The news from Islington Council’s Planning Committee on 10 March at which the Mount Pleasant Association made a deputation objecting to the RMG’s scheme for Mount Pleasant was not all bad.
Later that evening the Committee approved plans put forward by the Royal Mail Museum & Archive to revive a one kilometer section of the disused ‘Mail Rail’ that runs beneath our neighbourhood. The news appears in an article in today’s Guardian.
The plan is part of a much larger proposal to build a truly unique and world-class museum in the heart of our neighbourhood – just the sort of cultural institution members of our community have been calling for in response to the dull-weight of commercially driven development that will surround the museum and permanently blight our neighbourhood.
The museum development is entirely separate from the Mount Pleasant proposal.
Image courtesy of BPMA