A bid to save “one of the most important markets in the country” from development will be discussed at a celebrity-backed public inquiry next week.
Smithfield General Market, in Farringdon Road, is said to be under threat after Henderson Global Investors were given the green light for a £160million project to knock down part the building and build a seven-storey office block and shopping complex on the site.
Celebrities – including writer Alan Bennett and Four Weddings and a Funeral star Kristin Scott Thomas – heritage groups and Islington Council have opposed the move and Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for communities and Local Government, then called it in.
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