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GO-AHEAD FOR SPITALFIELDS

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London mayor Ken Livingstone has given the go-ahead to Foster and Partners'£250 million Spitalfields market redevelopment. The mayor has allowed Tower Hamlets council to grant planning permission for the plans for Bishop's Square that will include 70,000m 2of office space and 4,000m 2of retail, public space and amenities. Livingstone said the scheme was a 'significant improvement'on earlier plans and would bring considerable benefits to the local community.

Construction is expected to begin early in 2003, with completion due by 2005.

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