Year: 2011

Rescue responds to National Planning Policy Framework

The government recently announced a review of planning policy, designed to consolidate policy statements, circulars and guidance documents into a single consolidated National Planning Policy Framework.  Key elements of the framework are that it emphasises localism (in the spirit of the localism bill), empower communities; reflecting a proportionate, effective and relevant approach to planning policy …

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Rescue objects to demolition of Strand Union Workhouse

Rescue has written to Camden Borough Council making a strong objection to the Planning Application for the Demolition and Development of 44 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia, the workhouse that is said to have inspired Charles Dickens. The building is the oldest surviving workhouse in London, built in 1775-6 by leading Georgian church architect Thomas Hardwick. The …

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