Thursday 9 December 2004 11.37am
For those interested in the Metro Central Heights saga, Ken Livingstone considered the latest application in November
The Mayor's "initial representation"
- i.e. his views to Southwark on why they should turn it down
which seem mostly to be because it doesn't contain enough affordable housing.
Unfortunately for the neighbours, he says "In principle, this is an appropriate high density residential scheme that makes optimum use of scarce urban land and complies broadly with the sustainable residential quality principles in the London Plan"
The report that he considered
includes some background on the planning history.