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Ritchie's Crystal Palace gets Prescott planning boost

Ian Ritchie's leisure development at Crystal Palace looks set to get planning permission after the DETR declined to call in the project last week. The £60 million project for London & Regional Properties, on the site of Paxton's original Crystal Palace, has still to be approved by Bromley's planning committee, but since Bromley is one of the promoters of the scheme, that should not be a problem.


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