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Called in: Vauxhall twin skyscrapers win Jenrick’s approval

Vauxhall Cross by ZHA / Credit: Slashcube

Plans for two interlinked skyscrapers on the site of Vauxhall bus station in London can go ahead, after the housing secretary approved the scheme created by the practice of the late architect Zaha Hadid.

In his own decision letter, Robert Jenrick was satisfied that the appellant’s offer of 23 on-site affordable units and £30 million in off-site provision was the maximum that could viably be delivered.

While there was a “technical conflict” with local policy restricting building heights in the area to 150 metres, he noted, a number of other buildings of that height or taller had been b.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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