MEOTRA (the Mile End Old Town Residents Association) reports that the council have refused planning permission for a 15 -storey tower block on the site of the former Benjy’s nightclub at Mile End. And against the recommendation of the council officers.
Three members of the public spoke in opposition to the application (a Backstreet regular, an Antill Road resident and an Aberavon Road resident) as well as Cllrs David Edgar (Mile End) and Peter Golds (Island Gardens). And there was the number of signatures on the petition
Click here for a full report on the meeting in the East London Advertiser.