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A Quick Overview of Calthorpe Project
From the beginning of the nineteenth century the site of the Calthorpe Project community garden had predominantly been leased to Thomas Cubitt, an eminent builder responsible for a substantial part of the construction in London.
- During the 1960’s the land was purchased by the Lyon Group who had planning permission for a 70,000 square foot office development.
- However they went bankrupt just after they had put the office foundations on site, so Camden acquired the land.
- In 1980 they prepared to sell the land for offices, based on the previous outdated planning permission.