Articles and Press

 
 

This page has links to a number of articles in local and national press which are relevant to the Newcombe House development plan

 

Highlighting developer-friendly planning processes (April 18):

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/29/nearly-100-london-councillors-have-links-to-property-industry

Letter to the Evening Standard by Sam Dunkley, one of our Committee Members  (23rd April 2018).  Scroll down the page to see the letters:

https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/letters/the-reader-take-more-drastic-steps-to-stem-the-tide-of-plastic-pollution-a3820876.html

Construction press article stating that over 500 tall towers are in the planning pipeline for London.  This was widely picked up in the national press (April 18):

http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2018/04/18/more-than-500-towers-planned-for-london/

Major issues with the Earl's Court development  (April 18): 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/earls-court-property-row-forces-developer-capco-into-retreat-m7sh0btrd

The Times commenting on the proposed Newcombe House development (April 18):

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sixties-symbol-thats-not-trendy-enough-for-notting-hill-ktzltsfbl8w 

Review of the King's Cross developments by the Guardian's architecture critic (Feb 2018):

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/09/gasholders-london-kings-cross-rebirth-google-hq

The Standard commenting on the Newcombe House controversy (Jan 2018):

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/notting-hill-split-over-new-plan-for-18storey-tower-block-and-treelined-square-a3750341.html

The piece by Simon Jenkins in the Standard mentioning Newcombe House (Oct 2017):

https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/comment/simon-jenkins-the-death-of-the-conservation-area-is-destroying-our-skyline-a3660701.html