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  • Public pressure sees housing plans rejected at Tower Hamlets  People power prevailed at the Town Hall last night as councillors were persuaded to reject plans to build blocks, up to seven storeys high, on two East End estates. It was the second time councillors on the development committee at Tower Hamlets Council rejected the plans by East End Homes to provide 181 residential units, following protest from residents. Under the plans existing bedsits and flats would be demolished at Eric and Treby Estates in Mile End while others would be refurbished.
  • East End estate plans goes before Tower Hamlets council  residents opposed to the scheme say the revised scheme are no different from plans that went before the planning committee last September. Lene Milaa said: "The changes East End Homes have made hardly begin to address the four reasons for refusal-loss of open space, not enough provision for social housing, loss of car parking, and concerns over amenities and the design."
  • Tower Hamlets 'trash' objections to estate building plans UP to 50 residents against building plans for an East End estate demonstrated at the Town Hall Tuesday night. But their protest against the development of Mile End's Eric and Treby Estates were 'trashed' by Tower Hamlets councillors despite campaigners saying the plans had "hardly changed" since councillors rejected them earlier in the year.
  • Development plan for East End in the spotlight East Enders are due to challenge Tower Hamlets council's vision for future development when its 15 year development plan is put to the test before a planning inspector next week.
a group of representatives from Mile End Residents Association, Jesus Hospital Estate Residents Association in Bethnal Green, Spitalfields Small Business Association and Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park say they will challenge the validity of the document which is designed to guide and influence planning in Tower Hamlets over the next 15 years.

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