Gove steps in and puts Make’s £400m plan to turn ITV studios into office complex on ice

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Communities secretary has issued notice preventing demolition work at 72 Upper Ground site ahead of possible call in

Plans by Make to turn the former ITV headquarters on London’s South Bank into new offices have been thrown into doubt after Michael Gove issued an order stopping demolition work at the site, Building Design’s sister title Building has learned.

Earlier this week, it emerged Lendlease had won a £400m contract to redevelop the site at 72 Upper Ground making it one of the biggest building jobs in central London to be let this year.

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