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From Clissold closure to 'gherkin' victory in some not so easy steps

January One of the burning issues at the start of last year was scholastic: was the City Academy project going to be unmasked as a plot to delete staff rooms from the 40 new schools? Answer: no, it was a silly misunderstanding based on the more business-like architects renaming them 'staff development centres'. Oh yes, and the Clissold Leisure Centre closure had just begun, and continues to this day.

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