Results tagged “Westferry Road”

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A burst water main has caused a major flood in Westferry Road, leading to traffic disruption on the Isle of Dogs.

Hundreds of households have been without water for much of the day while workers from Thames Water attempt to fix the leak.

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A controversial application to build a 75-storey skyscraper on the site of the former City Pride pub has been given the green light - despite being rejected by Tower Hamlets councillors last month.

The scheme, by developers Chalegrove Properties Limited, will see private housing focussed on the north of the island, with the social housing shunted to a separate scheme.

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The 75-storey City Pride development has been given the nod by Tower Hamlets planning committee.

Councillors met yesterday, Thursday, for a final discussion about the Westferry Road scheme which was rejected on height and density grounds last month.

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The driver of a Vauxhall Astra which crashed into a scooter on Westferry Road, leaving the motorcyclist with facial injuries. is still being hunted by police.

Officers said the car, seen moments earlier speeding and driving erratically in the Limehouse Link, made off from the seen of the collision.

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A car which refused to stop for police after being seen speeding through the Limehouse Link ploughed into a motorcyclist moments later.

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