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Appeal: Controversial redevelopment of popular Chelsea bookshop approved

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Redevelopment plans for a 1970s building in West London that would force out popular bookseller Daunt Books have been approved despite more than 140 objections.

The appeal concerned a mixed-use 1970s building, set back from the main frontage of Fulham Road, Chelsea, with a reverse-stepped, overhanging form. The building’s ground floor currently has three class A1 (retail) units, including the popular independent bookseller Daunt Books. Its upper floors are in class B1 (office) use.

The building's landlord, Imperial Tobacco, sought permi.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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