optimism thinking that 6 hour battery life would suffice and meeting coul… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next chunk of live video can now be found here: facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

Will put the whole thing on YouTube tomorrow in two simple videos

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Council's viability consultant is now advising the planning committee about E&C scheme facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Latest installment of the Elephant & Castle planning committee webcast is now here facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Construction traffic access to the (current) LCC site will be via Oswin Street facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Now moving on to the final part of the meeting. Committee members will now put questions to planning officers, then… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Battery now on 2%. Webcast continues at facebook.com/londonse1/vide… - will tweet the outcome once webcast ends.

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Cllr @rebeccalury suggests that all the three-year reviews of incomes etc to determine eligibility for the discount… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Thanks for all the kind comments re tonight's Elephant & Castle coverage. Before the battery dies, just want to say… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @rebeccalury highlights the fact that there still seems to be a funding gap for the new Northern line entrance… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @MerrillDarren says that average household income in East Walworth is c. £20k. Affordable housing that needs e… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Now @cllrmseaton says that local traders have operated under adverse conditions for some time - ward councillors wo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Southwark's planning committee has now been in session for 5 hours dealing with massive 1000-home scheme with new L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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@DarkenedDragon Should be running OK now, subject to council wifi. Latest link will always be on our FB page.

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Laptop battery now down to 20 minutes, so if the tweets stop, that's why... Webcast will continue at facebook.com/londonse1

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Planning committee members are now going to put questions to the ward councillors who represent Cathedrals and East… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @mariaadderley tells the committee: "local people don't want to see all the things that they value swept away… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @mariaadderley highlights lack of affordable housing and lack of credible offer to maintain cluster of Latin A… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @rebeccalury says it's "unacceptable" that massive E&C development of 1000 homes has just 33 at social rent eq… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Hopefully we'll soon get to hear from the East Walworth and Cathedrals ward councillors facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Delancey's Stafford Lancaster says @LCCLondon will be "heart and soul" of the new Elephant & Castle - wants to see… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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London College of Communication boss Natalie Brett says she wants the first three floors of their new building to b… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @AdeleCathedrals asks Delancey to explain their vision for the Elephant & Castle ... what kind of shops, what… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We're now 4.5 hours into the Elephant & Castle planning application hearing. facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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The London College of Communication wants to own its own building, so Delancey will sell the new building to UAL, w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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LCC boss Natalie Brett explains that college's parent body - University of the Arts London - will relocate its cent… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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"We're committed to being in Elephant" says Natalie Brett of @LCCLondon. Says they looked at relocating to Stratfor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Natalie Brett - head of @LCCLondon - now addressing committee. Says current building is falling down. Would be "too… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Sounds like the new music venue at the Elephant was something pushed by the GLA that Delancey have run with facebook.com/londonse1/vide…

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Councillors trying to tease out more details of what exactly the proposed music venue to be built immediately north… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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May not be able to keep tweeting till the end of the meeting as laptop battery is rapidly depleting. Will keep the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Architect Artur Carulla says that his team have carefully considered the relationship between the development and t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Sorry - another live stream intermission due to wifi problems at Southwark HQ.

Stream now up and running again… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Delancey says "we are very open to businesses coming back" to the site - but says realistically many traders will prefer to avoid two moves.

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We're now moving to questions to Delancey about retail. We're 4 hours in to this session london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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Delancey's Stafford Lancaster is talking about "the potential for bingo" as part of a portfolio of community activi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We're now moving on to questions to Delancey about bingo london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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Delancey has a 20-year covenant preventing them from selling on the Elephant & Castle development. Affordable housi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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There will be a review mechanism so that if the development is more profitable than expected, then more of the mark… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We're now 3.5 hours into tonight's planning committee session on the Elephant & Castle shopping centre and LCC deve… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The affordable homes in the E&C scheme (inc social rent equivalent) will have same 3-year tenancies as the market r… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Delancey says it has carried out focus groups in the Elephant & Castle area which show that there is demand for pri… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Average income of tenants at Get Living London's other housing is £34,000 says Delancey rep

