Whiteleys redevelopment given the green light

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Whiteleys redevelopment given the green light

Controversial plans to redevelop Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater have been given the go-ahead by Westminster Council.

At a planning meeting councillors backed the proposals by a 3:1 majority. 

That's despite two online petitions highlighting concerns over the development which attracted more than 2000 signatures. 

Campaigners fear the new scheme, which includes two 10-storey towers, will block the light.

Members of the Get Whiteleys Right campaign say the £1 billion redevelopment offers no affordable housing and believe the luxury properties being planned will be left empty.

 

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