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Mayor calls in SimpsonHaugh’s controversial Seifert hotel scheme in Kensington

Comment

The Mayor has called this scheme in twice and is minded to overrule the local Planing Committee and 800 local objectors and APPROVE the replacement of the Seifert anomaly with a building that is twice the volume of the existing. It has two towers perched over a 9 storey slab block. The slab block itself is twice as high as the neighbouring 4-5 story historic terraces that define the character of the neighbourhood. Why on earth does the Mayor consider supporting this scheme represents good stewardship of our beautiful city? Does anyone think this scheme is of any architectural or urban quality at all?

Posted date

16 May, 2019

Posted time

5:32 pm

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