Council knocks back £150m office scheme in Shoreditch for third time

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Decision on revised plans by Morris & Co deferred due to outcry from locals over scheme’s massing

Islington council has deferred a decision on Morris & Co’s £150m redevelopment of two blocks in Shoreditch for a third time after an outcry from locals.

The scheme for developer Capreon proposes the demolition of the 1960s Fitzroy House and the neighbouring 1970s Castle House with a seven-storey mixed-use building.

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