Covent Garden: A Model for Protection of Special Character

COVENT GARDEN: A MODEL FOR PROTECTION OF SPECIAL CHARACTER? By Raymond Cooper and Teige O’Donovan Raymond Cooper is head of commercial property services at London solicitors Farrer & Co. and Teige O’Donovan is a barrister and solicitor with Farrer specialising in planning law and environment. Is the planning system adequate to protect the special character […]
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Speech by Geoffrey Holland

TALK ON COVENT GARDEN AREA TRUST given to RTPI LONDON BRANCH (19 October 2000) By G R Holland OBE BArch MCD MRTPI – former Chairman of the CG Area Trust. Previously leader of the GLC development team in the 1970’s up to and including the re-opening of the market in June 1980. Later GLC Chief […]
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Environmental Study of Central Covent Garden

Background & Introduction The study was commissioned by CGAT with co-operation and financial support from English Heritage, Guardian Properties and the City of Westminster. Since its restoration and reopening as a specialist shopping centre almost 15 years ago, Covent Garden Market has remained successful and highly visited, being one of the chief tourist attractions in […]
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