Nihil_Dicit wrote:You could do all that beneath the tree line....and get rid of the weeds.
Nihil_Dicit wrote:The sooner something gets built on this site the better. The massive hole on Blackfriars Rd has been sitting unoccupied for years now - such a waste.
Lang Rabbie wrote:Nihil_Dicit wrote:The sooner something gets built on this site the better. The massive hole on Blackfriars Rd has been sitting unoccupied for years now - such a waste.
It wasn't the reactionary forces of English Heritage that made the site owners pull down functioning refurbished office space that could have brought in several years more rental income.
The only reason the site is empty is because the then owners, who IIRC had full planning consent for the earlier Norman Foster "lollipop" scheme, realised that they could potentially make a shed-load more money because of the speculative boom then raging.
So they put together an application for a development almost three times the size of the lollipop, in the knowledge that the then Mayor would at least let then get away with something twice the size which would be seen as a modest scaled-down compromise.
wjfox2004 wrote:mickysalt wrote:
Why do you keep posting that same image over and over again?
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