Grid wins planning for controversial gasholder project

Grid Oval Gasholders - Plot 1 - Gasholder Entrance

TV cricket backdrop to change dramatically

Grid has won planning to demolish three of the gasholders next to Oval cricket ground and build a block of flats in the centre of a fourth.

The project, known as Oval Gas Works, proved controversial locally and the planning committee was split 3:3. The scheme slipped through on the casting vote of the chairman after a long debate this week.

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