The Tulip: Sadiq Khan rejects plans for City of London's tallest skyscraper

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Sadiq Khan has rejected plans for a 1,000ft-high skyscraper named “The Tulip” in the centre of London. The mayor overruled a decision to grant planning permission for the project after concerns were raised about the quality of the design and the damage to the city’s skyline. One of the main objections came from Historic Royal Palaces, which claimed the project would reduce the Tower of London, a Unesco World Heritage site, to the “appearance of a toy castle”. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now “I consider that the proposal would not constitute the high standard of...

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