Twitter Facebook Instagram

 

Large parts of Smithfield Market won't be demolished to make way for a new complex of offices and shops after all.

Eric Pickles, communities secretary, has upheld a planning inspector's finding that the proposal to demolish parts of the significant market buildings was "to the great detriment to the surrounding area" and "wholly unacceptable". The campaign against the redevelopment of the fish and general market halls was supported by high-profile names including Alan Bennett and Kristin Scott Thomas. The Victorian market has been derelict for 15 years, but Save Britain's Heritage and the Victorian Society came up with fresh proposals for a regeneration scheme.

 

  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 19
  • 20

newsletter signup

read past issues

clerkenwell tv

Related Items

Food & Drink

Insider Tip

NASTURTIUM MAYO – the secret ingredient for the ultimate steak sandwich, by Michael Thompson, Head Chef at fodder pop-up. 

My Clerkenwell

Newton's Lore - August

Every so often it's what's on the outside that counts, says Daren Newton, Founding Publisher of The Clerkenwell Post. When I’m not publishing magazines, I spend much of my time building events and...

Design

Simple Pleasures

It’s modest in style and huge in America. Kate O’Donnell serves up the lowdown on hip brand Canvas Home, whose only branch this side of the Atlantic happens to be in EC1.

No Internet Connection