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Last week’s round up

We were away for most of last week and we’re just catching up. Here’s what we missed last week: Blackfriars station is closing for two months from 20 November (though trains will still run through it) as part of the Thameslink upgrade works. And there’s also asuggestion from LibDem Simon Hughes that the station should [...]

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Plans for cruise terminal to go on show

Plans for cruise terminal to go on show

Remember the plans for a cruise terminal at Enderby Wharf? Well, the developers are holding an “information event” this Thursday and Friday. 853 has the details: “The proposals comprise new public realm covering over 50% of the wharf linked to the Thames Path, residential and hotel accommodation, a skills academy and crèche, studio workspace and the [...]

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Convoy’s Wharf public exhibition coming soon

Deptford Dame alerts us to this invitation to view one of the key development projects in South London: INVITATION: CONVOYS WHARF PUBLIC EXHIBITION Deptford Methodist Church & Mission, 1 Creek Road, SE8 3BT Friday 9th July, 12pm – 8pm Saturday 10th July, 10.30am – 2pm Hutchison Whampoa and the development team for Convoys Wharf would [...]

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Rotherhithe Tunnel goes south only during Blackwall Tunnel closures

Transport for London says Rotherhithe Tunnel will switch to being a southbound-only tunnel during the upcoming closures to the southbound Blackwall Tunnel: Transport for London (TfL) is planning to switch the Rotherhithe Tunnel to operate two lanes of southbound traffic during the next planned weekend closures of the southbound Blackwall Tunnel. This change will help [...]

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Cruise ships coming to Greenwich?

853 blog points out that last night BBC London News reported that a cruise terminal is planned for Greenwich: Plans to build a cruise terminal in Greenwich have been around for years – in the 1990s there was a proposal to build one by Deptford Creek, while Convoys Wharf has also been mooted as a [...]

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