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Appeal: Listed police station to faith school conversion gets Javid's blessing

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Communities secretary Sajid Javid has green-lit plans to convert a listed former police station in Hackney into a Muslim primary faith school, saying the scheme’s public benefits would outweigh the loss of some historic fabric.

The appeal relates to Hackney Central Police Station, a grade II listed building within the Clapton Square Conservation Area in Hackney, East London. The building dates from 1904, and was used by the Metropolitan Police until 2.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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