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Simon Jenkins: The death of the conservation area ...

*Simon Jenkins: The death of the conservation area is destroying our skyline*

Writing in todays's London Evening Standard, Simon Jenkins writes in concerned tones about conservation areas and planning issues in the Capital. "London’s conservation areas have collapsed into absurdity. Those who live in these areas are barely allowed to repaint a front door without pernickety permission. If they try to overlook their neighbours with a new bathroom window, forget it. But if they want to overlook them with a 20-storey tower for Hong Kong investors they will have no problem. The planner hopes for a job with the developer." Thought provoking reading ...

See ... https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/simon-jenkins-the-death-of-the-conservation-area-is-destroying-our-skyline-a3660701.html
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