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20/09/2017

Appeal: 77-flat tower block allowed despite conservation area harm

Edmonton Green Shopping Centre

Plans for a nine-storey block of flats in Edmonton Green, North London, have been allowed after an inspector ruled that the scheme’s benefits would outweigh harm to the setting of the nearby Crescent conservation area.

The appeal site forms part of Edmonton Green Shopping Centre, a late 1960s development that includes various residential towers of up to 25 storeys. The centre is of “abruptly contrasting character” to the surrounding area, which is mostly residential. 

Inspector Philip Lewis found that the proposal would be “read primarily with the district centre” as opposed.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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