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Boom for new tower blocks in the crowded capital

More residential and mixed use tower blocks are rising above London as homes are built for the 8.6 million people living in the city.

For BBC London's Crowded Capital series Victoria Hollins finds out that 237 tower blocks are planned for London.

The report also features Justin Kenworthy, planning director at Barton Willmore, Ben Harrison, from Centre for Cities, Jon Hall, director at Mount Anvil, David Lavarack, from the Peabody Trust, and Peter Murray from New London Architecture.

Footage courtesy of British Pathé.

  • 05 Feb 2015
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