Fitzrovia News no 123 December 2011

Massive opposition to 11-storey development on hospital site

Front page with new building.A huge number of objections have been made to the proposed new develoment of the former Middlesex Hospital.

Residents expressed concern: 1. That it will be up to 11 storeys high, when Westminster City Council ruled in 2005 it should be no more than six. 2. The proportion of affordable housing is also below council guidelines. 3. The quality and size of the open space proposed is inadequate. 4. Problems from the large underground car park proposed.

More than 100 people contacted the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association with enquires about the development and 130 parents of children at All Souls Primary School have written in to object to the plans.

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