Campaigning to curb supermarket power

Chalk Farm, London

In December 2016 Morrisons announced plans to build 700 homes in Chalk Farm. Morrisons has unveiled proposals for a mega-housing and retail development, called Camden Goods Yard, at its store off Chalk Farm Road.

The supermarket has teamed up with developer Barratt Homes to draw up plans for a “new neighbourhood” which would have a new store with flats above, an underground car park and office workspace.

But the density of homes and the height of the seven blocks, which developers say could include “one or two taller elements of between 10 and 17 storeys”, have caused alarm among neighbours.

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Chalk Farm, London

30 July 2017
Conservation body objects to plans

Camden Council planners have been asked to approve a scheme drawn up over the past 18 months by Morrisons and home builders Barratt. One block of 14 storeys is planned, another will be 10 floors tall. Six hundred homes, new offices and the revamped supermarket are in the deal. Primrose Hill Conservation Area Advisory Committee has called the project, called the project a “massive corporate take over” that would ruin historic buildings.