Former House of Commons speaker Baroness Boothroyd has told the House of Lords that the status of the Palace of Westminster will be diminished by a "building frenzy" of high-rise towers around Waterloo and the South Bank.
Thursday recap: London-SE1.co.uk/date/2014-11-27
Betty Boothroyd: "The borough councils on the south bank are willing participants in the building frenzy" london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7983â€¦
Betty vs Boris:
Former Speaker accuses Mayor of 'changing his tune' re skyscrapers in central London
Betty Boothroyd: South Bank "citadels of glass, steel and concrete" threaten Britain's international reputation london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7983
Betty Boothroyd: If the redevelopment of South Bank continues at its present rate, Parliament will be diminished": london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7983
Just published - Betty Boothroyd leads House of Lords attack on South Bank "building frenzy" goo.gl/fb/bQpf0s
'Mad' Frankie Fraser - at 17 he was sent to borstal for breaking and entering a hosiery shop in Waterloo: dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2â€¦
Flowers of the Forest pub gets 1 out of 5 for food hygiene scoresonthedoors.org.uk/business/floweâ€¦
Living in a Â£2 million home in Union Street is an 'exhilarating lifestyle opportunity', apparently rightmove.co.uk/new-homes-for-â€¦
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