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London’s Westminster city council reviews its policy on tall buildings
The iconic buildings of central London in the UK could soon be dominated by skyscrapers after Westminster city council recently made public its plans to review a cap on tall buildings. So far most of London's skyscrapers have been concentrated in the capital’s financial districts and zones earmarked for development. But now the local authority for the city of Westminster — an area that includes the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park — plans to review its opposition to tall buildings. A Westminster city council spokesman has been quoted as saying: “We will be consulting later this year on our approach to taller buildings in Westminster.” Duncan Wilson is the chief executive of Historic England, the public body that looks after the country’s historic environment. He has warned that the capital’s appeal to tourists could be dam

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