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Hugh Broughton’s contentious Clifford’s Tower scheme scrapped

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I have no opinion on the merits of the design, but boy, are we useless at making decisions in this country. Three years from a completed report on Heathrow for the Government to present 3rd runway to HOC for a vote; something like 8 years to get these horrible nuclear power stations 'started'. Why has this taken at least two years and some court time; this kind of thing proves the system is broken and some people (or organisations) have either too many rights, too much time to enforce them, or access to too much (of other people's) money to be able to spin things out. I'm sure a few objective people in English Heritage could have weighed this up at the start and made a simple decision with the conviction -either way- to stick with. -ahh, who cares anyway.

Posted date

8 June, 2018

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1:48 pm

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