The launch of the controversial new Jack the Ripper museum opening near the Tower of London on Tuesday is being boycotted by the Mayor of Tower Hamlets because he says his local authority was “misled” in the original planning application.
The people have won the latest battle of Norton Folgate after Tower Hamlets council last night threw out a scheme by City developers to demolish more than 70 per cent of property they’re holding in East London’s historic conservation area.
Historian Dan Cruickshank has led a ‘hands on’ protest to save Norton Folgate next to London’s famous Spitalfields Market from developers knocking down a big chunk of the unique Georgian neighbourhood.
The company behind the controversial redevelopment of Norton Folgate’s Georgian neighbourhood next to London’s famous Spitalfields market has accused protesters of wrongly describing the scheme as “corporate plazas for big corporate occupiers”.
Hundreds of protesters are to join hands to form a human chain encircling historic buildings at Norton Folgate next to London’s famous Spitalfields Market in a campaign to stop developers demolishing a huge swathe of the unique Georgian neighbourhood.
Labour party rank-and-file members in London’s East End have chosen Hackney MP Diane Abbott, who campaigned to end child obesity when she was Shadow Public Health Minister, as one of three shortlist candidates to run for Mayor of London next year.
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