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Residents fighting to protect the future of an Isle of Dogs Park are celebrating after the latest application to develop a section of the site was withdrawn.
Bear with us while we present some hypocritical goobledygook in relation to the City Pride scheme:
"The City Pride site fails to represent a mixed and balanced community contrary to strategic objective 8 and policy SP02 of the Core Strategy 2010, policy DM3 of the Managing Development Document 2013, policy 3.9 of the London Plan 2011 and the National Planning Policy Framework which seeks to promote sustainable development through fostering social diversity and redressing social exclusion."
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.
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.
A community on the Isle of Dogs has criticised Tower Hamlets Borough Council for what it believes is a "scandalous" loophole in planning policy.