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Old May 5th, 2012, 09:22 PM   #41
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Dude... skybridge
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Old May 5th, 2012, 09:31 PM   #42
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Notice how the developers say 'up to 200m & up to 160m'.....to me that sounds like they fully expect to get knocked back by the planners, so are sounding pretty flexible, no doubt we'll end up with the usual height reduction before consent is given.

Although it has to be said with a 180m tower just a hundred meters away already under construction, it's difficult to see on what grounds they could justify objecting to the height.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 10:01 PM   #43
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It will definitely get knocked back, St George's tower was very lucky to get approval considering its position within protected viewing corridors, there is absolutely no chance whatsoever of the local authority granting this application as it stands... I doubt even a public enquiry or referral to Mayor/Home Secretary would let this one though, it's a great idea but very far fetched.
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Old May 6th, 2012, 01:06 AM   #44
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I wouldn't say 'very far fetched' but it's definitely going to get the usual London waste of money in getting pegged back at every chance. Looks very nice, though.
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Old May 6th, 2012, 02:36 AM   #45
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thnx 4 the post. i hope!!
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Old May 6th, 2012, 09:56 AM   #46
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Make sure everyone sends in their comments.
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Old May 6th, 2012, 10:22 AM   #47
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no doubt we'll end up with the usual height reduction before consent is given.
Very likely if these were on their own but with the 180m Vauxhall Tower/St George's Tower/'The Tower'/whatever it's called across the road they might fare better.
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Old May 6th, 2012, 12:56 PM   #48
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It will definitely get knocked back, St George's tower was very lucky to get approval considering its position within protected viewing corridors, there is absolutely no chance whatsoever of the local authority granting this application as it stands... I doubt even a public enquiry or referral to Mayor/Home Secretary would let this one though, it's a great idea but very far fetched.

The local authorities , Lambeth & Wandsworth are fully behind the projects at Vauxhall & Nine Elms and for once , they, the GLA and the developers have pretty much worked together on the template for the area.

Any hysterics about height will come from across the river at Westminster with the usual backing from EH and local Nimbys.
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Old June 19th, 2012, 06:26 PM   #49
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Nine Elms residential towers granted planning consent
http://www.cityam.com/latest-news/ni...anning-consent

Tuesday 19th June 2012, 1:37am

A scheme to add a pair of high-rise residential towers to London’s South Bank was granted planning consent last night by Wandsworth council. The “One Nine Elms” project, proposed by Green Property and CIT Group, will see the existing 1970s Market Towers replaced with 58 and 43 storey skyscrapers, with 500 homes, offices and shops. The highest tower will reach 200m, making it one of London’s tallest.

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Old June 19th, 2012, 07:20 PM   #50
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Old June 19th, 2012, 07:25 PM   #51
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Most excellent news. A triad of highrises so closely situated will establish the basis for another cluster. One wonders, of course, whether the quoted height for the tallest of them is the AOD figure.
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Old June 19th, 2012, 07:33 PM   #52
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One wonders, of course, whether the quoted height for the tallest of them is the AOD figure.
It says here that the tallest tower is 200m above ground level...
http://www.costar.co.uk/en/assets/ne...tower-consent/

Green Properties and CIT’s plans for two of London’s largest towers in Nine Elms have gained consent

Green and development adviser CIT last night won planning approval for the Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms, SW8 close to Vauxhall tube station.

The proposals comprise two new Kohn Pederson Fox-designed towers of 58 storeys (up to 200m above ground) and 43 storeys (up to 161m above ground) More...
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I admire KPF's work anyway, but I'm especially looking forward to viewing the Georgian Brunswick House in juxtaposition to them;
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Old June 19th, 2012, 08:13 PM   #54
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Excellent news! If sky garden tower, and Bondway tower get built too, Vauxhall is going to look amazing in the next few years!
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Old June 19th, 2012, 08:18 PM   #55
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Can a mod please change the thread title to the new heights and floor counts? Also change the status to "approved".
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Great news. Hopefully they'll get underway with no hold-ups.
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wow, that was a bit out of the blue
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Fantastic News, and 200m WoW.
Now lets just hope they have the guts to build these..
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Old June 20th, 2012, 12:03 AM   #59
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I note that the Usual suspects have lodged complaints, too High, Will Effect Views, etc.

Seriously,I mean it's not like there's already a 180m tower next to these, and in the same views!!!

Still this will go to Boris and a PI
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Old June 20th, 2012, 01:13 PM   #60
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bojo might be politically aligned to those against, but he has to approve it to leverage in other developments and raise enough cash for that Northern line extension. Surely this doesn't have to go to PI?
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