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Appeal: Mixed-use scheme would add to varied character of Clerkenwell

66-86 Farringdon Road / Endurance Land

An inspector has approved plans for a mixed-use scheme in central London incorporating a hotel, offices and retail space, dismissing concerns over the scheme's contemporary design and proximity to Farringdon Station.

The appeal site is currently occupied by a four-storey car park built in the late 1980s, described by inspector Paul Jackson as having “very few attractive features”. The site was identified as a development opportunity for business uses in the 2013 Finsbury Local Plan because it is no longer used to capacity. The appellant sought permission to replace the car park with a five-store.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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