Adjaye hails ‘huge milestone’ as Holocaust memorial opponents vow to appeal

Holocaust memorial threshold adjaye associates and ron arad architects

Architect says £100m scheme will be ‘crucial civic asset’ after minister granted consent

David Adjaye has spoken of his “profound relief” at the government’s decision to approve the Holocaust memorial and education centre which he designed with Ron Arad Associates.

The architect described yesterday’s announcement as a huge milestone and predicted the project would become a “crucial civic asset” for the UK.

At the same time the scheme’s opponents vowed to use their right to appeal. They have six-week window in which to challenge the decision by applying to the High Court for leave to bring a statutory review.

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