Farrell's Chelsea Waterfront scheme finally tops out

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Controversial 37-storey tower reaches full height 12 years after winning consent

The tallest tower in Terry Farrell’s controversial £1bn Chelsea Waterfront development has topped out, more than decade after it was granted planning permission at secretary-of-state level.

Farrells began masterplanning the redevelopment of the Lots Road Power Station site for Hong Kong developer Hutchison Whampoa in 1996 – six years before the 1904 building, once one of London’s largest steel-framed structures, was decommissioned.

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