Women-only housing project facing planning permission refusal

A mocked-up visual of the proposed site showing a tower block that is 18-storeys high plus a second small tower block to the right hand side
A mocked-up image that was submitted to the council's planning department as part of the application (Image credit: WPH)

A proposal to build 80 women-only affordable flats in west London’s White City is set to be refused by the local planning authority.

The plans were submitted by Women’s Pioneer Housing (WPH), which aims to provide women with affordable homes as part of the wider fight for women’s equality.

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