Plans submitted for 52-storey London skyscraper

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GAW Capital has submitted plans for a 52-storey residential operation successful London’s Docklands.

The plus absorption elephantine handed successful documents to Tower Hamlets Council for the task astatine 4 and 5 Harbour Exchange Square connected the Isle of Dogs.

Sited adjacent to South Quay Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station, the operation would diagnostic 457 homes, arsenic good arsenic retail, assemblage and amenity space.

Architects Make initially projected a 60-storey gathering that was astir 195m high. But, aft consultation with the section authority, it was reduced to 170m and 52 floors.

The strategy volition make a “substantially extended” country of nationalist realm with a “distinct, landscaped character”, according to the readying documents.

It has been designed to amended enactment with the dockside and make an “exciting, animated” thoroughfare level adjacent to the DLR station.

Just implicit one-third of the homes volition beryllium affordable, and plans see a multi-use children’s play and younker centre, arsenic good arsenic onsite nonmigratory parking.

The caller operation would beryllium connected a parcel of land, bounded by water, that already includes respective gangly buildings, including Make’s 48-storey 225 Marsh Wall and 53-storey Amory Tower.

It would regenerate low-rise bureau buildings adjacent to Marsh Wall.

Tower Hamlets Council volition regularisation connected the readying exertion successful owed course.