Why changes to St Paul's backdrop were not stopped by planning rules

A row has erupted over the construction of a tower which campaigners say has harmed a protected view of St Paul's Cathedral, but experts say that is not clear whether a failure of planning guidance is to blame.

by Joey Gardiner
St Paul’s: protected view from King Henry’s Mound before and after construction of Stratford tower (image credit: Patrick Eagar and Paula Redmond)
St Paul’s: protected view from King Henry’s Mound before and after construction of Stratford tower (image credit: Patrick Eagar and Paula Redmond)

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