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Over 700 new homes approved in central London borough

Published on 13 March 2012

Southwark Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for more than 700 new homes in the borough, 191 of which will be affordable.

River pier future looking good

greenland pier, rotherhithe

Published on 20 February 2012

The new owners of the Greenland pier are to be announced this week.

A warm welcome back for former Heygate residents

heygate estate residents after refurbishment

Published on 17 February 2012

Former Heygate residents have returned to Elephant and Castle to a warm welcome from Southwark Council and L&Q and a brand-new family home.

The end is nigh for the Heygate's walkways in the sky

Published on 13 February 2012

A series of linked bridges and walkways designed to help people cross a London housing estate is being closed off as preparations for the next phase of the site's demolition begin

Disruption to council services expected on 30 November

Published on 23 November 2011

It is expected that there will be widespread disruption to Southwark Council services as a result of the national industrial action that has been coordinated for November 30.

A message from Southwark Council - Disorder and possible evictions

Published on 27 August 2011

We have written to a 35 tenants warning them that they may face eviction if they or members of their household are convicted of offences related to the riots.

Southwark's response

Published on 11 August 2011

Community information update.

May bank holiday opening hours

Published on 5 April 2011

Service opening times during the Spring Bank holiday on 30 May.

Court judgement given in Imperial Gardens case

Published on 28 January 2011

The Hon. Mr Justice Supperstone has today given judgment at the High Court of Justice in the case of Stevenson and others, and London Borough of Southwark.

Southwark's staff praised for going extra mile during winter freeze

Published on 11 January 2011

Street cleaners, gritters, bin men, community wardens and social workers have all been praised for their professional and efficient service over the recent winter period.

Southwark takes the stress out of schools admissions

Published on 31 August 2010

As the summer holidays draw to a close and parents' thoughts turn to the new school term, Southwark Council launches its new schools admissions brochures.

Tenants to get automatic rebates when services go down

Published on 27 August 2010

50,000 tenants and leaseholders will have services improved or receive a rebate when there are disruptions.

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