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News & features published on 17 March 2021
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New orthopaedic building at Guy's Hospital gets planning approval

Plans for a new eight-storey building at Guy's Hospital - to accommodate an orthopaedics 'centre of excellence' - have been approved by Southwark councillors.

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Green light for 17-storey office block above Southwark Tube

Plans by Transport for London to build a 17-storey office building above Southwark Underground Station have been approved by Southwark councillors.

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Waterloo & City line back in 'May or June' after year's closure

The direct tube link between Waterloo and Bank could be reinstated in May or June, Transport for London has said.

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Appeal court considers Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre case

As demolition of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre begins in earnest, three Court of Appeal judges have spent two days considering Southwark Council's decision-making about the provision of social housing in the redevelopment.

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Low Traffic Neighbourhood: no through motor traffic in Webber St

Motor traffic will no longer be able to use Webber Street as a link between Blackfriars Road and The Cut under proposals for a Blackfriars Low Traffic Neighbourhood published this week.

Tweets on 17 March 2021

@zefrog No - they’re building above / around it as originally envisaged when the JLE was built

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Plans by Transport for London to build a 17-storey office building above Southwark Underground Station have been ap… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ICYMI:

➡️ Blackfriars Low Traffic Neighbourhood plan published

➡️ Great Suffolk Street to be adjusted after… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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You can watch the live stream of the Southwark planning committee here: youtube.com/watch?v=W0chR5…

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Wednesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark
14 more people tested positive
This week: 74
Las… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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As demolition of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre begins in earnest, three Court of Appeal judges… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LambethArchives If you missed Jon Newman's talk on Charles Dickens and , watch it at the link below. twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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London Bridge:

The phone box in St Thomas Street that used to be a salad bar is going to become a coffee kiosk… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ICNNUK Here we go again being forced to correct wrongly-held assumptions and tired old cliches about the community journal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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This evening councillors will consider TfL's planning application for a 17-storey office block above Southwark Unde… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Today NHS England confirmed that one more patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 has died whilst in the care… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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leaftoleaf What a pathetic capitulation! The single wand was as half-hearted as possible but a sign of good intent... Are ther… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Impact of the return to school really visible in last week's London bus passenger stats. pic.twitter.com/vTjYHZBJEI

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KenningtonPOB I am delighted to hear this having spent countless hours introducing local pupils to on-road cycling here, and it's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark Council is also tweaking the Great Suffolk Street Low Traffic Neighbourhood , reopening access to Web… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Motor traffic will no longer be able to use Webber Street as a link between Blackfriars Road and The Cut under prop… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The second day of the court of appeal hearing re the planning permission for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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se1 Lambeth Council's proposed moratorium on planning permission for further hotel development in the Waterloo area has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The new @pizzapilgrims restaurant in Lower Marsh is nearly complete pic.twitter.com/sHusblsIv9

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A seven-year-old boy who nearly died after he was thrown from the 10th floor viewing platform at Tate Modern has ta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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