Green light for 898-home high-rise east London scheme despite ‘major adverse’ daylight impacts

Plans have been approved for a 898-home development with buildings rising up to 39 storeys on a car park site in east London, after planners concluded that the scheme's "major adverse" impact on the daylight levels of some neighbouring properties would be outweighed by its benefits.

by Michael Donnelly
The Blackwall Yard site viewed from the Thames (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Robert Lamb - geograph.org.uk/p/4154284)
The Blackwall Yard site viewed from the Thames (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Robert Lamb - geograph.org.uk/p/4154284)

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