City of London: New 63-floor skyscraper given go ahead

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A new 63-story glass tower has been given the green light in central London.

The mocked-up skyscraper is shown to the left of the dark, shorter Tower 42, also known as the NatWest tower

A City of London Corporation report showed a formal letter from St Paul's surveyor saying: "We acknowledge the dynamic, evolving nature of the City of London. We also note the existing character of the setting of the Cathedral, which already includes a number of tall buildings. Councillors were told the level of harm to the historic landmark would be "lower level of less than substantial", according to theThe plans will now go to the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to decide whether to step in.It will feature a 'biodiverse' greenhouse underneath the viewing platform


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