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Some of the affordable housing at the E&C development will be targeted at households with combined income of £60,00… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Precedent of East Village scheme is of limited relevance because the affordable housing element of that scheme was… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @AdeleCathedrals asks Delancey to explain why they are proposing private rented homes (PRS) at the Elephant. S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @AdeleCathedrals points out that many of the homes near E&C that will lose daylight/sunlight due to new towers… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Developer's consultant is now trying to justify the loss of daylight/sunlight that residents of 97 homes in Oswin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Good question from Cllr Lucas Green about integration between the new Northern line station and the extended Bakerl… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Residents of some of the new flats at the Elephant & Castle shopping centre site wouldn't be able to have a Tesco/O… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Erm - sounds like people living in the new flats on the shopping centre site will only be able to have deliveries/t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We've barely heard any details tonight of the retail proposition, the cinema, the detail of the LCC building, the m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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This planning application is really too big to consider at a committee meeting in this format. There are huge swath… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Some basement space that Delancey had previously earmarked for car parking could be turned into a bingo venue, says… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr @AdeleCathedrals now leading a line of questioning about wheelchair accessible homes and related parking space… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Now discussing deliveries and servicing access to new development. TfL won't allow vehicle access to the sites from… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The planning committee webcast link can also be found on our Facebook page: facebook.com/pg/londonse1/v…

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Elephant & Castle scheme offers "significant benefits for a huge range of people" says Delancey's Stafford Lancaste… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Delancey's Stafford Lancaster says that Southwark council has pushed the company to improve its affordable housing… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Live stream now resumed: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

Stafford Lancaster of Delancey says they've consulted for 4 years… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We're now having a 10 minute comfort break ...

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Metropolitan Tabernacle says that loss of parking for its minibus fleet will severely affect its sunday school and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Metropolitan Tabernacle rep says they've had problems with items thrown/dropped from adjacent One the Elephant towe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We're now hearing from a representative of the Metropolitan Tabernacle Baptist Church; says 35 storey tower will be… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Third part of the webcast re Elephant Shopping Centre redevelopment is now live here: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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Sorry - having wifi problems. Stream now restarted.

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Patria Roman @LatinElephant says planning application has failed to address the negative impact of redeveloping the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The webcast of the Elephant & Castle planning committee has resumed - scroll down to second video here, or go to ou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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If you're watching the webcast, we'll have to disconnect in a few minutes due to limitations of @lb_southwark wifi.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Traders' association rep reminds councillors that local businesses will face "severe substantial losses" as a resul… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Traders' association rep is now examining the financing of the new Northern line ticket hall - where will money com… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Now we're hearing from Elephant & Castle Traders' Association. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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@stevekgraphics @sohocub Yep - new LCC building will be on shopping centre site, then new flats where LCC is now.

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Southwark Council should really have found a bigger venue for tonight's Elephant & Castle planning committee meetin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Patria Roman @LatinElephant highlights the key role Elephant & Castle plays in London's Latin American community an… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next up: Patria Roman of @LatinElephant highlights "social and cultural value" of the indoor spaces at Elephant & C… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Chair Nick Dolezal now questioning @BingoPatrick closely on the visitor numbers for the bingo and bowling at Elepha… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Patrick Duffy says there is "absolutely huge" potential for leisure venues at Elephant & Castle - says it's like an… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Cllr Lauder asks Patrick Duffy if he's been offered alternative venues for his bingo club. He says what's been put… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Patrick Duffy says he'd welcome development at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, but this scheme is inadequate london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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Patrick Duffy warns committee they " will destroy the social lives of thousands of people" if they approve the E&C… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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About 50% of customers at Elephant & Castle Palace Bingo are from African and Afro-Caribbean backgrounds says… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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"Bingo has not got the most glamorous image ... but it's got value" - inexpensive, safe, security, ethnically diver… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Patrick Duffy @BingoPatrick tells planning committee that Elephant & Castle bingo hall gets 7,500 visits a week ("m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Jerry @35percent_EAN says that it hasn't been demonstrated that discounted market rent as part of a PRS scheme is p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Jerry Flynn @35percent_EAN acknowledges "marginal improvement" in Delancey's affordable housing offer but says it's… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Jerry Flynn @35percent_EAN draws attention to various issues with the use of discounted market rent as a form of af… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Also objecting, Jennifer Marshall of Hayles Street TRA and @BingoPatrick of the bingo and bowling at E&C Shopping C… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Objectors include a trader who runs 3 units at E&C Shopping Centre, Jerry Flynn of @35percent_EAN, Patria Roman of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Planning committee re Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre is about to hear from objectors to the Delancey scheme inc… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Planning chair Nick Dolezal is recalling previous proposals for the redevelopment of Elephant & Castle Shopping Cen… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Meeting now taking a brief comfort break before officers answer questions from councillors and then we hear from ob… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Bridin O'Connor: "This is both an ambitious and challenging scheme" which "meets the aspirations" set out in many p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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"Significant adverse impacts" obvs.

