Historic England urged not to kill off multi-million-pound city centre redevelopment plans



The man in charge of regeneration in Coventry has urged Historic England not to get in the way of multi-million-pound plans to transform the city centre.
Cllr Jim O’Boyle, cabinet member for jobs and regeneration at Coventry City Council, was speaking after Historic England slapped a Grade II listed status on the Civic Centre Two building, on Earl Street.
The move prevents demolition or major modification of the property and has disrupted Coventry University’s £125million redevelopment plans for the area.
Cllr O’Boyle described Civic Centre Two as “pretty horrible” and said he was concerned... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 40
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