Inspector refuses ‘overwhelmingly dense’ and 'overbearing' 435-home east London scheme

A planning inspector has dismissed an appeal over plans for a 435-home development of up to 26 storeys in east London, after concluding that the scheme would be "overbearing" and create an “impression of overwhelmingly dense human habitation”.

by Michael Donnelly
A visualisation of the second phase of the Bow River Village scheme (pic: JTP architects)
A visualisation of the second phase of the Bow River Village scheme (pic: JTP architects)

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