A 400m police cordon has been set up to allow a bomb squad to deal with an unexploded Second World War bomb that has been discovered near Bermondsey.
The fire brigade said resolving the incident would take some time and predicted significant disruption to local traffic.
Homes have been evacuated and a 400m cordon's been set up, after an unexploded WW2 bomb was found near Tower Bridge pic.twitter.com/485n7TMoXz— sadaq Spurs (@sadaq_m) March 23, 2015
The 1000lb device was found on a building site in Grange Walk this morning at around 9.40am.
The safety cordon has been set up while emergency services deal with the incident.