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Wednesday 29 March 2017
The changing Wembley skyline as highrise blocks reach higher and higher
View from Chalkhill Park
This view drew my attention yesterday as I walked past Chalkhill Park, Wembley. It shows the central lift shaft of one of the tallest blocks so far approved in the Quintain regeneration area. As each block goes higher it sets a precedent for future planning applications: what's a couple of extra storeys between friends?
This Independent article from 2015 discusses some of the issues surrounding new highrise developments. LINK