‘We want to review £1.4bn Westfield plans’ says panel co-chair
Will Westfield happen – who knows, so many empty shop units in the Whitgift and the former Allders premise a shadow of its former self.
STEVEN DOWNES reports on how a panel of design, engineering and architecture experts assembled by the council might yet be denied the chance to review the biggest regeneration scheme in Croydon for generations
One of the co-chairs of the Croydon Place Review Panel, appointed by the council to oversee major developments and to assess the architectural merit of schemes in the borough, does not yet know whether the group will be given any opportunity to comment on the £1.4 billion supermall proposed for the town centre by Westfield and Hammerson.
‘Let us review the Westfield plans’: architect Anglea Brady
Speaking to Inside Croydon, the PRP co-chair Angela Brady said, “I would love to have a look at that scheme.
“I believe that we could really add value to the proposals.”
But extraordinarily, given that Hammersfield is the largest redevelopment scheme of its kind ever to take place in south…
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