"We believe the proposed development will not only further enhance London Bridge Quarter in its present form but will substantially elevate the public realm surrounding the transport hub and complement the redevelopment of the station which is due to complete in 2018"
They seem to have missed off "..and will create a wind tunnel along London Bridge Street, capable of blasting anything and everything to oblivion in even the slightest of summer breezes".
I went to the exhibition and must admit liked what I saw. Would be a big improvement and the way the open space areas work brings out the best in the Georgian buildings next door. The current buildings don't offer much at all. So before you judge go & see....
'Clusters' seems to be the planning policy buzzword nowadays whereas a few years ago it was 'landmark' building. Once the landmark is in place then the cluster can begin to be built. This is all steered by PJ's administration as fed to them by the developers.
I see that Cllr Catherine Dales completely understands the problem of the effect of these developments by lamenting the loss of low price vital businesses to tourism. Yet the vote was unanimous. Interesting.