Pet owners are in a flap about their cats being trapped by the ‘exclusion’ zone thrown around their neighbourhood in London’s East End after an unexploded Second World War bomb was unearthed by workmen on a building site.
The community came out in force with protesters from all walks of life packed solidly outside the controversial Jack the Ripper museum last night for its planned opening in Cable Street near the Tower of London.
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.