Sca meets with Hackney planners

Members of the SCA met with Hackney town planners regarding the Stage development (2012/3871), a proposed 40 story mixed use development on Plough Yard by Curtain Road.

The SCA put forward a summary of concerns from the surrounding community.

Some of the points raised were:

1. The sheer height of the tower.

2. The massive bulk of the tower.

3. Setting a precedent for other towers in this area.

4. A question of viability, the sub station, a lack of depth on the retail plan.

5. Ensuring the excavated theatre will be run as an ongoing concern and attractive asset to the area.

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Further article including some SCA members can be read here.

http://spitalfieldslife.com/2013/04/28/at-plough-yard/

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