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Appeal: Seven-storey scheme incorporating listed vaults near Barbican approved

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An inspector has approved a large mixed use scheme in central London, comprising 35 flats and a hotel above ground, and a restaurant and office space in a listed former brewery cellar beneath the site.

The appeal relates to an area of land adjacent to the Barbican estate, currently in use as a car park, and the multi-level underground vaults that extend below it. The upper basement level historically formed the cellar of Whitbread Brewery, established in 1742, and is grade II listed.

The proposal would see the removal of the car park and redevelopment to provide a mixed-use seven-storey.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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