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Appeal: DCLG approves Swiss Cottage residential development

Greg Clark

The Department for Communities and Local Government has approved a sizeable mixed use scheme, known as 'Theatre Square', for Swiss Cottage, London, after ruling that the benefits of the scheme in relation to housing provision and the potential for London Underground improvements outweighed potential harm to local heritage assets and conservation areas.

The scheme, proposed by developer Essential Living (Swiss Cottage) Ltd, is set to include 184 residential units, up to 1,041 square metres of flexible retail/financial, professional or café/restaurant floorspace, potential new access to the Swiss Cottage underground station, and up to 1,350 sqm for community use.

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