Borough refuses its own plan for 599-home leisure centre revamp on protected land against officer advice

A west London borough has refused its own application for the redevelopment of a leisure centre into a 599-home mixed-use development, after members disagreed with planners that 'very special circumstances' existed which would outweigh the scheme's harm to metropolitan open land (MOL).

by Michael Donnelly
A visualisation of the finished scheme (pic: BE:HERE EALING LIMITED)
A visualisation of the finished scheme (pic: BE:HERE EALING LIMITED)

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