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Here you will find the major news stories that we are taking an active interest in.

In a major victory for heritage campaigners, communities secretary Eric Pickles refused permission for the mixed-use redevelopment of the historic Smithfield wholesale markets.

On Saturday 30th August, local MP Vince Cable and his wife joined CPRE London members for a picnic at the Orleans Park riverside in Twickenham. Latest update: Richmond Council have now withdrawn their plans.

Writing in the Architects Journal, Paul Finch reports on the sinister attacks on the green belt."Never forget that it ws only the prompt action of concerned citizens that saved Hampstead Heath from spec housing."  Read his full article.

Boris Johnson has announced that he will seek adoption as a Conservative candidate in the General Election in May 2015 and continue as London Mayor until May 2016.  

Harley Sherlock MBE was president of CPRE London from 1996 to 2006. 

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:28

Sir Richard MacCormac 1938-2014

Richard MacCormac was a good friend of CPRE London.  As one of London’s most respected modernist architects his voice was heard in many discussions of “liveable cities”. 

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