Plans for £3.5bn Silvertown development approved

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Plans for £3.5bn Silvertown development approved

A multi-billion pound redevelopment of a former industrial site in east London has been given the go ahead. 

Newham council approved the Silvertown project last night - which promises to turn the area into a 24/7 destination for Londoners. 

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