2017-03-31

Evening Standard: "Sadiq Khan backs tall buildings ... if they enhance London's skyline"


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"Sadiq Khan has warned that new tall buildings must enhance the capital's skyline rather than blight it.

"The Mayor of London also said key criteria for residential tower blocks should be that they help to tackle the city’s housing crisis rather than simply providing investment opportunities for the wealthy.

"But Mr Khan believes skyscrapers and other tall buildings have a 'role to play' in London, though they had to be of first-class design standard.

"City Hall laid out the Mayor's stance on building upwards after Westminster moved to open the door to more tower blocks going up in central London."

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