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Bracknell council has rejected a scheme for a regional shopping centre designed by Chapman Taylor because it was not in line with a town-centre strategy prepared for it by urban specialists urbed and John Rowland Design. The scheme, for developer Legal & General, was for a large five-storey block. In evidence to the council, urbed and Rowland said that the accepted urban-design principles to create a rounded town centre were, 'incompatible with the development approach adopted by L&G'. ...

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