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Case No: C1/2007/1513
Neutral Citation Number:  EWCA Civ 1026
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT,
(HER HONOUR JUDGE HAMILTON QC)
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL
Date: Friday, 27th July 2007
LORD JUSTICE PILL
LORD JUSTICE RIX
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THE QUEEN ON THE APPLICATION OF LADY BERKELEY
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Back in the dark days then John Prescott was responsible for planning matters, one of the most notorious instances of his heavy handedness was his decision to approve the building of two large towers on Lots Road in Chelsea. This decision was taken against the advise of his own planning inspector, following an extensive inquiry. Yet the scheme was, and is, immensely controversial. One of the proposed towers is 25 storeys high and the other is 37.