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Oswin Street and Hayles Buildings will experience "significant advert impacts" re daylight/sunlight says Bridin O'C… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Delancey yesterday submitted a revised 35% affordable housing proposal for E&C scheme, of which
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Just published - Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre planning hearing: watch live dlvr.it/QBTXDC

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Elephant & Castle scheme is the first major PRS or built-to-rent scheme in Southwark, says Bridin O'Connor - a dif… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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In density terms the scheme is in excess of the policies set out in the Southwark core strategy, says O'Connor - bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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In design terms the scheme has been "well-considered" and "the architecture and detailing is of a high quality" say… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Bridin O'Connor: "overall the development is expected to have a positive environmental effect"

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Loss of bingo hall at Elephant & Castle has "equalities implications" acknowledges planning officer Bridin O'Connor london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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O'Connor: new Northern line escalator access at Elephant & Castle is of "major significance" to the wider regenerat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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O'Connor is describing the range of tall buildings proposed at the Elephant & Castle site - up to 35 storeys high

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Bridin O'Connor reminds the committee that benefits of the redevelopment include a new Northern line ticket hall, a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Bridin O'Connor: council has had long-standing aspiration to redevelop the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre - "in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Southwark Planning Committee now beginning the Elephant & Castle item with a presentation from senior planning offi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Planning committee live stream now also available at london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9503

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Watch live stream of Southwark planning committee re Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre etc here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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THREAD STARTS HERE

Tonight Southwark's planning committee is considering plans for major redevelopment of Elephant… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Protesters against the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre redevelopment have entered the foyer of Southwark Council… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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We'll be attempting to live-stream tonight's Elephant & Castle planning meeting on our Facebook page:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Live coverage of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre / London College of Communication planning committee hearing begins at 6pm

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These are the councillors who will decide on plans to redevelop the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre and London Co… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Protests in Tooley Street against elephant and castle shopping centre development pic.twitter.com/3PX0qvOtb6

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Protest against Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre development reaches Southwark council hq in Tooley Street. pic.twitter.com/inXnK3mbGf

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Chants of “Southwark Council shame on you” in Tooley Street as councillors prepare to consider Elephant & Castle Sh… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Next speaker at Elephant & Castle development protest is Piers Corbyn who begins by celebrating the achievements of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Piers Corbyn says Elephant Shopping Centre development is an “utter abomination” that will exclude existing local communities.

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Just published - Mission: Impossible 6 with Tom Cruise filming at Blackfriars Railway Station dlvr.it/QBRsQC

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Just published - Date set for Boris Johnson's grilling at City Hall @LondonAssembly dlvr.it/QBRQRz

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Plans for London South Bank University to take on Lambeth College have run in to difficulties: feweek.co.uk/2018/01/16/str…

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[Forum] Butchers on Great Suffolk Street to close: london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

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Hyslop45 Feeling cold at work today ? Nothing on these explorers.. @BetterBankside @se1 pic.twitter.com/IZ5aNLf6FL

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@Buyshirts1 @lb_southwark They do provide public WiFi but unfortunately it auto logs out every 2 hours ... and you… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Prince William due to visit @EvelinaLondon children's hospital this week dailymail.co.uk/femail/article…

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Pady_oFurniture London is beautiful today in the Winter sun

From 12th floor London Bridge

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Southwark: the London borough where house prices have crashed by 21% - Bloomberg bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Today’s the day when Southwark’s planning committee decides on massive application to redevelop Elephant & Castle S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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