The new VauxHELL

This is not what the plan said: Compare the pictures.WHAT THE PLAN SAYS: VNEB OAPF Mar 2012 Final version Para 8.5.

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At Vauxhall, buildings in the region of 150 metres could be supported as part of an emerging cluster of tall buildings. The Vauxhall Tower (under construction) should form the pinnacle of the cluster and all other buildings should have a secondary relationship to it. Buildings in the region of 150 metres are likely to have such a relationship…”

AND WHAT WE’RE GOING TO GET:

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Note: the new ‘pinnacle’ One Nine Elms will stand at 206 m, over 50 m taller than the VNEB OAPF guidelines state. How, I wonder, did this happen?

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