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Appeal: Green light for ‘transformational’ Whitechapel high-rise scheme

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An inspector has approved the comprehensive redevelopment of land near the Royal London Hospital in East London, to include 343 residential and 168 specialist accommodation units across 12 buildings of up to 23 storeys.

The appeal concerned an area of 1.27 hectares to the south of the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Part of the block is occupied by buildings dating from its original early 19th century layout, but much of the area was redeveloped after the Second World War to provide facilities and accommodation for the hospital.

The appellant sought permission to demolish a number of the existing m.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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